At the risk of sounding like an arrogant narcissist, I love this site. 7minutemiles.com has been alive for about six years now and has always been a non-commercial, personal site. My kids call it “Daaa!” on their phones, my family and friends read it occasionally, it’s a test bed for my other WordPress sites, the design has evolved to a place I really like and somehow it currently averages around 600 visits a day (who are you people?).
I much prefer sharing information here over social media sites and really love the ability to publish Tumblr-style posts that don’t involve a lot of writing (image, link and quote posts – someday video). The latest WordPress iOS app makes it relatively easy to post on the road and the design auto-flows on the front page to keep things fresh (along with the automatic Twitter updates).
A podcast I listened to recently had Marco Arment on as a guest. He talked about his personal site, marco.org, and how that’s always been his personal site, separate from any project or employer, and how proud he was of it. I feel the same way about 7 Minute Miles, which I plan to publish indefinitely.
Thanks for visiting!Originally published by DK on July 17, 2013 at 4:32 pm