On the 6 month blogiversary of Sourcerer, Gene’O has written a post that pretty well encapsulates his side of things. Mine is pretty similar–the weeks of thought, conversations, etc. But that decision just to start one day, November 2 specifically came for three reasons: 1) I discovered that November was National Blog Posting Month; 2) We were trying to raise last-minute funds for the Rolling with Kings fundraising campaign; and 3) I decided that if I didn’t just start posting one day, I’d never start blogging—and it was something I wanted to do.
Here, 6 months later, we’ve got a wonderful network of contributors, readers, and commenters, and we’re looking forward to another 6 months.
When I rolled out of bed on October 26, 2013, I had no social media presence whatsoever. Just an email account. That’s not to say I was a n00b. I’d been studying the blogosphere for more than 10 years at that point. I had an online life in the early 2000’s, and I enjoyed it, but eventually I walked away. I am one of the lucky few who have experienced the joy removing oneself from the Internet, which is all but impossible today. I am reincarnated, in a way. I managed to engineer a fresh start.
Of course, it did not just occur to me on Oct. 27 to get into the social media. We’d been planning since spring. We thought very carefully about my entrance…
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