nexle.dk: Daniel Iversen's blog – just some links and opinions..


Startups in 13 Sentences 
Share

Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator . Watch how this essay was written . February 2009 One of the things I always tell startups is a principle I…

August 15th, 2016.

This Man Wants To Inspire You To Finally Follow Your Dreams 
Share

Mike Lewis found himself at a crossroads when he was 24 years old, feeling unstimulated working in the corporate world but too scared to quit. Eventually, he…

April 21st, 2016.

MJML – The Responsive Email Framework 
Share

Getting started Try it live Templates Components Documentation The only framework that makes responsive-email easy Download Download Getting started Getting…

February 13th, 2016.

Kathy Sierra: Building the minimum Badass User, Business of Software. A masterclass in thinking about software product development. – Business of Software USA 
Share

Stop what you are doing and watch this is you are involved in making software. Most people have been doing it all wrong. The inspirational Kathy Sierra kicked…

October 10th, 2015.

Choose Boring Technology 
Share

Probably the single best thing to happen to me in my career was having had Kellan placed in charge of me. I stuck around long enough to see Kellan’s technical…

March 31st, 2015.

How to Get 40 Hours of Work Done in 16.7 
Share

If you’re anything like I used to be, you work a lot – 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week. You let your work be a big part of how you define yourself. You wear…

March 30th, 2015.

10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman: What I Learned | Ben Casnocha 
Share

Time to read: 50 minutes We touched down in Las Vegas only three hours before, but we were already back in the plane and flying home to San Jose on a brisk…

March 30th, 2015.

13 ways to make your unpaid project actually pay off 
Share

As I got off the video call, I couldn’t believe what was happening to me. After less than an hour of talking about project deliverables like moodboards, user…

March 30th, 2015.

What Is The Most Underrated Word In Web Design? 
Share

Advertisement An “affordance” is a perceived signal or clue that an object may be used to perform a particular action. A chair sits at around knee height and…

March 30th, 2015.

The Pros, Cons, and Costs of the Top 10 Content Distribution Platforms (by Contently) 
Share

“Creating high-quality branded content is very important, but when it comes to making sure your ad dollars are spent properly, understanding the best ways to get eyeballs on your content can be just as crucial to your success.”

March 29th, 2015.

5 Ways to Manage Your Advertising Agency Effectively 
Share

Here are five ways for the CMO to evaluate and improve how you manage your advertising agency (via @NickTDennis)

March 27th, 2015.

The Data Management Platform: Foundation for Right-Time Customer Engagement 
Share

The Data Management Platform: Foundation for Right-Time Customer Engagement New Whitepaper by IAB and Winterberry Group Over the last decade, the worlds of…

March 23rd, 2015.

The Founder’s Guide To Selling Your Company 
Share

For most founders, selling a company is a life changing event that they have had no training for. At Y Combinator , one big thing we help our startups with is…

March 23rd, 2015.

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control | LinkedIn 
Share

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional…

March 23rd, 2015.

Publishers Stare Down an ‘Oh Sh*t’ Mobile Moment 
Share

Ask forward-thinking publishers what they worry about most and you won’t hear about declines in print. What you’ll hear about is the unfettered growth in…

March 23rd, 2015.

Keep a Changelog 
Share

Don’t let your friends dump git logs into CHANGELOGs™ What’s a change log? A change log is a file which contains a curated, chronologically ordered list of…

March 21st, 2015.

What Microsoft Is this the Altair Basic of? 
Share

February 2015
One of the most valuable exercises you can try if you want to understand startups is to look at the most successful companies and explain why they…

March 21st, 2015.

13 UX Design Practices Startups Shouldn’t Overlook 
Share

There’s a lot of talk about improving UX and putting the user first, but what does a great user experience really require? I asked a panel of 13 successful…

March 21st, 2015.

Joe Chernov Dishes on How HubSpot Built One of the Industry’s Biggest Blogs 
Share

1138 people shared this. For all of you struggling to maintain one brand blog with quality content, get ready to feel really insecure: HubSpot has three. We…

March 21st, 2015.

Performance Tuning Linux Instances on EC2 
Share

At the last AWS re:Invent, I gave a talk on “Performance Tuning EC2 Instances”, where I showed how my team (Performance and Reliability Engineering) tunes Linux…

March 21st, 2015.

8 Great Role Models for Wowing a Crowd 
Share

Every businessperson wants and needs to be an effective public speaker. To accomplish that, however, you need role models in every category of public speaking.…

March 21st, 2015.

Marketers Look to Digital as Cure-All 
Share

It’s no longer just the bright shiny object of marketing: Digital is fast becoming finance’s silver bullet. Marketer after marketer has been telling Wall Street…

March 19th, 2015.

How to Design a Powerful Presentation – Design School 
Share

Keep audiences visually engaged with a slick, well-designed presentation. If you’ve ever had to present to a group of people, you know how intimidating it can…

January 8th, 2015.

WordPress: A FREE Alternative to Hubspot by Viktor Nagornyy 
Share

I love Hubspot. It’s a great marketing platform for certain businesses, and I’m more than happy to recommend it to anyone. As well as help businesses use it to…

January 5th, 2015.

20+ Things You Can Get Rid of Without Even Missing – Tico ♥ Tina 
Share

One of the best ways to dip your toes in the waters of a minimalist lifestyle is to first purge the obvious excess. It can be daunting to think of trying to go…

January 5th, 2015.

7 Principles of Rich Web Applications 
Share

This is a writeup based on a presentation I gave at BrazilJS in August 2014. It builds on some of the ideas I’ve been blogging about recently related mostly to…

January 5th, 2015.

Why Instagram Worked — Backchannel 
Share

That first day was a preview of the rest of the year; alternating between giddiness that we might have created something that really resonated, with panic that…

January 5th, 2015.

How To Speak “Startup” :-) 
Share

Hang with startup kids long enough, and you’ll notice that they have their own language. No, bro, it’s a SaaS play in the on-demand food space. Think of it as…

January 5th, 2015.

118 Must See Interviews With Amazing Entrepreneurs and People (Under 30 CEO) 
Share

Watch great interviews with every great entrepreneur from Bill Gates to Larry Ellison, Warren Buffet, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Drew Houston and many others!

January 5th, 2015.

The Psychology of Color in Marketing 
Share

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting—and most controversial—aspects of marketing.
The reason: Most of today’s…

October 30th, 2014.