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September 1 · Issue #12 · View online
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This month we’ll read interesting things about automation (again), emotions and writing compelling content.
Greets from Barcelona πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ,
Gijs Heerkens

If this then that πŸ”€
Automation. I wrote about it a couple of times before.
A great service that safes me tons of time is IFTTT (If This Then That). You can connect hundreds services with this tool to automate stuff.
I have attached some examples for iOS users, like automatically backing up Facebook photos to Dropbox when you are tagged, syncing contacts data to Google Spreadsheets or creating calendar events when you set reminders.
IFTTT Applets for iOS Collection IFTTT Applets for iOS Collection
Get emotional 😒
Whether they realise it or not, people always make decisions based on their feelings. This includes your users.
That’s why emotion is the best ingredient for good content. This article gives you nine hooks on how to write effective content.
9 Emotional Hooks That Will Make Your Content 10x Better 9 Emotional Hooks That Will Make Your Content 10x Better
Don't block the road 🚧
Do you know what β€œno-signup” stands for? This means you give users the ability to use your tool as much as possible without having to create an account.
This is a huge conversion booster I found via @ajlkn’s tweet and applied in my Personal User Guide product.
aj ⚑️ 🍜
Can confirm: no-signup is extremely effective (if it makes sense for your app)

Few people are willing to commit to something new/unknown sight unseen, and creating an account (even if's free and only requires them to enter an email address) feels like a commitment https://t.co/3ujkLEvfjB
6:23 PM - 11 Jan 2019
How to learn writing ✍🏼
Julian is an infamous guy that writes free extended guides about interesting topics like building muscle and growth marketing.
Recently he launched a new guide about learning to write. Although I didn’t completely read it yet, I can already tell you this is going to have value for you.
How to write an essay well How to write an essay well
The indie hacker mindset 🧠
Everyone wants to be independent and in my opinion everyone should always be trying to set up a side project to become more antifragile (read that book if you didn’t yet).
LΓ©o Baecker is an indie maker since a few years and in this article he sums up quite accurately what your mindset should be.
Getting Started with a SaaS Business as an Indie Maker Getting Started with a SaaS Business as an Indie Maker
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