“It’s easier to act your way into a new way of thinking, than think your way into a new way of acting.” – Jerry Sternin
“Writing crystallizes thought and thought produces action.” – Paul Meyer
“Success is the progressive realization of worthwhile, predetermined, personal goals.” — Paul Meyer
“Happiness is when what you think, what you do, and what you say are in harmony.” – Gandhi
Nir Eyal’s guide to building habit forming products looks worthy.
Here’s a big fat list of tech reporters and their contact info. Handy for PR, as is the author’s guide to do exactly that. Boils down to having a story, crafting a tempting press release and pitch email, giving someone an exclusive, and then using that to trade for more.
Interview with Pinterest reveals that they have a lot loftier goals than planning weddings. Interesting, it truly is a ‘database of intentions’, because people pin as the first step in a process that usually ends with an action.
Neville Medhora decided to live like a homeless person for a week, to see what it was like. Interesting takeaways.
I did a lot of research into growth hacking/marketing this week. Some of the best stuff:
For Content Marketing:
- Hubspot’s free tools for easy content creation
- Leo from Buffer’s guide on guestposting
- Unbounce’s content hacks, which boils down to building trust
On Growth Hacking:
- Onboardly’s comprehensive list of the 17 best posts of all time delivers in full!
- Ryan Holiday’s summary of what he did to market his latest book and get to 30,000 copies in 6 weeks is a fascinating look into book publishing
On Airbnb and two sided marketplace success: