5 Writing and Productivity Links You Can Use

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This week on The Lede

  • How A Copywriter Evaluates A Great Website
  • The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination
  • The Daily Rituals of the World’s Most Creative People
  • 4 Things That Lead to Success (or Failure) with Email Signup Forms
  • How to Do More By Planning Less: The Power of the Anti-Plan

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The Amazing Copywriting Machine

Bill was a struggling copywriter with a big idea.

He’d spend hours and days laboring over headlines, landing pages, ads, and emails for his few clients, but the results of his work were often not worthy of comment.

He’d had enough.

One warm Friday night, he decided he would build a machine — a copywriting machine — that could be fed raw data on one end, and would spit out highly converting copy on the other.

If he got it right, the business world would beat a path to his desk.

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5 Marketing Links You Can Thank Me For Later

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This week on The Lede

  • Why Are You Waiting to Get Picked?
  • How to Accomplish More by Doing Less
  • Why “Digital First” is Better
  • Why Weirdos Get Ahead at Work
  • Louis C.K. on Patience in Building Your Platform

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5 Writing Links You Can Use in the Field

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This week on The Lede

  • Why You Should Write Daily
  • Why Originality is Overrated
  • The Few Sentences You Need to Dominate Your Market
  • David Ogilvy’s Obituary
  • 10 Ways to Write Clearly. No, Make that 1.

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5 Writing Links You’ll be Glad You Clicked

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This week on The Lede

  • Jerry Seinfeld’s Secret of Productivity
  • If You’re Stuck for Ideas, Go for a Walk
  • How to Consistently Write 1000 Words a Day
  • The Reuters Guide to Cultivating and Keeping Good Sources
  • You Can Be Busy or Remarkable — Not Both

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The Hipster’s Dilemma

Dave — one of the finest hipsters that the city of Portland, Oregon had ever produced — had the crowd at the house party eating out of his hand.

His frames were flawlessly authentic.

His philosophizing on the underground bands of the day, and the importance of taking long, literary walks in Prague was effortless.

His posture … perfectly post-postmodern.

But as the can of Pabst Blue Ribbon slowly began to warm in his hand, Dave could not shake a deep sense of emptiness.

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