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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...

What Web-based SaaS product do you use daily and more than 4 hours per day?

Is there any Web-based SaaS product you use for your day job or personal work, at least 4 hours per day? Is it forced (you're mandated to) or value-based (it's crucial for the problems that you're...

Is an offline mode a desirable feature in a publishing platform?

Intro My path through development lately has increasingly circled around the limitations of the cloud and the expectations that we have asked users to give up. Principally, the dependence on inte...

Every SaaS product having command feature would make using the product easier and faster to use.

It's been a year since I am using Superhuman mail, and the command+k feature has been a time saver no doubt. Adding to this list is Vimcal, they have similar command+k shortcuts and feature and hon...

What was the worst tech mistake you fixed?

Those times you overwrote a file and hit save, only to remember right after you saved that you didn't duplicate the original document first. The times you pushed to production without checking the ...

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 ...

Slack will soon let you DM with anyone—and is the newest app to add Stories.

After launching Slack Connect earlier this year to invite other teams into a shared Slack channel, Slack has now announced that in 2021, Slack Connect will expand to DMs. With Slack Connect DMs, yo...

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What's the best tech stack to transition from a Sales-led to a Product-led company?

As a start-up we want to keep out tech stack simple and avoid introducing too many tools today. But we also want to make sure we choose apps that can scale with us. We are a product-let SaaS app f...

Google Apps, then G Suite, now Google Workspace: Google rebranded their office suite again.

The Google team decided it's time for a new rebranding of their office suite, so the paid, professional set of apps including Google Docs, Google Sheets, Gmail, and more is now called Google Worksp...

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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...

Google Docs can now manage citations

With the new Tools -> Citations option in Google Docs (rolling out first to G Suite education users, then more broadly to everyone), you can save citations while writing your document, then inse...

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When software changes our minds.

It's a strange time to be a file. They've never gone away—every app you touch is built on hundreds of them. But SaaS has abstracted files away until they're merely a relic in many business apps. W...

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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...

Debate: Roam Research vs. Notion

Roam Research calls itself "a note-taking tool for networked thought." It's built on a graph database, which means it's flat: documents don't live inside of other documents, instead everything coex...

Confluence alternatives for wiki/knowledge bases?

I've been looking to try something new for knowledge/documentation storage for a little while now. Confluence has always been there, but I find it to be relativly limited for the cost and additiona...

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