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Posts by: Chase Reeves

I think, fiddle and flahoolick. Excitable. Co founder and drawer guy at Fizzle.co

We probably all have one of those friends in our lives who thinks too big. Or those who once thought too big. Maybe now they’re angry at the world, jaded, cynical. There’s a danger to thinking too big. It can burn us out, burn us up, make us miss all the amazing that’s happening right now.

“I’ve heard from the Editor in Chief of a big site and they said Twitter was basically ineffective for them. Should I still even bother with it?” This question came up last week in the Fizzle Membership Forums and I think it’s a very interesting question. (In case you weren’t aware, we curate courses and community for indie business builders. It cost’s $35 a month to be a member, but there’s a free trial.)

Studio Neat are a duo of product makers out of Austin, Texas. They make simple, well designed products for everyday life… mostly for geeks. They had several big successes on Kickstarter like the original Glif, the Cosmonaut Stylus, and the Neat Ice Kit, garnering press like this article in Wired which calls them the “Kickstarter Kings.”

Listen, as bloggers we want to get as many people interacting with our content as possible. And more than that, we want them to become FANS, to live their lives in relationship with us. Recently we made a guide to promoting your blog which talks about syndicating your blog posts, that is, publishing your existing articles to different websites like Huffington Post or Medium.

I reached out to a blogger with a huge audience recently and asked him if he knew about a course called Start A Blog That Matters. I chuckled, thinking to myself, ‘this is going to make for a great intro to the announcement.’