The news from the main stream media has been a little quieter this week, it seems. That gave us room to breath and time to read some important and/or clever stuff. Here are the articles that stood out, according to our readers and followers:
Finally, a near-complete guide to marketing crypto-currency. Because with crypto as with any business model, a venture without marketing is like a car without a body.
Who do you want to say what? Ensure brand communication is clear, understandable and supports one particular story line. The key is to create emotion and pierce it with a red thread through all pieces of brand representation
The Ten Percent Advantage: How to Make Progress Every Day (Gustavo Razzetti)
There are hundreds of self-improvement guides published every day. This one claims there’s a method that’s both easy to implement and has the highest return on investment. It’s worth a read.
Rather than worrying about the end result, focus on how to make daily progress. Success is a byproduct of self-discipline — it requires a method, not just a positive attitude.
You can deliver for Amazon on your own time. Or even start a business piggy-backing on Amazon business. That’s one way to pay off the credit cards you maxed buying all that %^& from Amazon.
The changes come at a time when there’s been debate about Amazon’s financial impact on the U.S. Postal Service. But with this new program, Amazon could reduce its reliance on outside partners as the program scales.
How not to be a mediocre developer! (Dushyant Sabharwal)
Tips on how to pull yourself up the ranks. Simple and proven by the entire History of software development.
Pretending that you know the in’s and out’s of an API will never help you improve and infact you might lose face in a discussion if you happen to say something stupid because of your lack of knowledge about an API or a topic.
Startup Lessons from History: Leonardo Da Vinci (Aki Ranin)
Leo died a long time ago. Luckily, he left a lot of good advice in his path to glory which you might still find helpful. Because while the world has changed since, the people haven’t as much as they should have.
We all have those moments, but you have to choose when to spend your “political capital” with cofounders, partners, clients, and investors. Suffer your grievances in silence, and don’t become insufferable.
5 Ways to Make Money While Traveling the World as a Digital Nomad (Miranda Marquit)
Work. Nothing’s better. Or worse. You might as well see the world while you still can.
If digital nomadism is a dream of yours, it’s possible to make it a reality with these five ways to make money as you travel the globe.