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Do you have a personal website or blog? I’m curious: What tech stack/tool/service are you using? And would you pick it again today? 🤗

RT=💚 for all the people who want to get started with their own site as well!

Hugo with my custom-made Theme, GitHub, Netlify.

Post notes, replies and likes from Twitter with an iOS Shortcut, Blog posts from Bear with the help of other Shortcut.

Couldn’t be happier with this stack.

More details on: https://t.co/fpcce3l8jh

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@ramiroruiz Does paying the subscription price for 1-2 months save you more than doing it yourself? For me I usually weight that option before doing it myself 😁. Some time I still end up doing it myself thou 😜

There’s is one that looks too time consuming to do it myself, so if it gets traction is the first one I’ll pay.

The main thing is that I want a quick and cheap way to start before bring someone to do it properly. I don’t want to grow it inside of WordPress for long.

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what's the worst thing about being a designer?

That because of the visual nature of our work is common for many to think they can do it too, possibly better, as most think to have good taste. So they see it as paying labor hrs. Seeing designers as design software operators.

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@ramiroruiz Congrats on the new baby! And thanks for saying this Ramiro.

We are just being honest with ourselves - it takes time to nurture the love 😊

Now - how are you managing two toddlers and a newborn? I am scared! 😆 having one baby seems easy relatively

By being incredibly adaptable, big change is from 1 to 2 kids. Most things were easier with 1 but they need more attention since It’s just them. A sibling helps a lot and is something else watching them play together. But it still is a lot of team work with my wife.

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My GirlDad's confession:

Pregnancy: don't feel much about being a dad

Birth: oh wow this is ... cute

0-6mo: how does this work?

Now 15mo: every day I'm like "I love you I love you you cutie pie!"

I have 3. Oldest is 5 and youngest 3m.

When they were born I felt a big relief but no magical instant love. I thought I was being a bad dad, but everyone is different. The more they grow and more experiences I share with them, the more I love them.

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If English is not your first launguage — have you ever considered using it on Twitter?

Why you are not using it yet?

I struggle with this for some time. Mixing isn’t good for readers.

I wish Twitter had an option like Facebook pages, adding the other language version of the tweet.

I end up creating another account @ramiroruiz_ES and I use a shortcut to speed things up and tweet in both.

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@ramiroruiz @rosiesherry Hey there Ramiro. Which part are thinking might be time-consuming, building the company or ensuring it's community-led?

I'm a mom too and can relate. It helps that our co-founders are quick to iterate on what works/doesn't. At early stage, "action" is quite slow too

Initiating, I’m by myself in this project and I’m not sure if the time I need to build a solid data base that would be attractive to the community be worth it.

Happy to being proven wrong. But my model doesn’t expect to charge people from the community.

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Design advice that stuck with me. It’s easier to critique than create. Lately I’ve been feeling extra critique-y in some areas. Whenever I notice this I remind myself that I need to do the extra work to propose a solution instead of just point out the problems

True, and also is easier to edit than creating the first version.

Sometimes it may feel like the reviewer is way better but is actually not the hardest part.

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Who is exploring building companies with a real community mindset?

I see so many companies breaking internally — surely community starts from within?

I'd love to chat, explore, mingle, collaborate.

I am ✋but I haven’t really started yet.

To be honest I’m somewhat afraid how time consuming it will be until I can make any kind of remuneration. And as a father. I try to be careful with how I spend my free time.

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I've been thinking of sharing my thoughts about the term "designing in the browser" and why I think it should be called "tweaking in the browser" instead.

Would you be interested in such an article?

Yeah, I remember when that term started to come up. The first person I saw it mentioned was @Malarkey

I use to do that back then, not anymore. Big coincidence that yesterday I publish a post talking about that and other past processes I used. https://t.co/uQ1EQ7qfdm