How I spent 4k on a product I didn’t need and got 4 lessons in value-driven marketing I hadn’t expected

So on my last day in Sri Lanka with Human Made, this happens: I’m enjoying a 🍺Lion’s at one of the beach bars in Negombo, a touristy area not far from BIA airport. Every other five minutes, another vendor walks by, offering what they have: souvenirs, clothes, jewellery. I kindly tell them no thanks, I’m good… Read more How I spent 4k on a product I didn’t need and got 4 lessons in value-driven marketing I hadn’t expected

Rake, forehead

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Frontend when I started learning CSS, frontend today. 😁 (Alt: Sequential illustration of individual stepping on rake, shaft hits their forehead; below: individual sliding down a handrail on rake like a skateboard, landing on it so that shaft hits their forehead.) https://t.co/HPks1g1jBm — Caspar🇱🇰Hübinger (@glueckpress) February 23, 2019

Chris Wiegman: Product vs Agency vs In-house in WordPress

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Chris and I first met at WordCamp London 2013 and have followed each other online ever since. On his career path as a developer, Chris has seen it all: He coded as a one-person in-house team, worked at an agency, built, marketed, and sold his own product, and recently entered the product space again by joining… Read more Chris Wiegman: Product vs Agency vs In-house in WordPress

Jeremy Wagner asking to make it boring

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Jeremy Wagner draws a parallel between today’s state of web development (specifically where it’s overflowing from JavaScript) and the 2008 financial crisis: “If those financial instruments as well as the subprime lending market that exploded beneath them had been reasonably regulated and yielded boringly predictable returns, the world might be a better place today. I… Read more Jeremy Wagner asking to make it boring