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RecomMONDAYtions ~ 2024.04.15

By Tom Ruwitch

Recommended Reading  Brain Farts (etc.) from John CarltonIn this must-read post, copywriting legend John Carlton writes, “I was going to slap a quickie book on Amazon for you stuffed with all the advice, shared wisdom, tactics and strange asides I’ve been assaulting folks with lately on my Facebook page. But then I thought, ‘screw that.’…

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RecomMONDAYtions (Total Eclipse Edition) ~ 2024.04.08

By Tom Ruwitch

Recommended Reading  On quantity and quality by Austin KleonI love this short blog post from Austin Kleon and the quantity vs. quality paradox. This is a must-read if you ever procrastinate or get stuck releasing your work. Note: You’ll have free access to the first half of the post (which covers the key point). If you’d like…

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RecomMONDAYtions ~ 2024.04.01

By Tom Ruwitch

Walking the Dogs with The Sun at Our Backs, Saint Louis, Missouri, March 2024 #allthisusefulbeauty Holiday Humor  The Greatest April Fools Joke EverOn this day in 1957, the BBC (not known for its raucous sense of humor) fooled the nation when it broadcast a fake news story about the “spaghetti harvest” in Italy. Hilarious! Every…

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Club Storyville Best Price Ends in 2 Hours

By Tom Ruwitch

Over the next few days, I’ll be sending a few extra emails re: Club Storyville’s grand opening. If you prefer not to receive any more emails — while remaining on the regular email list — click here to opt-out from the Club Storyville campaign. I made a video to welcome new members to Club Storyville… …and thought…

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Club Storyville is Open (Today-only Offer)

By Tom Ruwitch

 Grand Opening  Club Storyville is Open For Business-Building Club Storyville is an exclusive, online community & treasure chest for savvy business leaders who want to create more captivating, client-attracting, profit-generating emails, social posts, videos, landing pages, and other content — without getting stuck or working their tails off. That cartoon guy in the blue shirt…

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My Robot-approved Club Launches Soon

By Tom Ruwitch

Today’s the day I launch Club Storyville, and I don’t need any distractions. But right on cue, my GPT-powered robot, “B-9?” popped in my office this morning to gripe at me. He’s miffed about Club Storyville one of the video trainings that will be in the Club’s vault: “How to Use AI Wisely to Save…

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Sneak Peek: Story Behind the Story

By Tom Ruwitch

Tomorrow’s the day: Club Storyville’s grand opening. When you join, you’ll unlock a treasure chest of tips, tools, and other resources to help you… Create Client-Attracting Content & Conquer Writer’s Block So You Stand Out as THE HUMAN TO HIRE in Your Niche Among those resources: Stories Behind the Stories. Every month, I’ll share one of my…

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RecomMONDAYtions ~ 2024.03.25

By Tom Ruwitch

Spring Art, Saint Louis, Missouri, March 2024 #allthisusefulbeauty (Photo by Caren Libby) Recommended Events  Mastermind Book Club re: “How to Work a Room”We were supposed to do this last month, but technical difficulties messed that up. So… The Mastermind Book Club will discuss Susan RoAne’s “How to Work a Room” THIS month — and the author…

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1 Week Until…

By Tom Ruwitch

I got the idea for today’s email from my handy-dandy holidays calendar… …which told me today is National Countdown Day. March 21. 3-2-1… (Get it?) Convenient timing for this silly, made-up, meaningless holiday because… …I’m putting the finishing touches on Club Storyville… …which will launch in ⓵ week so… Let the countdown begin! Club Storyville will…

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From Daily Grind to Fabulous Adventure…

By Tom Ruwitch

AtomicSquirell is having a midlife crisis. He has spent the majority of his professional life in advertising. But he lacks passion for his work. He appreciates “the artistic aspects” of the profession, but he hates other aspects — including “the daily grind” and “the relentless focus on sales.” I get it, AtomicSquirell. I used to…

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