It is nearly impossible to design and build a product that will sell itself millions of times over!
Great product design IS important.
Sustainable and growing revenue streams are built by stories, connections, and relationships of marketing, branding, and sales professionals. Period.
Revenues can be generated without them. However, the default arena is PRICE – which is heavily slanted toward low prices. So low that the price buyers are interested in paying might easily be less than the cost to produce.
The best time to invest in marketing and sales professionals was yesterday. Today is the next closest thing!
Systems help in scaling, but the your brand foundation is built from the contributions of humanity.