How to Get Your First 5,000 Users

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How to Get Your First 5,000 Users | Austin

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

You’ve built it, but how do you make them come?

Learn how to attract early adopters to your service, then begin building a community to accelerate your growth - without having to spend thousands on marketing or technical development. This workshop will teach you the easy tips and tricks that make growth achievable, even if you’re starting up alone. We'll also work as a group to help to look into some solutions for your current problems.


Attendees will leave knowing how to build a community of engaged users, where they can then test development ideas, support super-users and understand quantifiable marketing strategies.

Key areas covered include:

  • Know your core customer and understand the product - market fit
  • How to become your own brand evangelist
  • SMART goal-setting and growth tactics
  • Where to focus when creating a launch campaign

Prereqs & Preparation

  • This is an entry-level class, though a basic understanding of social media will help. Please bring an idea you are considering or looking to test.
  • Students are advised to bring a laptop to check out some of the tools mentioned but this is not essential as slides will be made available after class.

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