Modern Makers #56
An AI email assistant, Revue is dead, create images from text with PlaygroundAI
Happy new year makers,
Welcome to the 17 makers who joined us since the last edition.
I wish you all the best for 2023. I hope you enjoyed the Christmas break and have been able to spend time with your loved ones.
To start the year, let’s see what happened during the holiday break.
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Meet Ellie, your new AI email assistant. Ellie is a GPT-3 powered browser extension that can automatically respond to your emails. It can also learn from your writing style to make these automated emails sound like you. At the moment it’s available on Chrome and Firefox. (Link)
You can also check out Addy, a similar product that just got launched.
8 ways you can use ChatGPT to save thousands of hours of work
OpenAI is now available on Zapier. Which means you can now connect it with more than 5,000 apps. Try it here
No-code & Productivity
Gumroad took the decision to increase it fees to 10%. As a result, many people are now looking for alternatives. Typedream is launching Typedream Product to allow you to sell your digital products from your website (2% fee + credit card fee). Get early access here
Revue is dead. This newsletter tool that Twitter bought in 2021 will officially be shut down this month. Existing users will be able to access their accounts until the 18th of January to export their content and subscribers list. Plenty of alternatives out there if you want to migrate to a new platform, including:
Substack, the one I’m using for this newsletter
Beehiiv: the new cool kid in the block who is shipping new features at a crazy speed (they just introduced Automations)
Polyflow allows you to translate your Weflow websites into multiple languages (link)
Notion updated some of its pricing plans. The personal plan is now called the free plan. It allows you to invite up to 10 guests and includes 7 days version history. Also, the Business plan now supports SAML SSO as well as PDF bulk export.
Want to learn how to use Make.com for building powerful automations? They released their new academy where you will find tutorials and guides to help you get started with the platform. Check it out here
Rows revealed its OpenAI integration. Here are 10 ways you can use GTP-3 inside your Rows spreadsheets
Softr also announced it now supports your Rows sheets as database (link)
“Anyone not busy learning is busy dying” - Felix Dennis
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