Friday Fun: Cool Tools for Freelancers

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Today’s edition of cool tools covers everything from email to Facebook to linkbait.

Unbounce: Easily design and test different landing pages. Free 30-day trial

Linkbait generator: Type in a word (singular or plural) and get an attention-grabbing headline

Ultimate Facebook guide: Speaking of linkbait (meaning writing something designed to get lots of links back to your site), here’s an extensive list of links with everything you need to know about using Facebook

Email on Acid: 60s flashback! No, not really. The name is weird, but it’s a tool that lets you preview how your HTML email will look in lots of different email apps (before you send it).



Friday Fun: A Kick in the Pants

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I realize a kick in the pants doesn’t sound like much fun. And maybe this post isn’t fun in the usual way.

However, if you’re feeling gloomy, stuck, or just a little under the weather, read this post by Jon Morrow on Problogger:

How to quit your job, move to paradise and get paid to change the world

The next time you feel down in the dumps, remember that post. Then, wiggle your toes.