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To: Dough Readers

October 22, 2020

Morning Dough

Good Morning & Happy Eat a Pretzel Day.

The origin of pretzels is assumed to have Christian backgrounds and were invented by European monks in 610 AD (very long time ago…).

While only 54% of Americans reported that they eat pretzels, one thing for sure, we will never forget the famous Seinfeld funny scene “These Pretzels are making me Thirsty”.

A few things happening:

1) WordPress vulnerability roundup, check if you’re in the list.

2) Amazon launches a program to pay consumers for their data on non-Amazon purchases.

3) New Product Watch: Led Bonsai Trees.

4) Amazon’s cloud gaming service, Luna, is now in early access, for some US-based customers.

5) Google being sued by DOJ over antitrust practices & Google Response to US DOJ’s Antitrust Lawsuit.

6) Facebook initiates legal action against more companies for selling followers and likes.

7) Facebook opens up Messenger API for businesses using Instagram.

8) Using AI, Facebook provides new COVID-19 spread prediction map in the US for the next 14 days as well as new insights into the impacts on SMBs.

Source: Facebook

Have an awesome day!
Itay Paz


Source: Morning Brew / Facebook

Morning Brew, the business newsletter publisher for millennials, is in talks to sell itself to Business Insider a deal could value the five-year-old email publishing company at more than $75 million.

Two college students, Alex Lieberman and Austin Rief, started Morning Brew five years ago. Now they’re in talks to sell their business newsletter company to Business Insider, according to sources familiar with the two companies.

It’s unclear how much Business Insider intends to pay for Morning Brew, which says it will turn a profit on revenue of $20 million this year. But people who have talked to the company’s founders believe they expect to sell it for more than $50 million, and possibly much more; the Wall Street Journal reports that the deal could be worth more than $75 million.

This is an interesting deal, if it gets completed. Business Insider is a digital publisher that got its start with a mix of high-volume clickbait and the occasional scoop but has recently made a push into more sober journalism it wants to sell via subscriptions.

Read more here.


The success of your customer onboarding flow relies heavily on the first few touches, and it starts with your welcome email.

As the average open rate for a welcome email is 50%, it makes the welcome email to be 86% more effective than standard newsletters and users who receive a welcome email show 33% more engagement with the brand.

Discover how 21 companies using their welcome emails to engage customer.

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Live chat is an incredibly flexible and cost-effective way to deliver an amazing experience across the entire customer journey. It’s not just a tool for providing support, live chat can also be used to convert leads, boost sales, and improve customer success.

Learn how useful chat can be in helping you meet a variety of goals with these 10 creative live chat examples.

Read more here.

Read Also: What Is Live Chat


They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but when it comes to link building, a picture, photo or an image can quite literally be worth a thousand links.

While it might be challenging to replicate this runaway level of success, there are simple ways you can all build links using images together with but there are three that of the most effective tactics.

Read more here.

Itay Paz

Itay Paz
Founder & CEO
Morning Dough
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