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Thank you! kind stranger. Those organic recommendations really make my day. For the curious, I use… https://t.co/hcuAg9VybV @harrisonalley @yegg Thank you very much Harrison, I'm doing developer books next. Hoping to have it written by ton… https://t.co/7fKRWCuMcWI thought it would be fairly easy on Google Analytics to measure the evolution of the % of people coming from /blog… https://t.co/YHkhynyvRy @RozenMD @ScrapingBee Dedicated page + 30 testimonials + case studies. This is dope, thanks!I am currently adding social proofs to the @ScrapingBee landing page. But I need some inspiration. Any website in… https://t.co/NEJci2IgguThings are looking really grim for #Chinese #airlines. Here are some graphics posted yesterday by Carnoc. The one… https://t.co/4jjj7sWq7I
Retweeted by Pierre de Wulf“It's easier to hold your principles 100 percent of the time than it is to hold them 98 percent of the time.” Clayton M. Christensen
2/17
2020
@ThePracticalDev Thanks @ThePracticalDev 😀I wanted to find out what were the most recommended books about startups, and so I've made this. I've compiled more… https://t.co/3FQbeFKBs6
Retweeted by Pierre de Wulf @tiggreen Preorder with payment and people get a subset of your product right away. (First chapter of your book for… https://t.co/LPYksjE2Bl @jesslivingston @nireyal @claychristensen @GuyKawasaki @tferriss @RobertCialdini @yegg @jwmares Yes that is correct… https://t.co/kZcwR28G6B @xantrix @arvidkahl Thanks Salvo! @ScottStemple3 @arvidkahl Thank you !
2/16
2020
2: Zero to One by @peterthiel 29.3% 1: The Lean Startup by @ericries 44.7% Fun facts: - Steve Jobs by… https://t.co/JsP6CxNR1Z7: The E-Myth revisited by @MichaelEGerber 15.3% 6: The 4-hour workweek by @tferriss 15.8% 5: How to win friend ...… https://t.co/zXcjB7MZ1013: Rich Dad Poor Dad by @theRealKiyosaki 12.9% 12: 7 habits of ... by @StephenRCovey 12.9% 11: Rework by @dhh &… https://t.co/hs9dloVabu20: Founders at Work by @jesslivingston 8.6% 19: Hooked by @nireyal 8.6% 18: The Innovator's Dilemma by… https://t.co/p968B9ZRvW25: Delivering Happiness by @Zappos_Hsieh 7.6% 24: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight 7.6% 23: Purple Cow by @ThisIsSethsBloghttps://t.co/L2TVaMwc9SA link to the detailed methodology will be put at the end of this thread. % is the % of the time this book was rec… https://t.co/VGlZ5kL76RIn short, I've compiled articles from Google search results for queries like "Best startups books" and many of its… https://t.co/jfqLf1pF9qThere are countless startup book lists on the internet 🌐 I wanted to know what were the most recommended startup b… https://t.co/47YYl0tgWp @SamyDindane Hum, it seems that the word fits, but maybe I am wrong. "A compiling study" does not sound that great either.I am currently compiling 267 startup books lists and more than 4,000 recommendation to establish the most recommend… https://t.co/uYStLsVGFM
2/15
2020
¿Hablas español? Nuestra interview con @mbenchi10 sobre la historìa de ScrapingBee acaba de estar publicada. Si… https://t.co/60wFgB9mbx @00taffe I loooove Scrapy, powerful and easy to use. It is also a very versatile tool (middleware) with many smart… https://t.co/OKgVqeXVacOne CTA to rule them all! Trying to improve that conversion rate on the blog. Will share the results, ... if any… https://t.co/AwottS3a0D @regisfoucault @Netlify Exactly, but on steroid. 💪O primeiro de uma série de posts que explica Git a fundo https://t.co/shTNMmf3zA
Retweeted by Pierre de Wulf @o_gabsferreira Thanks you for the tweet :)It really feels like @Netlify owns the game. TIL that you can deploy a website in literally 15 seconds. No quest… https://t.co/WNB5SxiNcH
