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What can we learn from Facebook Portal?

Three Shorts: Facebook Portal — back from the dead!; an advertising arbitrage opportunity; a funny story about the power of incentives

8 🔒 Apr 17, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Great strategies depend on great inputs — here’s how to find them.

Two new things this week for subscribers! I narrated an audio version of this article just for paying subscribers like you. I’m going to do

7 🔒 Feb 19, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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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

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Disrupting Disruption Pt. 2 — Ben Thompson

The “divine discontent” critique

6 🔒 Aug 2, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Disrupting Disruption: Alex Danco

Two theories; one of them good

6 🔒 Aug 9, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Divinations Podcast #002 - Discussing “Dominance Friction” with Dan Shipper

The Divinations Podcast is back! (If you want to add it to your podcast app, press “add to podcast app” by the audio player above!) This wee

5 Mar 6, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Means of Creation #2: Greg Isenberg

On the unbundling of Reddit into vertical communities

5 🔒 Jul 16, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Inside Overstock’s strategy shift from horizontal to vertical

Geoff Atkinson, the former SVP Marketing at Overstock, explains how strategy shifts can emerge through experimentation

5 Jan 28, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Divinations Podcast #001 - Hiten Shah

Hey! Something special today :) I always wanted to release the raw audio of the interviews I do. But part of the magic of the original inter

4 Feb 21, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Means of Creation #5: Nathan Barry

On newsletters, courses, and creator marketing

4 🔒 Aug 2, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Divinations Podcast #004 - On Quibi

This week on the Divinations podcast, Adam Keesling and I are interviewed by our pal Dan Shipper about our Quibi prediction piece! How to Li

3 Apr 8, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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[audio] Quibi Will Be a Multi-Billion Dollar Company

Good afternoon! Here’s the audio version of the Quibi essay that Adam Keesling and I published today. It’s narrated by me, and the first few

3 🔒 Apr 6, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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You now have full access to Superorganizers

We made a bundle, and you're grandfathered in!

3 🔒 Apr 13, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Introducing the Divinations + Superorganizers Bundle!

Today only: a bundle of your favorite Substack publications for 60% off

3 Apr 13, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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[audio] Inside the Clubhouse

This is the audio edition of Inside the Clubhouse, narrated by me!

3 🔒 Apr 25, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Means of Creation #3: Lenny Rachitsky

On newsletters, platforms, marketplaces, and more

3 🔒 Jul 23, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Fashion’s Digital Future

Why I bought an outfit I’ll never wear IRL

3 🔒 May 7, 2021 by Leigh Cuen

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The inventors of “the passion economy” thesis, live on Zoom

I'm interviewing Li Jin and Adam Davidson on Friday!

2 Aug 12, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Announcement!

Plus, how to be a person on the Internet, with Visakan Veerasamy

1 🔒 Sep 3, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Bundle Magic [audio & spreadsheet]

Happy Friday! Above is a recording of me narrating this week’s essay explaining bundle economics, “Bundle Magic.” I tried something a littl

1 🔒 Apr 17, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Understanding the Covid-19 Recession [audio]

This is the audio edition of Understanding the Covid-19 Recession. If you’d like these to be delivered to your podcast app every week, clic

1 🔒 Mar 27, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Does Sonos have a moat? [audio]

This is a subscriber-only audio edition of the most recent Divinations essay: “Does Sonos have a moat?” It’s narrated and edited by me, Nath

1 🔒 Mar 20, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Divinations Podcast #003 — Discussing Sonos’s moat (or lack thereof)

Whether or not you’ve already had the chance to read Does Sonos have a moat?, I think you’ll love this week’s conversation with Adam Keeslin

0 Mar 23, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Means of Creation #4: Leah Culver & Erik Berlin

The co-founders of Breaker, on podcasting, platforms, and media

0 🔒 Jul 30, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Dominance Friction [audio]

Hey subscribers! Here is the audio version of the Jesse Beyroutey interview on Dominance Friction. If you haven’t already, I strongly encour

0 🔒 Mar 5, 2020 by Nathan Baschez