5 Ideas For The Interested This Week

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Now, on to this week’s ideas…

1. Nine Free Mini-Lessons From My Newsletter Accelerator Course

“Make sure the description of your newsletter is focused on the value subscribers will get from it — not just a description of what the newsletter is about.”

My Newsletter Accelerator course is packed with strategies to help you grow your newsletter, but I put this post together to share some quick tips even if you don’t purchase the course.

These nine free mini-lessons from my Newsletter Accelerator course include simple ways to get more subscribers, increase your open rate by 15%, and publish more consistently.

Btw, I also shared these on Twitter and would love it if you retweeted this tweet to help me spread the word about the course.

Related: The newsletter tips collection.

2. How To Write Tweet Threads (From Someone Who Got 5 Million Impressions On His In 3 Weeks)

“Every thread needs to answer only one specific question.”

There’s an art (and strategy) to writing successful Twitter threads.

Blake Emal seems to have cracked the code and shares the 15-step process he’s used to write tweet threads that have been incredibly successful.

He explains how to do things like find a great idea, incorporate images, and write a great first tweet.

Related: Four tweet formats that work every time.

3. How To Hire And Train A Virtual Assistant In Six Steps

“Before you post the job, take the time to outline your systems and processes.”

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the value of getting help as a creator.

(I even sent This Is How I Do It subscribers a breakdown of how I work with a creator logistics manager yesterday.)

This Micala Quinn article about how to hire and train a virtual assistant in six steps is another helpful resource along those lines.

It explains how to define the role, select the right candidate, delegate effectively, and more.

Btw, I found this link in the Wolf Craft newsletter.

Related: What I learned from the book Who Not How.

4. How To Create A Content Mixtape

“How many people have joined your newsletter since the day you sent that broadcast? That’s how many people have missed out on your best emails!”

One of the recurring themes of my work is that most people don’t get nearly as much value as they could out of the content they create and this is a way to remedy that.

Alex Hillman breaks down how to create a content mixtape and repurpose your most powerful content to ensure every new member of your audience is exposed to it.

Btw, I found this link on Rob Hardy’s Twitter account.

Related: Eight ways to maximize the value of your social media content.

5. How To Build A Million Dollar, One-Person Business

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”

It’s always helpful to see what’s possible.

Dru Riley compiled a report on how to build a million dollar, one-person business including a look at who’s doing so, how they’re doing it, and a collection of resources to help you get there yourself.

Btw, I found this link in the Chicken Shed Chronicles newsletter.

Related: How to live like a millionaire without spending a dollar.

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My Final Words Of The Week

This is the 260th edition of For The Interested.

You may not realize you can read any of the back issues in my archive and find tons of helpful stuff.

For example, this issue I published a year ago includes tips about how to get your most important work done, build a creative habit, write tweets that get reactions, reverse engineer your marketing strategy, and monetize your podcast.

Have a great week!

Josh

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