I've thought several times that it would be easier for me to move my blog, photos, and links to other sites. The reason is that, through those other sites, I would be able to keep my online presence available at all times, demonstrate the immediate value of the services to my friends, and gain the stronger community the more social sites offer. In particular, I would immediately shift my blogging, photos, and links to other capable services, including
However, with that move I would lose complete control. I would certainly continue to host something at kurtmckee.org, but it would primarily be a launch point to those other services.
Despite lower visibility with my friends (imagine me blogging on Myspace, knowing people check their friends' profiles with religious frequency!), I am content to continue relying on my own resources. It's disappointing that I have to similarly rely on my own creativity to maintain and improve my site, though.
Besides, me using Myspace? WHATEV!