The 7 Day Startup

“From generating ideas to gaining your first paying customers, The 7 Day Startup is the bootstrapper's bible for launching your next product.”

Best seller in 3 Amazon categories (Startups, Small Business and Entrepreneurship)
12,000+ orders in the first week
"Brilliant." -
"This book is incredible. This is hands down the best business book I've ever read." - Adam Smith
"Got a business idea? The 7 Day Startup by Dan Norris will take you from wantrepreneur to entrepreneur." - Foundr Magazine
"Changed my entire perspective on startups." - Martin Pavion
"If you haven't had a chance to read The 7 Day Startup yet...Do it. Now. Don't Sleep." - Jonathan Heston

What you will learn in this book

  • Why validation is the wrong approach (and a better solution for those looking to create a business from scratch)

  • 10 proven ways to market and grow your business quickly with examples from successful founders

  • How to quickly check the profitability of your business and build a company with GROWTH in its DNA.

  • Specific criteria and worksheets for evaluating your business idea before you waste time and money on it.

  • Much more including how to build a website in 1 day for less than $100, how to choose a business name and how to launch to paying customers in 1 week.

Who should read this book


If you have a business idea that you haven't launched, you need this book.


If you want to use lean startup principles in your bootstrapped business, this book is the handbook.


If you want to make better decisions and restructure your business for growth, this book will help.


If you feel like it's time to start working for yourself and scaling your talent, this is the book for you.

What other entrepreneurs are saying

Includes supporting resources to help build your business

  • Idea evaluation spreadsheet
  • Business name checklist
  • Growth tracking spreadsheet
  • Marketing idea checklist
  • List of over 100 startup and new business resources
  • And much, much more...

Read it on your favorite device

  • Paperback
  • Kindle
  • Computer
  • Tablet
  • Phone

About the author

Dan is a passionate startup founder and an award winning content marketer. In June 2013 after failing at entrepreneurship for 7 years, he co-founded, one of the fastest growing WordPress support companies in the world.

Dan Norris
Dan Norris Author, The 7 Day Startup

More of Dan's Books

Dan has 4 books in total, check out the books page to see them all.