This week gave me I did my first ever video journals. Apparently it’s how you can examine your manner in front of cameras, and since are increasingly becoming more of a video-first, content consumers I thought - hey, why not🤷♂️.
UX & Design
This week I did some work on my personal website (not live yet) and got inspo from the colour palette from RefactoringUI
Good to know
I’ve been following VEED who definitely have found Product Market Fit.
This is a great refresher of the classic post where Sabba shares how he and Tim grew; focussing on both having a great products and the clever things they did to rank highly on Google by going the extramile on technical setup for SEO and Google Indexing. Also a good case study for Ghost
These guys are definitely having fun and have husteld in places such as Quora, Reddit, FB GBroups
What other team will promise you Gary Vee style videos in minutes?
CodeBar are back making it easier to learn to code with their new virtual workshop.
Making tech more diverse and welcoming by bringing people together and helping teach programming skills.
Recommended one-page builder which I am yet to try but looks promising.
STILL, nothing has the value-for-money of Carrd at the moment. But Hackr looks dope if you want a bit more and don’t mind paying $15 per month for it
I mean you can still build something like this in Carrd
This one is for the QA’s out there who want to ensure we are building quality products.
The easiest platform for non-tech founders to build websites using building blocks. No code required.
Introducing Amazon Honeycode.
It uses a spreadsheet view as its core data interface and enables users to manipulate data withing programming.
Turn your spreedsheets into applications with Stacker
Create your own website without writing code using only Google Sheets with pictures, filters and links.
Another Google Sheets to website builder
Feedback is that it is super simple and is limited
Create websites and web applications using Airtable and other no-code tools. Start with a template and supercharge your workflow using your favourite apps.
A 12-week, skill-building mentorship program for ten high potential Black-founded startups selected from the European (including the UK) and Israeli startup community
A new financial grant and mentorships to support the Creative Black Community. Up to £50k:
Checkout Mentivity; an inspirational mentoring organisation and alternative educational provision that provides aspirational support for young people, schools and parents through 1:1 mentoring and group conversation based learning
Are you a startup founder struggling to manage cash flow? We created a workbook so that you can:
Track inflows, outflows and capital injections
Understand cost centres
Compare forecast data vs actual data
Project your runway
If you want help in real life, checkout this Masterclass by Serial Investor, Kevin Simmons, which covers the basics of finance required for any entrepreneur.