David Perell

David Perell quotes on consistency

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

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My philosophy of writing: • Write every day. • Write in public to improve the quality of your thinking. • Write for clarity, not to impress people. • Write about your curiosities. You don’t need to be an expert. • Write for the most intelligent person you know.

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Summarizing academic papers is the fastest way to build an online audience. Three steps: 1) Build a website. 2) Launch an email list. 3) Publish one summary every day. Do it every day for one year and your life will never be the same.

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B+ content and A+ consistency is the winning formula for email newsletters. Most of the value comes from consistency, not content.

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The best thing playing sports taught me was how to fail in public and keep going like it doesn't even matter. One of those lessons you need to learn when you're young.

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Three steps to improve your writing: 1) Write for 60 minutes every day. 2) Publish one article every week. 3) Listen to feedback. Do it for a year and you'll be an excellent writer.

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If you want to see the future of marketing, study YouTubers. Three lessons: 1) Collaborations are an efficient way to grow your audience. 2) Audiences are drawn to enthusiasm like moths to a flame. 3) The internet rewards people who are prolific. Publish consistently.

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Write every day. Publish one article per week. Read one incredible book per month. Do it for 4 years and you’ll learn more than the average college graduate.

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Dear Brands, Create rituals. Send a daily email, publish a weekly podcast, or host an annual meetup. Rituals are the secret behind many great brands. By being consistent and predictable, they create customer loyalty.

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Your best creative moments come in flashes of inspiration, but those flashes only happen if you show up consistently

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Writing is like running. It never gets easier. You just get better at it. So.... write every day. Publish every week. And learn to love the process.

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When you write your first draft, don’t stop. Just keep writing. You can worry about flow, transitions, and word-choice later.

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Building a writing habit is the #1 factor in the success of a writer. Once you start writing, you’ll be motivated to level-up your skills. Action inspires inspiration more than inspiration inspires action. Write daily. Publish weekly.

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Things I believe about online writing: 1) Write about topics nobody else is writing about. 2) When you start writing, focus on publishing consistently. 3) Short-form articles grow your readership. And long-form essays turn those readers into loyal followers.

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