Some New Writing
Here’s some of my stuff from around the web for the last few weeks.
Great Lessons From Bad People — Learning From History’s Most Hated
Exposing the Racket: A Simple Stunt Reveals How Blogs Will Print Anything for Pageviews
The Secret That Defines Marketing Now (Fast Company)
How to Travel: 21 Contrarian Rules (Tim Ferriss’s site)(a shorter, altered version of the piece also ran on ThoughtCatalog)
So, You Want To Be a Writer? That’s Mistake #1
You can comment here or on the articles, happy to take questions.
Great articles, and great contrarian insight. Turning things on their heads.
How did your mentors become your mentors?
If you do a site search for mentors, I’ve written about it a fair amount here.
Hi Ryan, I’m reading Contagious right now, and picked up the Ogilvy books I haven’t read yet — The King of Madison Avenue is a good biography I haven’t seen you mention — but are there any other practical marketing books someone new to that world should pick up? (I’ve read TMIL of course.)
What would Robert Greene say about calling his pet just something that lives in the house?
Robert’s cat is more like a roommate/peer than a pet.