I’ve always wanted to write a book.
The problem, as loyal readers of SlopeFillers know all too well, is that I can barely keep 1,000 words tied neatly together, let alone the 25,000-50,000 that make up the typical paperback.
But as 10 posts on SlopeFillers turned into 100 and then 1,000, I started to realize that those words were adding up.
So a few weeks ago I downloaded a template, copied and pasted my favorites posts (all the interviews and stories about marketers), formatted things the best I could, designed a quick cover, and hit “Purchase”.
Not too long after that (technology truly is amazing), this showed up on my doorstep.
I gotta admit, it was pretty fun to actually, physically hold what has become SlopeFillers and reread the stories about all these people I admire.
But I was left with a question. A question I’d like your help on.
This was just a quick experiment, but it started the wheels turning. So the question is, now what?
What, if anything, should I do with this book? Just selling them feels weird, but I don’t have a budget to send hundreds out at once. So should I put it on my desk as a reminder of what SlopeFillers is all about? Take them to tradeshows? Trade them for guest posts? Use it as a coaster for my water bottle? All of them above?
I’ve got ideas, but none feel great. So I’d love to hear your advice. I’ve got the Calendly link below, but with some heavy travel next week we’d better stick to email (email@example.com).
Thanks in advance :)
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