How to figure out the 20% effort that will give you 80% results | Applying Pareto’s Principle

Pareto Principle

Most things in life come from outsized results. The relationship between inputs and outputs is non-linear. In our minds, we think it’s linear, but the data suggests otherwise. The relationship is a power law, better defined as Pareto’s principle or sometimes also called the 80/20 rule. Let’s see a few examples of where Pareto’s principle …

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2.3 Billion Pageviews & 9 Years of Customer Focus – Evan Britton | Famous Birthdays

👆 That’s Evan Britton, founder of FamousBirthdays.com – an American website based dedicated to cataloging the birthdays of famous people and compiling other facts about them. Famous Birthdays, has 30 million users who perform 900,000 searches a day on their platform. That’s more than 600 searches every minute. Insane! The power of focus on a niche. Evan Britton appeared on the …

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Making 1.5M/Year by Re-Imagining Local News with WhereByUs

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Listen Up! IH – Episode 4 “We get it. We’re creators too.” ☝That’s a quote from the landing page of WhereByUs — an organization that has built local media brands in Miami, Seattle, Portland, Orlando, and Pittsburgh. The company was founded by Rebekah Monson, Chris Sopher, and Bruce Pinchbeck and together their newsletters are netting more than 1.5M ARR. They are also …

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