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Copywriters are babysitting the robots now

Copywriters are babysitting the robots now

Also: Thailand becomes #38.

The runaway credit card debt train 🚂

The runaway credit card debt train 🚂

Also: Lambda Legal turns up the heat.

Medium deleted 10 million spam posts last month alone

Medium deleted 10 million spam posts last month alone

Also: The best savings account for fun money.

The one LGBTQ+ think tank to know about

The one LGBTQ+ think tank to know about

Also: How Reddit re-engaged millennials on investing -- but not always in a good way.

Instagram's worst (or best?) ads yet

Instagram's worst (or best?) ads yet

Also: Interview with an author on his new book about the Boy Scouts' LGBTQ reckoning.

What we can learn from these Pride month kickoff videos

What we can learn from these Pride month kickoff videos

Also: Is American homeownership starting to crack?

The other perks of FI culture 💰

The other perks of FI culture 💰

Also: A big Google leak, and 75+ free games now on YouTube.

The next Unicorns should be queer 🦄

The next Unicorns should be queer 🦄

Also: Nvidia's ascent continues.

Medium founder's new social network

Medium founder's new social network

Also: How Google is changing.

Rocks, pebbles, sand

Rocks, pebbles, sand

Also: TL;DR on AI, LGBTQ news so far this week

Field Notes: Pride 2024's equity threat

Field Notes: Pride 2024's equity threat

Also: Google might buy HubSpot, and Gen Z's money dysphoria

Why I left ActiveCampaign

Why I left ActiveCampaign

Also: How to tell short stories quickly.

[New PDF] 6 prompt tips for better AI writing output

[New PDF] 6 prompt tips for better AI writing output

Also: Why 90% productive is too much.

3 pieces of evergreen content to write

3 pieces of evergreen content to write

How AI is trashing feeds, and what we can do about it.

Medium's millionth member moment

Medium's millionth member moment

How the platform's stance on AI is attracting more humans.

Introducing: Financialicious

Introducing: Financialicious

A new weekly newsletter on business, finance and culture.

Feb. 5, 2024: Why I Scrapped My Launch

Why I Scrapped My Launch

Portfolio career reflections, market shifts, hot links

Jan. 17, 2024: The Glory of the Editor's Room

The Glory of the Editor's Room

Also: How to write a good story in < 800 words

How to Edit Your Writing

How to Edit Your Writing

Also: More Substack news, and field notes from CES this week

Jan. 5, 2024: Why “attention optimism” is failing you

Why “attention optimism” is failing you

Also: Every literary device explained, and a hot links roundup

Dec. 11, 2023: Bye, Hedonic Treadmill

Bye, Hedonic Treadmill

Why “happiness set point” matters in online biz.

Dec. 6, 2023: Quick Tip to Write More Clearly

Quick Tip to Write More Clearly

Also: Quarterly planning tips and Medium's new “Friends of Medium” initiative

Nov. 20, 2023: A Wild Weekend of Tech News

A Wild Weekend of Tech News

Keyword research tips | Some Cyber Monday finds

Nov. 13, 2023: Personal finance inspo from... baristas?

Personal finance inspo from... baristas?

Also: MWA now open, and the coolest writing style

Nov. 6, 2023: Does Blogging Still Work?

Does Blogging Still Work?

Late adopter tips, ChatGPT's competition, writing nooks

Oct. 30, 2023: Notion Vs. Airtable

Notion Vs. Airtable

This software debate feels like West Side Story sometimes

Oct. 25, 2023 | Back to (Business) Basics

Oct. 25, 2023 | Back to (Business) Basics

Also: Hot links roundup

Oct. 23, 2023 | 1,000 True Fans, 15 Years Later

Oct. 23, 2023 | 1,000 True Fans, 15 Years Later

Does Kevin Kelly's famous 2008 marketing essay still apply?

Oct. 18, 2023 | TikTok 101 for Late Adopters

Oct. 18, 2023 | TikTok 101 for Late Adopters

Black Mirror becoming reality, and an Airtable webinar tomorrow

Oct. 16, 2023 | Creativity Is a Structure Game

Oct. 16, 2023 | Creativity Is a Structure Game

Also: Loom gets acquired, and a forthcoming Airtable webinar

Oct. 11, 2023: She's the FIRE movement, but slower

She's the FIRE movement, but slower

Coast FI explained, more AI use cases, and an app directory

Oct. 9, 2023: An Updated Perspective on Substack Vs. Medium

An Updated Perspective on Substack Vs. Medium

Also: News writing in action

Oct. 4, 2023: I Get the ConvertBox Hype Now

I Get the ConvertBox Hype Now

Opt-in form tips | Banned books | Writer memes

Oct. 2, 2023: Hammer vs. Wrench

Hammer vs. Wrench

Oct. 1, 2023: Introducing ‘The Morning Walk’

Introducing ‘The Morning Walk’

A there-and-back-again chronic pain journey

Sept. 27, 2023: The Authority Principle

The Authority Principle

Also: Writing tips, both with and without the help of AI

Sept. 24, 2023: The Content Calendar As Coach

The Content Calendar As Coach

Also: Google's AI gets an upgrade | Vimeo's upcoming free event

Sept. 20, 2023: If Substack and Morning Brew Mated

If Substack and Morning Brew Mated

Also: Behind the Scenes With an Airtable Consultant

Sept. 17, 2023: 'Tis the Season to Plan Q4

'Tis the Season to Plan Q4

Sept. 13, 2023: She's Still the Most Important Sentence

She's Still the Most Important Sentence

Headline Best Practices | Bond Buying Blitz | Design Infographic

Sept. 10, 2023: The Incredible, Edible Inverted Pyramid

The Incredible, Edible Inverted Pyramid

SEO Practices You'll Actually Use | News Writing | Display Ad Scams

Sept. 6, 2023: The Great Owned Media Debate

The Great Owned Media Debate

WTF Is a Funnel | Cumulative Content | The Great Owned Media Debate

Sept. 3, 2023: The Power of Physique Pictorial

The Power of Physique Pictorial

Visual Capitalism | Capitalist Activism | Mission Statement Workshopping

Aug. 30, 2023: The Medium Partner Program Iterates Again

The Medium Partner Program Iterates Again

Medium updates | ChatGPT tingz | Hot links

Aug. 27, 2023: How Celebrity Newsletter Consultants Think

How Celebrity Newsletter Consultants Think