Am I the only one who loves a nice, clean, organized desk? There's something about having your paper, pens, and other supplies ready to go—neatly arranged and clutter free. But is this REQUIRED for someone professionally creating content?
In episode 12 of my podcast “All About Content,” I discuss your desk space and how to keep it clean and organized so you can eventually make a mess:
What can content creators learn from Breaking Bad? In this episode, we discuss 11 ways you can become a better creator by doing things “BrBa style.”
Evan Puschak is the creator of Nerdwriter, a successful content creator. On this episode, we explore the 5 reasons his content is so good.
Have you ever been scrolling through social media and you see an offer for a FREE eBook download? Or you're on a website and you get a pop-up to download a FREE GUIDE. Do these still work?
Have you ever been on social media and feel drained and asking yourself, “what am I doing with my life right now?” As fun as it is to read and watch stuff, there's a point where we've consumed too much content. Derek Sivers says, “Whatever excites you, keep doing it. Whatever drains you, stop doing it.”
I was recently BLOWN away by how good an article was. Has that ever happened to you? Good content surprises you and sometimes reenergizes you to make good work.
Imagine how much more you would get done if you acted like you were going on vacation tomorrow. In this episode, we focus on living productively: strategically listening to music while you work, getting started when working, the importance of a weekly review, and maintaining your calendar.
Are you living in emergency mode? Do you feel like you're constantly putting out fires? In this episode we talk about protecting your calendar and using time efficiently.
Inside of getting to the point, it can be easy to tell stories around the details. The problem: this is bad for the reader. We must learn to put the main point FIRST, then story tell.
Sometimes we get too close to our work. We can be so close, in fact, it's hard to focus on the bigger picture. This is why “zooming out” is important if you do creative work.