Many startups tout "unlimited" vacation as a perk, but that's dangerous. In reality, most people end up taking less vacation...not more. When there's not a defined set of expectations, most people undershoot what's acceptable and just work more.
At Baremetrics, instead of saying "unlimited" we say "loose" and tell them we expect everyone to take off at least 3-5 weeks per year with one or more week-long vacations. We then track it to make sure everyone is in fact taking time off.
My morning routine (typically starting around 5AM) sets the tone for my entire day. Whenever I sleep in (on purpose or accidentally) I consistently feel off for the rest of the day. Respect the alarm!
This is a fascinating story about how a last-minute idea (emoji masks!) created over $50k in revenue in a couple of months. Lots of things that went wrong, but way more things went right. Who doesn't want to wear poop on their face?!?!
Neil Patel is an article writing machine. He's written thousands of articles and likely has more experience with producing content than all the people you know combined. Here he covers 100 lessons he's learned over the past decade of pumping stuff out.
Showing what your product does is an inevitable part of a higher-touch sales process. But as long as that product demo is focused on the product and not on a solution to the person's problems, you'll continue to fall flat. Sell solutions not products.
Tobias van Schneider (Product Design Lead for Spotify), says the problem isn't e-mail itself...it's the sender (i.e...you). He outlines 10 ways to email people who get absurd amounts of email.
The big one for me is that if you're asking more than one thing, put those asks in a numbered list. So much easier to respond to.
After 11 months of work, we were able to snag Baremetrics.com for an entirely reasonable $616 from a squatter. Here’s how we got it and some tips for scoring the .com you've been itching for. That butterfly landing page! So classy!