Blog, Motivation, Social Media, Writing

All the Blogging Advice You Read Is Wrong

It seems to me that bloggers, especially when they’re starting out, have a hunger for two types of advice: The how-to, step-by-step guides towards fame and glory The case study, the “I’ve Earned $XXXXXX in 5 seconds” or the “I’ve got a billion new email subscribers in 10 days.” There are two big problems with […]

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ABC, Blog, Motivation, Social Media, Writing

The Best Medicine Always Tastes Bad

There’s a lot of blogging advice out there. A lot. I’ve written some of it myself. More than five hundred articles, tutorials, how-to guides, step-by-step guides, habits, lessons, case studies, books, and online courses. But the truth is that most of the stuff I wrote, most of the advice I’ve given, it’s not going to […]

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Blog, Motivation

Your Competition Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

If you have competition, now you have others helping you explain the category. With competition, you can say things like, “We’re like Uber, but without the scandals.” Seth Godin We often point to our competition as the source of all our troubles. It’s because of our competition that we have to work harder to get […]

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