My new beginning on X
Notes From the Desk: No. 15 - 2023.11.10
Notes From the Desk are periodic posts that summarize recent topics of interest or other brief notable commentary that might otherwise be a tweet or note.
“Sometimes you need to scorch everything to the ground, and start over. After the burning the soil is richer, and new things can grow. People are like that, too. They start over. They find a way.”
― Celeste Ng, Little Fires Everywhere
I have mentioned previously my challenges in delivering content in the presence of such algorithmic suppression. I tried the Twitter Blue subscription earlier in the year and recently just canceled. It provided no benefit at all to my content.
You can find some of my results and analysis here and here. There is order of magnitude differences in engagement across different accounts posting similar content. I’ve seen accounts with 100k+ that only get a few hundred views on posts and 10k accounts beating out or equal to half a million follower accounts.
So, I’m restarting from zero on another account just to see what happens. If you wish to follow me on X, this is the account I will be using.
No compass through the dark exists without hope of reaching the other side and the belief that it matters …