Reflections on Two Years of Note Blogging

It’s been two years since I started a note blog.

Few people have reached out, mostly Twitter DMs from people trying to start a similar practice.

Traffic is around 1000 clicks per month.

I thought it would be nice to try to more deeply connect with visitors by adding a newsletter signup link. 7 people subscribed.

People that see my notes are impressed with how much I write, but it’s not that much if you consider I do it every day.

All the single-player benefits I talked about before remain two years later—clarity of thought, better recall, improved writing, and so on. I just wish it drove more conversation.

Note blogging is not a friend catcher but it is the raw material for building one—starting a company, writing essays, producing a podcast, or building a community.