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Do you dream of owning a bed-and-breakfast place or a small hotel, perhaps? Read this brief 35-tweets-long analysis first to wise up a bit 🏨
How to read less but get more out of it by Tomas Baranek is a must-read article for all freelance knowledge workers. It touches upon various forms of reading, taking (smart) notes, and even organizing your knowledge using the Zettelkasten system and apps like Roam Research.
A geeky tip for individual stock-picking investors that will give you some Awwwwwwww moments: StockRover is an awesome-yet-paid stock screener chosen as #1 in 2021 for buy-and-hold investors by Investopedia. Best of all, you can have 2 weeks for free 🤓
Little-known European Lindat translator based on Cubbitt models is one of the best in the world — beating both Google and DeepL AI translators, and even passing a “Turing translation test” where its results are indistinguishable from human translation. However, professional human translators are still much better at translating more complex texts.
You can try Lindat online for free to translate between 6 European languages: English, French, German, Russian, Polish, and Czech.
Today, we have added 35 new items to our expanding list of 350 European freelance platforms, resources, communities, groups, marketplaces, and websites. If you know of any resource that is missing, let us know! The list is especially useful for freelancers looking to expand their professional network in Europe.
Facebook is launching Bulletin.com, a newsletter platform similar to Substack or Revue (owned by Twitter). Quality newsletters are a huge trend, sucking creative professionals and their content out of overcrowded and ever-more-toxic social media networks while also allowing them to earn from subscriptions.
If you are a freelance developer or a small website owner crushed by Big Tech monopolies and their one-sided policies, here is some good news. Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, and others will be prevented from abusing their dominant position by a set of new U.S. laws, explains David Hansson.
About Creators, for Creators — that’s a tagline of a superb YouTube channel Colin and Samir co-founded by the two pioneers of creator economy, Colin Rosenblum and Samir Chaudry. They also sent out a regular newsletter for creators at The Publish Press.
When taking highly challenging tasks, like performing on a big stage or presenting your work to a board of directors, self-distancing by creating an alter ego may help. Just as it helped Beyoncé and Adele to perform on top of their abilities, BBC Worklife explains.
Coliving has been a trending buzzword among freelancers, but as a business, it is way more challenging than running a coworking place. For all entrepreneurs interested in the subject, Peter Fabor has created an honest Coliving guide 📖