Things I found on the web this week (21st December)

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This week: Brands that nailed it on Twitter in 2017, essential books and podcasts for 2018, tips for wannabe entrepreneurs, top design trends to watch out for next year.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading and see you in 2018.
@jennybee

// DESIGN THINGS

How Zapier is Building a Remote Design Culture

Having remote workers is a necessity for some startups. Here are some great tips on how to make it work for you and your business.

iOS 11 iPhone GUI

Free Stuff Alert! All the various bits from the new iOS 11 iPhone Graphical User Interface (GUI) for you to use to design your next app release.

7 Reasons for Sketching in UX Design

Drawing your ideas on paper or a whiteboard is a great way to engage your whole team on new ideas. You really don’t need to be Picasso!

// FONT THINGS

Spectral

A beautiful new (latin) font from Google that you can use in your app and website designs.

// UX THINGS

Top UX design trends for 2018: 10 experts

“Augmented reality UX, developer-friendly prototyping and voice user interface — top UX design trends for 2018 by the UX experts”

// LEARNING THINGS

12 Podcasts Every Founder Should Listen to in 2018

An awesome list of podcasts that you really should listen to in 2018! Put them on in the car. It’s what sitting in traffic was made for! #dohalife

The 18 Best Startup/Business Books I Have Read This Year

A solid list of books covering entrepreneurship, design, leadership, startup challenges. Put some of these on your 2018 reading list.

// ENTREPRENEURSHIP THINGS

4.5 Ways to Make Your Life as an Entrepreneur Easier

Tips on how to prioritise and delegate for maximum efficiency in your startup.

7 Things to Consider If You’re Thinking of Becoming an Entrepreneur

“With the new year right around the corner, it may be time to start making resolutions and planning new ventures.”

// TWITTER THINGS

These Are the Secrets to a Successful Twitter Campaign

A list of the brands that nailed it on Twitter this year with their campaigns. Be inspired for your 2018 Twitter strategy.

Compiled with ❤️ in Qatar


Every week I read stuff on the web that I think would help Qatar-based tech startups design and build brilliant products. I save up all the interesting things and publish them here, and send them out via tinyletter.com/jennyellenbrown