Some of the best information for bloggers is often how not to do something. You read tips on how to be a better blogger on a daily basis (sometimes multiple articles a day), but some of the true value is in mistakes.
Also, motivation is a key factor behind innovation and success, so a constant kick in the ass is the perfect ticket to new ideas and hard work. If you don’t like a little criticism to get the creative juices flowing…you are in the wrong line of work. Without further adieu…let me tell you why you suck.
39 Reasons Why You Suck
- You paraphrase instead of innovate.
- You think success comes through osmosis.
- You think “internet marketing” is spam.
- You already know everything.
- You are unteachable.
- You see a great idea and copy it instead of coming up with a great idea.
- “Hard work” is not one…but 2 four letter words to you.
- You talk about how easy others have it without knowing the full story.
- You have dozens of great ideas that you never act on.
- Everything is always going to be done tomorrow.
- You criticize the works of others more than your own.
- You think what you like must be what everyone likes.
- You rule out options because you do not understand them.
- You’ll drop bank on a TV’s but won’t spend a little a month on a newsletter service.
- You mock and criticize success and the people that achieve it.
- You can’t see that there are 2 sides to every story…and the truth lies in the 3rd…
- You are lazy.
- You have no plan.
- You have no goals.
- Your goals are not achievable.
- Your negativity rules your life.
- You live within a set of unchanging/strict rules that cannot be broken.
- You are not open minded.
- You are unwilling to try new things.
- Fear of failure keeps you from testing new ideas.
- You say “I can’t” more than you say “I can”.
- Your list of excuses is longer than your list of attempts.
- You have too many sentences that start with, “One day…”
- You do not live in the moment.
- You do not study your stats and trends.
- You do not have your own product.
- You do not promote the products of others.
- You let fear prevent you from reaching out to others for help.
- You forget to connect with people through words.
- You are bored.
- You would rather lie than admit fault.
- You lack consistency.
- You don’t deliver on promises.
- You put yourself above your readers.
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