I just finished this amazing autobiography/memoir of Mr. Alexis Ohanian, and how he started a website that should be your homepage (If it isn't, please rectify and return to reading this post once completed). He's also fighting for everyone's right to party on the internet. There's a pretty intense war going on, and he's been in the trenches defending our freedoms.


Page 32 -  I'm completely won over in learning he had the words "LIVES REMAINING: 0" written on his bedroom wall as a kid.

Page 63 - Where I find myself nodding my head in agreement with his philosophy behind simply caring. "Don't be afraid to show your users that you give a damn. It should shine in everything you do, from the design of your website to the way you respond to feedback e-mails."

Page 73 - Picture me staring at the book with wide eyed wonder as if being preached to by an oracle. "That's why it's important for the founders of any Internet company to build something so damn useful that everyone wonders how they ever lived without it."

Page 79 - Buy the book already, mind blown at this point. You learn the importance of brevity and the beauty of pursuing an idea. Similar to appreciating how a giant tree can grow from a single seed that fits in the palm of your hand.

Page 95 - Great tips for those seeking to be entrepreneurs. "You've undoubtedly encountered products or services that have frustrated you. Keep a notepad handy... and write down whatever is upsetting. There's a good chance you'll find a business in those notes."

Page 103 - And even though there's still a whole 100 pages left, I'll leave you with a good ol' fashioned wholesome quote that deserves to be adopted by the majority of us using social media today. "If I'm not entertaining, informing or inspiring you-what's the point? I need to earn your attention."


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