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a year ago

Have been diving into this world recently. Some quick context, looking for a place to hold knowledge (playbooks, benchmarks, etc.) for a private community I run. Must-haves: login portal for members…

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a year ago

I've been using for a few days and am already a big fan. GMail has refused to introduce so many straightforward, quick-win features that HEY solves (merging threads, better unsubs, private notes, and…

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Yeah I think I'm looking for something in between - sort of like a really high quality freelancer or a micro studio. It's a SaaS application so the production is minimal, really more about voice over…

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Swoon - Sandwich is gold. They're Descript video is one of my recent favorites, but alas, too expensive. I think I'm unfortunately looking for a freelancer+ or micro studio. Rotato is pretty slick…

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a year ago

Warning: strong opinions may follow.

First of all, I'm very surprised to not see the word 'design' mentioned once yet in this comparison. As someone who values simplicity coupled with beautiful…

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I do a few things:

  1. First, read this post. I'm not exaggerating, it changed my life from a productivity/distraction standpoint: https://bit.ly/2W1RqUw
  2. I also set my computer to 'Do Not Disturb'
  3. I…
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I just downloaded Snagit. (https://www.techsmith.com/screen-capture.html)

I use Chrome so can't do the Safari tip but this has a very straightforward way to capture scrollable screenshots of any…

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Hands down, Frame.io. Incredible collab tools and super quick—sits on top of and plays nice with Premiere Pro and Final Cut.

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I'm biased since we're backers (FirstMark), but the team at Crossbeam is world-class. Bob (Founder/CEO) previously founded & sold two companies (RJMetrics & Stitch) and experienced data sharing &amp…

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Strong +1 for Anchor (Anchor.fm) and Descript (www.descript.com).

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@awwstn, any pricing data for the Metabase enterprise plan?

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a year ago
  1. Workona (https://workona.com/) for tab hygiene
  2. Guru (https://www.getguru.com/) for knowledge surfacing cross-team
  3. LeadLeaper (https://leadleaper.com/) for emails from LinkedIn
  4. Loom…
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Love Deckset - use that more for personal presentations that I give vs. team-wide since we have template formats that are pretty locked in. All events have been moved to virtual for now. 🤷🏽‍♂️

One…

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Yeah agreed - onboarding Pitch tomorrow so I'll report back. As part of my role, I put on about 100 live events a year (public & private) so my main issues with presentation platforms tends to be…

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Would love to try it—been keeping an eye on Pitch for sometime and it looks great. My biggest gripe/request for any new deck creation platforms these days is their interoperability with other…

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I've tried pretty much everything under the sun -- my top three are:

  1. Truebill
  2. Tiller
  3. Copilot

Truebill still feels like it's the best at auto-categorizing my transactions, which is a small, albeit…

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Have recommended Descript to at least half a dozen friends in the NYC community who are working in podcasts. Holler if you're ever in town!

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Zapier’s allowed us to build several dozen automation flows between Gmail, Yesware, Clearbit, and Salesforce to streamline contact ingestion and auto-enrichment process so it takes minutes not hours…

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This isn’t an original “con” necessarily, but the more complex your Zap is the harder it is for Zapier to effectively communicate where the issue originates when one does. This can result in offline…

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