@austin_walker wow, hi, i just read some of your mentions on the bird site (curious about the response you were getting to recent stuff) and *i* feel terrible, idk how/why you decide to keep it up over there. i guess that's you though. hope the wp forums & places like here help remind that there are lots of people who want to genuinely engage. keep up the great work & take care
@drcat If I stopped keeping it up over there I would lose my career because without my audience, I'm a much less valuable asset.
@austin_walker you don't think people would stick around regardless? podcasts, twitch, the site? well, i suppose you have the numbers to know how much your twitter(s) drive traffic.
@drcat The people already sticking around would stick around, for sure, but no business is happy with a plateau. If WPR stopped growing, it would be considered a failure. And in 2018, social media is the de facto way of promoting growth
@drcat I think understanding that--that there Capitalism precludes the possibility of success being "stability" for all except the very largest businesses--is one of the things I most wish people understood about the way things are, because it is its face so fucked.
@drcat Appreciate it! Hopefully I can keep it up.
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