What the heck does that mean?
Sometimes we struggle with wondering what to say, and we think…that just doesn’t make any sense, or how in the world does an ordinary person like me find the words to write quality content on my blog?
Well, I’ll tell you a little secret.
I’m using my words right now and sharing quality content (I hope you think it’s quality content). My writing style is conversational – just like my speaking style. By writing about something that has been a challenge for you and offering a suggestion and or solution to your dilemma, I am providing quality content.
What I think happens to so many entrepreneurs is that they become overwhelmed by all the details of their business. With so many moving parts in a business, I can understand the struggle.
Do you feel you have to wear roller skates to keep up?
Writing is a necessary and vital component of your business, but somewhere in the past you may have been told that you couldn’t write. So now, you are hesitant, reluctant, or even afraid of writing.
That breaks my heart because I know you have a lot to say.
You have a passion and are an expert at what you do. And that’s what writing about your business is. You are sharing your passion with readers in order to help them understand why you are doing what you do and feel the way you feel. Not rocket science. Definitely, something everyone is equipped to do once you relax and allow the words to come. Speaking from your heart allows you to capture the words…the authentic words…your readers are longing to hear. And when they hear them, they will recognize you as the solution they are seeking.
Okay, I hear you thinking…” that’s easy for you to say,” I can energetically feel your resistance.
But think about this…what if because you expressed yourself, your thoughts and dreams, your challenges and solutions…someone else felt heard, you validated their thoughts, they felt someone else understood them, and as a consequence, they didn’t feel so alone.
What if you made a difference in someone else’s life because you expressed your thoughts?
Regardless of what has happened in the past, you are a successful business owner who is in charge of all the elements of your business…including writing!
No really, you are already an author. Now, it is a matter of moving the words from your head to the screen/paper and sharing them with your readers.
As far as the content goes, you already have that in your head because just about anything that interests you will interest the people who are looking to connect with you. Yes, that’s right…talk about-
- how your first job was such a disaster and the lessons it taught you
- how proud you are of the Little League team you sponsor
- the yoga retreat or the trip you took to wine country (it’s important to have down time and get recharged)
- the fundraiser for your child’s school (volunteering is an important part of your life)
- what is going on in your industry
…in other words, talk about your life and your business.
Be Authentic because being YOU is the only brand you can be!
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