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Notes: F**k Apple — HEY and Epic Games Are Weaponizing Controversy

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Notes: F**k Apple — HEY and Epic Games Are Weaponizing Controversy

Ari Lewis wrote an essay today titled "F**k Apple — HEY and Epic Games Are Weaponizing Controversy" HEY is an email company and Epic Games is a software companyBoth these companies are in a public dispute with AppleThey argue that the 30% fee Apple takes from in-app purchases is unfairWhat

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Notes: How to Survive the Age of Information Exhaustion

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Notes: How to Survive the Age of Information Exhaustion

Akiff Premjee wrote an essay today titled "How to Survive the Age of Information Exhaustion". Here are my notes We are in the age of information exhaustionIt means that we have more information to take in now than we ever have beforeIt is leading us to feel overwhelmed by all

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Notes: Why You Should Share Your Ideas Online

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Notes: Why You Should Share Your Ideas Online

I am intrigued by one person media companies. After now successfully running a one person consulting business, I'm curious what else one person can do in business. Dru Riley shared Stew Fortier's essay titled: "Why You Should Share Your Ideas Online" with me. Here are some highlights from the piece.

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Notes: Do Things that don't scale

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Notes: Do Things that don't scale

In 2013, Paul Graham wrote an essay titled "Do Things that Don't Scale". I summarized it for myself. This will likely apply to any makers, creators, and existing and future founder. Here are my highlights. One of the most common types of advice we give at Y Combinator is to

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The key misconception of B2B SaaS growth

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The key misconception of B2B SaaS growth

Growth happens proportionately Set that $$$$ you are dropping on media spend on fire. I know you want to start scaling. You have even seen top-line revenue growth. But the intentional injection of resources into the top of your marketing funnel is not moving opportunities through.  As you pull apart

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How do you grow a B2B SaaS business quickly?

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How do you grow a B2B SaaS business quickly?

I’ve run four SaaS businesses in the last decade and two things have happened at each of them: 1) I’ve reported to the Founder & CEO (always brought in by them and the board), and 2) I’ve grown the top line revenue quickly. I’ve built a

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This black box saves me a ton of time

Image 1. The Alfred Command Box. Similar to macOS Spotlight, but faster, customizable, and powerful. I’ve downloaded Alfred. For around USD $30 I’ve freed up so much time. I like the power at my finger tips. I like the freedom to operate from a central place. I like

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Focusing on the #codeless space

Image Credit: Pablo Stanley I have spent most of my time since 2004 operating businesses. While my background by education is engineering and my experience for two decades has been growing businesses, I do not have a knack for software design and product development. I’ve tried to learn how

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