Here's Why You May Want To Stop Using Patreon
I was recently on the hunt for a good tool to handle donations and monthly subscriptions for the design work I do. I created a few icon packs for iOS to replace the default home screen icons on your iPhone or iPad. I made these icons available for free. I wanted to still have the opportunity to receive a dollar here and there from people who really like the icons and give back for the work that went into them.
Is Apple Going to Buy DuckDuckGo?
A thought that has been flying around for quite a while is a search engine from Apple. Why? Google is the industry leader. There is Bing, Yandex, and some others. But most have the same problem, well, they call it their business model: advertising. In every way possible.
How I Manage My Content With Notion and Why You Should Too (Free Template Included)
If you want to take your writing to the next level, it helps to manage and plan your posts. I keep and maintain a sufficiently complex, yet simple to understand database of my, articles Medium posts, Vocal stories, and other relevant information. I use the best all-in-one productivity tool for that, Notion.
5 Crucial SEO Mistakes Writers Make All the Time (and How to Fix Them)
SEO will make or break your blog. No matter how great of a writer you are, SEO is what drives readers to your amazing content. This is true for personal and professional blogs, but also for community-driven sites like Medium or Vocal.
The 4 Best Grammarly Alternatives
Recently, I stopped using Grammarly. It did fine for me as a non-native English writer. I had some issues though. I mainly ditched it because the Safari extension didn't work with Medium. Luckily, I found a few good alternatives with both, free and paid options available, as with Grammarly.
The 4 Best Platforms To Build A Free Email List
Why do you need an email list? The most significant reason: Your own audience. Take your readers with you from platform to platform. What if Medium dies tomorrow, what if you get banned from your most-used platform? Take your readers with you! Also, automate the export to have a backup of your subscribers.
You’ve Never Heard Of This Tool to Build an Email List
Sick of the same old recommendations for newsletter platforms like Substack, ConvertKit, MailChimp, or Revue. Keep reading, I bet you haven’t heard of this next tool when it comes to building your email list. You might, however, have heard or already used it in other contexts.