I hate cliches. You should too. Think about it:
With millions of “me too” marketers all trying to make a living online, you need to be anything but unoriginal, stereotypical, and forgettable if you plan on winning.
Of all the factors that have contributed to my success on the internet, being UNIQUE takes the cake.
Unfortunately, me telling you to just “go out there and do the opposite of what your competitors are doing” may or may not result in mo’ money.
It’s good advice, but it’s also incomplete advice.
So today’s post will reveal the oddball hack I use to piss into the sea of sameness, then part it like Moses, and worm dance my way across it.
Bold, ballsy, and borderline bat shit crazy, proceed to read with caution.
Oh. And tell your mom.
Here goes — my bizarre but effective recipe for producing more meaningful (or at least, memorable) work as an internet entrepreneur:
Turn Down For What (#TDFW)
Oh. My. God. Hope the bald guy is okay, but tell me you couldn’t just put that on replay, open a 40 ounce and have the best afternoon. Ever.
Where was I?
“I’m turnt up on the iMac late night. That’s why the blog posts you be reading sounding real tight.” — me
Yes, I experiment with drugs.
Especially when creating content or blogging.
See, a “sober Brad” tends to be tired, bland, pessimistic and almost antisocial. So, me, trying to build a 7-figure brand through that state of mind is anything but ideal.
Now. Before that g-string gets bunched too far up your b-crack, relax, I’m not breaking the law over here.
Nor am I suggesting you should.
I’m talking mainly about the two most widely used drugs of all time: caffeine and alcohol. And whatever’s in the occasional over-the-counter stimulant.
Surely you’ve done online work before while sipping Starbucks, so nothing new there.
But the careful consideration, timing and cocktailing of mind and mood-altering substances is where I’m different.
I don’t “waste” my high.
Or leave it to chance.
I make sure the fun-loving, free-flowing, amped-up, energetic B-Diddy peaks at just the right time, when I’m cranking out my most important tasks.
Here’s a game plan that never fails me: