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For 13 months this was ‘just’ a blog.
That wasn’t inherently a bad thing. I learned more about WordPress, plugins and email campaigns than I’d foreseen; and creating and sharing fortnightly quests with my small but loyal community was rewarding.
This is the first part of an honest retrospective. Sign up at the end of the post if you’d like to know via email as soon as the remaining 3 parts are published (and receive a bonus gift).Read More
I’ll be straight: I have the ‘luxury’ of an online presence the size of a demi-pixel (totally a thing) in the vast vortex of the internet. My ‘tribe’ — my community of customers, clients and subscribers — is small.
I haven’t stopped offering products and services to thousands. You’ll need to look elsewhere for advice in that league.
But I do know when it’s time to pivot, it’s scary to think you might alienate good people who’ve shown up and stayed loyal while you’ve been starting out.Read More
The pundits and sages of business will tell you what I’m doing is wrong; they will say freelancers shouldn’t function this way. “The self-employed should have more self-respect,” they will sniff.
You see, I’m not wearing any clothes as I write this.Read More