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1. Five Ways To Overcome Perfectionism
“What you’re about to read isn’t perfect. And when you read the fifth item, you’ll know why.”
It’s possible nothing holds people back from potential success more than the feeling their work isn’t good enough.
In this post I share five ways to overcome perfectionism including to define perfect without referencing results, set a failure or rejection goal, and share a work in progress.
Related: Prince, Steve Jobs, and Picasso were not perfectionists.
2. 17 Keys To Getting People To Take Action On Your Website
“Don’t be clever, be clear.”
Blake Emal has audited 500+ websites over the past six years and compiled a list of what he’s found works best when it comes to creating landing pages that convert.
His 17 keys to getting people to take action on your website include to only use images that move the story along, include only one call to action, and make it about the user.
Related: How to use a one-action strategy to activate your audience.
3. How To Use Lenses To Make Your Creations Unique
“The intersection of my lenses with the topic becomes my unique perspective.”
This is about how to make your writing stand out, but it can also apply to just about anything you create.
Ali Q explains how to use lenses to make your creations unique and suggests you combine your life experiences, skillset, and interests with just about any topic instead of obsessing about finding your niche.
Btw, I found this link in the Growth Notes newsletter.
Related: 40 one-sentence blogging tips.
4. How A Super Signature Can Make Your Emails More Powerful
“People are begging to be led. So show them exactly, specifically, what you can do to help them.”
This is such a simple and obvious concept and yet…I bet you don’t currently do it (I know I don’t).
Cody Burch breaks down how a Super Signature can make your emails more powerful.
It’s a concept from marketer Dean Jackson that involves incorporating clear, specific, calls to action in your email signature or at the end of your content.
Related: The secrets of successful creators.
5. 15 Engaging Ways To End A Blog Post
“The best conclusion is one people will remember long after.”
The end of a blog post represents a powerful opportunity if you know how to take advantage of it.
Alexandra Cote shares 15 engaging ways to end a blog post including to give something away, prioritize one call to action, and bring emotion.
Btw, I found this link in the Opt In Weekly newsletter.
Related: How to come up with a great idea for your next blog post.
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My Final Words Of The Week
No matter how much you think your audience is paying attention to you, they likely miss a lot of what you want them to know.
Check out the eye-opening lesson I learned this week when I was promoting The Daily Graph.
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