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A page that contains my journey in startup and personal growth. I wish it will aim you in your journey. – Kangle Lin

Gumdrop Days:

Push Start Effective Networking
Networking is a magic weapon. If you mastered networking, you can basically sell anything. 🛸🧋🌻🚀🌚 Most people don’t understand how networking works. I didn’t know how networking works until 2020. I found myself in situations where I need to get certain things done, but I didn’t know how to make…
Push Start Effective Networking
Networking is a magic weapon. If you mastered networking, you can basically sell anything. 🛸🧋🌻🚀🌚 Most people don’t understand how networking works. I didn’t know how networking works until 2020. I found myself in situations where I need to get certain things done, but I didn’t know how to make…
How We Got Featured Top 10 on Product Hunt: Real Progress & Luck
Yesterday, Gumdrop was featured top 10 on Product Hunt homepage. Trending!
What happened after pubb.at (How Code Boss pivoted)
Pubb.at [http://pubb.at/] was awesome. Our team built a product from zero to hero. Pubb.at [http://pubb.at/] was hosting communitiesi for many community builders. The platform is still running. I was very proud of my team that pubb.at [http://pubb.at/…
Free community is a different game from paid community
When we started Pubb.at [http://pubb.at/], we aimed at paid communities. I wanted to make a good platform for community builders to host their members. With some hustling, it did gave us some MRR. Not a lot but was able to make couple bucks. It gave us a sense of feeling that things are moving forw…

Pubb.at Days (Community Building):

Don’t fall for FAKE DATA! Founders need to get REAL DATA for their ideas
Startups: build something that people will actually use will require data from those people who are in the problem space. It is often in a niche, which means you can only get it by doing customer interviews or observe their behaviors by yourself. So now if you went to college I want you to forget e…
Should you sell in your first meeting with a prospect? Hell yeah!
You should show your product if you find a person who recognizes she has a painful problem that you can solve.
Feedbacks from non-users are WORTHLESS
Feedbacks from non-users don’t provide any value. Founders often don’t distinguish the differences between customer feedback and garbage feedbacks. This can cause you a lot of time and money. Getting feedback from users is very valuable. Because they are the people who are using your product and p…
A customer who has the problem vs. A customer who recognizes the problem
If a person recognizes that you have a solution to his painful problem, he will take it.
You should know if she is your customer in the first 5 minutes
I did a lot of customer interviews. I make sure I don’t waste my energy showing my product to people who will never buy.
“Good vibe” is not a good to have, it’s a MUST.
Communities with negativity are set to be split. It won’t last.
Coronavirus ideas will be gone in no time: build a sustainable idea
As an entrepreneur, I think it’s extremely tempting to build something just for the pandemic. It’s short-visioned (don’t know if that’s a word, maybe I invented it), and it’s dangerous.
8 reasons why your community is not engaging.
8 reasons why and how does it affect your community’s engagement rate.
Why do community builders need to be real? let me tell you about John & his Yen💴
This past May, I was lucky that I got connected with John Saddington [https://john.do/about/] and his Yen [https://yen.io/]. It was an absolutely hardcore learning experience. I learned so much about community building from John. John is a great coach. He is a great entrepreneur who loves to share …
What is a “community”? Define “community”
Community is simple, don’t complicate it.
Twitter Hypergrowth? 0 foundation beginner grew from 0-60 in 5 days
Push started my Twitter! --Kangle Lin
“Build Your Vibrant Community” in 5 mins reading
A beginner’s guide on community building — Kangle Lin, Co-Founder/CEO @ Pubb.at
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