Has somebody ever asked you if you have ever thought of writing a book, whether it’s because you are knowledgeable about a subject or just because you have a story in your head, or for whatever other reason? Have you actually ever thought of it yourself? You are not alone.
There are differing statistics throughout the world but approx 70% of all the people who were asked the question whether they would like to write a book, said yes. Unfortunately almost 90% of those people never do.
Are you one of those people? Don’t be – if you have something to share, then go ahead and write that book.
In today’s digital landscape, it becomes more imperative each day that the combined knowledge contained within the grey matter of all people alive today is documented for future generations.
Don’t let that magic within you never see the light of day for others to enjoy or benefit from.
As a Baby Boomer myself, I am very aware of the huge amount of knowledge, experience, skills and expertise that lies within my generation and if this does not get documented and shared, mankind as a whole will be a lot worse off in the future.
This is why I have included “Writing a Book” in my list of options for you to make money from what you know. When you subscribe to my list you will receive my free Infographic which covers the “Top 6 Ways to make money from what you know” as a sign-up bonus.
Today, in this blogpost however, I want to highlight the top 7 reasons why you need to write your book NOW.
They may not be the exact reasons you can think of, but these are of vital importance to keep in mind, when you sit down to write for your book to be successful.
The reasons mentioned below are listed in no order of importance.
At the start of each New Year, we all have 365 opportunities to create the life of our dreams, to write a new story for our lives, to change our direction and live life to the fullest.
Your age, location, gender, religious affiliation or sexual orientation does not matter, all that matters is that you are presented with the opportunities to choose another, better path for your life.
Over the last few years, doing my own thing, living a life that many only dream of has shown me that life is indeed made up of choices and the repercussions of those choices.
Make no mistake, it’s not easy and presents one with challenges and obstacles every day, but the power of being able to choose without interference or outside influences, makes for a very satisfying experience. No amount of money, status or material things can equal that satisfaction.
But as with everything else, it needs to start somewhere – YOU need to draw a line in the sand and work from that point forwards.
It’s about discovering the real you and what you want out of life.
It’s about experiencing everything that life has to offer – the ups and the downs and enjoying the ride.
It’s about not caring what society dictates or accepts as the norm for you – you are unique and thus your life is entitled to be lived your way.
When I sat down to write this blogpost to kick off 2019, I realised that I had written 3 different blogposts in 2016 that actually cover the steps to discovering who you are quite perfectly.
I have included them into this blogpost to show you what is possible if you only take action, if you become laser-focused on being your authentic self and become who you really are – this will free you to become everything you can be.
It all starts with this question.
I don’t know about you, but it never ceases to amaze me how the negative things that happened in the world or to people around us, always seem to bring our own lives back into focus. It makes us focus on whether our lives are the best we can make them or if there is some way to living a better life.
As a single mom, I’ve always been a lot closer to my children than I believe most two parent families are, as there is normally only one person that they could turn to. Even though my children are already out of the house living their own lives, the result is that I am very much aware of what’s happening in their lives.
As life has its ups and downs, dips and spikes, my eldest daughter and her circle of friends have over the last few months been going through a very bad patch; from losing friends to car accidents, to one of the friends losing a premature twin baby (the other twin is getting stronger daily) and just yesterday, one of the very close friends losing their only child to cystic fibrosis at age 2,5.
This has obviously impacted the group of friends and my daughter and her family hugely, but has once again made me realize in talking to them all about what’s just happened, how people are not living their lives to the fullest, thinking that there is still so much time to do what they want or share time with their loved ones, not understanding that that can change in an instant.
Every business or brand no matter the industry, niche or location you operate from, should have a website where people can find you. When building your website it does not have to be a custom design, top of the line, all the bells and whistles type of website – just a place where people can find you online when they are searching for information, a product or service.
Too many times we are convinced by service providers and the world at large that bigger is better and it will allow us to grow to success faster. Normally exactly the opposite is true. For most people today “Less is more” and the simpler one makes it for people to find information and consume it, the better the impression you make on your audience and the higher the retention of said information.
Nobody needs a Rolls Royce when a Beetle will do but there are some basic crucial pages and options that are non-negotiable when building your website. These will convey the most important information to your market or audience and that allows you to be found by all.
Have you ever thought about why there are so many websites in the world today and why even people that have no business, no brand or presence, actually invest in having their own website?
In today’s digitally focused world having your own website is a huge asset. Many people will argue that its only needed by businesses and brands, but I am here today to tell you that it can add huge value to anybody’s life.
Let’s explore why this is such a great asset to have, not only for businesses and brands, but also for the normal guy or gal living down the street.
Today I am going to share 7 powerful reasons why you need your own website no matter who you are, where you live or what you are all about. The reasons mentioned below are listed in no order of importance.