I'll take care of it – @thisissethsblog

This is so true.  Seth Godin points at a valuable and necessarily discreet skill: “”I’ll take care of it,” and I’ll do it well, at least as well as you can, for a price that won’t make you feel stupid. “I’ll take care of it,” and I won’t come back to you when things go […]

I’ll take care of it – @thisissethsblog

This is so true.  Seth Godin points at a valuable and necessarily discreet skill: “”I’ll take care of it,” and I’ll do it well, at least as well as you can, for a price that won’t make you feel stupid. “I’ll take care of it,” and I won’t come back to you when things go […]

How to write a book when you’re paid by the page – Nicholas Carr

Sage advice from Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows, amongst other books: “I thought I might be able to start publishing long books of computer-generated gibberish and then use Amazon’s Mechanical Turk service to pay Third World readers to scroll through the pages at a pace that would register each page as having been read. If I […]

Create compelling customer case studies

Marketing case studies, done well, can be persuasive pieces of marketing content. They are, effectively, just brief stories.  Readers, especially prospective customers at the top-of-funnel to middle-of-funnel stages read about a situation similar to theirs’ and they relate to it.  They can imagine what the product in question could do to help them address their […]

Weekend checklist, idyllic – @HardenKurt

Cultural Offering offers a checklist for a perfect weekend… Go outside Smell charcoal burning. Read.  Books.  Magazines.  Long articles.  Short stories. Stare at nature. … Sounds idyllic.  Read the rest, here.

The journey of journalling – @patrickrhone

Here’s a comforting and inspiring thought from Patrick Rhone’s analogue writing blog, The Cramped: “even one of literature’s great writers and thinkers struggled to keep a journal, questioned the entire idea of it, did so only in fits and starts, but kept at it all the same.” The rest, here.

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