I am seeing a trend of very beautiful, very simple, responsive, mobile web-first services that provide a way for you to have several links on a page. This is because instagram only lets you have one link, and it’s on your bio.
No, it’s not a new idea. But I’m seeing lots of new (to me) services doing it. I wanted to track them here as a snapshot of our vc-hype web bubble.
- PRO $6 USD a month
- Free $0Forever free
Found out about it through @townfridge | Linktree , through https://www.instagram.com/townfridge/, from duckduckgo searching “town fridge”, from 'Town Fridge', Oakland's free-food refrigerator, sees overwhelming support , which i saw as a link in the Buy Nothing Project alameda group when someone said “hey i have food i want to give away anyone know of a group that redistributes food”
Simple, free, fully responsive one-page sites for pretty much anything.
requires login, obviously
How I found out about it: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ from https://twitter.com/wtflanksteak/status/1286831809678974976
Sidenote… I am obviously obsessed with archival and always have been, but have only been able to vocalize that thought recently, like in the last two weeks lol. So I think it’s fun to archive when I learn about the proliferation of a certain kind of service and how they’re trying to make money, as well as how I learned about these services, especially when I learn about them organically (as in, traveling/learning around the web, not when I was explicitly researching services like this as part of a project or something. Though that would be interesting too. “I found this because I needed X”)