You don’t have to do something new or even better, just DO SOMETHING

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“Being great at everything is not an actionable message.”
– Floris Maljers

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something.”
 – Nolan Bushnell

 

A very common excuse or rationalization that people use for why they can’t make money online with a blog, website, youtube channel, product or whatever, is that their desired idea or niche is already being done, and being done better than they could do.

The first problem with this line of thinking is that it is the mindset of a loser. This is a pithy topic that I have touched on before and will expound on further in the future, but it is super important to adopt a mindset of looking for opportunities instead of excuses. They are both always going to be there, and whichever you put time and effort into, that’s what you are going to find.

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Stop trying to ‘save’ your good content for later

 

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.”

– Donald Trump

 

blog_best_practices1 Once you begin the challenge of producing content  (blog, videos, whatever) you may notice an interesting  compulsion pop up: a desire to ‘save’ your really good  ideas for later, once you have already become  popular, so they can be appreciated, and profitable . It  may feel like a waste to pour your heart and soul into  a blog post or video that you are reasonably certain nobody is going to see, because your blog is just starting out. This is a natural feeling, and I still get flashes of it, but you have to crush that kind of weak thinking. You should be EAGER to get your good ideas out there, not hesitant. That hesitation is very problematic for a few reasons:

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