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- The Hustle -- All startups, all the time
- Trends.co -- What’s the next big thing!
- CBInsights -- Great Newsletter on investment trends
- Stacked Marketer -- All things marketing and growth hacking
Writing Books + Interesting Links
- Story Grid -- What Good Editors Know by Shawn Coyne
- Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting by Robert McKee
- Dialogue: The Art of Verbal Action for Page, Stage, and Screen by Robert McKee
- Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg
- Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book On Novel Writing You'll Ever Need by Jessica Brody
- On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft by Stephen King
- Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo by Grant Faulkner
- Dialogue is the Yin to narration’s Yang. Here is how to write great dialogue.
- How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times by Roy Peter Clark
- On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction 30th Anniversary by William Zinsser
Copywriting Books + Courses + Links
- Copywriting Course
- The Boron Letters by Gary Halbert and Bond Halbert
- The Adweek Copywriting Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Powerful Advertising and Marketing Copy from One of America's Top Copywriters by Joseph Sugarman
- Ogilvy on Advertising Paperback – Illustrated by David Ogilvy
- The Halbert Copywriting Method Part III: The Simple, Fast, & Easy Editing Formula That Forces Buyers To Read Every Word Of Your Ads by Bond Halbert and Sam Markowitz
- My Life in Advertising and Scientific Advertising (Advertising Age Classics Library) by Claude Hopkins (Author)
- The Story Funnel: How to Nail Your Next Launch Without Wasting Money, Annoying Customers, and Creeping Features.
Entrepreneur + Leadership Books
- The Entrepreneur Ethos by Jarie Bolander
- The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
- Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries by Safi Bahcall
- 21 Insights for 21st Century Creatives by Mark McGuinness
- Productivity for Creative People: How to Get Creative Work Done in an "Always on" World by Mark McGuinness
- Alchemy: The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life by Rory Sutherland
- Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl
- Yes to Life by Victor Frankl
- Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall
Product Growth and Launch
- Link Building and SEO Growth. How Visme did it.
Useful SaaS Tools
- Ahrefs.com -- SEO search tools
- Canva.com -- Graphic design tool
- Respona – Research and Outreach Tool
- Autopilot -- Marketing automation for email and other things
- Elementary Analytics – All your metrics in one place. Super useful.
- Custellence – The Collaborative Customer Journey Mapping Tool
- Jarvis.ai – Say "Hey!" to Jarvis. Your AI writer makes it fast & easy to create content for your blog, social media, website, and more!