Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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catchlightning Trying to find a stable job and enjoy my semester off before the MA!

Start my online portfolio/studio/website (read all 8 entries…)

About page done! I need to pick a design mainly, and find good cheap hosting.


Bradley Anderson Do or do not. There is no try.


Sounds like your sites would be perfect for Wordpress. Free, easy to use, and a very quick learning curve. Thousands of free templates, customization options, and plug-ins that will do things you probably never even knew were possible. Search for ‘portfolio’ and you’ll find hundreds of options I think you will find useful. You can have the site up in minutes, literally.

For hosting, I use Very cheap and very reliable. The few problems I’ve run into over they years they helped within me minutes to get things back to normal.

If you’re looking for free hosting to start with, try As I said, they are free, and they put no ads on your site. :)


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