Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016


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

Newsy and Resourceful

Neil Patel: How to A/B Test Every Element in Your Content Strategy
“Making small tweaks to your content and posting schedule can deliver great results.” (read)

Techcrunch: Indiegogo improves crowdfunding with a stamp of approval for hardware projects
“The Arrow integration means that Indiegogo is getting its hands dirty in the process of getting products to market — a refreshing change in the crowdfunding world.” (read)

Being Boss: Legal advice for creative entrepreneurs
“If you have a ton of free content on your blog, that’s valuable, and you should protect it.” (listen)

Creative Mornings: Don’t be a snoozer loser! Submit your best work here.
Roundup / Master Freelancer

Thought-Provoking

Kidpreneur: 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be #Kidpreneurs
“Entrepreneurial curriculum is rarely a part of the formalized education system in the USA, so exposing your kids to Entrepreneurship will likely be a process you begin at home.” (read) (pair with: Behind Our CEO: An Interview with Mike McDerment’s Mom)

FreshBooks mobile gives you the freedom to invoice anywhere

Contently: 8 Ways to Give Better Advice to Your Audience
“According to a 2008 Pew Research survey, 83 percent of American Internet users seek out information on their hobbies and interests, 75 percent seek health information and advice, and 55 percent look for how-to information. Providing useful tips is a now critical part of what most major publications offer, whether it’s BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, or The Wall Street Journal. But giving good advice isn’t as easy as it seems.” (read)

Wharton: Why VCs Aren’t Funding Women-led Startups
“A recent report from early stage investment firm Female Founders Fund provides a vivid illustration of just how few women-led startups are backed by venture capital. Of the more than 200 Bay Area startups that last year received series A funding — loosely defined by the Female Founders Fund as a financing round of between $3 million and $15 million led by an institutional investor — a mere 8% were led by women, a decline of nearly 30% from the previous year.” (read)

By / About FreshBooks

UnPodcast: UnPodcast discusses some great customer feedback! (watch)

TheReal.com: Kidpreneurs FreshBooks Giveaway (watch)

A Little Levity:)

Tristan de Montebello on Medium: What are people working on in coffee shops?
“Nearly everyone we talked to told us that they too had always wondered what everyone else was doing.” (read)

ICYMI: Our Posts This Week

Have a great weekend!


about the author

Content Director, FreshBooks Jane Flanagan is the Content Director at FreshBooks. Follow her on Twitter @seenandsaid.