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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Joe Goldberg Working hard

Write a graphic novel in November for NanoGraphicMo (read all 17 entries…)
Almost done

I’m still working on this even though it’s not NanoGraphicMo any longer.

I’ve been posting completed pages here:

http://trowelhousebook.wordpress.com/



Comments:

Todd Schoonover will miss all his 43T friends

NaNoWriMo

I’ve been bombing during NaNoWriMo every year because I just keep facing writer’s block. I started writing a fiction blog January 1st this year to help me get beyond that. I’m not sure it’s helped. Maybe I’ll try doing this graphic novel approach which would also help me with my sketch a month goal too. Thanks for sharing yours with us.

Joe Goldberg Working hard

Thanks!

Todd Schoonover will miss all his 43T friends

Cheers Joe

I appreciate your candor and all you did for us over the years. Best wishes always.

Joe Goldberg Working hard

Thanks, you too!

That reminds me, I need to finish that graphic novel!


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