GIFs aren’t just for cats anymore! At Baremetrics, we use GIFs to announce and explain new features on Twitter and in Intercom. Follow along and learn, start to finish, how to make them for your own product.
So many great bits of advice in here on making "speed" a learned part of your team's process. Favorite quote: "A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan next week."
If you have a US startup called X and you don't have x.com, you should probably change your name. The problem with not having the .com of your name is that it signals weakness.
I always had trouble putting my finger on why not having a .com felt off. Paul Graham sums it up perfectly, and it's why I felt a massive weight off my shoulders when we were able to get Baremetrics.com (for only $616, no less).
Stock options are a staple in the world of startups, but in many cases, the options/equity system most use just isn't all that beneficial to most employees. Maybe there's a better way?
New evidence suggests that healthy-looking individuals are perceived as better leaders, even over intelligent-looking people.
Minimizing cognitive overhead is imperative when designing for the mass market. Why? Because most people haven’t developed the pattern matching machinery in their brains to quickly convert what they see in your product (app design, messaging, what they heard from friends, etc.) into meaning and purpose. We, the product builders, take our ability to cut through cognitive overhead for granted; our mental circuits for our products’ patterns are well practiced.