It’s early Monday morning on September 28th. Around 5:45 at this point. I’ve been up and at it for about forty-five minutes and this point and am finally getting to sit down to the blog.
So what does my Monday look like after a day of complete disconnect from work?
What I wrote down even before my blog post was my plan.
This week is going to be a deep dive into research. I tackle this with a two pronged approach.
The first is researching ideas and headlines. They’re tied very closely together. But how do you come up with ideas that can sell?
I read a lot of financial writing lately. So my aim throughout this week is to really work on my process for coming up with ideas.
But what if there are just gifted people out there that can pull them out of thin air?
I’m sure there are. But for every one of those, I believe there’s a process I can implement to get to my own solid ideas.
Later in the week I’m going to shift to the second type of research that I think is equally valuable for learning to write copy. It’s breaking down promotions.
I’ve written about this a bit before in my Swipe Surgeon article. But the last part of this week is going to be some dedicated practice towards it. Rather than my normal rate, I want to push myself to do 2 or 3 in only part of the week.
Why would I do this?
Partly because money loves speed. And pushing myself to do higher quality in less time is a skill that I want to build.
And here’s a hint – the skill is more likely a process… So I’ll be paying close attention to the steps and process of the breakdowns to try and refine it.
All of that will happen on top of my daily check-in with my forum buddies and my own writing here on the blog. Add to that a book I’d like to finish this week and one thing is clear.
It’s time to get to work. Until tomorrow.