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Jun 10Liked by Louie Bacaj

Great personal "bad bet" example with Olive Offers, but my favourite part is the onion box selfie 😁

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Yeah that onion box selfie really stood out to me too. Got me wondering why and what I could do.

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As you walk on the way, the way appears! - Rumi.

Ideas that get by writing are far more in terms of quality and quantity than by mindlessly scrolling to find ideas.

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Thanks for one of your best issues, Louie! πŸ™Œ

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πŸ™thank you Franck!

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This is a great topic of discussion and I like your tips and insights. Another general context to come at this from is to have a lot of goals in life, participate fully, be ambitious with wanting to accomplish a lot, which will lead to experiencing a high number of problems or obstacles in accomplishing or achieving those goals. Inevitably one then discovers the absence of solutions to particular problems at an accelerated rate, affording the opportunity to then provide those solutions.

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This is excellent advice. Many actionable tips here, going on my laptop to try those out πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€

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Jun 10Β·edited Jun 10Author

πŸ™ thank you TMC and let me know if I can help.

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Some ideas for future products/writing:

Would love to read more about the various ways to go about validating product demand. As someone new to it, I don't know what I don't know, so I have no idea what's possible, or what questions to ask. I'd never heard of Ahrefs or AnswerThePublic before, for instance! And I'm sure there's other things like that out there.

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That's a great and eye-opening read! I just quit my job (last week) to pursue Small Betting full-time and it's been difficult to align on what ideas to focus. There's suddenly so much that I could be doing each day (side projects, social media, freelancing, writing, newsletter), it gets overwhelming.

Your 3-step framework for generating and evaluating ideas seems like exactly what I need to make more informed and strategic small bets.

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