Happy Friday everyone!
Welcome to another weekly round-up post from our growing community of bloggers, writers, vloggers, podcasters, and other fellow creatives. To be straight to the point, each and every week we hand-pick five top posts from a pool of the highest voted user-submitted/created posts in the community and include them in this weekly round-up blog post, along with the newsletter for all of our e-mail subscribers. As per our submission rules, posts shared can not be re-posts, or older than 1 month (30 days), meaning that all of the following are fresh and recent!
Here are this week’s (Mar 30 – Apr 5, 2019) most valuable posts from the /t/BES content creators community:
1. How We Got 11.3M Pageviews Without the Growth Hacking B.S.
People want me to talk about growth hacks or loopholes we found with Facebook ads. But our formula comes down to one thing we believe does a healthier job of capturing what we do: storytelling.
2. “Go With What’s Alive” and Other Writing Advice from Philip Roth
I looked through some of the late Philip Roth’s most interesting interviews to see what he had to say about the art of writing. If you’re looking for writing advice, you could do a lot worse than taking it from him.
3. Productivity Isn’t About Time Management. It’s About Attention Management.
The key to getting things done, we’re often told, is time management. After two decades of studying productivity, I’ve become convinced that time management is not a solution — it’s actually part of the problem.
4. Why Do Fear and Doubt Accompany Creativity?
Fear and doubt go hand in hand with creative activities. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could just get on and paint, or write, or act without being nervous and worrying what people think, without self-sabotage?
5. How to Write a Blog Post in 9 Steps (That People Want to Read)
Deciding on a topic, organizing your thoughts, facing that dreaded blank page for days and pouring your heart and soul into your work…only to get a total readership of 20 views a year later. It’s not a good feeling.
That’s all folks! You can view all the rest of the community’s top submissions (14 more) here.
Be sure to tune in next Friday for another great weekend reading list that will make you a better and more informed blogger, writer, and/or content creator! If you have anything awesome to submit that others might enjoy, feel free to do so!
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