David Perell

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"The Writing Guy". He tweet about business, online learning, and Internet writing.

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My nights are sacred. Since I started working, I’ve reserved 2-3 nights per week for reading, learning, and thinking. It’s my time without distraction — to explore the wonderful world of ideas. This habit has absolutely changed my life. The benefits keep compounding.

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You under-estimate two things: 1. How much you know that other people don’t. 2. How much you AND other people will benefit if you share your knowledge. Learn. Write. Publish. Repeat.

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When you add complexity to a system, you feel the benefits first and the costs later — which is why it’s so dangerous. Prize simplicity.

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Facts about writing on the internet: 1. It takes time to build an audience. That’s why it’s so valuable. 2. The most interesting people you meet will find you online. 3. People over estimate the short-term benefits of writing but under-estimate the long-term benefits.

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People over-estimate the benefits of consuming content and under-estimate the benefits of producing it. Consume less. Produce more.

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People over-estimate the benefits of consuming information and under-estimate the benefits of producing it. Produce more. Consume less.

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Marketing 101: Benefits first, features second. People want to know what your product can do for them. If your product promise is interesting, people will give you their attention. Save the specifics for later.

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