Epiphanies

24 Notes on Instagram

Not a thorough post… more like sticky notes… Growing from 0 to 100 feels like a slog Growing from 100 to 150 still feels like a slog When you’re near 200, going…

Data Due Diligence

A funny thing happens when your web traffic starts to travel up and to the right … you tend to overlook the outliers. Sure, you’re aware that those tiny spikes can offset…

The Reality of Setbacks

Last year ended on whimpering note for one of my passion projects. Just as I was recovering from the growth slump following two months of seemingly exponential growth, December 2018 proved to…

2018: Year In Review

It’s my freshman year for a hypothesis: hyperlocal journalism just needed to be approached from the right angle. True statement? All signs point to a resounding yes after launching countless content aggregators…

Losing 10,000 Views … On Purpose

This one’s a one-liner: Upload a song to YouTube, let it gain traction to reach about 10K views, and then delete said video. Ok, let’s back up a little. About two years…

Breaking 10,000 Plays On Soundcloud

As of this moment, I have 11,177 play racked up on Soundcloud, which sounds decent until you dive into the granular part of the stats. Given the whole story, this figure seem…

Cut What You Love

The other day, I was trying to figure out why I’ve had so much cognitive dissonance in my head, regarding some of the features I’ve built for one of my side projects.…

1,000 To 10,000 Users

Long time, no type, so here goes another bloggity post/newsy update: The network of headline-driven media sites, aka The Press Enquirer, I’ve built over the past several months has now garnered more…