Three weeks into building in public, I have 35,000 article reads and 400 subscribers. Here's what it looks like from the inside:
November 18, 2020
Support and encouragement lift me up.
Feedback and questions challenge my assumptions
Haters try and tear me down.
I've received emails, DM's, and forum comments from all corners of the world.
It's a violation of social (media) distancing that I can get behind.
Constructive criticism, questions, and suggestions challenge my assumptions.
And my product and business are better for it.
They're a small, but LOUD, minority.
They hide behind their keyboards and try to tear me down.
At first, their comments were hard to hear. Now they make me laugh.
The constructive criticism far more common than personal attacks.
So I won't be stopping soon.
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