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14 December Michal Mazurek / guide

According to Google, with Alerts “You can get emails when new results for a topic show up in Google Search. For example, you can get info about news, products, or mentions of your name.”

And indeed that’s what it used to be. But that’s not true anymore. Not since 2012.

18 November Michal Mazurek / dev blog

After Syften reached 200 signups me and Sean started doing user interviews. We’d jump in on a video chat and ask questions. One of the questions I kept asking was “was the documentation clear?”. Half of our interviewees responded “I didn’t read the documentation”, and the remaining said “Oh, I didn’t know you had documentation”.

16 November Michal Mazurek / product update
14 November Michal Mazurek / product update

Last month me and Sean have talked to several of our users over video calls. One of our goals was learning about frictions you might be experiencing, and ways in which to mitigate them.

One complaint was that you’re not getting any results, or that you’re getting too many irrelevant results. We’ve addressed that with two guides, though admittedly, the approaches outlined in them require significant time and effort. Can we do anything to predict how good a filter will be immediately?

13 November Michal Mazurek / guide

Sexy headlines of companies becoming overnight viral successes reach our eyeballs every day. But the reality is that a lot of businesses rely on systematically sending cold emails to grow. Quite a few lead finders specialize in identifying “companies between 51 and 200 employees in the automotive industry”. But what if you’re looking for something more specific?