Is That a Fork in the Road I See, Up Ahead?
I own two domains that are not yet in service: myname.me and myname.org, where myname = ronchester. I pay the $5/mo for a hosted spot here and it’s been very easy to use from the start, though more limited than what the Apple folks can do with their apps. Until recently the only pin I didn’t have activated here was my own domain name. Should I put one of my idle domains to use here?
Or would it open up a can of worms? I want easy. I see lots of folks here having exchanges with Manton about getting their blog to work they want. I’ve never had to bother with much of anything like that. Would there be some advantage to my using one of those domains, that would offset whatever pain it took to get it working? And how much pain would it likely be?
Yesterday I started writing a long-form blog article, some of which discusses this platform. It’s up to a nine minute reading time so far. I don’t want to put it on Medium, as I want to own my own words. I also have a static Blot site where I’ve done some writing, so I could put it over there. Or put it here?? I like the community here and the engagement I’ve gotten here since the beginning. On every other blogging platform I’ve used in the past (many!) it has been a solitary activity. But would such a long piece be out of place here? An elephant in the room of the short and sweet?
Any free advice from the peanut gallery would be welcomed, from any on you, not JUST from manton, jack, colinwalker & cdevroe, but those four have sure given me good advice in the past. I’m inclined to listen to them. But please, any and all, please speak up. Believe me, I’m all ears, although my large nose is probably my most prominent feature. Got it from my dad.
If anyone has paid advice to offer, please forward your proposal to my business manager: firstname.lastname@example.org ;-) Oooooh wait, I think I read that last bit after the fake domain name, with the hyphen in the middle, shows that I’m old. Well yes, I am. Maybe the oldest one on this platform. Thanks in advance to any of you youngsters who might help! If you don’t believe I might be the oldest, you will, once you’ve read the long piece I’m writing. Help out an old man and impress your Boy Scout or Girl Scout leader of ages ago!