Hack your productivity with Instant Influence

We all struggle with productivity… Dan Kennedy is notoriously productive.  Multiple client projects and consulting days per month.  Something like five newsletters every month.  Two huge annual conferences.  Other smaller training events.  Plus additional products and...

Instant Influence — the simple 6-step process

Why do you care about becoming more influential? In a moment, I’ll share the simple 6-step process behind Instant Influence. First though, I want to ask a question that might help you get more from it. What would it mean to you to increase your influence? What might...

Copywriting: when to research, outline, and write…

Today, I feel like a work in progress… That feeling comes, in part, from this question.  And how it relates to my weekly planning call for client work. In short, I’m not getting copy out as quickly as I’d love to. (I always have the most optimistic aspirations.) And...

How to deal with failure…

Well, that hurts… Not a lot of copywriters talk about this — neither do entrepreneurs in general, especially not “guru” entrepreneurs. But I’m going to today. Because I think it’s critically important. I think I discuss it way less than I should. And in doing so, I’m...

Estimating project timelines [marketing project management]

ail “How long will this project take?” It sounds like a simple enough question.  At least on the surface. It’s actually anything but. My thoughts below… Remember: today is Monday, the day I open up the mailbox and answer your questions. To have your question answered...