David Perell

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

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School: No notes. No Internet. No calculators. Real-life: Unlimited notes, unlimited Internet, unlimited calculators.

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Traditional educators tend to see entertainment and education as opposites. Online educators tend to see entertainment and education as synergistic.

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When you compete to be the best, you imitate. When you compete to be unique, you innovate. Aim to be unique.

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Unpopular opinion: Video conferencing is more productive than meeting in-person. Easier to stay on topic. Harder to get distracted.

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Your average readers will wish your articles were shorter, but your best ones will wish they were longer

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Online writing is not like regular writing. Here’s how: You have to be different. You’re competing for attention against all the information on the Internet. You don’t just write to share information. You write to attract outstanding people. An incredible skill to have.

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