The $100 Startup is a business book. But, writing is a business. Especially if you are a writer who uses a blog to connect with people and build your platform. When you read the quote below, replace “microbusiness” with “platform,” and you’ll learn the most important lesson about building a platform.
“Value means helping people. If you’re trying to build a microbusiness and you begin your efforts by helping people, you’re on the right track. When you get stuck, ask yourself: How can I give more value? Or more simply: How can I help my customers more?” The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau