Soft background noise can help you to focus and block out distractions. This YouTube video is nothing more than the sound of rain falling, which is great background “music” for writing, or other types of content creation.
Great thing is that it will play all day long, so if you have a day where you need to get a lot of writing done, hit play, and start writing. Enjoy!
Any time of year is a good time of year to spruce up your blog, but especially as we wrap up one year and move into a new one, it’s an even better time to do some housekeeping on your blog so that you can move into the new year with a blog that is in good shape.
. . . you should always remember the golden rule of writing: Write what you know. For example, if you feel stuck, consider choosing a subject that relates to your products, programs, and services, since this is probably what you have the most knowledge about.
When people first opt in to receive my 5 Secrets to Developing the Blogging Habit course, in the welcome email that I send out, I ask, “What is your biggest content creation challenge?” While is a variety of responses to this question, one of the common things that people express is that they are afraid that their content won’t be good enough. I’m certainly no psychologist, and I’m just speculating as to why so many people struggle with this, but my hunch is that one of the biggest issues that cause bloggers to feel insecure about writing blog posts is that there’s a lot of talk about creating epic content.
If you don’t have a target market with a pain that you can heal, your website won’t go anywhere.
This morning in my quiet time, I rather unexpectedly got what I believe is to be my “word” for the coming year — PROLIFIC.
I thought a bit about what it means to be a prolific writer, and to be honest, it scares me a bit to commit to it, and yet I believe that I need to at least put myself out there by writing about it in this short post.
Here are a couple of ways I can be a prolific writer:
When you consistently use the same routines, your entire writing process becomes more automatic. This order and automation reduces the amount of time you might waste with a more haphazard approach to your blogging.