All startups seem like failures till they become overnight successes.
Many startups just got lucky and were successful overnight.
Your startup's marketing doesn't need to be fancy, it just needs to be effective.
Focus on what's "hot" in marketing vs what "works" for your startup.
Startups never "fail" in the first year of their existence. Their founders lose motivation to stay in the fight.
Quit when you hit the first roadblocks in your startup journey.
Unless it solves a business bottleneck, DON'T buildd it.
Buildd a "great" product that solves no problem.
Start as a service, buildd product later.
Start by building products and keep going till you run out of cash.
As a startup founder "Shamelessness" is a big superpower.
Be overly sensitive and take everything personally as a founder.
Fast, good, or cheap - At any point, you can only get 2 out of these 3 right.
You can buildd good products fast and for cheap.