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G2sday Roundup: August 20, 2019

Anastasia Masters
Anastasia Masters  |  August 20, 2019

Tumblr’s low sale to Wordpress is just one of the stories that dominated the headlines this week.

However, that’s not all you need to know in order to stay up to date with everything that’s happening from hr, design and product, sales, development and engineering, marketing, and even a few other topics.

30 articles you need to read this week

We’ve put together 30 articles you need to see from this last week in order to stay on top of what’s happening. Learn about the most destructive myths surrounding SEO, how to build a collaborative culture that empowers your employees, and more in this week’s G2sday Roundup.




  • Jack Virag on Nutshell breaks down everything you need to know about buying a lead list including how to, the pros and cons, and where to take caution during the process.
  • Salesflare’s Ali Colwell lists 13 TED talks that are must-watch for all sales professionals to provide inspiration and insight.
  • Learn benefits that specialization has on your team and how to train your sales team to be more efficient and effective with advice from the Sales POP! Blog.
  • Managing your pipeline in real estate more effectively with five essential tips from the freshsales team.
  • Take these six tactics from Marina Fishman on Copper’s blog to perfect closing a sale no matter the scenario your prospects put you in.

Design & Product

  • Abner Li on 9to5Google explains YouTube’s test involving larger video thumbnails on the site’s desktop homepage.
  • Find a wide collection of simple templates that are usable for Instagram stories and steps for implementation on Kapwing.
  • Daniella Alscher dives into the new change in design for the Snapchat logo and gives insight into the reaction of users on G2’s Learning Hub.
  • Remesh’s Lyle Jarvis dives into product-market fit and provides challenges and the steps needed in establishing a product-market fit.
  • The Designest’s Ksenia Pedchenko gives a sneak peek to Adobe’s new, free app- Adobe Fresco- that is designed to compete with Procreate.

Development & Engineering


  • On Calendar’s blog, John Hall provides readers 15 leadership resources that can be used at any point of a career in order to develop your skills.
  • FYI created a complete remote work report where they provide findings on the growth of remote working, challenges associated with it, the benefits for team members, and more.
  • If your organization has a remote workforce, reference Ahoy Team’s complete guide for remote company culture in the Slack generation.
  • Choncé Maddox on Due advises freelancers on the best way to pay yourself for your work.
  • Learn how to build a collaborative culture that empowers your employees and strengthens your organization with Emil Harjic’s advice on G2’s Learning Hub.

Grab bag

  • On Wired, Nitasha Tiku exploits three years of misery and protest that happened behind the closed doors of Google.
  • Rachel Siegel for The Washington Post dives into the sale of Tumblr to WordPress for a number that is just a small fraction of what it was once sold to Verizon for.
  • Learn about Google’s change to now allowing fantasy sports ads on its Adwords program in Shoshana Wodinsky's article for AdWeek.
  • Amanda Mull provides her opinion on the correct number of drinks to have at your desk (spoiler- it’s three) in her piece for The Atlantic.
  • Vox’s Gray Chapman explains the boom behind the pet supplement industry and the companies targeting consumers.

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Anastasia Masters

Anastasia Masters

Anastasia Masters is a Content Marketing Associate at G2 focusing on all things marketing. Hailing from Michigan, she graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in history. In her spare time, Anastasia enjoys eating her way through Chicago's different neighborhoods, exploring new places to visit across the globe, and watching UMich sports. (she/her/hers)