"Why there will be new software winners in ten years time, and how the giants will fall"
I admire how good VCs are at building hype. And it's nice that sometimes we get included in that hype too!
A company that takes a very strong stance is @mullvadnet Love their product, ideals, the way they communicate and how they reject the growth tricks other players use.
This post is a great response to the recent industry news too https://mullvad.net/en/blog/2021/9/16/ownership-and-future-mullvad-vpn/
"Hustle Culture vs. Chill Work"
No hustling here either. Chill work for the win.
One great book I can recommend on the topic of effective marketing is "This Is Marketing" by the legendary Seth Godin.
It's not a guarantee for success but finding a marketing co-founder can help make a difference for your project.
Second best day ever for @plausible with 3 hours to go! 🥳
Lots of site owners introduced to the idea that Google Analytics may not be the best tool. Many now aware that there are privacy-first alternatives.
All in all, good day at the office! Time to relax 😴
These are my favorite emails 🥰
Published a new study: 58% of Hacker News, Reddit and tech-savvy audiences block Google Analytics
Ended up being a good day. 48k people read the post and a lot of them clicked around to the different apps and other Linux resources I linked to.
Good way to wake up! My "switched from macOS to Linux" post is trending on Hacker News. Hope it gets some people to consider the switch too.
Live stats are here https://plausible.io/markosaric.com
Escaping the adtech machine and making the web a bit more human friendly
Co-Founder Plausible Analytics, simple and privacy focused web analytics
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