FG Newsletter #326

01. March 2017

1.How we de-risked our SaaS pricing strategy
The team at FrontApp learned the hard way that there’s no silver bullet for pricing. Here’s how they found a way to improve their pricing and de-risk their pricing strategy.

2.Porsche Design’s Book One is a beautiful alternative to the Surface Book
Porsche Design has teamed up with Quanta, Intel, and even Microsoft to produce the Book One. It’s an ambitious effort to move straight into computers, and it’s going to be the first of many computing devices with the German sports cars’ famous brand name.

3.How to Crush the Cold Email Game
A great read on major do’s and don’ts when it comes to sending out cold emails from Claire Fauquier, VC at CoriginVentures: “I truly believe that if you’re humble, helpful and earnest, you can use a cold email to your advantage.” Agreed.

4.Why we should kill the 40-hour work week
An interesting read from Mikael Cho at Crew: “it’s not about the amount of hours you work, but what you do in those hours that counts.”.

5.Design a Perfect Search Box
This is probably the most in-depth guide I’ve come across covering search box design. A must-read if you have a content-heavy app or site.

6.Interesting: How to Survive the Longest Flight in the World
Coping strategies for crazy-long-hauls from frequent travelers who rack up hundreds of thousands of miles each year.

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