How you're doing goals wrong, 21 Writing Tactics, Making a Racket.

Growth Currency 💡⚡0️⃣1️⃣9️⃣

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Well hey there you.

I hope you are having a super swell day today. Mine has just started but it’s well on its way. What are you creating today?

Welcome to some new subscribers this week: Louie, Sid, Arnold, James & Jessie 👋 So glad to have you here!

Here’s a quick glimpse of today’s Growth Currency 💡⚡
(if you want to skip my ramblings) ↓↓↓ 

📢 ANNOUNCEMENT: CATCH ME ON BUILD YOUR HOUSE CLUB

I’m excited + honored to join Jessie & John from Build Your House Club this Thursday May 27th @ 11am PDT!

Join us! Register hereemail.jessie.work/webinar



CREATOR SPOTLIGHTS 🔦

Tom Osman || Tom’s a full-stack creator with a podcast, community, and newsletter. He dives deep into no-code and why you need to board that this accelerating train.

Codie Sanchez || Codie has been building the ContrarianThinking.co newsletter for a while and offers massive value with every inbox hit.

Ev Chapman || Ev is an alumni in Ship 30 for 30 and a great human. She’s also a prolific creator. In her own words: “Marketer, Recovering Productivity Addict & Notion Ambassador.” Check out her workevchapman.com


TWEET OF THE WEEK


THIS WEEK’S GROWTH CURRENCY 💡⚡

🐦TWITTER

Taking a stroll through my bookmarks this week…


✍ WRITE

21 Tactics to Help You Become a Better Writer by Nat Eliason
Nat’s been writing online since 2013 and put together a list of tactics he used to become a better writer. The list includes sections on Word Choice, Writing Process, Editing, and Style.

Here are a few of my faves:
→ Use TK
→ Create People and Avatars, not Descriptions
→ Create a Mega Outline

Nat Eliason on Twitter


📈 MARKETING

11 Email Marketing Tips To Boost Engagement & Sales by EmailMastery.org
Some stellar tips in this article by EmailMaster.org. Best unique bits of advice:

→ Master The Welcome Email
→ Focus On The Relationship
→ Find The Mavens & Connectors

Email Mastery on Twitter


🏘 COMMUNITIES & NEWSLETTERS

Shiny Object Social ClubJoin Tom Osman and over 200 other Creators, Automators and Builders “drinking from a fire hose of new products, trends, startups and opportunities.”

Newsletter CrewI’m a fan of newsletters—and I write one—so this is right up my alley. Get a weekly newsletter about writing weekly newsletters (so meta), along with great tips on how to promote your newsletter, writing headlines, and monetization 🤑.


🎧 PODCASTS

Series: Experts vs. Explorers, The Gap, Creative Reps on the Unthinkable Podcast with Jay Acunzo
If you are a creator in any way, shape or form—stop whatever podcast you’re listening to and check out Jay’s miniseries here. High value here. Not to mention Jay does a remarkable job producing, recording, and editing his own damn podcast 🤯
(h/t to Delano for introducing me to this!)

Jay Acunzo on Twitter


🛠TOOLS

BlackMagic.so — create a status bar around your Twitter profile pic. See my profile for an example :)

Racket — Make a 9-minute (or shorter) podcast on Racket.com. Cool! The catch?: it’s in Beta mode, so you need an invite code (thanks, Clubhouse…..) OR you need to get 10 followers. Here’s the deal: if you sign up, follow me and I’ll know to follow you back. Then I’ll tweet out everyone’s name in a list for even more followers. Deal? Let’s go!

Zlappo1 — Schedule your tweet threads, Auto-Recycle Evergreen Content 🌲 and increase your Twitter engagement with Zlappo. I use it and love it!


📚 READING

Derek Sivers’ Book Reviews by Derek Sivers
Can’t decide on your next ‘self help’ book? This is resource by Derek Sivers might help. I’m in awe of Derek: he’s not only read 100’s of books—he’s compiled pages of notes for each one.

Derek Sivers on Twitter


Hey! Thanks for reading right to the end, that means the world to me and I’m so grateful for you.

Did you find anything useful or helpful here? I would LOVE for you to share it on Twitter or with a friend. Or if you didn’t, let me know what you’d like to see more/less of. Hit me with a DM and let me know!

Be good to yourself, to others, and to the planet ✌

Peace & plutonic love,
-Dylan

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