Featured this week. Bear Blog, Pagereview, Lightpaper, MarkUp and Decent.
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ISSUE #017 | View in browser


From the curator👨‍💻

Hey, Nic here, welcome to issue #017 of The Slice! If you missed last week's issue, you can read here  👈 

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This weeks catches🎣
Here is some SaaS products, apps and extensions that I discovered this week.

BlockSurvey (Sponsor)

block survey
A privacy focused alternative to Typeform. Breaches, leaks and data mining are proof that we don't have ownership of our data. Get started with BlockSurvey to own your data.

Bear Blog 

Bear is a minimalist and super fast blogging platform. Simply publish content online, grow an audience, and keep your pages tiny, fast, and optimized for search engines. You can also add your own custom domain for free!


Pagereview makes it easy to get clear, contextual feedback for your website with a single click. Identify bugs, share feedback, and review designs all in one place.


Lightpaper is an online whiteboard collaboration tool that makes running retrospectives and collaboration a breeze. Edit notes and tasks in real time, to collaborate virtually.


MarkUp is a visual commenting platform for images and live websites. It’s the perfect companion in your creative process to make your life easier.


Decent is an ad-free, privacy-first, Twitter reading experience that has no tracking, no ads and no promoted tweets that give you a frictionless Twitter experience. 


My picks of dope newsletters and communities for this week.
Growgetters is a newsletter that is about growth hacking newsletters! If you're in the newsletter space, then this is definitely a must have in your inbox.

Psych is a bi-weekly newsletter that shares amusing psychological insights which can prove to be beneficial in your personal as well as professional life.

Blog posts/Articles 📚

There is a lot of crap on the internet, so I rifle through it and pick a out gem or two that I found this week.
6 figures in 6 days.
"Sure, it took me 6 days to amass 3,626 sales for a total of $101,528, but like any overnight success, it was years in the making. In my case, about 7 years". Read more

I tracked & analyzed 13,159 Hacker News posts over two weeks. 
"I came across this awesome Twitter thread that outlines some interesting data about posting on Hacker News." Read more

How to get promoted
"Almost everyone who does great work toils in relative obscurity. Performance reviews are social fiction. How do people really advance through the corporate hierarchy?" Read more
Knowledge base/Resources 💡
Resources and knowledge that gets you smarter.
SEO is hard, and it can be a big pain in the butt. So here is a Github repository that has a collection of SEO nuggets that will help you out. Check it out  

Choosing the right colors can actually be a difficult task for your website or app. I found this website called Happy Hues that gives color palette inspiration for your next design project. Check it out

I taught myself code some time ago, but I wish I had came across this site in my early stages. The site is called Scotch, and its aimed at providing fun and practical web development tutorials. Check it out
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