Oh I have a .blog

Get.blog, a new top level domain focused on people who are really interested in blogging. It’s a nice way to say, hey this is just another blog.

I’m actually blessed to have this domain as being part of Automattic allowed me to beta test the process and reserve this domain name: dwain.blog.

The name is somehow helping me to realise that this blog is my own and I can put out anything that’s on my mind (that I feel should be public). I’m a small scale blogger and I love it. No pressure and no need to be impressive. Writing is a skill and practice makes perfect.

Blog First

We all use a lot of social / content sharing services where we share a lot of personal data. Sometimes we forget those platforms can shut down overnight leaving you with no way to get back the data. 

From today on I’m blogging and then sharing data with other services. My blog becomes the central source of truth.

WordPress gives me peace of mind. I know my content belongs to me and that I can move it to others service should I need to.