Sunday Coffee ☕️ #0034

February 7, 2021

Good morning!

A subscriber of Sunday Coffee told me about his struggles with his business, and said how reading everyone’s winning stories could sometimes demotivate him further as he’s struggling to drive results.

He asked if I could talk about the dark side of entrepreneurship from my own journey.

I knew exactly what he's talking about. On the outside, it might seem like we are just thriving everyday. Or the successful people we read about online are just blazing past every goal effortlessly like an elegant ballet dancer.

The reality is different, and I think as an entrepreneur we learn to internalize it and look past it. But it still very much exists. Read on.

👉 The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship

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Sankalp launched a newsletter - Wholesome Django. Support him in his new initiative by liking his announcement tweet.

Akash wrote Consistency as a moat. It's about how to be consistent and how it helps in your journey.

Deb wrote a powerful thread on how Ahrefs increased traffic on one of their core pages by 677% in just 6 months using Search Intent.

Interesting links from the Interweb

How storytelling can increase a product's value by 7000%

Tejas wrote an 8 step process on how to use Google Search Console to discover content ideas.

The Great Suspender has malware! Here's how you can get a clean version running for you.

Mediocre content from popular accounts get 100x more likes than great content from small and obscure accounts. Learn why this happens. Side note: If you ever see me put out mediocre content, call me out!

Kevon wrote a 10,000 word Definitive guide on Building in Public.

Arpit (one of the smartest engineers I know) launched an 8-week masterclass on System Design.

The Hustle got acquired by Hubspot for $27mn. Hubspot is a media company, they happen to sell software.

Digital Wanderlust

I wish I could sit by this cabin in Lago Di Braies, Italy and write my weekend blogs.

Ask Me Anything

I'm introducing a new section to my blog - Ask Me Anything.

People ask me questions about life, business, marketing on various channels. I'm consolidating these questions into one place and making a digital record of it, so that my replies can benefit others who might have similar questions.

The first 2 posts under AMA are already live.


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