Before you dive into this article, think about how you probably wouldn’t blink twice at paying xx £/$ for a ‘fancy’ blank notebook, containing no internal value. That’s because paying for physical products has been ‘normalised’, but it hasn’t for digital products.

Notion is powerful software that’s essentially ‘LEGO’ and a blank digital canvas, where you can build a limitless range of digital products (just a few listed below) that you can share as Notion templates for people to download.

A tweet about the endless uses of Notion!

Sharing templates has been instrumental to Notion’s growth. The community shares their…


There’s nothing like being in a big crowd while you sing and dance along to your favourite artists. The feeling is euphoric.

I’m writing this a year into the global panorama when many live music lovers, like myself, are feeling deprived of one of the things that brings us pure joy. Yes, we can listen to our favourite songs day-in-day-out on whatever streaming platform you choose to use. However, nothing beats hearing it live. The way artists manage to infuse new life into song you’ve had on repeat for the past month will always amaze me — it’s like you’re…


Notion is tool that has taken the tech world by storm and has a growing large cult fanbase. Notion Consultants’ are increasingly becoming the new trendy ‘product as a service’ role. Just search on sites like Fiverr, Twitter or LinkedIn and you’ll immediately get some hits.

What is a ‘Notion Consultant’ and what do they do?

Notion Consultants have mastered Notion and are SMEs teaching other people how to leverage its practically endless possibilities. A few, like myself, also take the step to become Certified Notion Consultants. …


Podcast: Indie Hackers

Episode: Persisting Through Failures to Find a Winning Trend with Dru Riley of Trends.vc

This beautiful layout is published on Notion.

This article is part of a series of podcast reviews called ‘The Podcast Bar’, on my site The Notion Bar.

  • If you would prefer a more aesthetic/interactive experience , made on Notion, and to listen to the episode you can access it here.
  • To make your web writing more beautiful, like above, download my blogging Notion template, The Notion-Zine, to get 10 beautiful layouts

‘Indie Hacking’ has become a source of escape for many and is a popular way for people to ‘stop…


Podcast: MindfulCommerce

Episode: The intersection of ecommerce, sustainability & the luxe market

This beautiful layout is published on Notion.
  • This article is part of a series of podcast reviews called ‘The Podcast Bar’, on my site The Notion Bar.
  • If you would prefer a more aesthetic/interactive experience , made on Notion, and to listen to the episode you can access it here.
  • To make your web writing more beautiful, like above, download my blogging Notion template, The Notion-Zine, to get 10 beautiful layouts

At the end of the day, everything we do and everything we buy, has a cost. …


Podcast: UI Narrative

Episode: How to use Your Multicultural Experience for Product Design | Zalyia Grillet

This beautiful layout is published on Notion.
  • This article is part of a series of podcast reviews called ‘The Podcast Bar’, on my site The Notion Bar.
  • If you would prefer a more aesthetic/interactive experience , made on Notion, and to listen to the episode you can access it here.
  • To make your web writing more beautiful, like above, download my blogging Notion template, The Notion-Zine, to get 10 beautiful layouts

In this episode, Tolu Ajeyi, interviews Zalyia Grillet, an Afro-Caribbean UX strategist, discusses how she combines design thinking, her multi-faceted…


Podcast: Not Overthinking

Episode: Austin Kleon on Writing, Creativity and the Importance of Idleness

This beautiful layout is published on Notion.
  • This article is part of a series of podcast reviews called ‘The Podcast Bar’, on my site The Notion Bar.
  • If you would prefer a more aesthetic/interactive experience , made on Notion, and to listen to the episode you can access it here.
  • To make your web writing more beautiful, like above, download my blogging Notion template, The Notion-Zine, to get 10 beautiful layouts

Austin Kleon is a New York Times bestseller and author of Show Your Work! (Un)ironically, this episode left me feeling so inspired…

Frances Odera Matthews

genz/millenial. notion ambassdor + founder of thenotionbar.com. cultural commentator and aesthetic digital product builder, using notion as my canvas.

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