🚀 MakerList #20: Social Proof is King

Hard to believe we’re already on the 2️⃣0️⃣th edition! 🥳

Remember to take a break every once in a while. We all need to rest and recharge. Trust me, you’ll come back to your work much more refreshed.

Anyway, hope you enjoy this one.

1. 9 Ways to Build Virality into your Product

Word of mouth is the best way to build awareness of your product, and a great way to encourage that is to build in virality. Here are 9 ways to do that.

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2. How I earned $16K in 48 hours with my SaaS launch (Detailed breakdown)

A fantastic article about how Danny Postma made Headlime. I loved his sections on how he built his landing page and his onboarding flow.

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3. Ideas aren’t cheap

A lot of people say that ideas don’t matter—only execution does. But your idea does matter; in the words of Justin Jackson, it “sets your ceiling for success.”

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4. How to create effective social proof

This is a lovely read on quantitative and qualitative social proof, as well as how to create it effectively.

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5. 5 Types of Social Proof to Increase Sign-Ups

Concrete examples of the types of social proof you can include on your landing page.

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If you have a bit of spare time and are hankering for another read, I’d highly recommend checking out How Customer Support Messengers Violate Your Privacy (written by yours truly!).

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Til next time ✌

- @richard_chu