Would you like to hand write your blog posts?

Sent on August 23rd, 2022

I love it when people give me hand written things, like letters and post cards.

It feels personal and authentic. Modern fonts and text miss that feel.

I attempted this by clicking pictures of handwritten sentences in a notebook and screenshotting notes on iPad with Apple pencil and uploading it to the web. That’s the only way to get it to the web - take pictures and post.

It sure works well on Instagram but not so much on the searchable internet.

We miss a few things when we just post images.

  • Search engine bots can’t pick up the text in it
  • (as a result) text can’t be found
  • Text in it cannot be copied

It just gets lost.

This time I had an idea, sometime last Sunday. Took out some time yesterday to give it a shot. I couldn’t believe what was possible. šŸ¤Æ

I tweeted about it. People seem to like it. They say this could start a handwriting revolution.

The disadvantages I mentioned above are surprisingly gone. šŸ¤·ā€ā™‚ļø

I don’t have a live link for you to go and see, but I’ll try to deploy it soon and add more demos of what’s possible. Maybe the next Hackletter will be handwritten!

What do you think about this? I’m eager to know. (If you’d like to try it when it’s up, reply and I will give you the access.)

See you next Tuesday šŸ‘‹

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