Hope you're having a great week. Here are a few things I've been reading, writing and pondering lately. Enjoy!
Online Hustle is a new podcast from Siimon Sander. Each week, he interviews people behind successful and profitable internet businesses. I recommend the episode with Double Your Freelancing’s Brennan Dunn.
No one disagrees that you need “good content” to grow a blog, but there’s plenty of disagreement on what “good content” actually means.
Let’s start here: Good writing is simply not enough. There’s a clear correlation between strong writing and successful blogs, but there are plenty of counter-examples too. A threshold exists where writing is good enough, assuming you can nail a few other elements.
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- This is a really cool post: How Brandless built one of the most powerful brands in CPG
- I just learned that Priceonomics has tool to help you make your own charts and graphs.
Have a great weekend!
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