How I went from HATING writing for my business to loving it

How I went from HATING writing for my business to loving it

Does the idea of writing content for your website – or emails, online newsletters, blog, or brochures – make you feel just a wee bit queasy?

Yeah… I hear you.

(Which is a weird confession, coming from someone who’s worked as a professional online copywriter for over 12 years!)

Don’t get me wrong – I’ve always loved writing for my clients. I get to play with words all day and share information that changes people’s lives for the better. It’s awesome. Not once, during the six years that I’ve owned my business, have I ever thought, “Oh, boo, I hate the fact that I have to work today.”

BUT. When it comes to writing my own copy and content, it’s a whole different ballgame. At least it used to be… now it’s my favourite part of running my business.

So, what changed?

Here’s how I went from HATING writing for my business to absolutely loving it – and growing a thriving business in the process: (more…)

How I procrastinated my way into becoming a prolific writer

How I procrastinated my way into becoming a prolific writer

(And how you can, too!)

A few Fridays ago, I did a word count on all the client projects I’d worked on that week. Turns out I’d written 25,738 words worth of copy & content in just five days.

That’s over 5,000 words a day!

So yeah, when it comes to output, I’m a bit of a machine. I can crank out a huge volume of good-to-go content in a very short period of time. It’s one of my strongest gifts as a writer – and one for which I’m exceedingly grateful.

But I wasn’t born this way… It’s something I developed over time, thanks to a “bad” habit that caused me a large amount of shame for many years.

What’s my terrible secret?

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