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Weekly tools and resources to help you design, build, and grow your projects, curated from all over the web. Got a bit you want to share? Tweet us!

Sunday, 02 Aug

Marketing Tools
Get a free website SEO score report online
Marketing Resources
"A story of how a software company was able to start a conversation with 8x more of their users by cutting the length of their emails by 90%."
Design Resources
I've never formally learned CSS. It's just something that I picked up along the way. It's also how a lot of developers learned it. This aptly named primer contains some frequently misunderstood concepts.
Design Tools
A stock image search engine powered by AI
Launch Resources
"In May 2020 I independently published my fourth book. This was the third time I’ve self-published, and I feel like I now have a strong grasp of the process. This blog post documents the entire 17-month process of writing, crowdfunding, and launching the book."
Helpful Resource
"Minimalism isn’t just for people who want to live out of a backpack or cram their life into a tiny house." Paul Jarvis also has a book titled Company of One that dives more into this topic.
MVP Tools
A free platform where you can discover, subscribe & manage your SaaS tools; all in one place with just a single login and invoice.
MVP Tools
Asynchronous meeting software for remote teams

Sunday, 26 Jul

Productivity Tools
A note-taking tool for networked thought. As easy to use as a document, as powerful as a graph database.
Design Tools
A free illustration creator with more than 120 illustrations. Free with personal & commercial licenses
Development Tools
A collection of available and brandable one-word domains for your next startup idea.
Helpful Resource
This guide is everything you need to know about creating, launching and selling a course this year.
Helpful Resource
Marko shares the no-nonsense strategies he used to grow his new startup over the past 3 months. Most of these are not a viable long-term strategy but can help get the ball rolling.
Helpful Resource
"The software economy is bigger than you think, even when you take into account Patio11’s Law." Food for thought.
Growth Resources
A collection of curated support replies for different customer scenarios.

Wednesday, 22 Jul

Growth Tools
A modern, embeddable community platform designed to live as an organic part of your existing website or product.
Helpful Resource
Write copy that delights visitors, persuades prospects, and wins customers! As tired as that subtitle is, Joanna has been in the copywriting business for years and has some great insights.
Helpful Resource
Ferruccio has been blogging since he was almost 10 years old, and his posts have reached millions of people. As Julian Shapiro says, "Writing is the most radical thing you can do without money. Skilled writers change the world from their couch. That’s leverage."
Helpful Resource
"There are plenty of articles on 'how to start a blog.' They mostly focus on what hosting company to use and how to find a theme. But those are the easy parts. The hard part is making something other people care about that elevates your career and life. 'Starting a Blog' is easy. 'Starting a Blog that Changes Your Life' is hard."
Helpful Resource
Chris is a "serial" newsletter creator. His popular newsletters "FoundersGrid" and "Crypto Weekly" were recently acquired, and he's recently launched a course to help people start and grow a profitable email newsletter. In this post, he shares how he launched 20 newsletters to help him review all the newsletter tools available.
Development Tools
A no-code, all-in-one website builder that integrates with your existing marketing stack.
Marketing Tools
The easiest way to start a blog and newsletter. 100% free
Growth Tools
Get feedback from your customers. Collect issues, ideas and complements with a simple widget. Integrate it in minutes.

Sunday, 03 May

MVP Tools
Business name generator and instant domain search combined in one. Discover a great name for your brand.

Sunday, 26 Apr

Development Tools
Quickly ensure that your responsive webpages looks great in every size.
Helpful Resource
"Good Books is a curated collection of book recommendations from the world's most successful, influential and interesting people. We've spent 6 months analysing 15,000+ book recommendations and have handpicked the best".
Design Tools
Open-source catchy illustrations for perfect error pages
Marketing Tools
Curates & adds the best marketing landing pages, Growth case studies, podcasts, videos, articles, guides & more to inspire marketers like you for growth. Sourced by the community, continuously.

Wednesday, 29 Apr

Helpful Resource
"For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a desire to build and run my own business."
Growth Resources
"Since starting TLDR in August of 2018, I've been growing it steadily with a combination of forum posting, paid ads, word of mouth referral marketing, cross promotion, and link building."

Sunday, 19 Apr

Design Tools
Every fricking glyph at your fingertips
Marketing Tools
Chirr App makes it easy to publish Twitter threads.
Productivity Resources
"The good news is that it’s incredibly easy to deal with email, even when you are getting hundreds per day."
Helpful Resource
A Twitter thread, by Naval Ravikant.

Wednesday, 22 Apr

Design Resources
Learn product design from the best resources on the internet
Productivity Resources
"Before 2020 I had grand plans about all of the things I was going to write throughout the next year. But, that didn’t happen."
Productivity Tools
A free chrome extension that pauses distractions so you can scroll less and do more.

Sunday, 12 Apr

Productivity Resources
Shopify’s Director of Production Engineering explains how reading broadly helps him get to the bottom of things.

Wednesday, 15 Apr

Productivity Tools
Create automated email digests from virtually any news source, like Reddit, Twitter, YouTube, RSS and Hacker News.
Marketing Resources
Harry Dry's Marketing Examples is a great resource for relatively short guides and case studies on various topics in marketing. Here's a good one.
Growth Tools
Learn to sell, find your first paying customers and grow a successful business.
Helpful Resource
"Many years ago, I built what I believe was the best-selling BlackBerry app of all-time, BBSmart Email Viewer."
Productivity Resources
"The punchline is this: I’m doing the same stuff I was doing two years ago. Except it’s a little more refined and focused."
Helpful Resource
How to start, run, and sell a bootstrapped SaaS company without burning out. A companion guide.
Helpful Resource
"It’s been 6 months since the official launch of Lunch Money and I’ve been sharing milestones, both big and small. But that’s hardly the full picture."