Marketing for Engineers

Over the recent few weeks I saw a Mac app called Flawless App showing up on Twitter over and over again. They must be doing something right with their marketing. I reached out to them asking about their secrets and Lisa sent me a whole list: "Marketing for Engineers" Repo I find this to be an excellent collection of marketing...

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Best time tracking app for Mac in 2017

I started out 2017 tracking all of my time. For that, I used Timely. Sadly, they removed their free plan and the subscription price is whopping $168 per year. So these last few weeks I've been on a lookout for something new. I have very simple requirements: At the end of the week, I want to know how many hours...

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"I would definitely pay for it"

The Mom Test is a short book that explains how to talk to customers during your idea validation stage. I just love this little excerpt: "I would definitely pay for something like that" is a useless statement. According to the book, "I would" is a toxic phrase when it comes to conversation with a customer. Instead of talking about unclear...

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Are we more productive in a coffeeshop?

I'm starting to believe this theory: In order to be more concentrated, just go work to a coffeeshop. When you sit down to work in a coffeeshop, a whole set of habits kicks in. Here are a few things that make working in a coffeeshop special. Isolation from people When you're in the office, you automatically have other people around...

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Accountable for screen time: Mobile devices

You might have seen chart before. It shows how we spend our screen time - desktop vs. mobile. It proves this: Mobile devices don't replace computers. Our work isn't moving from desktop to mobile. We just spend more time looking at screens. This is the scariest chart I've seen recently. It just scares me. I'm grateful for every minute of...

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