"Drop Facebook, drop Twitter and drop Medium for original thought. Own your traffic. You can use them to engage in discussion. But don’t get lost in there. Write daily. Publish as often as you have something to say. Link to other blogs."
"you have to blog on your own domain. medium, facebook, linkedin, huffpo will do what are in their interests, not yours. i have been doing it every day for 15 years this year. feels great to own my archive, my brand, my content, myself."
> for something as simple as syndication and distribution, HTML already has an overwhelming advantage over any nascent formats > It would make subscribing to a site easier, since one wouldn't have to find the URL of the RSS feed. The URL of the weblog itself would be what you wanted. How nice.
"Twitter's API is the internet's worst joke, Instagram seems to have an API mainly to show what outside developers can't do, and Flickr is a hollowed-out shell of its former self"