#FtheHUSTLE ~ 068 – Jumping in or Baby Steps?

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I almost ran over an Iguana! ๐ŸฆŽ๐Ÿ˜ฒ

This was on my quick errand to go pay for my electricity & Internet (I can’t pay online unless I have a bank account down here and that’s a whole other conversation).

I’ve been in Costa Rica for 9 months now and these little reminders (Iguanas in the road, a herd of cows stopping traffic, or even the ocean view) help keep me grounded.

Anything you can do right now to stay grounded is worth putting some energy into.

With online business and the amount of noise information coming at us sometimes the little things get lost in the shuffle.

Recently (the last few months), I’ve decided to put more time and attention into Twitter (you’ll hear more about that as I do it).

I have a few Twitter courses (that I’ve purchased), a book, and have consumed plenty of “best practices” to know what I’m doing (and I’m not a complete ‘newbie’).

However, I’ve not done much of the above.

I’m just doing what I can when I can.

And I’m enjoying it.

I have a tendency to either jump in headfirst or baby step my way in. Getting back into Twitter has been baby steps.

Then I got this request on LinkedIn today:

How about that?

My point in sharing this is that going at your own pace and finding what works for you WORKS.

Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of things I could pick up the pace on, but doing things like this keeps it fun.

I’m being more consistent with how often I tweet, but it’s still at a pace that feels like a good flow.

Be easy about it.


A Little Brainpower ๐Ÿง 

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One of my favorite points of this article: “Laziness breeds efficiency.” Isn’t that the truth? In other words, outsource the stuff you really do not enjoy doing.ย Read “8 Non-Writing Skills That Help Make Me $8k A Month Writing” by Zulie Rane.โ€‹

Related:ย It Takes What It Takes

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If you want to learn how to capture and keep attention this Twitter thread by Dickie Bush about Mr. Beast (YouTube sensation) is a great read. Even if you’re not creating video. Read “The KING of YouTube” here.โ€‹

Related: I’ve Been Writing on Medium for 18 Months Here’s the Most Useful Advice I Can Offer if You’re Struggling


Tool Time  ๐Ÿ› 

I think I may have to carve out some time to actually use more of the software I haveย ๐Ÿ˜‰. In the meantime, here are a few finds this week.

  • Writing & SEO:ย I grabbed this last week specifically for the topical content ideas (kind of like “Ask the Public”).ย Get a lifetime deal for WriterZen here.
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  • E-commerce:ย Want to sell off your WordPress site without having to use WooCommerce?ย Check out WP Smart Pay.
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  • Podcasting:ย This is my podcast host & it just keeps getting better. Guest bookings & Sponsor Kit’s directly in your account!ย Check out Captivate.FM here.
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  • Newsletters:ย I don’t remember how I found this, but it looks like another option for creating and publishing a newsletter.ย Try Buttondown free here.โ€‹

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Let’s hope someone is working on a new “are you human” method…ย ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Enjoy the last few days of February!
Kim

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Kim Doyal

Hi, I'm Kim Doyal: Entrepreneur, Podcaster, ContentCreator, Optimist. Over 13 years into this online business journey, I believe that #EverythingIsContent and we can all #JustShowUP. Creator of #FtheHustle movement and Co-founder of the Content Creators Planner.

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