Archive for April 2017

Preliminary Research

My initial research has been focused on a few key things.  First, I’m looking at manufacturers.  There are many options out there when it comes to manufacturing playing cards.  Here’s what I’ve found so far- https://shuffledink.com/ – These guys do custom cards of all kinds as well as board games.  I’m not trying to make…

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What am I Going to do Differently?

This isn’t my first try doing my own thing.  I’ve put substantial effort into three previous attempts.  Thinking back on these, I can identify some things that went wrong and things I should do differently this time.  Putting the same thing in will get the same results, and I don’t want that to happen again.…

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So Much Setup

KeePass Icon

While people like Henry Ford would have probably loved to have all of the tools we have today to start and run a business, these tools come at a price – setup.  I have been setting up so many accounts in this early period.  I set up a gmail account first, because that’s free and…

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Time to Organize

Dog Luna

With the idea settled, I’m a little scatter brained.  There are so many things to do!  My mind is racing in 100 different directions, having difficulty focusing on tasks and getting them to completion.  To help me prioritize and focus, I’m going to put together a list of all the things I can see from…

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The Pick

Eve's Art

The Pick So I used the criteria outlined in my last post to go through the ideas I am considering.  As a quick reminder, I wanted to rate each idea on the minimum requirements needed to make a minimum marketable product, the complexity of meeting the requirements, the people/skill sets needed to complete those minimum…

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The Ideas

Questions

The top priority for me is to settle on ONE thing.  I have a few different ideas for both software and physical products, and I believe they would all be successful if I could get the vision in my head to be a reality.  Thinking it through, I need to weigh a few key elements…

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Let’s Give This A Go

Ideas in Word

I’ve got that bug again.  The bug to take one of the ideas rolling around in my head and see if I can make this work.  This won’t be the first time that I’ve had an idea that I try and kick off, but I’m hoping that what I’ve learned from past attempts and changes…

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