I Have an Idea for an App - Now What? Step-by-Step Course

Let me show you how to find out if your idea will make money - before hiring expensive app developers!
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2014 English

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What if you launch your app business ... and nobody buys from you?

Months of hard work and thousands of $$$ would go straight down the drain.

Your time is far too valuable to just jump into product development head first. Don't you wish you could peek into your customers' heads and realistically assess your chances of building a successful web or mobile app?

⬇ This course will show you exactly how. ⬇

I'll show you can stop guessing and start measuring before paying developers to create your (mobile, web, ...) app.

Having a proof that your idea holds water will help you more confidently pitch it to the most talented technical cofounders who will help you make it happen.

Imagine never hearing another ❝I'm busy❞ when asking developers to work for equity!

Or, you'll be able to hire anybody without worries, knowing that you will eventually make your money back and even make a profit.

This is not some secret blueprint - it's a time and time again proven workflow recommended by Eric Ries, Tim Ferriss, and numerous other respected authorities from the startup community.

In this course, I'll show you step-by-step how I test my own idea for a mobile app, but you can follow along with any business idea:

  • web, or desktop app
  • software-as-a-service
  • infoproduct like an ebook or a course mobile

I want all my students to not only feel inspired, but also follow through with validating their business ideas. By joining this course you'll also get my personal email and Skype support. I'll be by your side when you can't find that button in Phothoshop or when you need help with using landing page builder. You'll need to do the work, but I'll be there to guide you. I'm excited to answer all your questions!

This course is perfect if you have no coding or design skills, but will also help developers who want to save time and steer away from bad ideas before even building them.

Keeping in mind how busy bootstrapping entrepreneurs are, I've kept this course short - it can be completed in less than a single weekend!

Along the way, you'll pick up a number of useful skills that will surely come in handy like:

  • wireframing
  • using Photoshop
  • basic interface design
  • setting up landing pages [+ NEW! Exclusive discount codes for landing builders]
  • basics of copywriting

I'll also let you in on a couple of shortcuts and design hacks that most people don't know.

So go ahead and watch the first two (FREE) lessons to find out what exactly we're going to learn. See you there!

What are the requirements?

  • Photoshop (can be trial version)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you'll know how to test any business idea and avoid wasting money on those that don't work
  • You'll create a MVP (minimum viable product) WITHOUT CODING
  • You'll launch a landing page with your MVP
  • Ideally, you'll make some revenue, but I can't make promises on that
  • You'll learn a couple of very useful 'entrepreneur' skills

Who is the target audience?

  • Developers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Non-tech founders and co-founders
  • People with idea for an app (mobile/web/...)
  • People with idea for a digital product (ebook, course, ...)

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Intro
Why Should You Validate Your Idea?
Introduction to the Course
Getting Initial Feedback on Your Idea
Section 2: Design Your Minimum Viable Product
How to Plan and Wireframe Your App
Learn Basics of Photoshop in 8 Minutes
Secret Hacks, Tricks, and Resources We’ll Be Using
Keeping It Lean: Creating Style Tiles
Designing App Screen #1 “List of Issues”
Designing App Screen #2 “Follow-Up Questions”
Designing App Screen #3 “The Solution”
Section 3: Set Up the Validation Landing Page
Copywriting 101
Comparison of Landing Page Builders
1 page
Let’s Now Set Up the Landing Page
Adding Graphics to the Page
The "Money vs. Email" Dilemma
How to Set Up "Email" Integration
How to Set Up "Money" Integration
Section 4: Q&A (Audio)
Do I Need a Custom Domain for My Validation Landing Page?
How to Evaluate the Results?
Should I Offer a Bribe for Sign-Ups?
Section 5: Next
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Instructor Biography

Heidi Pungartnik, Designer/Entrepreneur

Heidi Pungartnik is an online entrepreneur with 5 years of experience as both freelance and full-time designer. In 2013, she finally decided to follow her passion - entrepreneurship, and had attended her first Startup Weekend. Her team had no developers on board, but they still won the first prize with ThoughtProvoker App.

Since then, she's determined to teach and inspire more people to start their own businesses, as well as demonstrate the value of design in innovation, marketing, and sales.

Follow her on Twitter and check out Design for Founders.

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