Success is a matter of doing ordinary things – ProBlogger
Updated on September 1st, 2014
“Success is a matter of doing ordinary things. Not learning the secrets that you don’t know about.” Darren Rowse
6 ordinary things we ‘know’ but need to do.
Starting allows you to discover yourself — don’t wait to discover yourself to start.
We all have the fears, but ‘starting’ helps is put those fears at ease
Act upon the little ideas
We all start knowing nothing…even Darren. Here’s all the things didn’t know when he started.
2. Put readers first
- Who are they
- What do they need?
- How will they change?
And what are their problems, needs and desires?
Understand the change your want to help your readers achieve. It should leave a mark on your readers.
Avoid temptation like traffic, ego, profit etc and remember to focus on your readers.
3. Usefulness is King
It comes down to the change you want to see in your readers. Transformation.
4. Find your rhythm
Find your rhythm and stick to it. Rhythm is good for bloggers because it gives us a deadline. And important to your readers!
It has a cumulative effect which is POWERFUL.
“EPIC blogs are built on many regular small useful actions” Darren Rowse
5. Create Meaning
There is heaps of fluff online…
“Don’t compete for the MOMENT, compete for MEANING” Brian Solis
“The trend is to chase eyeballs. They can have the eyeballs. I care about the hearts and minds of my readers.” Shayne Tilley.
The opportunity is to create content with meaning, quality and soul.
Good things comes when you persist, like all things in life. ;-)
I’ll be trying to keep the live blogging going, so please forgive any typos!