The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #234

  1. Using storytelling in your sales pitch deck will close more deals | “What big names and cool features can’t do is answer the question of why. If you can’t tell prospects why your product matters, then you haven’t convinced them to pick you. The secret to a sales pitch deck that closes more deals is a powerful story. That’s a lesson we learned first-hand when we decided to overhaul our own sales pitch deck.”
  2. Every infographic is built around one of three visual frameworks | “Visual frameworks are the backbone of nearly every infographic you’ve ever seen, or ever will see. Almost every visual story can be built around (or retroactively reduced to) being a Process, a System, or a Comparison.”
  3. The Secret, Essential Geography of the Office | “A workplace has its own informal cardinal directions: elevatorward, kitchenward, bathroomward. It’s a map we share.”
  4. How to get a scientific paper for free | According to this Tweet.
  5. ‘Very Few People Work in Solitude’ | “Designer Dries Van Noten and Artist Adam Tullie on How Creatives Can Collaborate Across Disciplines.”
  6. The Case for Semicolons | “There are very few opportunities in life to have it both ways; semicolons are the rare instance in which you can; there is absolutely no downside.”
  7. Styles of Arabic Handwriting | “In Arabic we have 13 different styles of handwriting (I think we have more though). In this picture the sentence “by the name of Allah the most merciful” is written 13 times with different handwritings.”
  8. Browser ‘Favicons’ Can Be Used as Undeletable ‘Supercookies’ to Track You Online | “Favicons can break through incognito mode, VPNs, and Pi-holes to track your movement online.”
  9. Reddit’s 5-Second Ad Was an Unlikely Super Bowl Winner | “Other companies spent millions on ambitious commercials made for advertising’s biggest day. Reddit’s blip of an ad, made in under a week, connected.”
  10. Bring Back the Nervous Breakdown | “It used to be okay to admit that the world had simply become too much.”

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