Using Shopify to Set up an Online Store
New products often start with a simple, exciting idea. As an entrepreneur, this feeling might be familiar to you. There are always opportunities for new products to fill demand in the marketplace. If you have an idea for a new product, you’ll...
Using Bubble to Build a Web Application
The No-Code Web Application Builder for Startups
Move over Wordpress and Wix; there’s another no-code programming platform in the mix. Bubble — a drag and drop application — allows people to build web applications without requiring them to learn how to code.
Using Postman to Access APIs
A Way for Startups to Access APIs Without Code
An “Application Programming Interface” or API describes the way that two computer programs talk to one another. There is a lot you can do with an API, but if you aren’t a developer how can you access an API? There are several...
14 Alternatives to Google Forms
A Guide Especially for Startups
I’ve been using Google Forms for over a decade, and it has continued to impress me with new features, improved design, and more flexibility every year. Coupled with Zapier for automation, there’s not a lot you can’t do with Google Forms.
Using Medium for Your Startup's Blog
How large is your online footprint? Marketing your startup is a matter of getting your information in front of more people. This means enlarging the size of your online footprint. You’ll need social media accounts, a newsletter, and a blog to use...
Using Mailchimp to Send a Drip Email Campaign
People often need a nudge to return to a website. This nudge can be in the form of viewing a post on social media. If the post interests them, they’ll click the link to the website. A more direct nudge can be...
Using Airtable as an API
The power of an API with a user interface like a spreadsheet
I’ve started using Airtable for almost everything that I used to pack into spreadsheets. The big advantage to using Airtable for your API is that they have an excellent visual user interface and integrations with many other tools built in. Plus, you...