Karim Hamidou
RSS and Mailing Lists — 06 February 2014

Just a quick thought. RSS is very obviously in a bad shape. Mailing lists on the other hand are as good as ever.

There’s two reasons for this:

There’s one takeaway:

People are busy. If you want them to use your app, make it ‘set and forget’.

By the way, email is a great way to do this because it doesn’t require people to think of your app. There’s not a whole lot of apps out there who use it in a meaningful way.