I hope you all had a blast of a weekend. I sure did, even though I'd have to take a 3-4 hour nap in the afternoon because of jet lag. It seems to be mostly over now, which is nice. The hardware clock is ticking back on schedule.
I've been thinking a lot about the future of the newsletter over the past couple of days. Partially because being in sleep deprived, delirious state makes me think of the future, but probably mostly because someone emailed me with interest in putting an ad on the newsletter. Now personally, I'm not a huge fan of ads (at least when they completely miss their mark targeting wise), but with starting a company on one hand, and the upcoming ski season on the other, a little extra cash will definitely not hurt, even if it just pays for the service fees to keep this running. So I've decided to also pursue trying to increase the subscriber base. I think we're in a decent place in terms of the professionalism of the template and consistency of the issues, so as they say, there's no time like the present!
I got some tips from Pek on the marketing he used to do, which mostly consists of posting on public forums, which I will definitely put into use, since it's free. When I get around to making the posts, I'll include the links here, and would really appreciate it if you would follow them and upvote the post to get it some more exposure. Until then, here's the issue!
PS. I also had a reader write in and send me an article they wrote, which I thoroughly enjoyed! If you write any programming related pieces, feel free to send them to me!