As Facebook and other social media platforms continue to face scrutiny about anti-trust behaviors, I’m again reminded of the benefits of RSS. RSS (really simple syndication) is a way that people can share a feed with others. It’s historically used largely for blogging, allowing others to subscribe to your blog and receive it in an… Continue reading RSS and interoperability
I was at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam back in August. Modern art, well organized. Their main collection is organized roughly chronologically, which I really appreciated. It helped put things in context, which is often a problem at modern art museums. It had fairly good signage, too, to help you navigate. The bathroom, however, was… Continue reading Modern Art Museum Bathrooms
“People like us do things like this” is a Seth Godin phrase. He uses it fairly frequently, both on his blog, and in Akimbo, his podcast. In one of the recent episodes of Akimbo, the sponsor was another podcast, called “People like us.” It’s a podcast that talked with people who have completed the altMBA… Continue reading “People like us”
The ‘freemium’ or ‘productized consulting’ business models are fairly common these days: 1. Have a blog, podcast, mailing list, social media account, or some combination of the above 2. Write relatively-high-level content about what you do, give it away for free, build an audience 3. Upsell that audience to your product or service. When the… Continue reading Stratechery and providing value
I was looking through domain name options, as you do occasionally, and typed in reddit, to see what was available. It turns out that a) .church is an available domain ending (TLD), and b) reddit.church is available. I have no idea what you’d do with it, but .church just sounds like a domain ending for… Continue reading reddit.church is available.
I was a part of the first cohort of The Podcast Fellowship, a Seth Godin course, last summer. I’ve been a big fan of Seth’s work for a long time. I read Purple Cow and Free Prize Inside about 15 years ago, when my mom brought them home from a library book sale. I’ve been… Continue reading Podcast Fellowship reflections
I’ll make a post at some point about the podcasts I listen too, and why I prefer those podcasts. But, before that, I have a recommendation for an episode: Jim Collins on the Tim Ferriss podcast (transcript here) I don’t listen to all of Tim Ferriss’s episodes – maybe 1 in 10 at this point… Continue reading Podcast recommendation: Jim Collins @ Tim Ferriss