David Perell

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

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Goal for your 20s: Get really good at doing something valuable, but scarce. Then, advertise your skills.

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Copywriting 101. ∙ Add social proof. ∙ Speak to pain, not pleasure. ∙ Acknowledge common objections. ∙ Create scarcity. ∙ Write like your customers talk. ∙ Remove uncertainty. ∙ Use specifics. My favorite rule: An ounce of emotion is worth a pound of evidence.

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Every great entrepreneur is tormented by the scarcity of time.

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Prediction: Weekly Sabbaths will make a comeback. The anxieties of the modern world come from abundance, not scarcity. That’s why Stoicism and intermittent fasting are so popular. Next, we’ll find ways to disconnect from technology. 24 hours at a time.

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