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The relationship between rate and quality

If I charge less for my work, I feel less motivated to do a good job. If I charge more, it's like I'm reminding myself that I am in fact capable of making a really good video. The more I charge, the more effort I'll put in. The less I charge, the more I fidget … Continue reading The relationship between rate and quality

The best way to start a podcast in 2022:

is to stop thinking about how to start a podcast. The tech stuff is easy. If you can download an image off the internet, you have technical chops to start a podcast. Buy a microphone, find someone to talk to or talk by yourself. Hire an editor if you don’t have time to edit. Upload … Continue reading The best way to start a podcast in 2022:

Bring Back Broadcast Yourself: Why does YouTube feel so empty?

It feels to me that YouTube is becoming less about people and more about, well, I’m not sure. Maybe getting this rant out will help me articulate what I’m trying to tell you. If you’re old enough to remember Chocolate Rain, you’re old enough to remember when the internet was populated with people, not companies … Continue reading Bring Back Broadcast Yourself: Why does YouTube feel so empty?

The funny thing about dating

The funny thing about dating is how funny everything becomes. At first you try so hard to impress the other with your cool taste in music and fashion. Next thing you know you’re both laughing your assess off talking about how stupid it’d be if Sam Harris had a book called Shoveling Poop Into My … Continue reading The funny thing about dating

The BEST Website for Blogging in 2022:

is the one that works. Substack. Ghost. WordPress. They all work just fine. If you're new to writing online, simply choose one. Toss a coin. Throw a dart at the wall. Anyone can find the "right" platform, but not everyone is dedicated and diligent enough to show up, over and over again, to an audience … Continue reading The BEST Website for Blogging in 2022:

Mediocrity is the creative’s best friend.

Tolerate not a pixel of mediocrity. “But I’m just starting out. I’m not that good at graphic design/video editing/public speaking/whatever. If I can’t tolerate mediocrity now, I’ll never publish anything.” Right. Publish anything. Get your work out there, no matter how amateur. You need to earn the right to make mediocrity unacceptable. You need to … Continue reading Mediocrity is the creative’s best friend.