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Simple, compelling, and inevitable value prop FTW!

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After hearing more details about the features of the product (I think he was heading to the level of Quantum electrodynamics) I asked if he could explain to me why I should care. His response was to describe even more features. When I called for a time-out the reaction was one I hear a lot. “Our product is really complicated I need to tell you all about it so you get it.”

I told him I disagreed and pointed out that anyone can make a complicated idea sound complicated. The art is making it sound simple, compelling and inevitable.

via Turning on your Reality Distortion Field « Steve Blank.

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Written by John Gannon

April 24, 2010 at 9:55 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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