Use the internet, not just companies

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Think long-term. You’re going to be creating stuff, making fans, and building relationships for the rest of your life — much longer than these companies will last.

It’s so important and easy to have your own website. Instead of sending your fans to some company’s site, send them to yours. Get everyone’s direct contact information, so you don’t have to go through any one company to reach them.

The time has come for digital citizens to take ownership of our content. To learn how to use the technology to curate a website (spoiler alert: it’s easy) and host our own material instead of allowing a technological silo to house our online lives.

2018 is not over. Get started on that learning curve you’re hesitant or unwilling to tackle.

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