This is a guest contribution by Tim Soulo.
I bet the next sentence will totally blow your mind!
Though… I think a bit of preparation wouldn’t hurt. No really, when I told this to my friend the other day he had a heart attack and I had to drive him to the hospital (he’s ok now btw).
But you just have to know that! This is probably the most important piece of advice in your whole career…
Think of a story, any story.
How about Cinderella, for instance.
If you remember it, what does that story bring up right away in your mind? If we examine the Cinderella story closely we see three basic elements …
The roller coaster
I argue that these same elements exist in every great story, and that it’s crucial that you write and use stories in your content marketing efforts as a way to differentiate yourself from the mass of mediocre media publishers out there…
You’re not alone. So many founders struggle with website design.
Design is more critical now than ever. We want our sites to make a solid first impression. We want to stand out from the noise and sleaze and crap online…
Everyone wants to build a community on their blog, but many sadly fail. Maybe they’re attracting the wrong readers, and maybe they’re simply too focused on me, me, me. There are many different variables, but we first need to look at the difference between an audience, and a community. An audience is a group of people who may follow you, and (hopefully) enjoy what you have to say…