People Actually Do This For A Living?

It’s harder than it looks and can be mentally exhausting.

Not me sitting behind a screen, making a headline, writing all this out from the top of my head like I’m in a recording booth as if I’m going to remix a song. Then, I have to check if people like the audio, the wordplay, etc. It feels easy because of how long I have been doing this but it’s really harder than people think.

Literally, you can sit here and make a blog post about walking your dog & how to groom it & it will appeal to the masses because of how recognized the title is and how SEO will track your keyword search based on the content. See what I mean? Writing & curating content is only worth while if you can tell a story through the words you tell because it all tells a story. Not just any story, but a quality one.

Quality stories take time, sleepless nights, addictions, and music that will have you jumping in your room. For one makes me think, “Am I really doing enough?”. But that’s something I’ll save for another day.

People get payed to do this for a living. Minus the ads on their site, they get paid to write blogs on literally whatever they’re passionate about. And why do I do it? Well, I do anytbing just like anyone else would do on this planet. I do it for money. In all honesty, I started this as a naive high school working part time jobs & constantly searching on the internet, “How to make money online”

Not to sound like some tycoon that will rip you off for your money but that was way back when. Now, I can see the severity of how people actually do this every waking hour of the day. Just like any form of media, people get tired of it. You think I will ever get tired of this? I’ll get tired of this when Tottenham Hotspur wins a real trophy, and that means I will never get tired of this. Writing a lot feels like I am a crackhead on words and people sort of care what I have to write at times.

People make literal art from this, I will be there someday, not now but soon.

Make Time To Read And Write

Make Time To Read And Write

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” – Stephen King

– Stephen King on how you can’t be a creator without also consuming

We need to consume as much media as much as we produce it

Newspaper, social media, podcasts, etc.

You know all the different types of media there are and how it changes the way we see the world on a daily basis.

You wouldn’t create half the things you know today if you didn’t consume it.

We are in the digital age or the 21st century as some other people like to call it.

Stephen King writing in his office.

As being a content creator, I have to write about things I constantly see or hear about which causes my reaction on the things I choose to speak about.

You used to read a lot as a little kid and fell in love with it but what’s stopping you now?

Is it lack of time? Lack of motivation? Whatever the case may be, start reading again and as much as possible.

Especially for people who put out content for others to enjoy it on a day to day basis.

I love making podcasts and blog posts but it wouldn’t be possible if I didn’t consume media first. Stephen King knew what he was talking about.

He was someone we all looked up to and how his inventions changed the world and everything we see today.

It may be hard to break the cycle of reading and making it apart of your daily routine but you will be glad you did.

Make that jump and try it out.

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