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It seems like a New Year’s resolution that most people with online careers make more than once: “I’ll start blogging more,” or “I’ll try to tackle my work/life balance,” or “I should start going to the gym regularly.”

I’ve made all three of those resolutions more times than I can count. (I’m pretty sure you’ve made at least one of those resolutions, too.)

Over the past 20 years or so, my personal blog had gone through many iterations and venues: LiveJournal (back when SixApart owned it), Movable Type, WordPress, Tumblr, and now, Medium.

Well, I’m back. I’m back to talk about my company in a field I love, my adventures in trying to maintain my physical and mental health, my friends and family, the community I’m hoping to serve, and occasionally, my faith and politics.

Stay tuned, because I’ll have more here soon.


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Let’s make 2019 the year we stop wiping ex-coworkers off websites.

It’s more common than you might think: when a staff member leaves an organization, a decision is often made to anonymize the member’s past contributions from the organization’s website.

It’s unceremoniously done by either renaming their author account or, after deleting the account, reassigning that content to a generic company “Acme Co.” or “Staff” author byline.

At the time for the decision makers, it might make sense to them. However, the potential damage an organization risks in doing so can very well be self-inflicted.

As part of my almost 20 years in the advertising and marketing industry, I’ve been asked…

Chris Fullman

Founder & Technology Director at Antimatter Co., a WordPress development, support, and security studio in Richmond, VA. Personal motto: “It’s nice to be nice.”

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