🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week — Issue #220

David Ferguson
3 min readFeb 21, 2021


From the Archive Podcast from Tech Smart Boss

Episode 105: Why You Should Use Social Proof On Your Website (And How To Do It)pod.co

In this episode, I discuss what social proof is and the various types. Why it works, and how to add it to your website the right way. Plus I share a few technology options to get you started.

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Cool Tech of the Week

Sometimes the best things are the simplest things, especially when you’re a busy Tech Smart Boss. When it comes to managing projects and you have a lean team, keeping things easy and organized is the way to go, and this week’s Cool Tech of the Week helps do that, Ambra.

If you’re not into hashtags then Ambra may not be for you, it’s all about the hashtags. But if you and your team can get on the same hashtag terminology then Ambra let’s you start to assign tasks and manage projects using a very natural language syntax.

What I like best about the product, it has a great user interface, nice and clean, simple, and easy to use. And if you just need a place to manage internal projects and tasks, I think Ambra could be a great fit for a modern team.

Check it out, you may find the project management tool without all the bloat that you’ve been looking for, Ambra.

Ambra — Organize tasks in a natural way using tags and mentions

Ambra removes task creation ceremonies by describing tasks in a natural way using only tags and mentions in a single box. Tags are used as the attributes of the task, user mentions as the task assignees and one single box instead of multiple form fields.

That’s it for this edition

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David Ferguson

Founder of 5000fish the biz behind Yurbi and Chief Boss on TechSmartBoss.