This is a guest post written by Kinneret Yifrah, Nemala – Microcopy Studio Note: This is chapter 5 of the book Microcopy: The Complete Guide (Hacking UI readers get it for 15% off with the code HackingUI15). To you, sending out a newsletter is great both for your brand and for your users: It delivers value…
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In 2012, we had a problem. So like any good entrepreneur (or lazy designer and developer) should do, we decided to solve our problem. If we had someone back then who knew and could have given us tested and proven advice, we would have prevented some of those mistakes. We would have been able to achieve our dream infinitely faster. Our dream that had so nearly slipped out of reach finally became a reality, and now we want to help you do that too.
When it comes to side projects, I practice and firmly believe in a philosophy that Sagi and I have called audience driven product development. This is an idea that we formulated after seeing how successful entrepreneurs such as Jeffrey Zeldman, Paul Jarvis and Tobias van Schneider built incredible personal brands. We’ve also watched closely as companies such as Intercom and Buffer implement this approach.
Today’s my birthday, and this year I’m giving myself a present. I’m giving myself the time to write. I’m going to prioritize it, block out the time in my schedule and actually take writing seriously. But that’s pretty vague. I’ve tried to do that before, and I failed miserably. So this time I’m going one step farther. I’m committing to publish a new article every day, for 30 days straight.
I was invited to speak in a magnificent conference in Kiev that took place on the 17th of September 2016. The talk I gave there was called “Start Building Your Personal Brand” and I wanted to share it with you here. The slides Start working on your personal brand from Sagi Shrieber Have you been…