Internet Top 3 Monthly - #1

February 8, 2016

The internet is filled with interesting and entertaining content. But how do you keep up with the million pieces of content being published all day? Simple: we gather and filter content for a month, and share with you the top 3 articles, videos, designs, tools and hardware we find, every month. Enjoy!

Articles

6 Things I Learned from Analyzing the Most Shared Blog Posts from Top Content Marketers

6 Things I Learned from Analyzing the Most Shared Blog Posts from Top Content Marketers (Brian Lang)

There’s a lot to be learned from the experts in a certain field. Brian Lang summarizes 6 lessons he learned by looking at the most shared articles about marketing in 2015.

Learn some lessons

Snapchat Marketing: The Key to Discovering and Engaging Your Most Loyal Fans

Snapchat Marketing: The Key to Discovering and Engaging Your Most Loyal Fans (Braveen Kumar)

With over 100 million daily users, Snapchat is one of the fastest growing social media platforms out there. We know that Gary Vaynerchuk is a huge fan already, but how can companies actually use Snapchat in their marketing strategy?

Become a Snapchat hero

Why I Quit My “Life”

Why I Quit My “Life”

This is an inspiring story about Benji Hyam, a marketer who had a nice job with a fine salary, and one day decided to throw it all away to become a digital nomad: an entrepreneur that travels all over the world while working on his business.

Get inspired by the article

Videos

Non-profit

Non-profit (Vooza)

“By non-profit you mean pre-revenue?” This funny clip by Vooza shows the comedy of how non-profit companies are looked upon in the start-up world. Lots of insiders inside!

Did you say non-profit?

Are tablets dead? (MKBHD)

With the amount of purchased tablets falling by 20% in one year, how do tablets still fit in with all the other electronics we use on a daily basis? MKBHD explains.

Tablets, a dying breed

Are entrepreneurs born or made? (Gary Vaynerchuk)

Are entrepreneurs born or made? (Gary Vaynerchuk)

“Everybody looks at me and says: I can do that”. Gary Vaynerchuk, one of the most inspirational and influential entrepreneurs at the moment goes on a small rant and gives his strong opinion on entrepreneurship.

I can do that

Designs

Tiny (Fraser Davidson)

Tiny (Fraser Davidson)

This black-and-white logo is great in its’ simplicity, but the animation Fraser Davidson created for it is just awesome.

A tiny animation

Claudio Guglieri

A love letter to freelancing (Claudio Guglieri)

One of the most beautiful pieces of visual storytelling I’ve seen in 2016 is by Claudio Guglieri, who tells his story about quitting an agency to become a freelancer in a one-page website with fantastic imagery and smooth animations.

Start scrolling

Game Boy (Alex Griendling)

Game Boy (Alex Griendling)

I was a huge fan of the Game Boy when I was a teenager, so I couldn’t resist of sharing this cool illustration of an old school Game Boy by Alex Griendling, a former designer at Google.

It's-a-me, Mario

Tools

Zoommy

Zoommy

With Zoommy, you’ll never spend hours looking for that perfect stock photo ever again. The Windows, Linux or Mac application has a collection of over 11.000 free stock photos under the Creative Commons Zero license. The stock photos are free, but the app costs $3.99, which seems like a pretty good deal to me.

Start finding stock photos

SoFlow

SoFlow

This all-in-one social media app is made by the 15 year old Ben Crisostomo Gray, and offers a simple and clean solution to browse your social feeds, share to your platforms and search through them, all in one app. Only supports iOS at the moment. :-(

Get Social

Docs Online Viewer

Docs Online Viewer

If you’re one of those people who have to clear their Downloads folder every week like me, you’ll love this Chrome extension. It adds a clickable icon to every downloadable file you come across on the internet, from Word and Excel documents, to Photoshop files and PDF files, and shows you a preview of that file before you download it.

Stop downloading, start previewing

Hardware

Flapit

Flapit

Have you ever wanted to brag about your 1.000 likes on Facebook in your store or office? Now you can, with the Flapit counter. It’s a cool gadget to show your visitors the amount of followers or likes you have, your Yelp or Swarm ratings… It’s a bit pricy though, but being cool costs money!

Show off your Facebook likes

Sync Footwear

Sync Footwear

If you were one of the cool kids in the 90’s who had shoes that lit up every time you jumped up and down, these will be your new favorite shoes. Sync Footwear sells shoes with LED lights in the soles, that synchronise to the beat of music you’re listening to.

Be a 90’s kid again

Autonomous Sit-To-Stand Desk

Autonomous Sit-To-Stand Desk

Standing desks will only become more popular in 2016. One of the most advanced ones I’ve seen so far, is the Autonomous Sit-To-Stand Desk that has built in AI-features to remember your sitting patterns and much more.

Get up, stand up

That's it for now. But don't worry, we'll be back in a month with more stuff we find online!