📑 Intro
Hey, welcome to edition #14 of our newsletter for curious digital-marketing nerds, content creators, and entrepreneurs with a hands-on mentality.
Tool and content curation as a service, that's the mission of this bi-weekly newsletter.
Expect stuff about social media, design, marketing, and tech. The goal is to give you something to think about or point you to a new tool/app that you want to check out. Stay fresh! Rolf 
🧠 Hand-Picked Content
Product design in the last decade (Podcast, 40min)
In this podcast, product designers discuss design innovations and fails from the last decade. From Teslas Cybertruck to Slack, the failing Internet of Things devices and much more. More

Decade of Design (Blog post, 12min)
How did design as a discipline evolve in the last ten years and why? The "Apple design factor" played a large role, and that all technology startups use the same tech stack (i.e. Uber and Lyft). The user experience and design play a crucial role in making a difference for the customer. More

How to build a community (Blog post, 2min)
A short post from Substack Blog (the newsletter company) outlining a process of how you can create a community around your blog, newsletter, or any other type of publication. More

Straight out of Russia: Hacking your website and injecting links (Article, 15min)
Backlinks are of high value for website owners and content creators. The more backlinks you got, the higher you will rank on Google. WordPress is a great target for hackers to inject those links, without the webmasters taking note. More

Why is everyone wearing ugly white sneakers? (Article, 3min)
Remember the term cool hunting? That is still a thing. We cycle through trends faster and faster. How do trend scouts (now called futurists) do their job? More

San Francisco in 2020 is like India in 1720 (Tweet) More
🛠️ Tools & Apps & Services
Create a sitemap for any website you want
VisualSitemaps is a web app that can generate a sitemap for any site you want, by just entering a URL. More

Content Curation on autopilot
Quuu is a service that helps you with the time-intensive work of looking for interesting content to share on your social media profiles. More

Selfie app puts your face on a GIF
Remember the hype about the FaceApp? Expect lots of GIFs to show up in your social feeds soon. More

Online Conference "Real Skills"
Seth Godin announced a digital marketing conference. Sign up for the reminder or register right away (depending on when you read this). More

Test your typing speed
What is your score? Mine is 61 Words Per Minute. More
📣 Fresh van Root
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2019 and 2020 on What we have been up to in 2019 and what we wanna do in 2020. More

A new Elementor How To (WordPress). Elementor is the page builder we use to run our own site. More

Migrating from ProtonMail to Gmail. After 3 years using ProtonMail we decided it's time to migrate away. More
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