| ||Ask HN: Obtaining initial users for a startup|
119 points by havoc2005 on Feb 19, 2011 | hide | past | web | favorite | 24 comments |
|This may seem like a very basic question, but basic is where I need the most assistance. For tech start ups and social applications, or anything for that matter. How do most companies usually get their initial set of users?|
An example to clarify my question: say you start a dating site for a specific niche. How do you get a good amount of users registered on your site, so that when you launch, you don't have people that register, see no activity, and then leave immediately?
I apologize if this is common knowledge ahead of time.
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