How Wordpress (and blogging) has determined my destiny

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How Wordpress (and blogging) has determined my destiny

  1. 1. How WordPress hasdetermined my destinyHow WordPress hasdetermined my destinyand blogging
  2. 2. Andrej Mikulablogger, time mamanagement speaker & coachmy blog
  3. 3. “Five years ago, I wanted to be a copywriter...”
  4. 4. “If you want to become a (copy)writer, write!”-- DAVID OGILVY
  5. 5. “If you want to become a (copy)writer, write!”-- DAVID OGILVYHmm. Sounds legit...
  6. 6. So, I’ve started a Wordpres.com blog - January, 2008
  7. 7. BTW: If you want to see how (almost) any weblooked like in the past, use http://web.archive.org.
  8. 8. Google.com December, 1998
  9. 9. After years of being self-employed,I got the dream job...
  10. 10. “I am marketing director. Yeaaah!”
  11. 11. “I am marketing director. Yeaaah!”not so much...
  12. 12. Don’t work on “once big” startups, whenwannabe investors can’t even read email.#1
  13. 13. I had to do something else, because...
  14. 14. It’s not immoral to makemoney from blogging.#2
  15. 15. How could I know I am doing any good?
  16. 16. Have a goal! Collect email subscribers.#3
  17. 17. Have a goal! Collect email subscribers.#3pretty f****** important!
  18. 18. You don’t have to be an expert.#4
  19. 19. You don’t have to be an expert.#4Be an enthusiast
  20. 20. It was because of fail, I havestarted blogging seriously.
  21. 21. Don’t wait for fail. Start now.#5
  22. 22. Don’t wait for fail. Start now.#5not tomorrow :)
  23. 23. And love what you do.You can monetize everything today.

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