Nathan Powell

Author: Nathan Powell. Nathan is founder of Nusii, proposal software for creative businesses. He's the author of The Creative Professional's Guide: How to Write Better Proposals and is a cycling nut...in all its glorious forms.

Staying small and why we won’t (always) build your feature.

Let’s begin here; This has been a hard post to write, and as you read on I hope you can appreciate why... We’re not a big company, we’re not a funded company and we don’t have a team of developers, designers, marketers and other general money spenders on payroll. We’re a company of two. We are funded by our customers and we intend to stay this way… Here’s why. First, let’s do the introductions; I’m Nathan and I’m one half of Nusii. Michael, my co-founder came on board in the very early stages of development...

Zapier and Nusii Integration is Live!

You may have heard us mention from time to time how we’re a small business and proud of it! But being small sometimes means we need a helping hand. And automation done right, can be a huge helping hand. But how? Let's suppose that you're a Nusii customer and we're having a coffee together. I bet that after a short while you'd say, "You know Nathan, Nusii is awesome and all, but I wish it could do X". (You know it's true ;) Well… Say hello to Zapier. As of today we are officially on...

Why we pulled the plug on Facebook and their tracking pixel

So we pulled the plug on Facebook? A bold move I hear you say (you thought it, right?), maybe even a stupid move? But bear with me. Once upon a time there was a designer who loathed writing proposals. He'd had enough of making sure everything was on brand, of searching for previous content, spending days putting together each proposal (yep, days) and then being hit by radio silence when the proposal went out. He dreamed of building software that would help him get proposals out the door in less time. Doesn’t sound very romantic,...