Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher quotes on writing

Unemployed. Built @visualizevalue, building @value.

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1. Write to get terrible ideas out of your head. 2. Keep writing to get average ideas out of your head. 3. Keep writing to get brilliant ideas out of your head.

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Three word content strategy: Document your evolution.

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Content strategy in three words: Document your evolution.

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If you think every day, write every day.

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How to build a good business: Build an awful business. How to write well: Write terribly. How to sell well: Sell badly. If you won’t tolerate bad, you can't get good.

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Write to clarify your thoughts. Publish to help others clarify theirs.

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If you want to build a network, publish more. If you want to get better, publish more. If you want to find opportunity, publish more. If you want to help others, publish more. If you want to help yourself, publish more.

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Write to help yourself, publish to help others.

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Everything written by a human is an opinion piece.

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The most sustainable content strategy: Write about what you wish you knew yesterday.

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One well-written sentence can change your life.

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How to become a terrible writer: Don't write.

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Make content that points out the problem. Make product that provides the solution. Repeat.

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Write to figure out what you think. Publish to find out who agrees.

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Timeless writing advice: Write what you know. Timeless building advice: Build what you know.

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How to become a better writer overnight: Get more sleep.

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The internet breaks the old paradigm of needing to show up somewhere physically to get paid. Use content to clone yourself.

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3 step content strategy: 1. Make noise 2. Find signal 3. Amplify signal

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Read to learn. Write to earn.

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It is very difficult to build a reputation by publishing your work. It is even more difficult to build a reputation without publishing your work.

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On the internet, you can build a network by writing to yourself.

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Build content to educate, product to enable.

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How to increase luck: Publish more.

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The difference between knowing what you know and getting paid for what you know: Publishing your work.

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If you're thinking about it, write about it. If you're writing about it, build it. If you're building it, write about it.

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Language is leverage: Think clearly, write clearly. Write clearly, speak clearly. There few investments with better returns than improving your ability to communicate.

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Writing clearly is like untangling headphone wires.

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How to write insightfully: Get more insight. How to get more insight: Fail more. How to fail more: Do more.

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Publish to find your people.

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The difference between content that lands and content that doesn't: Pretending to want to help vs. wanting to help.

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Build a better platform or be a better contributor.

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1. Write terribly. 2. Write averagely. 3. Write brilliantly.

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Borrow content strategy from the most successful brand of all time: One story, infinite sermons.

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Use product to clone your skills. Use content to clone yourself.

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If it helps one person it's worth writing.

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Why publish online? Because it builds a decentralized network of people who know what you can do, and trust that you can do it. It's an economic insurance policy.

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Curate to borrow attention. Create to build attention.

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Content: Networks for you Markets for you Teaches for you Sells for you

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Create content that points out the problem. Create product that provides the solution.

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Use the internet to outsource yourself. Build a tool. Record a class. Write on a topic. Build it once, sell it twice.

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How to build a good business: Build an awful business. How to write well: Write terribly. How to make money: Experience losing money. If you won’t tolerate bad, you can't get good.

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The only content strategy you need: Share what you wish you knew yesterday.

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The moment in which this sentence was written no longer exists, but you’re still reading it. This is a meta example of digital content leverage. Assets are produced once, and consumed twice.

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Turn failure into content. Turn content into opportunity.

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The more transparent your writing, the more unique your brand, the more demand you generate.

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Two approaches to creating useful content: 1) Teach what you can prove. 2) Document the process of creating proof.

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You know more than you think, you just haven't written it down. Start writing it down.

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Publish your way to product-market fit.

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Struggling to publish? Just take notes in public.

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Organizing your notes will only take you so far.

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