Why I moved from Wordpress to Substack (And …

I have moved my writing from Wordpress to Substack. Like all good decisions about technology, it had to do with deeply felt questions of identity, purpose, and whether I really believe in myself. Wait. Let me explain. A few days ago, Bluehost kindly informed me that renewing my hosting account for the next three years would cost $395. If I wanted to keep Wordpress, I needed to keep Bluehost. If you work that out, it means hosting my personal blog at russellmaxsimon.com was costing me around $11/month. Not too bad at all.

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