(PS: We Love You)
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My laptop makes a little knock-knock sound every time someone new subscribes to Pipe Wrench. “Who’s there?” I ask the coupla knockers. Sometimes it’s an old friend, sometimes it’s a new friend. More and more often, it’s a total stranger. Friends-to-be, you should know that whenever we happen to see a name we don’t recognize in one of our tech queues, our hearts flutter in unison. Pipe Wrench has several mottos, but one of the big ones is “We love strangers.”
Continue reading “Hey, Stranger”
Is it a newsletter or isn’t it? WHO CAN SAY.
Don’t get the newsletter via email? Here’s the newsletter from Tuesday, March 9, 2021. If you’d like the email, sign up here!
Catherine and I chatted last Thursday about this week’s newsletter and what we wanted to talk to y’all about; we ended up deciding to tell you more about Pipe Wrench’s approach to conversation pieces (spoilers: not just writing!) and asking you to introduce us to your most interesting friend.
Continue reading “What if we were just super honest?”
Miss the newsletter in email? You can find them here, too! Here’s the newsletter from Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
When Michelle first approached me with the idea for Pipe Wrench, we’d both initially assumed I’d sign on to do audience development. That’s what I’ve done in the past. That’s what a new publication needs most, right? An audience. Plans to make an impact. A community to serve.
Continue reading “Why Have a Director of Sustainability?”
A new publication needs new readers, along with new editors, new contributors, and new artists. But what it needs most is a path to sustainability.