Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Apr 15, 2016

April 15, 2016


We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week.

Newsy and Resourceful

Fast Company: The Top 10 Industries For Freelancers
A number of industries have emerged as top employers, and they may not be the ones you typically associate with freelancing… (read)

LinkedIn: Undisrupted: HubSpot’s Reflections on “Disrupted”

“The HubSpot story so many of us know is one of being helpful. It’s a story about a fast-growing business working tirelessly to help others grow theirs. That’s the HubSpot we know will endure.” (read)

Washington Post: How Facebook is slowly eating the rest of the Internet
“Facebook offers what Periscope does but with an added bonus — it’s now exactly where the people are. “(read)

Thought-Provoking

Business Insider: Forget unicorns — investors are looking for ‘cockroach’ startups now
“Unicorn, it’s a mythical beast, whereas a cockroach, it can survive a nuclear war.” (read)

Contently: This Innovative Co-Working Space Asks for Content, Not Money
What if, in return for your work, you were offered a desk in a co-working space plus access to a photography studio, event space, meeting rooms, and over 20 other freelancer colleagues from a variety of disciplines? (read)

Tomas Laurinavicius on Medium: Inspirational Quotes From The Most Intelligent Designers
20 inspirational quotes from the most intelligent designers (read)

Red Adair quote

Image created by Tomas Laurinavicius.

Priceonomics: The Ghostwriting Business
“It’s hard to tell whether ghostwriting is becoming more common or just slightly more transparent.” (read)

By / About FreshBooks

StartUp HERE Toronto: Why FreshBooks has no Plans of Leaving Toronto
“If we can build a global technology company headquartered in Toronto that employs thousands of people, that to me is a wonderful contribution to the city I grew up in” (read)

Jeff Kraemer on Medium: How FreshBooks Prepares Usability Tests in Only a Day
“Prototyping and preparing for usability tests doesn’t have to be a drawn-out, painstaking process.” (read)

A Little Levity:)

  • Contently: 10 ‘Onion’ Articles That Perfectly Sum Up the Marketing Industry
  • Fast Design: How A Geologist Designed The Perfect App For The Window Seat
  • The Hustle: Living the Most Productive Week in the History of Mankind

ICYMI: Our Posts This Week

Have a great weekend!


about the author

Content Director, FreshBooks Jane Flanagan is the Content Director at FreshBooks.