Note — Nov 24, 2019

What Is a Weird Internet Career?

Seen in → No.104

Source → allthingslinguistic.com/post/189045267597/part-...

Quick read I just had to include. This first post in a series is an excellent description of how I’ve been operating for years, and a framing I think many readers will also resonate with. These types of careers are also good candidates for aggregating around potential DisCOs as above.

Weird Internet Careers are weird because there is no one else who does exactly what they do. They’re internet because they rely on the internet as a cornerstone. […]

The cornerstone of a Weird Internet Career is that you a) make a thing on the internet that people value and b) provide a way to convert that value into money. (If you have the first but not the second, it’s not a career, at least not yet.