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Marcus Tisäter4,886 Points
New Project Website. Anyone want in?
I made a similar post to this one two days ago. For those who have made intressets posting on that topic will be contacted later on. This is a new topic regarding another new concept. Here is a link to the last topic I made.
I'm looking for a treehouse buddy here who might be intressting of partering up with me on a new project website. This idea I have might be very good or it can be very bad. But if you're intressted, just post down below buddys! It's hard to start out from you're own so a TH buddy is just what you might need since this is such a great and big friendly community!
Please post you're e-mail adress down below and I will contact you as soon as possible!
Can you provide any information on the project? As that's quite important for me to decided if i am interested.
Don't want to rain on your parade, but by posting nothing about the idea, you are limiting the number of potential partners who will contact you. Ideas are easy, making it is hard. If you even posted a bare bones idea it would help you find people interested in working with you.
For example, lets say your idea is about scoring baseball games. Just post, "Making a website/service to score baseball games." If I love baseball, I am 10x more likely to contact you. If you just say "I have an idea", I am not going to even think twice.
Keith Monaghan9,494 Points
Joshua Dance makes a good point.
You have me intrigued, though, and I'm always interested in new projects.
Drop me a line. Or better yet, gather everyone who's interested into a Google Hangout or still yet create a Google Doc with your idea and only share it with those who shared their email.
In my limited experience, few people have the vision, passion and time to look at a basic idea and understand it well enough to make it a reality (to steal it).
I've felt the same way you do about your ideas. I used to guard mine very carefully. These days I'm pretty open about stuff. When you have lots of people looking at the idea they will help you know whether it's been done and they will even help you make it better. Were I in your shoes I wouldn't be as concerned. Treehouse is a pretty awesome community.
Andy Watkins3,828 Points
If your idea is that good and you are that passionate about it, post a summary. I see way too many posts like this on Craigslist.
Regardless, good luck. Hope it works out for you.
James Barnett39,199 Points
There are 2 kinds of details to share about a project, what it does and how it does it. Since you don't yet know how your project is going to work. That only leaves what it does and that is not the sort of thing you want to keep secret.
You have more to gain by disclosing this information than trying to protect it (in most cases). One of the biggest problems startups face is that they invest time/energy/money into an idea under the false premise that they will be the first/only company in that market within a given window of time.
Marcus Tisäter4,886 Points
Thanks for the information guys, I will be explaining everything in details next time! I'll keep that in mind. Thanks once again for everyone who have made intrests in this project. You will be contacted through e-mail.
If this project gets a good start, I can post another topic like this and see if anyone more is interested. But for now...