I had blogged on https://aleksVladimirov.com for a while. I had even created a category called daily posts, but never started to deliver them daily. It seems impossible with my current work schedule and a lot of other activities to achieve this level of mastery.

What I would like to do is to have a short post once a day. And see what will happen at the end of the year. And this will be my challenge for 2021. The idea is to share useful information in a short and condense form.

Maybe I will delete all the posts, or maybe I will keep them to remind me of the past year.

The fear of having to deliver something of a quality every day is very scary!

But writers such as Seth Godin, have this magical touch and manage to do so with no excuse!

What is their secret?

Does it ever occurred to them to stop and do something else?

Don’t write for the machine

One of the issues with writing long posts is that many authors write for the machine. The all mighty SEO algorithm which has the power to show your post everywhere or forever hide it in the deep dark parts of the web. That is why writing and content creation had turned into a game. Instead of delivering a quality and insightful topics, many of us are forced to play by the rules of the game.

Seth Godin and his daily posts seem to be immune. He is not following this recipe, and he is not earning money from his posts. He just does it, because he enjoys writing.

Take away from day 1

Writing posts it’s easy and fun and everyone can do it daily as long as you don’t do it for money.

Every professional must know the rules of the game and deliver a quality content, no matter if it’s video, audio or daily posts.

But if you just start. You must practice your skill daily. Only then you can become a professional who will earn money from this craft.

I am looking forward to see what this challenge will bring me in 2021. Even if I decided to delete all the posts at the end of this year.

Aleks Vladimriov is a Senior Software Developer, recognized Project Manager and Soft-skilled trainer and a coach.

Aleks Vladimirov

Solution Engineering Manager at Thales | Senior IT Professional | Startup Mentor and Product Manager

Aleks is experienced Product Manager with an engineer background and over 10 years of experience as a software developer. He works with different governments and is responsible for negotiation features and requirements, understanding the customers’ needs and supporting the senior management with regular reports and analysis. He held various positions starting as a software developer, moving to a team leader and software architect.

He strives in waterfall and agile environment alike. He is certified Scrum Master and Prince2 Practitioner and he knows how to design business processes and help teams optimize their work.
During his tenure, he had to wear many hats, prioritizing business requirements, delegating work and mentoring team members, creating mockups with Balsamiq, providing MS Project plan to the senior management.

He had worked in many international teams, located in the same city or distributed in different countries and continents. He had been a team leader of cross functional international team of 8 people.

In his current position, he is very much client focused. He has excellent presentation skills.
He delivers training sessions on presentation skills and leadership and he had helped hundred of people to improve their presentation skills.

He is also interested in creating more positive changes in the workplace by using entrepreneurship skills.
He had won startup competition where his team had validated and develop a business idea from scratch.

In his free time, he writes in his blog about effective product development.

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