Your SaaS MVP Pre-Development Build Checklist
Before you get started, you should have most or all of the following items completed. This list does NOT include any of the marketing tasks, just system build tasks. Marketing and traction is covered in the marketing, sales, and traction chapter. TO DO
CHECK IF DONE
Done?
Project is validated and you are 100% sure people want to buy it so much they have already pre-purchased it
Have researched major groups of users, know what features they want, and have determined what value metric you’re using
Different plans and their costs figured out
Pricing page is planned out
Team is selected
Tech stack decided
Project management system is selected and team has been informed on how to use the tool.
Project plan written, approved, and accepted by all team members and stakeholders
Information architecture written
Your documentation system is planned and prepared
Admin panel data-management needs outlined and planned
Payment system chosen, accounts set up, and bank accounts connected
Unit testing system chosen and integration planned
User processes generally planned
System transactional emails planned and designed
User flows designed
Page designs and views created and agreed upon
Integrations with other systems generally planned out
Initial user tagging and triggers planned

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