June 2019 / 51 posts found

20 Inspiring Writing Podcasts to Subscribe to Right Now

by koku_jin
In the last decade, podcasts have exploded in worldwide popularity. From celebrities like Dax Shepard to your 15-year-old nephew, everyone seems to have a podcast. Still, there’s a reason podcasts are so popular. Their versatility, accessibility and ability to transport, educate and empower is hard to beat. For writers looking to bust writer’s block, hone their craft or spice up a boring commute, there’s no shortage of podcasts from amateurs and experts alike. Here, we’ve compiled 20 writing-related podcasts worth subscribing to. But writer beware: You might find yourself binge-listening for hours. 1. Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for […]

Cleo, the London-based fintech, has quietly taken debt financing from US-based TriplePoint Capital

by koku_jin
Cleo, the London-based “digital assistant” that wants to replace your banking apps, has quietly taken venture debt from U.S.-based TriplePoint Capital, according to a regulatory filing. The amount remains undisclosed, though I understand from sources that the figure is somewhere in the region of mid-“single-digit” millions and will bridge the gap before a larger Series B round later this year. Cleo declined to comment on the fundraising. However, sources tell me the need to raise debt financing is partly related to Cleo Plus, the startup’s stealthy premium offering that is currently being tested and set to launch more widely soon. […]

99 Side Hustle Business Ideas You Can Start Today

by koku_jin
One of the most common questions I hear is how to start a side hustle when you don’t have any good ideas. This is a little list of side hustle business ideas to get your creative juices flowing. It’s by no means an exhaustive list, and I encourage you to add your own idea to the bottom if it’s not on here. The beauty of these side hustle ideas is that many don’t require a huge initial investment or even necessarily a highly specialized skill-set. And certainly, not all qualify as “business ideas,” but each has the potential to earn […]

Forget Rocket League, Roller Champions is the new best PVP sports game

by koku_jin
You have to give Rocket League a lot of credit – it pioneered a new wave of action sports games. Riding that wave is Roller Champions, a new free-to-play game from Ubisoft that blends the best of Rocket League with roller derby and it’s outstanding. The basic premise of the game is that two teams of three players work together to bring a ball around an arena one, two or three times before shooting into a hoop that’s hanging on the wall. The number of times you go around the track impacts how many points each goal is worth (either one, […]

Top 10 Oceanography Audio Podcasts & Radio You Must Subscribe and Listen to in 2019

by koku_jin
Top 10 Oceanography Podcasts Oceanography Podcasts. The Best Oceanography Podcasts from thousands of Oceanography Podcasts on the web using search and social metrics. Subscribe to these audio podcasts because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality episodes. These podcasts are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of episodes. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Contents [show]  1 Oceanography Podcast Newsletter 2 Oceanography Podcasts 2.1 World Ocean Radio 2.2 Meet the Ocean 2.3 Ocean […]

Lead Magnets: The Definitive Guide for 2019

by koku_jin
You already know lead magnets are essential – that’s why you want to learn how to craft the perfect one. But did you know that the right lead magnet can transform your simple online business ideas? For prospects to hand over their email address, you need to make an offer they can’t resist. Here’s the thing, nobody cares about your free newsletter. At least not right now. When someone first lands on your site, they don’t know anything about you. You’ve got 30 seconds or less to make them an irresistible offer to give you their email address. Once you’ve got […]

NASA ask private companies to share how they might supply the Lunar Gateway

by koku_jin
NASA’s stated goal of sending the first woman ever, and the first man since the Apollo program to the Moon involves setting up a new space station that will orbit the Moon which is supposed to begin being built by the end of 2022 per current timelines. Today, the U.S. space agency issued an open call for industry feedback and insight on how American companies might help supply said station. Like the ISS, the forthcoming ‘Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway (aka the LOP-G, but much more commonly simply referred to as ‘The Gateway’) will need regular resupply runs, and delivery of cargo […]

NASA asks private companies to share how they might supply the Lunar Gateway

by koku_jin
NASA’s stated goal of sending the first woman ever, and the first man since the Apollo program, to the Moon involves setting up a new space station that will orbit the Moon, which is supposed to begin being built by the end of 2022, per current timelines. Today, the U.S. space agency issued an open call for industry feedback and insight on how American companies might help supply said station. Like the ISS, the forthcoming “Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway” (aka the LOP-G, but much more commonly simply referred to as “The Gateway”) will need regular resupply runs and delivery of cargo […]

Monthly Web Development Update 6/2019: Rethinking Privacy And User Engagement

by koku_jin
Monthly Web Development Update 6/2019: Rethinking Privacy And User Engagement Monthly Web Development Update 6/2019: Rethinking Privacy And User Engagement Anselm Hannemann 2019-06-14T14:30:00+02:00 2019-06-14T16:35:46+00:00 Last week I read about the web turning into a dark forest. This made me think, and I’m convinced that there’s hope in the dark forest. Let’s stay positive about how we can contribute to making the web a better place and stick to the principle that each one of us is able to make an impact with small actions. Whether it’s you adding Webmentions, removing tracking scripts from a website, recycling plastic, picking up trash […]

Social Media Icons: Free and Always Updated

by koku_jin
The post Social Media Icons: Free and Always Updated appeared first on Dustin Stout by Dustin W. Stout. The most meticulously updated and accurately crafted minimal social media icons on the internet. Now includes the newest Facebook icon! The most recent update to the icon set includes six updated icons as well as four completely new additions. But first, some backstory… I have a pet peeve. Okay fine, I’ve got more than one of them. One in particular has to do with social media icons. It may be silly, but I just can’t stand seeing outdated social media icons. It […]