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Subtle power

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The North Wind and the Sun were arguing about which one was stronger. At that moment, they both noticed a traveler walking down the road with a cloak on.  226 more words

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What's your metric?

When it comes to blogging or marketing, people often have different metrics for success.

Some people measure success through the number of followers or subscribers they have. 256 more words

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The quiet theory of influence

(Note: The following is a reprint of a blog post written by Leo Babauta, creator of ZenHabits. Because I feel it encapsulates my philosophy on online marketing so much, I have decided to reprint it here. 375 more words

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Useful vs. helpful

Useful lets you get the job done; helpful lets you get the job done better. Scissors, for example, are useful. A ruler to help you cut straight is… 373 more words

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Subtle power

The North Wind and the Sun were arguing about which one was stronger. At that moment, they both noticed a traveler walking down the road with a cloak on.  175 more words

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Poison or the shield?

All my life, I’ve fit into a special category of dealing with people and situations: beta.  Anyone who either knows betas or is beta can recognize the qualities: 333 more words

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They don't need to know what you think

Years ago, I used to be a very active contributor to this online forum. On one particular thread, I remember, I got into a heated debate with one poster over some inciting comments he was making about politics. 469 more words

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