A raw, personal interview with Indie Hackers

Teela: Cool. All right, so I think we're ready to dive in. Franck: Yeah, let's get into it since we don't have a lot of time. Teela: Right. This will be about like 30 minutes from now. So, let's see what happens in that amount of time. Franck: Okay, I'm…

WorkWithDevs: the idea

UPDATE: WorkWithDevs was a podcast project I have now sunsetted. It was, I believe, a solid idea. In all honesty, I realized I wasn’t motivated enough to work on it alone nights & weekends. You can still listen to the four Alpha episodes though! Last week, a family member…

Let's talk: on coming home, anxiety, & acceptance

I almost didn't publish this post. I went through with it because: 1) I've promised myself and a friend I'd eventually grow the balls to publicly discuss my anxiety. It's Bell Let's Talk day in Canada, so I couldn't wish for a better occasion. 2) I'm tired of only seeing…

Remote update: notes from Chiang Mai

I'm sitting in the Seattle-Tacoma airport, laptop on my thighs. My flight for Victoria BC is just about to leave. But a big BOOK NOW on my screen is absorbing all of my attention. "This is the final boarding call for flight 2364. All remaining passengers for this flight…

Before I leave: timely thoughts on remote working

The last four posts I've written here were strictly about content marketing. In-depth, evergreen, and actionable articles. I just re-read them all, as a matter of fact. And I'm proud of the work I've done structuring my knowledge and experience into useful resources. I still regularly send these posts to…

The no-BS guide to great content marketing: part 2

In the first part of this guide, I discussed the what and the why of content marketing. I gave a straightforward definition of content and four compelling reasons to use it to grow a business: Boost in search engine rankings Amplification of business relationships Brand image improvement Leads & revenue…

The no-BS guide to great content marketing: part 1

Last October, I teamed up with the guys from Tech Drinks Québec to organize a content workshop. Our startup's mother agency, Spektrum, hosted the event in their downtown office. A few dozens of peeps showed up, and in return, I showed them why and how we leverage content at our…

25 free tools I use in my content marketing stack

When I say I'm in charge of content marketing for a developer-first e-commerce startup, most people press me to go into more details so they can get a clearer picture of what I do. As much as I like explaining my work to anyone interested, I sometimes take an underwhelming…

Why (and how) I launched this Ghost blog

Like most folks, I had a few days off during the Holidays. I figured it was a good time to kick off a project I had meant to start for a while. What project, you ask? A personal blog focused on content marketing, growth & startup culture. For the last…