Programming Note: Newcomer is going dark for the first time since launching. I’m taking two weeks off and will publish again the week of October 4. Time for some R&R!
And if you missed my interview with Forerunner’s Kirsten Green, make sure to check it out.
I’m looking to make a big publicity push for Newcomer’s one-year anniversary on the week of October 25th. So schedule send your anonymous tips for October 5th when I return from vacation. email@example.com
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