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Links & Ephemera

A collection of articles, links and other ephemera I've enjoyed, generally geared towards design, startups and tech. You can subscribe to my Pinboard feed here.

The Sweet Setup

First port of call for the best apps and workflows for Apple products

9 March 2018
Ideas are just a multiplier of execution

Brilliantly succinct explanation of why "having an idea for an app" isn't worth very much.

9 March 2018

Lovely collection of prints from some great designers

6 March 2018
The Hustle's milestone referral program earned them 300k fanatics

Overview of a very effective viral marketing campaign. A perfect example of aligning interests with an audience.

28 February 2018
Persuasion as a Skill and Habit

Insights into persuasion techniques from a product leader at Google

22 February 2018

CSS gradients in a pinch

30 January 2018
Understanding Comics

Dissection of the inner workings of comics as a medium

29 January 2018

Email drip campaigns from the big boys

29 January 2018
V&A Prints

Art prints from the V&A collection

15 January 2018
10 years of professional blogging - what I've learned

Solid gold advice from veteran silicon valley blogger Andrew Chen

19 December 2017

Super thin iPhone cases. Beware import tax in the UK though

15 December 2017
The Greatest Sales Pitch I’ve Seen All Year

Narrative approach to problem identification (and subsequent solving) from the CEO of Drift

1 December 2017
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