So many people seem to want to be famous these days. Writers. Artists. Communicators. You name it. Everyone is trying to make a name for themselves. But is being a big deal all it’s cracked up to be?
Claude Debussy has been credited for saying music is the space between the notes. The same is true for writing. Good writing is all about space.
This past week we’ve been doing a very intense 7-day blogging challenge. Thousands of people have participated. It’s been a lot of fun, and honestly, a challenge for me too.
So at this point, you may be wondering: where is everyone? Where all the readers, the visitors, the fans of your blog? You’re doing all these things to improve your blog, but nobody’s showing up. What’re you doing wrong?
You want more readers? Want more fans? You really, really do? Well, it comes down to one simple tactic that many bloggers neglect: you have to ask.
While I was growing up, my dad used to say to me, “what goes around, comes around.” It took me 20 years but I’ve finally learned the truth of those words.
It wasn’t until I began trying to write full-time that I realized how important relationships were — to everything. Every job I’ve had, every lucky break I’ve received, can all be attributed to relationships.
Now that you’ve got a blog and a lead magnet and know what you’re about. Now that you know how to pick a fight. What do you need?
You need to evangelize. Today is st Patrick’s day and as a proud Irish American, I love this holiday. Why? Because it shows the power of one person’s words.