2/14
2020
Preparing for some fun writing this weekend. Hope to have the article written by Sunday. #blogging #programminghttps://t.co/V1aDapI0C9Serverless JAMstack distributed microservices? https://t.co/KfhRZFu9zV @caitlincjohnson Boo! https://t.co/MVy68q37Ay @martinrlzd Feel very heavy and slow on my old 2013 macbook pro. @LifeOfMogwai Ok ok, I see, in Pycharm you can change your Python executable path, this is what I used. Thanks for your feedback :)Has anyone made the move from Pycharm to VScode and regret it?source: /u/Ani171202 https://t.co/fLj1toncdKAnswering high school problems with #Flask + Scrappy + Tesseract: #python #programming https://t.co/DZrzmErofb
2/13
2020
It seems that the NSA has just declassified its Python training documents. It might worth the read:… https://t.co/l1UnyAkNlS @ossia I've seen lambda school a lot in the news lately, and not really under a good light. But you are right, you… https://t.co/dTKWDk6TNu @ossia Damn, you're not a fan of Lambda School right? I see you mention them often lately. Do you think the issue… https://t.co/RdMqyipzyy @theandreboso Oopsie, apparently this book was released in 2015! @Shpigford @datadoghq Apparently @gitlab aims to be one: https://t.co/hlAl7oVg4X @theandreboso It is hard to single one book. But as a noob, 9 years ago, "Hello Startup" has been the book that ta… https://t.co/CPg4U5oefo @Shpigford @datadoghq Hard to answer, Datadog is so many things. Do you need APM + log analytics + system metrics? @sergeships I haven't read that one but that is not the first time I'm being told this kind of thing about this book.What are the most overrated Startups/Self-development books you have read? For me "The Subtle Art Of Not Giving a… https://t.co/1hQPgGyJk3A pattern I see often: • Company A launch X at normal price • Company A grew 100x and raise lots of money • Now… https://t.co/nvZdsmc5fc @SamyDindane @Shpigford Yes, Crisp does wonder for us!They pulled the same thing on us, although on a different scale. One day out of the blue, they charged us $200, we… https://t.co/drthNySNVlIf you ever felt bad about your pricing table, think that this exists out there: #saas #bootstrapping #startups https://t.co/0FCj8NHx0L @Shpigford Datadog, Intercom’s geeky little brother. All being part of this Surprise-Pricing family. @alanzirek @arvidkahl I am not an expert in front, hence my bias, and for all my app I usually don't use any front… https://t.co/Rwr3ABDeCR @arvidkahl In all honesty, especially for a new product, I see Frontend as more challenging than the backend. Back… https://t.co/xyjONNe3Re
2/12
2020
@thogge For 1) and 2) Rocket Internet disagree.everybody: naming in programming is very important @googlemaps: https://t.co/pA0Eja7dsD- Basic startup wisdom - Product design - Marketing - Scalability, clean code, and delivery It covers all the basi… https://t.co/60p8y2vY0sOne of the hardest things when bootstrapping is to know what you don't know. Especially if you've never worked in… https://t.co/V6JprpBaL5Announcing✨Status Pages and ⚠️Incident Manager! Show Uptime and Response Time of your sites and APIs to your users… https://t.co/0DLGWp29OE
Retweeted by Pierre de WulfOuch https://t.co/4SPkFCNagCJust added forms on our @Netlify hosted website and I am at awe of how simple it was. I only needed to add one wo… https://t.co/7TAtLo2Vp3Wanted to improve in DevOps lately and stumbled across the perfect resource: https://t.co/euKXWqS191 by… https://t.co/17hG62rG2Y @flowdee Ahah smart. May I ask what did you do with those informations then?
