Postmake Bits

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!

Wednesday, 07 Oct

Growth Resources
Helps Open Source developers get paid without relying on complex licenses, support promises, issue bounties, or donations.
Launch Tools
A simple yet powerful e-commerce platform for creators. Sell digital products, physical goods, and subscriptions all from one place. Free trial; $29/mo after
Launch Resources
The title might be a little misleading, but I'm constantly blown away by how life-changing a viral piece of content on the internet can be.
Marketing Resources
Shares a number of tools and apps you can use to design visually compelling content. Pretty self-explanatory but frequently misused.
Development Tools
Continuously monitor the quality and performance of your website. Track performance metrics, Lighthouse scores, and on-page errors. Find out when there's a problem and get the information you need to fix it. Free trial; $79/mo after

Sunday, 02 Aug

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."
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%."
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
Marketing Tools
Get a free website SEO score report online
Design Tools
A stock image search engine powered by AI
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.
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.

Sunday, 26 Jul

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
This guide is everything you need to know about creating, launching and selling a course this year.
Productivity Tools
A note-taking tool for networked thought. As easy to use as a document, as powerful as a graph database.
Development Tools
A collection of available and brandable one-word domains for your next startup idea.
Growth Resources
A collection of curated support replies for different customer scenarios.
Helpful Resource
"The software economy is bigger than you think, even when you take into account Patio11’s Law." Food for thought.
Design Tools
A free illustration creator with more than 120 illustrations. Free with personal & commercial licenses

Wednesday, 22 Jul

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.
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."
Growth Tools
Get feedback from your customers. Collect issues, ideas and complements with a simple widget. Integrate it in minutes.
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.
Growth Tools
A modern, embeddable community platform designed to live as an organic part of your existing website or product.
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
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."