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Why you need a platform

By Goinswriter.com received 1 month ago

Categories: Blog Writers
Age: 7 until 13 year 14 until 18 year 19 until 30 year 31 until 64 years 65 and older
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Hey Friend,

When I first became a writer, I felt like a fraud. Like a fake.

Who was I to tell people I, an unpublished writer, was anything other than an amateur?

Maybe you can relate.

It turns out this is actually quite normal. Steven Pressfield, in his great book The War of Art, says, “The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.”

That was me: scared to death. But I also felt like I had something to share with the world. I knew I had a message inside me. Every writer, artist, and creative I know has this. It’s almost a compulsion.

You have to share your art, or you won’t feel whole.

Are you with me on this?

So I began to share my work, on my blog, all for free. And what happened next surprised me. Slowly, I began to build a small but loyal audience of readers and fans. Over time, those people began to listen to me and take my advice.

And then something really weird happened: They began asking if they could buy anything from me. That's right. Long before I wrote a book or built an online course, my audience was asking me to sell them something.

It was kind of crazy.

But then again, after seeing this happen thousands of times over and over again with various bloggers and writers, I realize it's not.

When you give away a ton of value and it begins to resonate with other people, they will want to repay you.

As my dad used to tell me while growing up in cornfields just outside of Chicago: “What goes around comes around.” Or as someone once told me at a speaking gig, “If you are stingy with the universe, then the universe will be stingy with you. But if you are generous with the universe, the universe will be generous with you.”

Generosity. It's a beautiful thing. What goes around really does come around.

The obvious benefit from this was that my work started being noticed by readers, which led to books being published and enough income that I was able to quit my job and work on my craft full time.

But the best part was not the money or the influence. And it wasn’t getting to know heroes of mine like Michael Hyatt and Seth Godin and earning six-figure book advances.

I know it sounds a little cliche, but the most rewarding part was hearing from my readers, those who had read my words and had their lives changed.

The day after publishing my first book, a reader wrote me a note telling me that one line I wrote had changed her life. ONE LINE! In a book. That’s the power of writing. That’s the power of art. That’s the power of your creative work shared with the world.

But none of that would have been possible without a blog. So, if you haven’t signed up for my free training on building a popular blog and why this is an important tool for any writer, creative, or artist, you’re not going to want to miss out.

In this free training, I’ll teach you:

My step-by-step process for escaping your day job and making your first $1000 as a writer. What it takes to tap into your writing voice and share it with the world. How to get A-list authors and bloggers to promote your writing. The process every writer can use to get your first 10,000 readers.

This training is completely free and I’d love to share it with you.

Click here to sign up for the next available time.

Thanks,

Jeff


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