5 Things To Know When Starting A Successful Api

Want to start your own API? Here are 5 tips you should know.
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We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting an API:

#1: Guillaume Monnet, founder of Mockoon:

We chatted with with Guillaume, founder of Mockoon ($0/month). In our interview, Guillaume says:

Study the media you are going to post on and plan accordingly. You want to avoid launching on a website when the time is not right, especially when talking about Product Hunt!

Additionally:

Launch early but gather feedback earlier. Contrarily to the adage, nobody will come, even if you build it. You have to find your users. Go where they gather, talk to them, but most of all, listen to them!

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#2: Ervin Ruci, founder of Geocode.xyz:

We chatted with with Ervin, founder of Geocode.xyz ($30K/month). In our interview, Ervin says:

Being a product that other people will pay you for, then you are on the right path to success.

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#3: Ervin Ruci, founder of Geocode.xyz:

We chatted with with Ervin, founder of Geocode.xyz ($30K/month). In our interview, Ervin says:

Identify your strengths and do what you like to do. Having a sense of purpose is important, especially when that purpose is to solve a problem you can muster the ability to solve.

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The greatest resource is the general availability of technology. With a cheap laptop connected to the internet you can learn and create anything you want.

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