No-Code MVP

Learn the mindset, process and tools to rapidly turn your startup idea into a first product you can test with potential customers. All without writing a single line of code.
Introduction (63 minutes)
Welcome to No-Code MVP!
5 mins
Why this course?
3 mins
Assignment: Why are you here?
Getting (into) the right mindset
14 mins
Lean Startup 101
14 mins
Add-on: Running Lean in a Corporate Environment
7 mins
What is a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)?
19 mins
The MVP Experiment Canvas
5 mins
Introduction takeaways
Reading list
1. Your big idea
Assignment: Mapping your "Big Idea"
2 mins
Big idea example: "Homeworth Direct"
2. Understanding your customers and their problems (17 minutes)
Interviewing your potential customers
12 mins
Analyzing your interviews
4 mins
Assignment: Choosing the customer segment for your MVP
2 mins
Quiz: Good or Bad customer interview questions?
Reading list
3. Turning your idea into a value proposition
How to write a Value Proposition
1 min
Assignment: Your MVP's Value Proposition
Reading list
4. Setting up your MVP Experiment - Part 1
Choosing your distribution channel(s)
Defining Customer Engagement / Feedback Loop
What are your riskiest assumptions?
Choosing your Experiment Format
Reading list
5. The tools to build an MVP without code
Intro: the tools for this course
Build a website with Carrd
Build and automate a workflow with Zapier
Manage tasks with Trello
Build a database with Google Sheets, Docs & Google drive
Build an "embeddable" database with Airtable
Send "notification" and newsletters emails with Gmail & Revue
Receive payments with Stripe
Get insights with Google Analytics
Where to find design assets you can use
Other valuable and relevant tools to explore
6. Setting up your MVP Experiment - Part 2
Defining your experiment's scenario and workflow
Which metrics are you going to measure?
When is your experiment a success?
7. Step-by-step building guides
Building a Lead Capture website without code
Building a Marketplace MVP without code
Building a "Productized Service" MVP without code
Building an "On-Demand Service" MVP without code
Building an MVP without code to (pre-)sell digital products
Building an MVP for "Service/Consulting business" without code
8. Learning from your MVP experiment
MVP Launch checklist
Turning your Results into Learnings & Insights
Next steps: Pivot, Pursue or Stop?
This is not the end
Share your idea / MVP / product to receive feedback!
What do you think of the course?
MVP review and interview with Brad Jasper of
19 mins
The ultimate No-Code MVP Reading List
A guide to naming your product
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Course Documents & Worksheets
1. Business Model Canvas
38.3 KB
2. MVP Experiment Canvas
681 KB
3. Customer Interview Topic Map - Worksheet
43.4 KB
4. Customer Interviews Analysis Document - Worksheet
77.9 KB
5. Value Proposition Canvas
27.2 KB
6. Value Proposition Description - worksheet
7. Channels Ranking Tool - worksheet
47.3 KB
8. Riskiest Assumptions Ranking Tool - worksheet
64 KB
9. No-Code MVP Experiment Timeline
10. Validation Canvas
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