This week, I offer sever procrastination tips for those of us that suffer from procrastination due to fear and uncertainty. You might not even realize it, but often times, procrastination can come not knowing what to do (uncertainty) or being afraid of the outcome (fear). Fear of failure is a common case of the latter. Do you suffer from procrastination? Do you know why? Understanding why you procrastinate is an important first step, and if you find that fear is the culprit then I have a few tips for you on how to over come that fear and get moving.
I also discuss Help Scout, which is my go-to solution for customer service.
As I mentioned in the episode, I will be hosting a special daily discussion of the coming ConvertKit Product Creation Masterclass in the Late Night Internet Marketing Facebook group. If you'd like to join us, just enroll in the free masterclass below.
If you are interested in creating your first product, this might be just what you need to get you over the hump.
Procrastination Tips Show Notes
Call the Fear Out – this is the first key to overcoming a fear-based procrastination. Shine a light on the fear as the bad guys always operate in the dark. These fears that create procrastination only exist because you have not examined them for what they are worth. Take the time to identify what your fear is and illuminate it to own it and recognize that it is not a big of a deal.
Have the Right Information – do a little more research for you to be successful in what you are focusing on but not too aggressively as this can turn into another form of procrastination.
Bite Off Small Chunks – eat the elephant one bite at a time. Operating in small chunks can be a way to push forward from what’s holding you back through the fears that you have which cause procrastination.
Support and Accountability – having people who you can talk to, to encourage you and to hold you accountable for making progress can be a big and important thing. People who had experienced your fears can help you work through this and that can be a very good advantage.
Links Mentioned In This Episode
- ConvertKit Product Creation Masterclass
- The Late Night IM Facebook Group
- Help Scout
- 100K Factory program
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Procrastination Tips Episode Transcript
It’s great to be here this week. I am excited to tell you about all of the things that are going on in the internet marketing space, at least the little space that surrounds my life here at Late Night Internet Marketing, and talk a little bit about what’s going on in your space whatever you’re working on with your online business.
Before we get into all of the exciting details, I wanted to let you know that there are still a few days left to sign up for the Product Creation Masterclass that is being offered by ConvertKit. As we discussed last week, this is an absolutely free four week training class where they’re going to talk all about how to create what might be your very first information product online that you can build using some readily available tools.
All of the tools that are needed to do that, it’s my understanding, will have free trials available. You can go through this and build all of the stuff that you need to sell a product and actually get that product live and working for sale on the internet before you have to spend any kind of money on tools.
The tools that I’m talking about are things like an auto-responder and maybe a platform like Teachable that are either relatively inexpensive or that you might even already have. For example, I already have an auto-responder. Maybe you do, too, so you won’t even need to do anything there.
I think this is going to be really exciting. You can check that out over at LateNightIM.com/pcm for Product Creation Masterclass. I want to encourage you to do that.