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What software would you recommend to track commission and manage referrals?

My business has ended up receiving a lot of income from referrals to other businesses in our industry. The companies we're receiving referrals from are all run very differently and have complicated...

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Automate content updates on 100+ landing pages

Hello! We need to create 100+ landing pages for collecting feedback on individual instructors. Each page will have their photo, bio, and a 5 question feedback form. When the instructor's bio chan...

What do you think is missing in the productivity suite market?

Is there a way for IT professionals to get more out of their work? If so, what are your favorite productivity tools that are currently available?

All-in-one software, or one app per task?

Do you prefer to try to keep everything about your work in one place—in a notes tool like Notion or a CRM or project management app—or do you prefer to use a best-in-class app for each task? Even i...

What's your favorite word processor, and why?

I've for years written in mostly Markdown, in plain-text apps like iA Writer and Ulysses, and shared team notes in Notion. But every once in a while, I'll still need to make a print invoice or mak...

No code internal tools are replacing entire software stacks.

I run an agency that builds internal tools to SMEs and startups. At a high level, I'm usually replacing spreadsheets or manual labor. Occasionally, the tools I build replace a couple of apps in a c...

What is your favorite way to poll and survey your audience?

You’ve built something new and want to know what people think. How do you ask them for feedback? Polls can be fraught, where people who are most or least happy with your product may be more likel...

What apps should a Markdown Office Suite include?

A bit back there was a discussion about what apps a modern office suite should include, but after researching the history behind markdown, here's a twist on that. If you were going to only use Mar...

What’s your favorite app to make presentations and slide decks?

After decades of PowerPoint being so popular that “PowerPoint presentation” is almost a generic term, presentations are suddenly a hot space. Apple’s Keynote has long been a more design-focused alt...

Post message from any apps

I wonder if it'd be convenient to share your work and discuss with team directly from apps you are currently opening. Like if you are a designer, post design link and discuss with other teams (reg...

Do you use kanban in your CRM, or do you have another way to organize leads and contacts?

Pipedrive perhaps most famously made a kanban-style workflow the default way to move leads through a sales process, and similar kanban workflows are now common in many CRM apps (along with project ...

Do you have a strategy to combine all your notes from every app?

I tend to find I write notes in a variety of apps—handwritten notes on paper or in Apple Notes on the iPad, quick typed notes in iA Writer or Tot, research in Roam Research, detailed notes to save ...

How do you use the outlining tools in modern notes apps?

In Roam Research, everything's an outline. Press enter to make a new line, and it's a new bullet. Notion and Coda hide it a bit—new lines still look like new lines—but they act like outlines, where...

How to experiment with word choices in Coda for UX writing and more.

Ever wanted to see how different words would sound in your copy, without having to entirely rewrite your copy? Coda lets you include spreadsheet variables directly in your copy—which means you b...

What software should a modern office suite include?

For over 30 years, the Office suite has meant a bundle of software including a word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation tool among other apps. But are those the most relevant tools for a mode...

Office Suite: LibreOffice, GSuite, Microsoft Office

We use a combination of MS Office and GSuite, but I'm a bit over the recurring cost of MS Office when we don't use it all the time. It's something we have in case we get an excel file. Has anyone ...

Which is the best relational database product besides Airtable?

We build a ton of no code applications and these require databases so we have used Airtable most often. However, now there is a better tool (I think) with Stackby (stackby.com). What other database...

Excel vs. Google Sheets: What's the best spreadsheet in 2020?

It's been decades since spreadsheets became the original killer app on personal computers, one of the main reasons people bought early PCs and Apple IIs. And they're still some of the most versatil...

How many SaaS tools do you collaborate across on a daily basis?

When I used to work at a large company I remember my work being spread across GitHub, Google Drive, Slack, Datadog, Figma and Dropbox, in that order. I pay close attention to my workflows and I not...

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