Finding product market fit is not an overnight process. It's almost impossible to strike that sweet spot at the onset of your product idea - even if you have some degree of validation.
According to the State of Independent Saas (https://stateofindiesaas.com) the majority of founders originally validated their idea by building out an MVP or prototype, but the likelihood that they found PMF with just that prototype seems unlikely.
Maren Kate has spent the last 3 years bootstrapping AvraTalent, and has some thoughts on the various markers to watch out for on the journey to Product Market Fit.
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