Writers Get Very Sweaty About This

When Rachel and I started the Business of Writing Podcast, we reached out to writers in all types of industries to find out what their biggest questions & problems were, so that we could tailor the content to suit what they need. We got lots of great insights and topics, but almost every single writer…

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How to produce 17k words in 2 days

The past year has been a big one. I ended a relationship, lost several friends to illness and accidents, and have been sick for a large chunk of the year… But this year has also been awesome. How To Write This Book came out and immediately became a bestseller. Overdeliver with Brian Kurtz and Why Didn’t Anybody Tell Me…

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The Moral High Ground Is Expensive Real Estate

This week the CEO of Salesforce changed the company’s user policy to ban the sale of various weapons through its software. “The pressure Salesforce is exerting on those retailers — barring them from using its technology to market products, manage customer service operations and fulfill orders — puts them in a difficult position. Camping World,…

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Why Didn’t Anybody Tell Me This Sh*t Before?

I’m in Florida this week, launching another book — “Why Didn’t Anybody Tell Me This Sh*t Before?” co-authored with powerhouse copywriter (and wonderful friend) Marcella Allison. Two years ago she invited me to help her create a collection of letters from female entrepreneurs sharing what they wished they had known when they got started. And in all…

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Sales Touch Points: The Money Is In The Follow Up

Online marketing has come a long, long way since the glory days of the early internet. Not only have the tools and capabilities available to marketers improved drastically, but general market sophistication has also gone through the roof. Consumers in all demographics are much more perceptive than they were even just a few years ago.…

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How to Generate $10,000 with One Blog Post

Content marketing can be an incredibly powerful tool, if you do it right. Unfortunately, most people with online businesses don’t even come close to getting it right. It’s not their fault – they’ve heard over and over again that content is king, and that if you want to build your business, you need to be…

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