Questions from the A+ Inbox were taking up such an enormous portion of the A+ Insider that we started dedicating an entire post to them instead! This A+ feature now exchanges bi-monthly with our column, Into the A+ Advice Box. We think this will be a lot of fun for the whole family. We've included as many questions as we can. We love you and your hair looks fantastic today!
MERCH, BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL CONCERNS
Hello! I think I've read some inkling of this, but I am super interested in reading more about how you manage Autostraddle on the business end of things. I also volunteer for a queer organization that works remotely across the country using slack, etc. I would love to learn more about how you've made that work and developed Autostraddle without an office with everyone in it!
Riese: Gimme some super-specific questions and I’ll do my best to answer ‘em! I’ll tell you what though, Slack is definitely not an ideal way to do work! I think that our lives and our work a...
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