Advantages of creating freebies for your community

Freebies provide a lot of advantages for you and your business, which a lot of people just throw under the bus of “working for free is bad”. Obviously, most of the time you work for free for someone else, the finished product it's their property, you…

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Securely manage passwords for your business

Today I want to focus on how to secure manage passwords for your business and personal accounts, optimal configuration for your browsers, examples of secure passwords and how to remember them. You would be amazed to know that most people still use…

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How to use custom fonts on your iPad

Apple included a native way of installing and using custom fonts in previous versions of the iPad and iPhone, but it’s not widely known and kinda tedious to work with. If you do a lot of design work, you probably need a fast way of installing and…

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How I use Notion for lead generation

When I started a marketing agency with my wife, the tool to set everything up was obvious to me, Notion. I’ve already talked about the app on this blog and will continue to do so for a couple years as it’s my main tool for organizing my business…

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Please, add an RSS to your blog

Today’s article it’s just me ranting about people I like that don’t add RSS to their websites even if it’s 2021 and this usually means a couple clicks of work. TL;DR: Don’t be lazy, 90% of people don’t return to your website, so give them options to…

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My thoughts on Windows 11

After the leaks Microsoft finally announced Windows 11 it’s coming this year or early 2022. There’s been plenty controversies surrounding this news, some with valid reasons and some, like always, just to generate buzz and clicks to news outlets. Wasn…

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Don’t run your business on a closed ecosystem

This article it’s hard to write because like it or not, we run our digital lives on one or two companies. We all need an email account for work, creating social media accounts, staying up to date with your favorite newsletters and even modern digital…

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Asynchronous communication is bad for freelancers

Asynchronous communication is perfect for most use cases, and when used in combination with more traditional methods like email is perfect for freelancers… right? That’s what I used to think too, but for most people who’re starting out their first…

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How I use Notion linked databases to work on multiple freelance projects

In today's article, I would like to explain how I use Notion linked databases to manage multiple freelance projects, including communicating with clients through Notion comments, which is far more efficient than relying on email to iterate on tasks…

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