(GYSS #14): Danny Rubin – Why Starting A Blog Is The Smartest Career Decision You Can Make, Founder Of News To Live By
About This Episode
Danny Rubin is the creator and writer at News To Live By, a website dedicated to finding the career advice “hidden” in today’s news. He’s contributed to the Huffington Post, Business Insider and has also appeared in the New York Times.
Danny is a firm believer that starting a blog is the best career decision that we can make as millennials. We talk about how to get a blog started, how to get over the anxiety of putting your thoughts and opinions out there for everyone to see and he shares some really great writing techniques.
Ways You Can Listen To This Episode
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- Danny takes a positive twist on news today and gives it to millennials in a way that we can learn from it
- Starting a blog is one of the smartest career decisions we can make as millennials
- Don’t get hung up on what your blog looks like at first, just get it started!
- Stumped on what to even write about in your blog? Think of your blog as a resource for someone else to make a difference in their life
- The best writers use the simplest words to get their point across…you don’t get any extra points using crazy SAT words!
- Write like you talk, and be conversational
- Story telling is an incredible tool to use in blogging, marketing and job hunting
- The finished product of everything you write should be shorter than the first draft
- Try stepping away from your work for a day or two to get better ideas and a fresh perspective
- Print out your writing to more easily read and edit
- Study other great writers
Links From The Episode
- News To Live By Website
- Article on Why Every Young Professional Should Start A Blog
- 101 Skills Danny Learned From Starting A Blog
- 7 Writing Mistakes You Must Fix In Your 20’s
- 4 Sneaky Words That Diminish Everything You Write
- Danny’s Favorite Writers: Thomas Friedman, David Brooks, Frank Rich, Leonard Pitts, Rick Reilly, Dana Milbank and Mitch Albom
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