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Hi! It’s a slightly stressed Jói who’s writing to you this Friday, as I haven’t bought any Xmas presents yet and am still wrapping up renovations at my house, which will take most of the weekend. How are your holiday preparations going?
This is a lead magnet for Unbounce (excellent service BTW - check their startup package) that I’ve tested on several of our landing pages for CrankWheel and it has delivered actionable advice on how to improve each one of them. I’d highly recommend giving it a try, it’s completely free.
I’ve been reposting this newsletter on Medium for a few months now, so I’ve been thinking about ways to grow the audience there. My most loyal readers are those of you who receive these by email, but Medium can be a different type of following. Here’s one nice article I found about how to build your blog there.
For the non-technical folks out there about to hire a developer or developers, this is a great primer on warning signs. Of course, you could also go with Toptal to be very much on the safe side, but this would still make a good read.
Anyone here tried GTD? It’s not for everyone but can be really effective, and this is a very nice overview guide to it from the folks at Zenkit. Myself, I tried GTD for a few months a few years ago but for me it was a bit too detail-oriented and mechanical. (I use a homegrown approach these days, along with Complice to keep me focused on the most important things).