Don’t worry about what other people think when you are trying to achieve something. They might not even be thinking about you anyway.
Today's featured author is former schoolteacher, freelance writing magician, and 3X TEDx speaker, Laura Pennington-Briggs. Laura "Fierce" and I talk about getting started as a freelance writer, different types of writing and tons more!!!
We live in an amazing time where you have access to the tools that can help you learn any skill you want at a faster rate.
Give yourself at least 5-10 hours a week for at least 1-2 months to learn copywriting.
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is one of the easiest things that you can teach yourself to do.
90 % of Laura’s writing is for SEO. It’s in high demand.
Search engines (especially Google) reward high-quality content, not keyword spam.
Laura's Site: http://www.betterbizacademy.com/
Laura's 1st TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGY8vO3KRTk
Laura's Book: https://www.amazon.com/Start-Your-Freelance-Writing-Business/dp/1599186454/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1560777608&sr=8-1
The opening track is titled "Pilot Wings Remix" by Rukunetsu (aka Project R). Click on the following link to listen and cop the full tune. https://soundcloud.com/rukunetsu/pilotwings-4-results
4 - "My Cape Is At the Cleaners" with Wendy Elover (@wendyeloveracademymortgage): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/going-north-podcast-episode-4-my-cape-is-at-the-cleaners-with-wendy-elover-wendyeloveracademymortgage
7 - "Teacher to Pro Speaker" with Robert Kennedy III (@robertkennedy3): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/going-north-podcast-episode-7-teacher-to-pro-speaker-with-robert-kennedy-iii-robertkennedy3
83 - From Teacher to 6-Figure Freelance Writer (@nathansegal): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/83-from-teacher-to-6-figure-freelance-writer-nathansegal
98 - "It Takes 10 Years to Be an Overnight Success" with Pamela Hilliard Owens (@YB2C_System): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/98-it-takes-10-years-to-be-an-overnight-success-with-pamela-hilliard-owens-yb2c_system
110 - "Self-Intelligence" with Jane Ransom (@TheJaneRansom): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/110-self-intelligence-with-jane-ransom-thejaneransom
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"Every reader has more books than they will read in their lifetime, and they will still buy more books today." - Honorée Corder
“The people who carry happy money are generally nice, generous, happy people.” – Ken Honda
“If you tell a story in the right way, it really has an impact.” – Ira Rosen
“Don’t let fear masquerade as wisdom.” – Angel Aviles
“Whatever you create, make it good art because somebody is going to find it and somebody is going to fall in love with it.” – Terry Shepherd
“To have a sense of humor is to be human.” – Art Bell
“Be radical and revolutionary about self-care.” – Dr. Ro
“Write as boldly as you can and don’t worry about what people will think.” – Tosca Lee
“If you want to find the happiest place on the planet, believe it or not, it’s the pocket of twitter where the authors hang out. Especially the fiction writers.” - Catherine Saykaly-Stevens
“Worrying will get you absolutely nowhere.” – Hank Phillippi Ryan
“No matter what you attract in accomplishments, it means nothing unless you build your life around who will be crying at your funeral.” – Simon T. Bailey
“Immediate gratification never creates lasting happiness.” - Douglas Vermeeren
Kindness is and always will be important.
Karma works both ways. Use it to your advantage by putting out as much good as possible for others.
“It’s one thing to know the gift, it’s another thing to nurture the gift.” – Dr. Ray Charles
Don’t assume that you will be a successful author without time, talent and or money.
“You cannot go to divorce court with your body.” - Kimberly Spencer
“Every book that I do has a purpose in mind.” - Nancy Solari
“Everything is a lot of work.” - Pamela Hilliard Owens
Solve people's pain point.
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