Newsletter #42

Clubhouse Alternative Capiche FM | Creator Economy | Google Analytics Alternatives | Tandem App | How to improve Video Calls | Weird stuff on LinkedIn

Hey, welcome to my newsletter for curious marketers, content/web creators, and entrepreneursContent & tool curation as a service, that’s the mission of this newsletter. Expect stuff about social media, design, marketing, tech, and productivity (twice a month)Stay fresh! Rolf

🧠 Hand-Picked Content

Improve Video Call Conversations (Blog, 10min)

People are harder to read without non-verbal cues in video calls. This article shares 4 cultural style clashes that probably are at work in your calls. More

Weird Encounters on LinkedIn (Blog, 10min)

“Why the hell is this getting thousand likes/comments”? Have you asked that question yourself in the past? This post shares fun examples of that type of content. More

Clubhouse in China (Article, 5min)

For a very short time, Clubhouse made “free speech” possible in China. Until the Great Firewall was adapted for the hype app. More

Newsletter Recommendation

If you are into the creator economy, check out this newsletter. More

🛠️ Tools & Apps & Services

Virtual Desktop App Tandem

You might hear more about this app soon! It’s an interesting approach for managing the daily communication between teammates (calls, work sessions, chat, all integrated in your exiting tool stack, screenshot). If you want to try it out hit reply (I have set up a test account you can join). More

Audio Broadcast app Capiche FM

Thanks to Clubhouse the audio app space is growing. Capiche FM is different: Instead of jumping between audio rooms in an app, you can host your show (as a brand or person), right on the web using your browser and mic. I like the app and approach! Screenshot | More 

Google Analytics Alternatives 

Adding the Google Analytics tracking code is the default option when launching a new site for many of us. But there are many alternatives out there. I featured some “indie” products, that are focused on privacy, in this Twitter thread. And this article by Webdesigner Depot features 10 alternatives to Google Analytics. More

Tools for creating Twitter Threads (Twitter Thread)

Very Meta: Tools for creating Twitter threads are featured in this Twitter thread I created. More

WordPress Forms Plugin

A fresh approach to creating forms in WordPress. Still in its early days. More

Mega Guide on URL Inspection Tool

Learn everything about the tool that’s part of Google Search Console. More

📣 Fresh van Root

🎉 First review in: Elementor Crash Course

“Great job with the course, very useful and I love that is all-inclusive. Everything is in one place with a simple explanation which is rare for most of WP+Elementor courses.” More

🔗 One More Link

Stop that cookie questions (Video 2min)

Click Accept All or ask for options! More

Pandemic Graphics Archive (Gallery)

A collection we might show our kids someday. More