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5 Tips For Productivity Blogging

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Have you ever felt like you were just floating along, without ever getting anything done?  Have you been living in your dream world even when your awake?

I’m not saying you should totally lose your subconscious mind, I’m asking you to think of ways you could become a more productive blogger.  To produce more.

They say that you need 10,000 hours to become a master.  I think with anything (something like blogging) it’s a worthwhile endeavor even if you never get paid.

That said, we all want to get paid even before we reach the time required to become a master!  A lot sooner in fact.  Some of us want results in 3 months!

That said, we’re going to have to work hard on our blogs, putting in the time even when we could be just living in our dream world on the couch.

What’s better than taking action!  When your producing, your taking action.  That’s why I wanted to break down production into 5 tasks of blogging.  I hope this process serves you in writing your best content.  I know that it helps me, write more and write better, so I encourage you to give it try and see what works for you.

Without further a due here are the 5 steps:

5 Tasks For Productivity With Your Blog

1. Keep Another Income Open

Don’t close the door to your day job.  Keep it open and bringing home the bacon.  Even if you don’t make a lot, at least your earning, and you can keep working on your blogging.  If at all possible try to get as close to a stress free job as possible, one where you work only part time so you have plenty of free time to blog.  What’s important here is your taking the stress off blogging being your only income, and if your just starting bloggging, you’ll want an income in place to keep your blog up and running until your in the black with your blog.  Working a part time day job is a good idea.

Another good thing about working outside of what you do for your blog is that it gives you something to do other than work on your blogging career.  Another thing that pays you.  For me, I work in a ham store and drive a lot of the deliveries.  I love being out of the store.  Nothing to do but drive.  It’s a great feeling and I love getting paid for it.  I hope as it is with me, so it is with you as well, and you can love your day job.  It will make blogging so much easier.

Keep that income open, you’ll have something to  do other than blog that gets you out of the house and into the world, and you’ll gain another opportunity to be of service.  You’ll be doing all this while becoming a professional blogger.

2. Visualize Before Blogging

I’m fresh off of 20 minutes + of visualization impressing love into my imaginary ideal life.  When you visualize before blogging your blogging can take on more life, and it can be of more service to you, and hopefully serve others better.  When you visualize living your dream life, doing your dream work (maybe it could be blogging), it makes you want to take action and get to creating the thing you desire.  This is why visualization is so helpful.

When you set into your mind “I earn more than enough money to buy a house by blogging”  you are placing the work ethic needed to get that house.  If it comes down to blogging everyday, writing comments everyday, becoming a better photographer, networking more, you’re going to take massive action when your desire is so great you have to do something about it.  Visualization can make you even hungrier for your desired end result, so that hunger can translate into the action needed to get it done.

Don’t forget to call God to help you.  I’ve read that it’s not arrogant to command God to come help you with something.  I like that sentiment.  But be sure as your calling God, your visualizing your end result as a completed fact and your injecting into that fact love.

3. Journal Before Writing

I have always found that journals help me with a lot of things.  One of them is writing blog posts.  If you sketch out a blog post in your journal before you write it, the journaling will help clear your mind and focus your thoughts.  That thought should be to serve (if you aim to earn money from blogging).  What kinds of blog posts could you write that would serve your audience?  Who is your audience to begin with?  What can you do for them that will lead to relationships and sales?

Answer these questions in your journal.  I love personal development, and I believe the journal is a key tool in personal development.  When your journal daily you can do many things.  One of them you can do is “bitch” to your journal.  Get all those annoying thoughts out of your head.  It’s a relief to put them on paper and I recommended it to a friend of mine when he broke up with his girlfriend.  He said that writing all his feelings down helped him get over her.  This is the power of the journal.

More specifically than keeping a daily journal, journal about your blog posts before you write them.  It will add clarity to your ideas so your not just pounding the keys until the words come out- although that can be valuable at times.  Come up with a plan for your blog posts and put it all on paper.  As you write your blog post you can refer to your notes as you write!

