Zak Kann

The 7 Best Books for Freelance Marketers (and 42 Other Excellent Alternatives)

Best books for freelance marketers

Freelance marketers don’t have time to read a book that doesn’t offer novel, actionable insights. And let’s be honest, most business and productivity books are absolutely terrible — offering the same useless, generic advice again and again. You won’t find that kind of book on this list. I put together this list of the best …

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Intrapreneur vs. Entrepreneur: Which Path Is Best for You?

Intrapreneurship vs. entrepreneurship. Which path is best for you?

Does the thrill of entrepreneurship mixed with the safety of a corporate job sound like the perfect combo? Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs alike drive innovation, but they do it in very different environments. In this article, I’ll break down the similarities and differences between these paths and help you determine which path best fits your personality …

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How to Use Mailchimp for Email Marketing in 2020: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

How to Use Mailchimp for Email Marketing in 2020: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide

Have you spent as many hours as I have trying to figure out how to set up your email newsletter? I got so fed up with dealing with incomplete or out-of-date information that I decided to just write my own guide. If you’ve ever wanted to know why you need an email newsletter, whether Mailchimp …

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How To Become a Freelance Data Scientist in 2021

How can you become a freelance data scientist?

Why Should You Freelance? Freelancing is becoming more and more popular. According to Upwork’s 2019 Freelancing in America Survey, 35% of the US workforce freelances at least part-time. And it’s not just part-timers either. The full-time freelancing crowd has increased from 17% in 2014 to 28% in 2019. Freelance data scientists are only a small …

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Analogies: How to Learn Faster and Become a Polymath

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Analogies are like social media networks. We all implicitly recognize their utility by using them, but we complain incessantly about their imperfections. There are no perfect analogies. This is definitional. If an analogy was perfect, it would actually be a tautology, e.g., water is like melted ice. I’m five sentences in, and I’ve already acknowledged …

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