The Happiness of Pursuit and What I'll Be Pursuing Next...
I'm excited about the launch of Designed to Sell. This guide, produced by Chris Guilleabeau and authored by Jen and Omar of These Are Things, is specifically targeted to help creative people gain traction and success in the market place with their artistic endeavors.
Looking to get your business off the ground and running? Then you might just want to take advantage of the 20% discount coupon valid on all of the products that Chris Guillebeau currently offers in his Unconventional Guides store. (Coupon is good 'til Friday night.)
A look at what I learned from working through Chris Guillebeau's Empire Building Kit
With only one more week to go in the Empire Building Kit, I'm beginning to look back on what I've learned overall from the course.
In Week 50 of the Empire Building Kit, Chris Guillebeau continues to profile the successes of "Emperors-in-Training" who embarked on this year-long course. Here are some of my favorites.
I'm almost finished with the 1-year Empire Building Kit course. The Week 47 and 48 review highlights the importance of nurturing the human element in your business.
Julia Cameron came up with the wonderful exercise of writing 3 daily pages. Buster Benson takes the concept into the digital age with his online version at 750words.com. He's also built a business around the website. Either way you go, you'll benefit for the daily writing practice!
It's tempting to start discounting your product for specific people such as family and friends. However, once you've opened this door, it's often hard to know how to close it!
Don't have a budget for advertising? No problem! The future of advertising is no more glamorous or out-of-reach than happy customers and word of mouth.