Really. RSS is not dead, but is used only by a small percentage of people. You don’t own your Twitter following or your Medium following, you just own your email list. I recommend TinyLetter, it’s simple, free and amazing.
This advice is spot on. I saved it and I plan to read it once a month. Sales is something that might make you feel uncomfortable, but think of it as selling ideas, or selling your own expertise. Selling yourself.