Two popular TikTok sounds and trends creators can leverage - "Pink (Bad Day)" and "Why are you weird?".

Key Facts & Points

  • The "Pink (Bad Day)" sound is from the Barbie movie and pairs well with text about things going wrong.
  • The "Why are you weird?" trend involves adding text about quirky behaviors to make others ask why you're weird.

Handy Tools

4 handy tools for creators - WordPress newsletters, video creation, copywriting course, and AI-generated headshots.

Key Facts & Points

  • Jetpack allows WordPress users to send newsletters directly.
  • Floik is an alternative to Loom for step-by-step video guides.
  • Neville Medhora offers a free copywriting course.
  • ProShots uses AI to create professional headshots.

7 Mistakes for Creators to Avoid

7 common mistakes creators make when launching and selling products.

Key Facts & Points

  • Pricing too low without knowing your audience's willingness to pay.
  • Attempting to sell without an audience.
  • Not testing demand before investing in inventory.


European VC Downrounds

The share of downrounds in European VC is at its highest since 2014, now making up 26% of deals.

Key fact: This indicates challenging times ahead, as downrounds tend to lag market conditions.

AI/Chip Startups

Saudi Arabia and UAE are buying up Nvidia chips that power AI, amid high demand from Chinese tech giants too.

Key fact: Nvidia chips are key for building artificial intelligence capabilities.


Generative AI Startups

21 European generative AI startups to watch as investors pour money into the space.

Key Facts & Points

  • $620M invested in generative AI startups in Europe so far this year.
  • Mistral and DeepL picked up huge rounds of €105M and €100M.
  • Startups using AI for drug discovery, voices, images, etc.

Elon Musk's Sleep Habits

Elon Musk says he sleeps ~6 hours per night. Spotify's CEO struggles to sleep over 7 hours.

Sources of Power

Key elements like economies of scale, processes, and business design underlie good strategy.

Contributing to Company Strategy

How to be heard on strategy - contribute analysis, communicate effectively.

Key points:

  • Provide insightful diagnosis of issues.
  • Use storytelling techniques.

X's Promoted Accounts Ending

X is shutting down Promoted Accounts, an ad feature generating $100M+ annually.

Key Facts & Points

  • Text-based ads promoted profiles, not specific content.
  • Small implications for users. Bigger for advertisers.

YouTube Music Samples Feature

YouTube Music gets a "Samples" tab with 30-second clips to showcase music catalog.

Key Facts & Points

  • Clips taken from high-quality full songs and albums.
  • Personalized feed based on user's taste.

Growing Content Gardens

"Content Gardens" help create 100+ pieces of evergreen content for a niche.

Key Facts & Points

  • Create multiple gardens around subtopics.
  • Seed with pillar content as fertilizer.
  • Repurpose content across formats.