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Hosted Wiki Pitch

Hosted Wiki Pitch

Timothy Andrew

August 16, 2013
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  1. Hosted Wiki Product Idea

  2. The Problem There isn’t a simple, polished hosted wiki solution

    available today
  3. Alternatives Existing hosted wiki sites are bloated look like they’re

    from the 90’s not easy to use
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  5. Alternatives Only other option is to self-host Need to maintain

    the server Open-source wikis aren’t very user- friendly either
  6. Value User Experience Hosted Private to company/group Easy to set

    up Easy to use
  7. Value Most of the value is in the execution

  8. MVP

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  17. Competitors

  18. Customers “We actually just started hosting DokuWiki last week. A

    good, simple, hosted wiki would have been nice, or something we could have deployed to Heroku.” - Jesse Cooke
  19. Customers “Yes, we do use an internal wiki and yes,

    we would consider using a hosted version.” - Jeff Gardner “[We use] Google sites at the moment but we've gone through a few.”
  20. Customers “We currently have a simple Rails app that we

    use to share our internal information. It does feel a little cumbersome sometimes, I must admit.” - Carlos Souza “Love where you are going with this.” “I'd be happy to try it out and give you some feedback :)”
  21. Customers - We don't use a wiki (yet) - Yes,

    would consider a hosted solution. - Noah Davis “We're too small at the moment to really think too hard on a wiki, but we'll want an uber simple one. Yours seems to fit that bill, perhaps we'd give yours a shot.”
  22. Customers

  23. Pricing Prices are per-wiki Free 2 users 10 pages $20/month

    20 users UNLIMITED pages $50/month UNLIMITED users UNLIMITED pages Each additional user costs $1/month
  24. Pricing We need 320 customers on the $20 plan to

    replace consulting for a person
  25. Challenges Execution isn’t convincing enough for users to pay