Learning Every Day

Deep Dives and Memes, Marketing turned Wisdom & First 1000 customers

July 25, 2022

Good Monday!

Can you believe it? It’s the 20th issue of Readsom’ newsletter! That’s a 5-month long relationship, you guys πŸ’– Still the beginning, but I think we have something here.

Last week I traveled to London for my sister’s graduation ceremony. The event was lovely and the speeches - truly inspiring. The one that stuck the most was where the university's president encouraged everyone to keep on learning. Whether it’s a new recipe, a new point of view, or a thing about oneself, every day we should seek out knowledge and new experiences.

With this note, I invite you to explore this week’s newsletter selection and find something new to learn! 🧠

✨ Spotlight

​​SatPost by Trung Phan

I can’t remember where I found it, but the newsletter is so good! Trung Phan is a writer for Bloomberg, The Hustle, and SatPost, and a co-host of the Not Investment Advice podcast. He's also working on a comedy TV show about Vietnam, and engaging with his 400k+ Twitter followers.

Sounds interesting? Wait to hear all the details about the SatPost! Think of deep dives, hilarious memes, and a roundup of the latest developments in the business, tech, and entertainment space. Now mix it all together.

Trung Phan shares his thoughts in the form of engaging, comprehensive essays sprinkled with lighthearted memes. Expect to read about Elon Musk’s Twitter fiasco, the rise of McDonald’s as a real estate empire, and how LinkedIn’s algorithm made it a cringefest. All these reads are enjoyable, informative, and unique.

Read Amazon's $31B ad business, explained or/and Why is LinkedIn so cringe? and subscribe for the perfect balance of informative and witty.

πŸ’‘What's New

πŸ¦‰ Seth’s Blog - Marketing | Digital Media | Leadership

Daily marketing advice from legendary marketer Seth Godin. Seth’s Blog is one of the oldest blogs on the internet and is updated with thought-provoking marketing advice every day.

The advice usually takes the form of a short email packed with wisdom in a much broader specter than just marketing. From intentional design, and the importance of communication to office gossip and compounded luck, get ready for daily inspiration that encourages action

🌱 Sentiers - Tech | Social Justice | Culture | Climate

Every Saturday, Patrick Tanguay sends out curation of selected articles with thoughtful commentary to shed light on social and cultural issues. The author aims to inform and educate people on various topics such as tackling climate change, the evolution of AI, and how investors can influence the development of civilization.

Read an example issue on Planning an eco-socialist utopia and consider boosting your knowledge and applying what you learn by becoming a member. It will grant you access to Sentiers’ Learning Collection, and an invitation to the exclusive learning community. 

πŸ’― First 1000 - Tech | Startups | Growth

Ever wondered how did founders get their first 1000 customers?

The First 1000 newsletter will show you how the top companies we know today gathered their first customers, which turned their startup into a full-blown business. Ali has covered many companies, including Notion, Twitter, and Lyft, diving deep into their history, strategies, and the opportunities they seized to be where they are today.

πŸ—£οΈ Rich Tales - Life | Personal Development | Well-being

Submitted by the author herself, Rich Tales is a newsletter for curious minds, looking for ideas and stories to create a fulfilling life. Aarati Yadav is sharing her learnings as a technology leader and an entrepreneur, as well as inspirations from the writings across the web.

She starts the newsletter with an original paragraph illustrating a powerful idea, that relates to a growth mindset and helps foster both personal and professional life. Rich Tales also includes curation of relevant links, quotes, and questions to make you think differently.

☝️ Worth Reading

This week I decided to use this section to niche down. Introducing a batch of newsletters for designers, developers & builders πŸ‘‡ 

πŸ”‘ Fresh Fonts - the latest typefaces from independent designers and type foundries. Every email is packed with details of the best fonts of the month, showcases from partner foundries, fresh releases, and some occasional goods that may have caught the author’s eye.

πŸ’» CSS-Tricks - Experiment and explore the limitless possibilities CSS offers. Discover topics such as fluid typography, responsive design, and CSS logic and performance to increase your understanding of web dev and stay in the know on the latest techniques.;

πŸ› οΈ Product Disrupt - aims to equip designers, developers, makers, and creative entrepreneurs with the best ideas and tools to develop a fantastic product. Every issue is jam-packed with valuable assets such as icon sets, templates, and themes to get your creative juices flowing.

πŸ’­ Let me know what you think of the issue and help me curate the most relevant content for you. Replying helps Google realize it’s not spam, but if you prefer Twitter - my DMs are always open! 

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