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How Backed VC's Head of Networks built a no-code app to leverage the community
In the first of our Featured Stories series, we chat to Daisy Onobogu, Head of Networks & Community at Backed VC, on how she built an app entirely from scratch without code to grow and nurture the company's network and portfolio.
May 17, 2021
Member Spotlight: Amit Sarda
Each week we highlight a member from our community and share their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Amit Sarda from Pune, India. Amit is a Freelance Business Consultant at AmitSarda.biz.
Member Spotlight
May 17, 2021
Progressive web apps: the nifty, not-so-new no-code trend for 2021
Today we’re exploring the wonderful world of progressive web apps (PWAs, for short) — web apps that function as websites but provide an almost 100% native mobile app experience — and how no-code tools have made PWA development easier, faster, and more affordable than ever before.
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May 7, 2021
Member Spotlight: Connor Finlayson
Each week we highlight a member from our community and share their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Connor Finlayson from New Zealand. Connor is the Founder of Unicorn Factory, a marketplace for freelancers. 
Member Spotlight
May 5, 2021
The No-Code Stack: GMass
In this series we’ll be sharing the no-code stack of a company or project, breaking it down into the component parts to show you behind the scenes to see how it’s all done! This week we are chatting to Ajay Goel from GMass. GMass is an e-mail marketing tool for GMail users.
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May 6, 2021
How to automate your Shopify store using Parabola
If you run an ecommerce store, chances are that you use Shopify, arguably the most popular ecommerce tool on the market. In this post, we walk you through how you can use Parabola to automate your Shopify store — specifically how it can save time on your sales, marketing and inventory reports — all, of course, without code.
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April 29, 2021
Member Spotlight: Ciaran O'Herlihy
Each week we highlight a member from our community and share their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Ciaran O'Herlihy from Cork, Ireland. Ciaran works in Product Partnerships at Google. He is also the Founder at Adepty and LazerBird.
Member Spotlight
April 29, 2021
The Ultimate No-Code Cheat Sheet
A definitive guide to no-code — everything you need to know about the basics of no-code in one place. Learn about product building vs. automation, real life no-code use cases, common terminology, popular no-code tools, and where to turn if you're looking to expand your no-code knowledge beyond just the basics.
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May 11, 2021
How to create a lead-qualifying virtual AI assistant without code
Save your and your team's time by automating repetitive lead-qualifying tasks. In this post, we show you how to build a virtual AI assistant that can handle qualifying leads and record keeping, using Zapier, Twilio, Airtable, Chatparse.AI and Calendly.
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April 21, 2021
Member Spotlight: Luke Walker
Each week we highlight a member from our community and share their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Luke Walker from Berlin, Germany. Luke is a Product Marketing Manager at Next Matter.
Member Spotlight
April 23, 2021
Beyond no-code: the coding languages every no-coder needs
Many who start their journey with no-code tend to become more familiar and comfortable with the world of code. In this post, we explore the coding languages recommended by Codecademy to learn if you want to graduate beyond no-code.
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April 19, 2021
Proven shortcuts for starting your newsletter in record time
Getting past the beginner stage of writing a newsletter, where your doubt is at its strongest, can be a huge hurdle to jump. Using these shortcuts, you can start building your audience, polish your reputation, and crank up your visibility online.
April 20, 2021
Member Spotlight: Büşra Coskuner
Each week we highlight a member from our community and share their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Büşra Coskuner from Berlin, Germany. Büşra is a Product Management Consultant and Mentor at The Mentoring Club.
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April 7, 2021
Member Spotlight: Daniel Díez
Each week we highlight a member from our community and share their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Daniel Díez from Barcelona, Spain Daniel is currently working on Failory, which shares stories about lessons learned from failed startups.
Member Spotlight
March 31, 2021
An interview with Codecademy Co-Founder & CEO, Zach Sims
Zach Sims is the co-founder and CEO of Codecademy — a leading platform for learning how to code, with over 50 million students to date. As the gap between code and no-code continues to get smaller, we were curious to find out more about Codecademy and get Zach's take on building without code.
March 30, 2021
The No-Code Stack: PodReacher
In this series we’ll be sharing the no-code stack of a company or project, breaking it down into the component parts to show you behind the scenes to see how it’s all done! This week we are chatting to Jaclyn Schiff from PodReacher. PodReacher provides content writing services for podcasters.
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March 26, 2021
Member Spotlight: Luke Marshall
Each week we’ll be highlighting a member from our community and sharing their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Luke Marshall from Melbourne, Australia Luke is a Digital Marketing Consultant.
Member Spotlight
March 23, 2021
Everyone should be using no-code and here’s why
2020 catapulted the creator economy into the mainstream market. So now it’s not just early adopters embracing the ease of building businesses online — it’s everyone else, too. The opportunities for people who can’t code but want to build a life around the things we enjoy doing, have never been more abundant.
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March 19, 2021
Member Spotlight: Tomas Laurinavicius
Each week we highlight a member from our community and share their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Tomas Laurinavicius from Lithuania. Tomas is an entrepreneur, designer, content marketer, and lifestyle blogger.
Member Spotlight
March 16, 2021
How to build a productized service using no-code.
The simplest type of business that anyone new to no-code can start is a service based business. With the advances of no-code technologies the most efficient, streamlined and scalable service that you can build is a productized service.
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March 12, 2021
Member Spotlight: Inga Schulte-Bahrenberg
Each week we’ll be highlighting a member from our community and sharing their story, background and current projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Inga from Essen, Germany Inga is building Orgfinder.com a directory for non-profits.
Member Spotlight
March 11, 2021
We're joining Zapier
We’re incredibly excited to announce that Makerpad has joined Zapier. Our desire to democratize software, and push towards a future where people aren’t limited by a lack of coding knowledge, is a vision that unites Makerpad and Zapier.
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March 11, 2021
An interview with 8020 CEO, Matt Varughese
8020 is an up-and-coming no-code agency a.k.a. product design studio, launched by Andrew Wilkinson and headed up by Matt Varughese. Here Matt tells us all about 8020, the future of no-code, and how 8020 is making waves in the no-code space.
March 12, 2021
Member Spotlight: Angela Goodhart
Each week we’ll be highlighting a member from our community and sharing their story, background and previous projects through our Member Spotlight blog post series. This week we are chatting to Angela Goodhart from Virginia
Member Spotlight
March 2, 2021
How to earn your first no-code dollar
Even if you’re just starting out with no-code I’m sure that it has crossed your mind that with these new skills you have gifted yourself the potential to increase your income. Lots of no-coders decide they would love to make some extra money. Let's take a look to see how that's possible!
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March 4, 2021
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