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Issue #4: This week’s 5 most popular stories, tools, ideas, and books

Top tools

  1. Looka: Design your own beautiful brand.
  2. Taplio: Grow and monetize your LinkedIn audience.
  3. Webflow: How the internet’s biggest creators build their websites.
  4. QuillBot: Rewrite literally any sentence using state-of-the-art AI.
  5. Find anyone’s email address in seconds and cold email them.

Top stories:

  1. 4 tricks to steal from spam writers who make $7,000 per day—by Zulie Rane
  2. The only paid tools I use as a solopreneur—by Niharikaa Kaur Sodhi
  3. Apple Just wrecked 15+ startups in less than 1 hour—by Jano le Roux
  4. 50 shades of LinkedIn cringe—by Sean Kernan
  5. Your 9–5 is your biggest competitive advantage. Never give it up—by Eve Arnold

Top books:

  1. The Four Agreements: A practical guide to personal freedom
  2. The Richest Man in Babylon: Original 1926 edition
  3. Getting Things Done: The art of stress-free productivity
  4. The Courage To Be Disliked: How to free yourself, change your life and achieve real happiness
  5. Meditations: One of the best-selling books of all time

Top ideas:

  1. “If you don’t say what you think, you will never find your people.”—Jack Butcher
  2. “My best productivity advice is to block half an hour everyday to do nothing but think because there’s nothing more unproductive than moving fast in the wrong direction.”—Andrea Bosoni
  3. “Grow your community through unscalable interactions. Especially when it’s early days. Personally welcome all new members. Connect 1:1. Make note of people’s interests and expertise. When relevant community discussions come up, tag them in. Everyone loves white-glove service.” — Amanda Natividad
  4. “You don’t buy something the first time you open a website yet you expect your visitors to do just that.”—Chase Diamond
  5. “Good marketing copy has: • Hook → angle that fuels curiosity • Lesson → teaches a new skill • Emotion → relatable storytelling. Use these and your copywriting will drive results.”—Jeremy Moser

See you next week,

Start it up team


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