With every decision, we are caught between the balance of profit and desire. When working on your blog, are you focused on something that will help you make more money or something that you just want to work on? Even in my own courses, I focused on the quality of the content rather than aesthetics first. Resist going down rabbit holes and working on things that don’t affect your income. People love to complain and let you know about small things that really don’t matter.
Thousands of ways to make money online and every sales message was written by a professional. Most of them actually work as well. It’s easy to hope from amazing idea to amazing idea – promise to promise. Trying to do two things at once always fails. You become good at two things instead of excellent at one.
Writing my new book was fast, but editing it took WAY longer than I projected. It’s very difficult to predict how much effort a project will take until you start.
You cannot follow two gurus – trying to serve two masters.
Copywriting is a valuable and marketable skill. You can always find work if you know how to write copy and you can learn everything without spending a penny. Find classic ads and copy them by hand into a notebook…
These days you are just trying to get someone to click a button, but during the Golden Age of copy customers had to cut out an ad, fill in a form, write a check and mail the whole thing to an address they’d never hear of; that’s really hard!
Once you have the basics of copy language down, you can move on to the next phase.
Trying to come up with a new blog post idea every day is tough. Sometimes you just aren’t in that creative mode. Wordpress let’s you leave posts in draft most and that’s something really amazing. You can start a post without actually working on it until you are ready. Rather than make a big list …
For as long as I was old enough to think about what I would like to do with my life when I grew up there were some things I knew I wanted: 1. To do some work I loved doing, so it would not become a tedious, boring job. 2. To work for myself and …
Our beliefs control our behavior. The way you see the world will affect every thought you have throughout the day. And those thoughts will go on to control every decision, big and small.
We are raised from birth to accept the cubicle mindset. The only purpose of standardized education is to train you to sit at your desk quitly all day long and obey the teacher at the front of the room. Thie educational format punishes creativity, free-thinking and finishing early. Nobody gets to leave school early if they finish on time.