Common Founder Issue
Founders typically try to get as many users as possible as early as possible. What typically works better is for a startup to find 100 super fans initially because "it's a lot easier to take something that has a real depth of appeal - something that people really love - and grow that than it is to take something that people are indifferent to and get them to like it more."
At this point in the podcast, the host is asking Paul (the creator of Gmail) how they rolled-out new products to Google employees and then to the public.
Get Right To The Point
To get right to the point, go to minute 16:33 of this podcast.
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