4. Focus

I had a network marketing leader once teach me that your results come from your focus, and although I didn’t get 2 sales a day that he was teaching me to focus on, I did come to realize that I love blogging.

The pitch was selling blogs to other people, and then try to upsell them to the more expensive products.  I really like the idea of selling blogs to people who want to blog, because you inspired them to do so, and become bloggers of their own.  With their own affiliate links and ebooks and products of their own.  Maybe they even sell their own bumper sticker.  One could wrap their bumper sticker in red ribbon with a bow in the front.  Like it’s a present.  It might cost more money to do all that, but you might have a true fan for life.  Just some ideas.  That one fan could quickly turn into 1,000 and then you’d have enough fans buying all your stuff that you could make a living off it.

So you could say my focus has gone from selling 2 deals a day, to just trying to help people blog.  It’s my mission:  to help people blog.  It’s what I write about.  Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of mistakes in blogging of the past but I don’t ever want to go back there again.  The past is the past, and it’s time to focus.  Do you think that if you could burn the past memories that don’t serve you forever, you’d be better able to focus on blogging?

Focus on the action you have to take now.  You’ve been reading a lot of books, and your ready to blog.  Visualize, journal (or prewrite), focus your mind, and then:

5. Take Massive Action

You’ve done it all by this point.  Your focus is on your audience and how you are going to make their day better.  You’re taking massive action by blogging everyday!  Even if you don’t write enough in one day to consider it a publishable post, you can finish it the next day, because your still writing everyday, and a post every two days is good in my book.  God is good and so is the action of posting a new post every two days.

The beauty of it is, that blogging isn’t really all that hard.  In fact, it’s easy!  It even has multiple beauties and another one is it all comes from you.  It’s Your Word.  It’s also a potent personal development tool.  Blogging has dramatically helped me think thoughts that serve me better.  It’s all because I wrote it down on my blog that I function better in the world.  Expression is powerful.  It’s like I’m manifesting my life the way I want it to be, and I’m keeping a public account of it at all here at this website.  I am taking massive action, and the universe is aligned so that we can reach our highest calling.  Only take massive action with blogging seriously, another beauty being that you can get serious with only 2 hours a day.  You CAN do it much more than 2 hours a day if you want to, the point is you do it for a minimum of two hours a day, and you do that everyday.  All money aside, the personal development benefits you get from blogging are stupendous.  They are miraculous.  Another beauty being you get to share it with the whole world, and form meaningful relationships with other people, all over the world!

You get all this and more, more than I could put down on one blog post (maybe a book) with taking massive action blogging.  And the beauty of the beauty of taking action with your blog is that you can do it in just 2 hours a day!  So you really have a lot of free time to devote to reading and journaling to make your blog even better, working your day job, or spending time with your family.

5 Tips For Productivity Blogging Wrap Up

I hope this has inspired you to look at blogging from a vantage point of love.  It’s not about the money.  It’s about art, and it’s about serving others.  It’s about positioning yourself so that you are of value to other people.  It’s about building relationships with other bloggers.  It’s about seeing your traffic get a spike upwards.   It’s about getting that next email subscriber, whether face to face or over the internet.  It’s about building your brand, building your business.

Productivity blogging is about doing it for the love of it first, and then doing your best to see that you earn money from it.

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Also, if you liked what I’ve wrote, you may like to read Ruth Soukup’s book “How To Blog For Profit: Without Selling Your Soul”…

Schizophrenia and Playing To Win The Lottery Jackpot

Today I woke up and checked the numbers for last night’s drawing.  They didn’t look familiar.  I didn’t win the jackpot.  But I was visualizing like crazy over the last three days and I thought that would increase my chances of winning.

I just read an article on visualization and winning the lottery.  You can find it here.

