Issue #5: This week’s 5 most popular stories, tools, ideas, and books

by Alessandro Butler

Top tools

  1. Typeshare: Everything you need to start writing online.
  2. Taplio: Grow and monetize your LinkedIn audience.
  3. The easiest way to record podcasts and videos in studio quality from anywhere.
  4. Looka: Design your own beautiful brand.
  5. QuillBot: Rewrite literally any sentence using state-of-the-art AI

Top stories:

  1. The real reason Shopify just fired 1,000 employees 1 day before quarterly results—by Jano le Roux
  2. Here are a few ways to make $100,000+ from your bedroom in the next 12 months—by Tim Denning
  3. Stephen King’s 6 practical tips can improve your writing and editing—by Noorain Ali
  4. Lessons from making $4,502 of passive income—by Niharikaa Kaur Sodhi
  5. I discovered the easiest way to make money, and I hate it—by Zulie Rane

Top books:

  1. 12 Rules for Life: An antidote to chaos
  2. Can’t Hurt Me: Master your mind and defy the odds
  3. Man’s Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust
  4. The Psychology of Money: Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness
  5. Principles: Life and Work

Top ideas:

  1. “Ten years ago most of the people I talked to dreamed about quitting their job to build the next unicorn and make a lot of money. Now most of the people I talk to dream about building a small, profitable online business to live life on their own terms.”—Andrea Bosoni
  2. “It’s a tough world out there for creators… Over half of Google searches end without a click. And social media platforms ding you for linking out. What to do? Beat the platforms at their own game. Make Zero-Click Content. Here’s how”—Amanda Natividad
  3. “Those of us in the content marketing space are facing a weird time right now with layoffs, budget cuts, and general uncertainty. The good news is that writing, as a skill, is recession-proof.”—Kaleigh Moore
  4. “An underrated reason why some ambitious high slope people change jobs every few years is that their org/company will always maintain some residual memory of their skills & abilities from 1–2 yrs ago and cannot fully appreciate who they are now. A job change resets the y-intercept.”—Shreyas Doshi
  5. “Create content so good that you ask your friends to read, watch or listen to it.…instead of simply asking for amplification.”—Amanda Natividad

Issue #5: This week’s 5 most popular stories, tools, ideas, and books | by Alessandro Butler | The Startup | Aug, 2022 | Medium

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