50 Lessons From the Next Era of Venture Capital Investors

We’ve spent the past few years studying, building for, and making friends with the next era of VCs. These investors have looked at tens of thousands of companies, and they’ve built up a wealth of knowledge on what makes companies valuable and what the world will look like a decade from now. Here are 50 […]

How to save hours cleaning content using Descript

80% of consumers prefer watching a video to reading text. Video is clearly the more effective way to reach consumers. It’s more engaging, it converts better…  but making good video is hard, time consuming, and expensive. Descript makes powerful editing easy and collaborative, so you can tell your story with video without an editing degree. […]

Run a paid community through MemberSpace

As you begin building your membership business, you’ll find that you start to attract a community of engaged and excited people, all interested in what you have to offer. It’s only natural that as your audience grows, they’ll want to interact with you (and each other) more. A paid community is the perfect opportunity to […]

How to build community around your publication

Writing for an audience is about more than publishing posts; it’s about bringing people together over a shared topic or perspective on the world. Community-building often gets us excited to jump into the what, how, where, and when of organizing. Publish a post! Start a Slack group! Host a conference! But these tactics are more effective when you first […]

How to build a hiring marketplace

The Primer  First, you’ve got to prime your audience or members on the idea of a job board. Before providing something, give it a tease. Whether it’s in tight knit Slack group, or to a large Twitter following, make sure the people really want it. In most cases, we find the reaction is overwhelmingly positive. […]

Improve Cross-Functional Collaboration

One of the primary challenges of navigating a growing team is getting β€” and keeping β€” everyone on the same page. Cross-functional collaboration enables stakeholders across teams to check in with each other and ensure they’re pushing projects forward. We have cross-functional syncs all the time at Loom: sales and support; marketing and brand; engineering […]

How To Record A Presentation

The power of a presentation lies in its ability to educate and inspire. But why limit access to inspiring ideas because of the time slot in which they were presented? PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Keynote slides have become the go-to format for delivering supporting content to help audiences from classrooms to boardrooms engage with ideas. […]

Determining where to post your different job openings

If you want to find the best talent, you need to tap into different talent networks. The internet has allowed for creators to attract different audiences. Many of these audiences gather based on the content being produced, and creators are starting to cater to smaller pockets of the internet. Pallet has done a great job […]

Best practices for internal communications on Notion

Internal communication is extremely important for keeping high-preforming teams aligned. As your team grows, it demands more structure, more thoughtful updates, and the intentional collection of cross-functional information. When it comes to internal communication, Notion can help you stay organized and make sure every team member is up to date on important company topics. In […]

How to set up your Notion workspace for your team

Getting your team’s Notion workspace organized starts by creating centralized systems for accessing information, managing projects, and enabling cross-functional collaboration. Once you’ve set the foundation, your team can go about customizing these workflows depending on their needs. From engineering product roadmaps to your marketing team’s wiki, the baseline systems you establish when onboarding your team […]