Simple Truths About Personal Websites

Nobody knows you.

You are not entitled to anyone’s attention.

Be respectful, be helpful, be kind.

Your personal website isn’t a replacement for social media. It’s much more than that.

Who is your site for?

Document your life.

Your perspective matters.

Capture your thoughts.

Share what makes you lean forward.

Use RSS.

You never know what sticks.

Make it easy to publish.

Enjoy the process.

The adverb is not your friend.

Typography is everything.

You will surprise yourself.

You will grow.

Be curious. Be intentional.

This is your playground. Play.

Your canvas is limitless.

Sell the world.

Hit publish.

It’s yours.


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