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A great project management tool helps project teams plan, execute, and track projects easily and with greater efficiency. This is why almost two-third of companies who use project management tools can complete projects within their original budget.

PRO TIP: Trello and Asana are great project management tools, but both are missing one essential feature. Scroll to “Missing Feature” part article right now.

This figure is 47% for the companies that operate without these tools. The number of project management tools in the market can be overwhelming. …


A detailed comparison Evernote vs. Notion

Last updated on Feb, 23, 2021

So I’ve been a longtime paying subscriber to Evernote, 7+ years I’d say. I’ve probably converted 100 people to using that software over the years. When I sink my teeth into a software solution, I’m all in and I become an evangelist. But for most of the time I’ve been using Evernote, I’ve referred to it as the Best of the Worst as far as note taking apps go.

I had tried dozens of solutions (OneNote, Keep, SimpleNote, Bear, etc.) but kept always coming back to Evernote. And…


You love Notion, but have you been using Notion Templates? Learn about some great templates to supercharge your organization and productivity.

If you haven’t heard of Notion templates yet, you’ve might be living under a rock. Don’t worry too much, though. We will tell you all about what Notion is and how you can use Notion templates to achieve greater productivity in your daily life.

PRO TIP: Notion is the best note taking app hands down, but it’s missing one essential feature. Scroll to the “Missing Feature” part of the article right now.

What Is Notion?

Notion is an incredible productivity app that helps a wide range of people stay organized and achieve their full productivity potential. And it’s growing.


Image and PDF annotation should work wherever you work. Use Markup Hero’s annotation API to add markup tools directly in your SaaS app.

In 2011 Evernote acquired the popular screenshot and image annotation software Skitch. It was a good call. In fact, it was this acquisition and subsequent integration, that had me stick with the note taking tool for for another 7 years before switching from Evernote to Notion.

Here’s why.

Anyone that uses Evernote, or any of the hundred other great note taking apps; Notion, Coda, Roam Research, Slab, etc. has frequently pasted an image or PDF into a note. …


Wondering how to market your SaaS business? This article covers 10 strategies from Top SaaS companies that helped them get their first customers.

The most successful SaaS companies didn’t just create a platform, make it public, and then cross their fingers, hoping users would sign up.

Instead, they planned a series of strategic moves, like boosting their web presence and building the right partnerships.

If you’re interested in learning more about how top SaaS companies got their first customers, we’ve got something in store for you.

In this article, we’ll cover 10 steal-worthy moves SaaS companies made to get their first customers — and how you can use them to do the same.

How Top SaaS Companies Got Their First Customers

Here are 10 strategic moves SaaS companies implemented to get…


Is your marketing collateral up to snuff? This article breaks down the importance of good marketing materials and showcases 10 examples worth looking at.

It goes without saying that the most successful businesses know how to market their products and services. And you’d probably agree that great marketing includes great materials. And because marketing collateral includes just about everything a business puts in front of customers, making these materials compelling is an essential practice.

From flyers to websites, one-sheets to case studies, presentations to help documents, and everything in-between, great marketing collateral enables brands to showcase and explain the business in a way that is informative but not too pushy.

What is Marketing Collateral?

Marketing collateral is essentially any marketing material or media that provides information about a…


Thinking about a career in project management? Read this ultimate salary report to learn how the popular role can be both rewarding and lucrative.

Project management has grown to be one of the most lucrative job sectors, with companies starting to grasp the importance of project management. A report published by the Project Management Institute (PMI) predicted that the project-management field is forecasted to grow by 33% through 2027 — a jaw-dropping 22 million jobs.

With the rise of the work-from-home trend likely to continue even after the COVID-19 pandemic, project management roles are more important than ever. Glassdoor also lists project managers as the 3rd Best Job in the US in 2021 based on salary, job satisfaction & potential job growth.

Apart from…


Thinking about Slite for team collaboration, document management, notes, tasks, and projects? Read our review of the amazing tool and learn about the one missing feature.

Slite and Markup Hero Integration

Managing information efficiently over long distances with large teams can be quite a challenge, especially amidst the ongoing pandemic. If you’re looking for a simple solution, you might want to consider Slite, the all-in-one platform for your team to stay in tune.

PRO TIP: Slite is a killer project management tool, but both are missing one essential feature. Scroll to “What’s Missing in Slite” part of the article right now.

Slite makes it seamless to share documents, collect ideas, and keep in touch with your teams. Few other project management tools can compete with its premium features and unique qualities…


Illustration by Murat Kalkavan from Ouch!

Picking the right project management tool can be a tough task, considering the sheer number of options you have within a wide price range. But affordable doesn’t necessarily mean better, as they often lack core features and scalability. In this case, Paymo stands out by offering you a project management tool that hits the right balance between price and functionality.

PRO TIP: Paymo is a killer app for project management, but it’s missing one essential feature. Scroll to the “Missing Feature” part of the article right now.

Paymo offers a collection of brilliant project…


This is the history of the founding, building and selling of Velocify (formerly Leads360) as best as I can remember and from my personal perspective; in bullet point format.

  1. In 1999 I co-founded my first startup, Xoop with 5 friends
  2. I had a cool idea with no business model and no startup experience
  3. We raised close to $300K from angels
  4. We foolishly burned $300K in 3 months
  5. In late 1999 the dot-com bubble burst and we went out like bell bottoms
  6. I became mildly depressed and resentful
  7. A few months later I founded my second company, ThinkLogic
  8. Thinklogic grew to…

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