Posts tagged #blogs

On Leaving Medium

by Liam Hammett · 6 minute read · #blogs

As you can see because you’re already on it, I have a new site that I’ll be posting blog content to at liamhammett.com!

My reason for this change was pretty simple; I want more control over my content.

Medium seems to be given a lot of shit lately, but it holds a special place in my heart for getting me interested in writing. Here I’m going to talk about some pros and cons with the platform that made me come to my decision to move away from it.

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If Your Blog Doesn't Have an RSS Feed, Don't Have a Blog

by Liam Hammett · 2 minute read · #opinion #blogs

It’s becoming increasingly common lately that people I want to follow are rolling out their very own blog platforms, in an effort to move away from WordPress and centralised platforms like Medium.com.

That’s perfectly commendable, and it often has some fascinating results, but there’s one thing that I come across all the time that destroys people’s chance of me reading their newer content — no RSS feeds.

I use Feedly as my daily RSS reader, and it keeps me up-to-date with hundreds of blogs so I can skim over them and pick out the titles I do want to read. I don’t read every article that comes into it, but I still get to enjoy the content that I like from a variety of writers.

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