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RESEARCH THE CURRENT MARKET landscape.

 

 

RESEARCH THE SPACE ONLINE:

 

• GO READ BLOG POST, ARTICLES, FORUMS THAT RELATE TO YOUR HYPOTHESIS

• DOWNLOAD EXISTING APPLICATIONS & USE THEM (IF THEY EXIST)

• LOOK AT EXISTING WEBSITES (IF THEY EXIST)

• SEE WHAT IS OUT THERE IN THIS DOMAIN

 

ANYTHING THAT HELPS LEARN ABOUT THE
DOMAIN YOU'RE GOING TO BE WORKING IN.

 

 

 

WEEK - one

HOMEWORK

NARROW IN ON THE targeting audience you want to DO research with:

 

make a hypothesis: A PROBLEM ASSUMPTION & A TARGET AUDIENCE  THAT YOU THINK EXIST IN THIS SPACE. THIS WILL HELP NARROW DOWN THE MARKET & BETTER DEFINE YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE.

 

Next week we will create user testing scripts and learn HOW TO SET UP A RESEARCH PLAN.

Entertainment Market: Local Events - People that want to find local events.

I.O.T. market: Plants Market - People that have trouble keeping plants alive.

Education: Type Market - Designers that want to learn more about typography.

Travel market: Airport market - People that want to know how long the airport line is.

Travel market: Airport market - People that want to know how long the airport line is.

Recruiting question: I'm looking to talk to any one that travels at least 1-2 a year that has experienced any problems/frustrations/confusions around airports.

Education: Type Market - Designers that want to learn more about typography.

Recruiting question: I'm looking to talk to any designers that had/has problems with typography or wants to learn better practices around typography.

 

I.O.T. market: Plants Market - People that have trouble keeping plants alive.

Recruiting question: I'm looking to talk to anyone that buys plants on a regular bases or had/has trouble keeping plants alive.

 

Entertainment Market: Local Events - People that want to find local events.

Recruiting question: I'm looking to talk to anyone that goes out to local events or actively searches and find events to go to

 

 

DO NOT INTERVIEW ANYONE YET

DO  START THINKING ABOUT WAYS TO FIND THESE PEOPLE

EXAMPLES:

THIS GIVES YOU A PATH FORWARD, EVEN IF YOU ARE WRONG. AFTER YOU DO SOME RESEARCH,
YOU WILL SOME EVIDENCE OF ANOTHER PROBLEM TO SOLVE WITHIN THAT SPACE.