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Matthew Guay 10015

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Founding editor @capiche. Writer. Amateur photographer. Information architect. Older work: @zapier, @AppStorm. Personal blog: @techinch.

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Of all the software you use—or that you’ve paid for in the past—what had the least transparent, most confusing pricing? What software did you have the hardest time figuring out what you’d owe each…

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@russellmaxsimon Memberful actually just manages the subscription side of things, to let you lock down content in WordPress to only be visible to subscribers and to turn newsletters into blog posts…

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A few things that are newly top-of-mind for me with software management for teams as we migrate to a new domain:

  • Export tools, which at a minimum should be in standard CSV format and ideally should…
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One idea that comes to mind here is Memberful, a subscription management add-on for WordPress. It lets you build a full email subscription around your WordPress blog, with paid (or free, if you want)…

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Love these, especially the What Good Shall I Do Today list.

I've landed on a similar system albeit without anywhere near as much organization as you have here, where my work tasks tend to be in…

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Very cool. How does that work with multiple Google accounts? If you left your company or changed your domain, could you move your personal tasks to your personal Google account, or would you just need…

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Nice! I've heard so many good things about ClickUp here.

So basically, you can have a private personal folder, and shared work folders, but see everything across both lists?

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Oh that is nice, thanks for sharing!

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Ohhh very cool, published with Obsidian!

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Odds are your team doesn’t use the same tool to manage projects and assign work as you use to manage your personal life. Even your calendar appointments likely live on separate Google Calendars, one…

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I recently set a Twitter account to private, then couldn't figure out where to approve new followers.

Turns out, there are two ways to see who's requested to follow you: Open Twitter's web app…

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Agreed on the open part; email is one of the very few things that's not locked down into a proprietary network. That's what lends it so well to experimentation!

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Exact same for me on point 3. Without exactly realizing it, Superhuman definitely pushed me to reply shorter and almost treat email like chat. That’s been a benefit for sure.

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Yeah, Noun Project is great for icons.

Flickr's Creative Commons search must be one of the original free photo sources online. Tends to be a tad dated and lower quality nowadays, but still a good…

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Oh wow, I used Pexels years before Unsplash was around. Glad to see they're still doing well!

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Often the greatest productivity benefits come from changes in how you work more than the tools themselves. In a recent discussion about the best to-do list apps, the most popular option was pairing a…

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Now that Unsplash was recently acquired by Getty, I've been looking around at other stock photo options—and was pleasantly surprised to find that Noun Project has photos, too, now.

Do you have any…

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One thing that's worked well for me on a daily prioritization basis is looking over my calendar and to-do list in the morning, and then writing down on paper the top 1-3 things that MUST be done that…

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This is a great time to do the research as you’re starting fresh and don’t have any existing expectations from your team for what your product needs.

More than talking to the company providing the…

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Does your team regularly check social media, App Stores, eCommerce sites, and other places where customers might interact with your products for reviews and comments? Or do you let users review your…

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Looks like there's no way to make invoices directly in ClickUp, though it is on their feature requests and seems like something that may be added in the future.

For now, the ClickUp for Freelancers…

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The best option would likely be a community service that lets you embed the forum/discussions/chat into your website or app directly, typically in an iframe. I just went back and checked some of the…

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We'd originally built our companion app, Capiche FM, around SMS messages, and still rely on SMS there for push notifications when shows go live. Originally, our SMS messages were fairly interactive…

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I'd wanted to build a form almost exactly like the one you shared years back, and found that JotForm was the closest tool I could find. Basically, it includes a "Fill in the blank" question type…

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One thing I've done over the past year that's worked nicely: Organizing channels into sections. It takes a bit of work to list the sections you want and move channels around. Once you do it, though…

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