Nathan Baschez

@nbaschez

President of Everything!

Talk Therapy

#48 - Consumable Software

Nathan loops Dan in on something he thought was a problem: falling in and out of love with different software too quickly. Turns out, it’s m

3 Dec 10, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Exploring Online Community Dynamics, with Nadia Eghbal

And what content creators can learn from open-source developers

2 Dec 10, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Why AT&T is betting the farm on HBO Max

Also in Three Shorts: Amazon buying Wondery, and Calm's $2b valuation

7 🔒 Dec 9, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #12: YouTube Revamps Premieres & A New Player in Local Newsletters

Read to the end for a 9-year-old YouTube star who launched a Roblox world

12 🔒 Dec 8, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#47 - What founders can learn from Slack’s story

Reacting to the news of Slack’s purchase by Salesforce, Nathan gets into the different opportunities in hardware vs. software and Dan goes d

8 Dec 3, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

All Things Technology, Film, and Media, with Eugene Wei

And understanding how psychology affects consumer behavior

6 Dec 3, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Why Slack Was Willing to Sell

Three shorts: the strategy behind the news, in as few bullet points as possible.

8 🔒 Dec 2, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #11: China Restricts Live Streaming & Spotify Testing Stories

Welcome to Issue #11 of the Means of Creation weekly news roundup where we break down the latest news on the passion economy, including the

4 🔒 Dec 1, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#46 - Is Substack really milquetoast?

Dan and Nathan discuss one of many recent takes on Substack, and try to offer a counterpoint to the idea that newsletter writers need to mak

4 Nov 26, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Three Shorts: Snap, Apple, Vox

On Snap's take on TikTok, Apple's developer fee reduction, and Vox's talent attrition.

24 🔒 Nov 25, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #10: Snap launches its own version of Creator Fund & rare interview with OnlyFans CEO

Read to the end for publicly listed TikTok Creator Mansion

12 🔒 Nov 24, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#45 - Fleets, Reels, and Shop usher us into a period of turbulence

Dan and Nathan ponder the latest features shipped by Twitter and Instagram, and the reactions to both. At what point do compelling experienc

3 Nov 19, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Three Shorts: Instagram, Spotify, Substack

The strategy behind the news, in as few bullet points as possible

58 🔒 Nov 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Building Profitable Online Businesses, with Courtland Allen

And how software relates to the Passion Economy

1 Nov 18, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #9: Parlor Rises To The Top of App Store

Read to the end to learn how a business model changed a company culture

9 🔒 Nov 17, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#44 - What Kind of Nerd Are You?

After reading Dan’s Superorganizers profile on people person Peter Boyce, Nathan wonders why his hands-on approach to social and business ca

4 Nov 13, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#43 - The Power of Constraints

Nathan walks Dan through the ideas and strategy behind his new Divinations series, Three Shorts. How do you get from the Zone of Ignorance t

2 Nov 12, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Means of Creation Community Hangout with Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

A special episode with your Means of Creation hosts

6 Nov 12, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Three Shorts: Fast’s 1b valuation, McPlant’s power move, and Apple’s disruptive M1 chip

Hello! Welcome to Three Shorts, a recurring series where I unpack the strategy behind the news in as few bullet points as possible.Enjoy!Fas

55 🔒 Nov 11, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #8: Could the Trump bump turn into a Trump slump?

Read to the end for live streaming insights for music creators

5 🔒 Nov 10, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#42 - Keeping Up…with the News (and Work)

Weary of Election Discourse? Dan and Nathan are, too – but they also think there’s some use in paying attention to the world outside of work

0 Nov 8, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Lessons From Becoming a Top 0.03% OnlyFans Creator, with Aella

And how the best of OnlyFans can be applied to other platforms

5 Nov 5, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #7: Glenn Greenwald Goes Independent Following Biden Story Dispute

Read to the end for influencer political marketing

2 🔒 Nov 3, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#41 - A Bad Situation…Compounded

Special Emergency Pod! We invited our friend Mario Gabriele on the show to talk about his experience this week publicly staring down a $6 b

3 Nov 2, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#40 - Engagement is the ice cream, polarization is the vegetables

Taking a hard look at Substack’s top ten after yet another chaotic week for media (and for everything else), Dan and Nathan dig into the Pub

1 Nov 1, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez