A statement on the site said, “I always knew the day would come when Iâ€™d have to pull the plug on ICN. Eventually its demands on my time would interfere enough with my schedule and impact my life so severely that Iâ€™d have to scale it back. Scaling it back was not an option. You donâ€™t do less just so you can keep doing it. You donâ€™t cut corners. You donâ€™t resort to posting filler to make up for a lack of quality posts. You donâ€™t do all those things and watch your viewers tune out because your product is going south. You either make the effort to put out a quality product or you quit. Actually, those rules apply to cable news too. Iâ€™m looking in your direction MSNBC dayside.
“Anyway, Iâ€™ve reached that point. I canâ€™t keep ICN going in its current form anymore. If youâ€™d noticed itâ€™s been slipping a bit this week as I floundered to try and ‘do it all’. That was a wake up call. Time to call it a day. Time to reclaim those five hours a day of of my life that are devoted to doing something I like but which I canâ€™t make a living off of. And then thereâ€™s my real job which pays me more than I could probably make blogging.
“This was all just supposed to be a part time thing for me anyway. A hobby. I was supposed to be part of a team. Yeah, when we started we sucked. I sucked. But over time I found my footing and started doing something with the blog. Though Iâ€™m sure some people still think I suckâ€¦”
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