Should content creators binge-watch? HECK YES. Here’s why…

Every­one with an inter­net con­nec­tion is famil­iar with binge-watch­ing. How­ev­er, it’s usu­al­ly asso­ci­at­ed with inef­fi­cien­cy and lazi­ness. But what if binge-watch­ing was a cre­ative pro­duc­tiv­i­ty tool?

As some­one always look­ing to improve my cre­ative out­put, I search for ways to DO bet­ter work. I think binge-watch­ing is an excel­lent “util­i­ty” for any writer, pod­cast­er, or video per­son­al­i­ty, if planned and exe­cut­ed prop­er­ly.

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Why is there so much mediocre content?

There’s a lot of con­tent on the web right now. Even though there’s enough to watch and read for weeks, new con­tent is guar­an­teed to show up in the next 24 hours. I’m afraid though, that most peo­ple aren’t giv­ing con­tent-mak­ing their all.

Yeah, I know there’s some pret­ty amaz­ing chan­nels on YouTube and some great blogs avail­able for free—but, in terms of new con­tent being pub­lished and post­ed, there seems to be more mediocre new con­tent than good new con­tent.

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5 ways to overcome content overload

You spend a lot of time read­ing and watch­ing con­tent online. New blog posts, pod­casts, arti­cles, and email ALWAYS seem to be com­ing your way. Do you ever find your­self over­whelmed?

Maybe something like this has happened to you

You check your email hop­ing to get real work done. An email comes in from some­thing you signed up for. There’s a link to a catchy arti­cle or video. You con­vince your­self this is “work” because it’s going to deep­en your per­son­al under­stand­ing of the con­tent.

I need this arti­cle,” you tell your­self. You dig deep­er.

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