Tom Petty refused to sell seats in the first two rows of his shows.
Instead, before the show he’d go find the people sitting in the back two rows and move them to the front.
“I figure if they’re willing to sit in the nosebleeds, they really want to be there,” he said.
Now, on to this week’s ideas…
The Starting Five
1. How To Turn Social Followers Into Newsletter Subscribers And Get Paid To Promote To Your Audience
In this week’s episode of my I Want To Know podcast I offer a deep dive into social media content, strategy, and monetization.
Watch it at the link above or listen to it here.
2. 10 Powerful Little Twitter Hacks
You’ll learn stuff like how to figure out the best time to tweet, organize your bookmarks, and auto-plug your newsletter.
3. How To Create Your Own Podcast Network
A great behind-the-scenes look at how one woman build her own independent podcast network.
4. How And Why A Successful Creative Entrepreneur Is Becoming A YouTuber
Tiago Forte has built one of the most successful courses around and in this post he breaks down his next adventure and how he’s approaching it.
5. How To Build A Minimum Viable Community
This will show you how to start small and make you realize building a community doesn’t have to be as overwhelming as it may seem.
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My Final Words of the Week
Half-in doesn’t work.
Half-in is a way to convince yourself you’re trying, but in reality it’s just the surest way to waste your time, effort, and resources.
All in or all out.
Have an interesting week!
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