I Have an Idea for an App - Now What? Step-by-Step Course
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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!
3.9 (16 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
915 students enrolled
Created by Heidi Pungartnik
Last updated 8/2014
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $40 Discount: 75% off
5 hours left at this price!
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • Photoshop (can be trial version)
Description

× 800+ STUDENTS ARE TAKING THIS COURSE RIGHT NOW ×

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ All 5-Star reviews!

NEW BONUS: I've added exclusive discount/free codes for some of the featured landing page builders! Combined value of these coupons exceeds this course's price by far.


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!

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, ...)
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Curriculum For This Course
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Intro
3 Lectures 05:24
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Design Your Minimum Viable Product
7 Lectures 25:10
How to Plan and Wireframe Your App
01:22

Learn Basics of Photoshop in 8 Minutes
07:15

Secret Hacks, Tricks, and Resources We’ll Be Using
03:18


Designing App Screen #1 “List of Issues”
03:08

Designing App Screen #2 “Follow-Up Questions”
03:52

Designing App Screen #3 “The Solution”
02:27
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Set Up the Validation Landing Page
7 Lectures 20:17
Copywriting 101
03:00

Comparison of Landing Page Builders
1 page


Adding Graphics to the Page
04:55


How to Set Up "Email" Integration
03:20

How to Set Up "Money" Integration
02:16
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Q&A (Audio)
3 Lectures 04:38
Do I Need a Custom Domain for My Validation Landing Page?
01:14

How to Evaluate the Results?
01:34

Should I Offer a Bribe for Sign-Ups?
01:50
About the Instructor
Heidi Pungartnik
3.9 Average rating
16 Reviews
915 Students
1 Course
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.