I’m a STRONG advocate that, at whatever point you are in building your SaaS, you don’t need 99% of the things you think you would need.
This is especially true when you are starting out a new business.
This is an ongoing list of those things.
Things you probably don’t need in your SaaS right now
- Paid ads
If you can pay to get customers, it does not mean that you have a business.
- Classes, models, frameworks, a lot of libraries, thinking about a good server structure
I keep my code very essential. As the project grows, it will eventually break. That’s just entropy. I don’t fight that. In fact, I’m hoping that things break fast.
- A logo
- A staging environment
- A team
- Focus on security
- Focus on GDPR
- Write tests
- Write documentation
I’ll be adding more from time to time, but feel free to suggest more things that are non-essential in the comments.
Thanks for reading,
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