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I write regularly on both design and marketing. In order to get introduced to my content, it's best that you pick one and go from there. Do you want to design better software or websites? Or build audiences and sell products?

Recent Articles

NB012 – Building a Loyal Audience with Jason Zook

Wracking your brain trying to develop the best marketing campaign? When you think about it, marketing is really just big companies competing for attention. But I’m here to tell you about one of the biggest cheats these companies are missing out on. While they’re too busy fighting each other over a few seconds of everyone’s […]

Growing ConvertKit to $30,000 in Monthly Recurring Revenue

A year ago I made the decision to focus full-time on ConvertKit—which at the time was a failing product with only $1,337/month in revenue. In order to turn it around I… Focused full-time on just ConvertKit—ignoring my other businesses and products. Invested $50,000. Hired my dream team. And worked like crazy. You can read that […]

How to create t-shirts for your startup

My goal has been for ConvertKit to be more than just software. Instead of just being the best tool to use to grow your audience, ConvertKit is also a movement of bloggers building a full-time income from their audience. You can’t have a movement without t-shirts (everyone knows that). So it was time to make […]

Unsolicited Advice

The rock skipped five times across the water before sinking into a small wave. Not bad, considering the water was rough. As Barrett searched for another rock to beat his new record, we discussed a new idea: what if we gave people all our advice and opinions they never asked for? I was with four of […]

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My Books

I wrote two books on design that have received rave reviews. The first, The App Design Handbook, focuses on creating iPhone and iPad apps that are a joy to use.

In the second book, Designing Web Applications, I take the same design principles and apply them to design elegant software-as-a-service web applications.

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