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Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #16

October 12, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – There are more homeless people in San Francisco than Bangkok Yet, […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #15

August 29, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – What one million views online gets you in advertising revenue (not […]

The next time someone doesn’t like your writing, think of this

August 8, 2016

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Beyond the book Revising Prose (highly recommended) I’ve spent about no time learning what “good writing” is. It wasn’t until maybe my mid-twenties I realized “Oh, people…they go to school for, or they study this?” (Journalism is an exception due to ethics and legalese.) I got maybe a third of the way into On Writing Well and stopped. Critically acclaimed; universally […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #10

November 20, 2015

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: A comprehensive hamstring injury paper A client asks me about the Prometheus […]

Considerations for building an email list while keeping health in mind

November 18, 2015

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Ramit Sethi’s site, despite the tacky title, I Will Teach You To Be Rich, used to have some solid personal finance info. But in the last few years Ramit’s stuff has wreaked of Manhattanite Syndrome. (It’s not a coincidence he moved there.) Maybe it’s that old quote of “Money doesn’t change you; it reveals who you really […]

Why I’m alright with online advertising getting a wake up call

October 26, 2015

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I run ads on my site. If you’re on mobile, you’ll see one ad on the homepage. If you’re reading a post, you’ll see one ad at the end of each post. I never realized ad blocking wasn’t allowed until Apple’s newest iOS update. Because it’s suddenly allowed, understandably, a lot of people who write […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #9

October 5, 2015

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: The Martian book The reality of some surgeons A sick doctor navigating the […]