Nathan Barry, ConvertKit, $600k/month

What is the product? Email marketing tool for bloggers and content creators. What is its current revenue? 5k to $600k a month in 2 years. What is the business model? Subscription. How did the founder come up with the idea? Nathan used to design and write books on iOS and...

Show Your Work by Austin Kleon

A book for people who hate the very idea of self-promotion.

Early days of profitable internet businesses

I am interested in starting a company in the near future. I think the best way to learn how to do so is to look at the early days of different profitable businesses, not when they’re already successful so that one can see how the founders actually got started. Some...

Early days of profitable internet businesses's summary

Dive deep into the industry and take advantage of your domain expertise to identify the “right” problems to work on. Constantly launch/bootstrap products - as a lot of them have founded multiple businesses before and get their hand dirty on the business side of thing. Actively seek for paying customers...

Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Deliberate rest can boost productivity, stimulate creativity, give us more time and space to pursue a more meaningful life.