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Weekend Favs May 14

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but I encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

This week’s featured tools will help you better manage the information you receive. We’ve selected some of our favorite services that will allow you to customize how you consume the news, notifications, and emails.

  • Charlie News – Charlie is a news app that helps you stay informed with the important news from around the world. Charlie delivers news stories in a calm and measured way; giving you all the information you need without being overwhelmed.
  • Leave Me Alone App – Leave me alone is a simple tool that removes the hassle of unsubscribing from unwanted mail and compiles all of your subscription emails into one place, so you can quickly see what you want to keep or toss out!
  • Acapela – Gives you a clutter-free way to manage your work notifications. It connects the work and personal apps you use every day and gives you a high-level view of all your notifications.

These are my weekend favs; I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

Weekend Favs May 7

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but I encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

This week’s featured tools can help you save time searching the web, conduct more efficient team meetings, and teach you the psychology behind product pricing.

  • HeyDay – Heyday is your research helping hand. This nifty browser extension automatically saves your content and uses A.I. to resurface it when appropriate.
  • Vowel – Vowel makes meetings better with video conferencing, meeting transcription, instant recordings, and collaborative agendas + notes — all in one place.
  • The Science Based Playbook of Pricing – An enticing sneak peek into the first of a series of playbooks by Ex-Googler, Thomas McKinlay, featured on the popular tech platform Product Hunt. This playbook could prove helpful for anyone looking to price a new product or having trouble with selling their current ones. Check it out!

These are my weekend favs; I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

Weekend Favs April 30

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

  • Aircam – is a real-time, AI-powered platform that provides professional business photos for multi-location businesses at an affordable price.
  • Ludwig.guru – is a linguistic search engine that helps you find the perfect word or sentence to express your ideas. Essentially, it helps you write better English in an easy and smart way.
  • Wizenguides – Essential strategy guides for the busy startup founder. These online guides were built to help entrepreneurs avoid common mistakes and take guessing out of their work. 

These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

Weekend Favs April 23

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

  • Robinize – This one is great for content writers. This tool will help you save a lot of time on keyword research by revealing the terms and phrases that bring the most traffic to your competition.
  • Close – Close is a CRM software that is offering a FREE lead generation course for small to medium-sized businesses. The course is six hours long and covers topics such as; prospecting, ideal customer profiles, referrals and more.
  • Reflect – This integrated note-taking software helps you access all your thoughts and ideas in one place. It can sync with multiple devices, your browser, calendar, and kindle.

These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

Weekend Favs April 16

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

  • CloudApp – Allows you to save time and skip the long meetings with its quick record and share software and easy screenshot annotation capabilities.
  • Very Good Table – Is a performance and task management platform that has an intuitive and designable interface with customizable automations to save you and your team valuable time.
  • Summari – This software summarizes text in seconds so you can get the most important points from an online article or source and get back a few minutes of your day. 

These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

Weekend Favs April 9

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

This week is all about video and audio…

  • Bungee – An adaptive and easy to use video hosting service that makes it simple to add CTAs to your videos and collect leads. All the coding done for you!
  • PodPros – A software for podcasters that matches ideal podcast guests with hosts and helps podcasters grow their shows through reviews and community building.
  • RINGR – A long-distance, interview recording software that delivers great sound quality for a smooth post-production process.  

These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

Weekend Favs April 2

April is here!

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

  • Hotjar – Understanding the customer journey on your website is important. Hotjar’s heat maps help you understand what catch’s your customers eye, what doesn’t, and the overall experience on your site.
  • Cardd – These templated and responsive one-page sites are super easy to use for a range of purposes and industries. The best part is, most of their services are free.
  • XOR.AI – A cool AI tool to make hiring easier for the busy business owner. It helps you with the tedious and repetitive tasks like screening and scheduling potential hires. 

These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

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Weekend Favs March 26

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

  • Doodle – A great meeting and scheduling tool. This is a great resource for managing group meetings and events both in and outside of your organization.
  • Zendesk – This easy to use customer service software has AI-powered automations and dynamic workspaces that are perfect for small teams.
  • LinkedIn Newsletters – LinkedIn introduced a new feature, newsletters. This feature has potential to help drive reach and community for your brand.

These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

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Weekend Favs March 19

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

This week is all about organization and analytics;

  • Google Analytics 4 – The next generation of Google Analytics is Google Analytics 4 (GA4). Google offers several courses through Google Skills Shop to help users better understand how to use and apply this next generation of analytics.
  • Whimsical – Helps you layout and visualize your processes with easy-to-use, drag and drop flow charts, docs, mind maps, and more.
  • Notion – Project management and note-taking software with a simplistic design and the ability to expand to your needs. Great for personal use or for collaboration on larger group projects. 

These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

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Weekend Favs March 12

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.

  • Klaviyo – SMS and email marketing automation platform that stores customer data and lets you build experiences across email and owned channels. Measured in revenue, not just opens or clicks.
  • Streamyard – A browser-based live streaming studio that lets you do interviews and brand your broadcast as a multistream to several channels at once (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.).
  • Missinglettr – Publish content that grows your brand automatically. Missinglettr can turn one piece of content into several engaging social media posts and help you find influential individuals in your niche.

These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape