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Give people what they need not, what they want

I know it seems like the best writers throughout history wrote well because their were depressed or had some great pain within them.

While writing can be an extremely therapeutic exercise, it can also mean that you’re channeling your pain to other people.

We’re surrounded by death, sadness and just…

How to write when you don’t have anything to say

The fear of being unoriginal is exactly why most of us hesitate to write.

What’s the first thing you do when you want to write something? You google the topic. And then you find there are hundreds of blog posts already written about this topic.

So you move on, and…

What’s the best way to monetize written content?

I’m thinking out loud here a little bit so just bear with me.

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The Solo Act

It’s been over 6 months that I’ve been writing a weekly newsletter on Substack. And boy, has it been a great six months.

Substack has no organic traffic like Medium so in the beginning it’s a big…

I can’t remember the last time I looked at my stats

One of the reasons I stopped writing on Medium was that it was driving me crazy. Honestly, I’d post an article and look at my stats at least five times a day.

I couldn’t help myself and I realize that it burned me out trying to think about stuff to…

Content creation

Solving people’s pain points

It’s not rocket science… but, it’s often overlooked. A great way to find ideas for new content is by looking through the comments section.

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Whether the comments are on your own posts or on other people’s posts, it’s always valuable content. I’m not saying you need to steal ideas. …

Ayesha Tariq

Mother | Finance & Investment Strategist | Love writing, coffee, reading and rain... not necessarily in that order

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