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.
1. Introduction
Welcome to No-Code MVP!
7 mins
Why this course?
Assignment: Why are you here?
Getting (into) the right mindset
The No-Code MVP dictionary
The Lean Startup Framework
Add-on: Running Lean in a Corporate Environment
What is a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)?
The MVP Experiment Canvas
Reading list
2. Understanding your potential customers and their problems
Interviewing your potential customers
Analyzing your interviews
Researching your potential customers and their problems
Defining your most promising customer segment
Assignment: Mapping your customers and their problem(s)
Reading list
3. Turning your idea into a value proposition
Researching alternative and competitive solutions
Crafting your idea's value proposition and differentiation
Assignment: Define your 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
Defining your experiment's scenario and workflow
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
Assignment: Experiment Scenario / Workflow
Which metrics are you going to measure?
When is your experiment a success?
Assignment: Metrics & Success Criteria
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!
Review
What do you think of the course?
Extras
A guide to naming your product
7.53 KB
MVP review and interview with Brad Jasper of Catchnotes.app
19 mins