In the article it basically says there are other ways you can get money, if that’s what your after, and winning the jackpot doesn’t have to be the way that happens.  It doesn’t advise for or against visualizing to win the lottery, but it encourages you to leave your options open.  As for the schizophrenia effecting me, and what I’m hearing, well… that’s a different story.

You see, I haven’t had problems with the schizophrenia effecting my behavior for a while.  I’ve been holding a job for a year and a half and I’ve been growing with the company.  They’ve made me a Sales Coordinator, the only person in our chain of 3 stores to have that position, and they’ve made it clear they will reward me for positive performance.

But even with another raise, and bonuses, I’m still not making the kind of money I want to make.  That I want to EARN.  So over the last 3 days I’ve turned my visualizations to that of winning the lottery and despite the schizophrenia, I’ve been very successful at visualizing that I’ve won the jackpot.

But as my visualizations grew stronger, and as I began to believe that I could too win the jackpot like Cynthia Stafford, I started hearing more voices, louder and clearer.

The one voice that stood out, above all the others, was that of my father in law.  His voice has been a staple in my consciousness since the day I got married.  He told me, after one of my visualizations, as I was smoking a cigarette, that he didn’t want me to win.  The other voices chimed in and said my life would be a mess, that I was a mess and money would only make it worse.  I kept saying to my father in laws voice “No” and I kept saying to myself “I just have to visualize harder to make this happen.”

One a separate occasion, yesterday, the day before I found out that I didn’t win, I heard his voice say “I don’t want you to win”.  Clear as day and coming to me as if he was right in front of me.  Sometimes the voices come from the right or left, but this time it was straight ahead, seeming to come out from the neighborhood.

I told him, in my head, that “it’s not up to you” whether I win the jackpot or not.  His voice agreed.  His voice just doesn’t want me to win.  According to his voice he wants to live a “peaceful life” and me winning the jackpot would be excitement that his voice doesn’t want in his life.

In reality, I love everyone.  I love friends and enemies alike.  I love prospects that tell me no, and prospects that will take extra time out of their day to talk to me.  And I love my father in laws voice, even when he seems to be telling me things I don’t want to hear.

You see, I love the voices.  To me, that’s the only way to be.  They talk nicer to me when I love them, in fact right now, their saying “love”.  They say, where your attention goes, energy flows.  So for me, it may as well be flowing towards love.  Love is what I love and I want more of it in my life, now.

And I also want more money.

Don’t get me wrong, I love what I’m doing right now, even when I’m counting the hours down, wanting to hate it, I replace that by saying to myself “I love this, this is what I want to do.”  You might say that keeps me stuck doing something I really don’t want to be doing, but hey, you could argue that this is the best job I’ve ever had, and your not going to go without some days dragging on.

So I want to work my current job, even if I get rich somehow, and keep that stream of income coming in strong.  The job makes me feel like I’m being of service to society, something that not all schizophrenics can do, and I value that feeling.  But I still want more money, and I want it any way I can get it.  Either from working more, winning the lottery, blogging, or writing books, I have to earn more income.  So in all likelyhood, I’m going to keep visualizing my lottery win.

But I like the above mentioned article on visualization and winning the lottery.  One of the suggestions it makes is to instead of visualize winning the lottery, visualize having more money!  That money could come from more than just the one way of winning the lottery!  For me it could come from working, or writing.  So I think I’m going to take my number, my goal, of 100 million and just visualize that money being in my bank account.  It could come from anywhere so I won’t limit my visualizations to just winning the lottery.  I will visualize the app on my phone that displays my balances, and visualize a balance of 100,000,000.00 dollars.  I think that’s a better ticket than just visualizing to win the jackpot.

Now you may be asking yourself, what value can I get from all this.  And the value here is that even if you lose a jackpot, even if you fail for years, it’s not over, you can still manifest success.  You can do it at your job, and you can do it at home.  There are varying degrees of success, and I am living a low level of success right now.  I’m holding an hourly job!  There paying me more money!  I’m taking care of my family!  And I’m doing it all as a schizophrenic.  So if I’m a schizophrenic, hearing voices that tell me to die on a regular basis, and if that’s not annoying I don’t know what is, and I can do have success, even if it’s on a small scale, I know that you can have success too.  Wasn’t that a run on sentence that was still worth reading?

