“If it can’t be accessed by somebody who is using a screen reader or who uses a keyboard to navigate everything, then it’s not a really cool widget.”
“I got in at the right time. There was just a handful of vegetarian blogs, and you could easily create a scene around it.”
“What I want to see is whether something that I spent 11 years building is going to benefit people in the long run. That’s something that motivates me every single day.”
“I invest so much time and energy in making something that is so intangible. It’s a color. It’s wavelength and light.”
You have to continue to engage with those customers and your trusted partners to iterate your product, even when you’re in the market. Because just because you found a fit today, it doesn’t mean tomorrow some kid in Palo Alto hasn’t come up with something that’s even better than what you’ve got, and he’s already knocking on the door of your customers.
Imagine if you had to go out and find a new job every few months and advertise to potential employers that you were getting employed so that they would employ you—and you had to do it by creating your own website.