1. How To Build Carrd Sites (Free Course + Free Template Included)
Here's a FREE course that will help you in learning the basics of designing landing pages and get you up to speed with Carrd.
If you need more inspiration, have a look at these websites that are made with Carrd:
Can you believe all these are done with zero coding!?
P.S: I found this gem in Mind Your Bite newsletter. Check her out!
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2. Mapping the Creator Economy
8 minutes | Hugo Amsellem
In the past, one has to go through gatekeepers to reach out to their audience or even to *build* an audience. When the internet came along, many people found freedom in expressing their thoughts and thus becoming creators.
But, who is a creator?
In the author's words: "... a creator isn't someone who creates but an individual who scales without permission. They are to the individual what startups are to the organization. They are the future of scalable entrepreneurship. As a result, a new economy is growing up around - and through - them: The Creator Economy."
I quite agree!
Read on to find out the mapped version of it and if you're a creator, use it to pick up some cool new tools to optimize your workflows.
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3. Hustle Traps: 10 Guaranteed Paths To Burnout For The Self-Employed Creator
I often practice more avoiding than implementing something new to improve my workflows and it works!
Hustle Trap is a mental model built on legacy ideas of how one should work and live that leads to burnout, anxiety or the sense of being trapped. Often obvious in retrospect.
I see many people, especially those who are in creative fields, often overwork themselves when they could easily avoid it. It's important that we recognize the symptoms of this *hustle* culture and tone it down a bit so you don't fall in the hustle trap.
The 3 things I try to avoid:
- I don't chase audience. I chase people with whom I can have meaningful connections.
- I accepted that I cannot do everything alone. I made new friends, joined new communities.
- I don't have an income goal as a metric of success.
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