I’ve made a LOT of mistakes the past few years as a creative entrepreneur.
Here’s what I would have done differently if I knew then what I know now.
Now, on to this week’s ideas…
The Starting Five
1. 40 One-Sentence Creativity Tips
What I’ve learned about how to generate ideas, develop your creative process, and overcome the insecurity that holds you back.
2. An 8-Step Plan To Grow Your Twitter Following From 0 To 50K
A solid overview of how to get your first followers, optimize your profile, and use replies to grow your audience.
For more Twitter growth tips, check out the advice my followers had to share here.
3. A Fill-In-The-Blank Landing Page Template
If you’re not sure how to promote your product or service on your website, use this template as a model for your page and you’ll be good to go.
4. 6 Ways To Supercharge Your Newsletter Subscriber Growth
Katelyn Bourgoin shares what she did on her signup page, promotional posts, and with referrals to add 4,000 new subscribers in the last nine weeks.
5. How To Attract The Right Clients Without Being A Specialist
The secret to attracting the type of clients you want to work with might have more to do with your voice and vibes than choosing a specific niche.
Meanwhile, On Twitter…
Step 1: Study how someone does it.
Step 2: Do it yourself.
Step 3: Get good at doing it.
Step 4: Get paid to do it.
Step 5: Get paid to teach others how to do it.
— Josh Spector (@jspector) June 17, 2022
A question to ask anyone who has a large audience:
“Was there a moment early on that you committed to publish something every day or week for a long time regardless of results?”
They’ll all say yes.
That’s not a coincidence.
— Josh Spector (@jspector) June 15, 2022
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My Final Words Of The Week
It’s one thing to chase your dream.
It’s another to be willing to do this to achieve it.
Have an interesting week!
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