Inspirational Business Quotes From The Business of Software Conference

Fri, Nov 26, 2010 by

In my second Fun Friday post, I’m going to share with you the top 11 business quotes from the 2010 Business of Software conference (BoS2010).

I attended the Business of Software conference this year, and highly recommend it. The conference was jam-packed full of insights for software startups, and was truly an inspirational event.

Top 11 Business Quotes From BoS2010

Be so good they can’t ignore you.” ~ Peldi Guilizzoni

Peldi of Balsamiq BoS2010 Quote: Be so good they can’t ignore you

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Fall in love with the problem, not with your solution.” ~ Peldi Guilizzoni

Peldi of Balsamiq BoS2010 Quote: Fall in love with the problem, not with your solution

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Brand is what people say about you after you’ve left the room.” ~ Dharmesh Shah

Dharmesh Shah BoS2010 Quote: Brand is what people say about you after you’ve left the room

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Don’t make customers happy. Make happy customers.” ~ Dharmesh Shah

Dharmesh Shah BoS2010 Quote: Don’t make customers happy. Make happy customers

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Improve the product experience, and everybody wins.” ~ Dharmesh Shah

Dharmesh Shah BoS2010 Quote: Improve the experience, and everybody wins

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Don’t make ___(marketing)___ software. Make ___(marketing)___ superstars.” ~ Dharmesh Shah

Dharmesh Shah BoS2010 Quote: Don’t make __software. Make __ superstars

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Services are low margin. Except when they’re not.” ~ Dharmesh Shah

Dharmesh Shah BoS2010 Quote: Services are low margin. Except when they’re not

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Give more than you take.” ~ Patrick Foley

Patrick Foley BoS2010 Quote: Give more than you take

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The hard part of feature design…what to leave out.” ~ Dan Bricklin

Dan Bricklin BoS2010 Quote: The hard part of feature design…what to leave out

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If you want to be different, you must be willing to embrace your negatives.” ~ Youngme Moon

Youngme Moon BoS2010 Quote: If you want to be different, you must be willing to embrace your negatives

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Competence is no longer a scarce commodity.” ~ Seth Godin

Seth Godin BoS2010 Quote: Competence is no longer a scarce commodity

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What is Fun Friday?

I created the Fun Friday category to be a collection of very short, and easy to read, posts. The intention is to provide useful information in a compact form factor. These posts will showcase short videos, graphs, top 10 lists, and anything else that can be digested quickly.

Now it’s your turn. What other meaningful business quotes have inspired you?

“The hard part of feature design…what to leave out.” ~ Dan Bricklin