Strategy is important because the resources available to achieve your goals are limited. ~ Fred Wilson
Just a couple of weeks ago Tara Hunt shared her insights on how to maintain product focus in her Buyosphere post-mortem. In an equally brave post this past week, Rand Fishkin has shared his challenges, both personal and professional, while running Moz.
One of the key insights from Rand’s post relates to product focus.
For Moz, providing a feature-rich subscription service while embarking on a massive new software project meant resources needed to be pulled from existing products in order to meet slipping deadlines on the new software project. This led to disastrous results.