Top-shelf writing apps, iPhone mounts and more [Week’s Best Deals]


This week's best deals include a streamlined writing platform, a double sided iPhone mount, and more.
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With every new week come great new deals at the Cult of Mac Store. This go-round, we’ve got a simple but powerful writing platform for Mac, and a super versatile, double-sided phone mount. Also in are comprehensive lessons in social media marketing, and a powerful VPN for enhanced online privacy and security. Plus everything is discounted by at least 25 percent, and as much as 97 percent. Read on for more details.

Nisus Writer Pro
Nisus is a straightforward, highly adaptable word processing platform that fits the needs of any writer.
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Nisus Writer Pro – 50% off

If you write a lot on your Mac, it pays to have the right word processing software. That’s what makes Nisus Writer Pro cool — it can be just the writing tool you need it to be. With support for Mac OS X autosave, document versioning, and iCloud, it offers greater control than alternatives like Word and Pages. Using RTF as a native file format, Nisus Writer produces files that can be opened on just about any machine, with customizable tool palettes, keyboard shortcuts, and more.

Buy now: Get Nisus Writer Pro for $39. That’s half off the usual price.

Clutchit Mount
This clever mobile mount can make your phone viewable and usable on almost anything made of metal.
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ClutchIt Double-Sided Magnetic Phone Mount – 25% off

We have use for our mobile devices almost everywhere we go. That can mean a lot of juggling, but not with Clutchit. It’s a cleverly designed, double-sided magnetic phone holder and mount that can attach to any metallic surface, or nearly any surface with metal plate pads. Maybe you’re cooking from a recipe, checking directions in the car, or catching up on Game of Thrones at the gym. Whatever the case, this mount can keep your phone where you need it and where you can see it.

Buy now: Get a ClutchIt Double-Sided Magnetic Phone Mount for $29.95. That’s a 25 percent discount.

Social Media
Master the many facets of social media marketing that could already be making you money.
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Social Media Marketing In 2017 Bundle – 97% off

No matter what you’re doing online, if you want people to see it you’ve got to get your social media game in gear. This bundle of 6 courses clocks in at well over a dozen hours of instruction in the key concepts, tools and techniques of social media marketing. From foundational courses in marketing and management to growing a Twitter following. There’s also instruction in how to make monetizable YouTube content, using Facebook to increase exposure, and using Instagram as an business platform. There’s something here for everybody to learn and use.

Buy now: Get the Social Media Marketing In 2017 Bundle for $34. That’s a whopping 97 percent off the usual price.

This VPN is easy to use and feature rich, offering many ways to stay private and protected online.
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Private Internet Access VPN: 2-Year Subscription – 63% off

If you’re not connected to the internet via VPN in 2017, you’re doing it wrong. It’s a key step in protecting your online activity and remaining anonymous. With all the hackers, data thieves, and annoying content awaiting you on the web, this is essential. PIA’s VPN includes high-level encryption, IP cloaking, and other tools that prevent data mining and content restrictions. Plus, a new MACE feature blocks ads, trackers and malware on up to 5 devices. And the whole thing connects instantly with one-click installers.

Buy now: Get 2 years of Private Internet Access VPN for $59.95. That’s a full 63 percent off.


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