2/11
2020
This whole copycat thing got me a little paranoïd: #saas #bootstrapping https://t.co/ouZCtxuEA3 @sinequanonh @jdnoc Ouch#productivity #lifeprotips https://t.co/Y8PVX3uIvp @MrSimonBennett @ScrapingBee @SahinKevin At least I guess it means you're onto something. But yeah I feel you, it… https://t.co/TqU6Eze5h8To quote @GuillaumeMbh who experienced the same thing with https://t.co/UzWKZnAOSh. "SaaS is a commodity - if you… https://t.co/eabnujssc6The timing is funny, today @jdnoc tweeted this: https://t.co/nwGew1pcHS And 2 weeks ago @sinequanonh told me he n… https://t.co/4Hg4BvBF7XFrom there, it was easy to find who was behind Pixelize. The guy blogged about it. @SahinKevin also found another… https://t.co/939VWuD3yVIt was a company name Pixelize who made the PR, a graphic design software. My spider-sense began tickling. Why… https://t.co/nfOLq95EnOThere are many Github repositories on the net listing new tools. One of the most popular ones is this one… https://t.co/9uiC1XVx3iThe documentation, pricing, and dashboard are also 90% similar. Anyway, out of curiosity, we wanted to know who w… https://t.co/pZ5goiAhvNCurrently, @SahinKevin is working 100% time on our SEO and is looking everywhere for web scraping related websites.… https://t.co/wxlJvbDG5l📣We've just found @ScrapingBee first 100% copycat, who basically ctrl-c/ctrl-v our landing page, pricing, document… https://t.co/m20MhYSiz3 @arvidkahl Totally agree. I tend to believe that you should focus on maximum of one or two important metrics. Foc… https://t.co/3LyMta2VFvToday is an important day, I've checked the 3rd box on the first page of @ScrapingBee's bullet journal. Looking fo… https://t.co/pHxy4T2OLQ @duellsy @Nick_Franklin @releasenotesio Congrats Chris, I know looking at this kind of chart going down a few month… https://t.co/ovk6d1LRjR @m3n3ga @arvidkahl Yes I understand and it makes sense but how do you feel about not being able to talk with users… https://t.co/dZhPl8Zjba @digitaltrouble @arvidkahl Just saw that. Your app is beautiful! 👏👏👏 And I like how the demo is embedded in the la… https://t.co/EFA2kDaKoX @digitaltrouble @arvidkahl Hum I see, interesting. It is true that offering demo to your customers makes requesting feedback a lot harder. @famouslabs @arvidkahl Yes, no public demo page I meant.Honest question: If you don't offer a demo page for your product, why? Is it too expensive to make, do you want… https://t.co/gHVH3W5I9A @rombulow Thank you! I will definitely follow this checklist when I'm visiting her but I think she might freak out… https://t.co/YzmkJaNV1TLooking for an antivirus for my mom's Windows pc. Incredible how all the results I get from Google or DDG are bloa… https://t.co/4p1hVPtAsH
2/10
2020
When you deploy your web-app on a barebone server for the first time: #webdev #programming https://t.co/qbI9sNJOmwOnce again, @xopek59 just wrote an excellent blog post about bot detection on the web. https://t.co/FmqeJjrLENI could not recommend https://t.co/bohBVtkPfR enough to grow your audience. @ThePracticalDev built an awesome comm… https://t.co/pr8sNjOfZL
2/9
2020
It is funny to see that #nocode tools used to simply be called "visual programming". We switch the name of somethi… https://t.co/KVenPBgBxbHe finished by talking a bit about what to do once everything work. Sell the company, hire more, expand? His mag… https://t.co/Fli14zju45Then: CAC = MRR x 4 So if you have a 1% conversion rate, you need 100 visitors for 1 sale. So 100 visitors shoul… https://t.co/FD4v3UvFFW- Big market: it gives you the ability to: test your product on different niches, make money even if you are not th… https://t.co/g2JKbQUzjH- Not real-time: All the analytics/decision soft (ChartMogul, Trello, etc..) because support is much easier. You do… https://t.co/UhwWdkzrsQ- Virality businesses: because this is too hard to bootstrap it. Good: - B2B: Companies have money, and spend it -… https://t.co/F0O5GHCEFsHard because you build 2 companies instead of 1. One for sellers, one for buyers - Non-recurring business by nature… https://t.co/GBX0NAc4DLBad: - Picking up pennies: where the model is getting a tiny % of a big X (Kickstarter, Stripe, ...). Very hard to… https://t.co/xzZos0OpmEThat's is for the annual plan. Prefer "60 days Money-Back guarantee" instead of "15 days free trial". - it gives… https://t.co/tSXGpBelMSOf course, you will never have 100% annual plan, but you want to maximize the number of people who get them, some h… https://t.co/llcKf7NgtTExample: Customer Acquisition Cost = $300, Average plan = 50$ Spend $60k, get 200 x 50 = $10k MRR Now if everyon… https://t.co/zmM2VCGw39Maths are simple. Charge X/month or 10X/year (20% discount) It gives yourself the chance of having 10X now instea… https://t.co/TaDEA7gaza
2/8
2020

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