Because my grammar isn’t perfect but the meaning inside of my words is passionate.  It’s alive and real and you can feel it, can’t you?  Leave a comment and let me know what you feel as a result of reading this.

Where’s the value?

The value is that in spite of something like schizophrenia, which actively seeks to disassemble the fact that I AM ALIVE, you can have success.  At your job, at home, wherever you go!  My result so far is that I’m working an hourly job successfully and holding it down for over a year.  But I won’t settle for just that.  I won’t settle for 15,000 or 16,000 or 17,000 dollars a year.  I have to make more than that.  I have to reach for my goals.  I have to take massive action in the direction of my goals.  And if you take the lottery and put it aside, my goal is to EARN 15,000,000 dollars.  That’s what I’ve calculated will sustain me and my wife, and my children for the rest of our lives.  And if I made 100,000.00 dollars a month, like Pat at SmartPassiveIncome.com does I would be able to hit my goal in less than 15 years.  More than likely my niche will change from schizophrenia to making money online, as there is a bigger audience of very hungry people out there for that niche.  Although it’s competitive, others have broken through, and I believe I can do the same…. but dear God I do have massive action to take to get there.

But writing blog posts is a good start.  I also post all of my blog posts onto my twitter account each time I publish a new one.  I’m getting new followers all the time.  I must be doing something right.  My next step is to get Adsense going on this site, a step which is causing me trouble as I don’t know what the hold up is.

But another piece of value you can get from me right now, is that, from everything I’ve learned up to this point if you want to make money online, one way you can do it is to blog.  And the more you write the more traffic you will get.  So my advice to you entrepreneurs out there is to write your tail off.  Write everyday, post everyday, and share your posts on social media.  And write whatever you want, but be sure to include value in there.  If you want your readers to like or love what you’ve written there’s got to be a lot in there for them.  So write everyday, and write valuable things.  It got me a comment, and it can do the same for you.  And you can be sure that I’m going to tell you about my little successes along the way, when I’m writing these posts.  I want to deliver advice, valuable advice, in a proven way.  I am going to walk the walk, so to speak, and tell you about it when I write.

So if you want to know how a schizophrenic can work an hourly job and grow in that job, or if you want to know how to get a comment on one of your posts, I’m your man, because I’ve done both.  I’m walking that walk.  And there’s plenty more where that came from.  I’m highly optimistic about the future and it motivates me to work, to do more, and I am attempting to do more for people than anyone else does in my niche.  I want to inspire schizophrenics, empower them, and be the one that is the catalyst for them to take their lives to the next level.  Because a diagnosis is not the end of the world.  It’s just something you have to work harder to overcome.  Really, you could even look at it as a blessing because now you know what you have to do… you have to work harder, and harder to overcome this condition.  And you can do it!  I am proof that it can be done!  Go for it and don’t let anything stop you!  You are unstoppable!

Work hard, read books on self improvement, write a journal, reread your journal, set goals, and take massive actions that are going to bring you closer to those goals.  That’s what this schizophrenic says.  You’ll have good days and bad days, but rest assured that if your working on your dreams, most of the time, things are going to be looking up (as long as your attitude permits that).  And rest assured that there are plenty of other people out there working just like you, even competing with you (good or bad), and you have cohorts in your journey to making your dreams a reality.  The value here?  Dream big, and take massive action.  You can do it!  I, Jesse Creel, BELIEVE IN YOU.

But I want to thank you for reading this.  I appreciate you in ways beyond what words could express.  Please leave a comment and let me know what you think of this post.  Your valuable time will not go without gratitude.

Thanks again, With Love and wishing you much much success,

Jesse Creel

 

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