With spring here … it’s time to start chucking

In my neck of the woods, it was 66 degrees out yesterday.

After the winter and early spring we’ve had, my eyes popped when I saw that. Of course a lot of areas still have some snow and it’s really muddy out. But it’s a good sign.

Maybe I’ll finally get a chance to play some disc golf again. And start writing. That would be cool.

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When I started this site more than two years ago, I had no idea where it would go. But, I knew it was something I needed to do for a couple of reasons – mainly because there weren’t many disc golf blogs with decent stuff and also because, at the time, I was unemployed and needed to find something to help me through that time.

It worked.

Over the next two years, we had some ups and downs. We had some great writers with us, good stories and a solid following. But it never grew to certain levels and I think it wasn’t necessarily about the quality of the content, but what we did. I never intended to try and make money off the site, either, as I wanted to make sure we always kept independent.

That didn’t stop us from doing what we had hoped to do – deliver some cool stuff.

See, looking at statistics over time, the biggest hits usually came with reviews or shorter stories. The longer, more in-depth features, while liked by many, didn’t get as many hits. It makes sense though, as society grows, that kind of “journalistic style” isn’t always something people want to read. Disc golfers are players, for the most part. They want to know what can help their game.

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