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Chris Ismael
Our very own Montana Flynn has released a new project codenamed the growth hacking manifesto. If you haven’t heard the buzzword yet, you’re probably not living in San Francisco. The project is a compilation of his own notes, experiments, and thoughts on all things user acquisition and retention. If you have a company, product, API, or are remotely interested in tech startups we suggest you take a look. In the first article, What The FSCK is Growth Hacking?, Montana explains what a growth hacker is and how they change the way we think of user growth. Here’s the…
Montana Flynn
In a shocking announcement Google has announced the end of Google Reader and its associated unofficial Google API after 8 years. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months. You can certainly appreciate the reasoning, it apparently wasn’t a popular product and drained valuable resources that could be used on products that actually turn a profit. Still many people are grieving the loss of a beloved service, while others believe with Google out…