Something is Better than Nothing

I was sitting in an art marketing meeting yesterday listening to artists ask questions about marketing. When I asked what they had in place I heard a reoccurring theme. They all were waiting to promote their websites until everything was in place. That’s like saying you’re going to wait to have a baby until you have enough money. You will never get there.

I heard the words of advice come out of my mouth, “Do it now! Something is better than nothing!” If you’re waiting on a website then make a Facebook Fan pag1044338_10151766050011369_1089078905_ne. There’s absolutely no reason you can’t start collecting names and email addresses for email marketing. Don’t have enough work to market; go paint, photograph, or create!

Then it occurred to me…I’ve been doing the same thing with this blog. I’ve been so wrapped up in trying to figure out and narrow down good content I haven’t written anything.

So, you don’t have to build Rome in a day, but you do have to start somewhere. People can’t find you if they don’t know about you. Go do one thing that is proactive today. Something is better than nothing.

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About strokeofred

I am from Kansas and I have traveled all over the world. I am an artist, and I have a business brain. I love skirts and tennis shoes. I like to get dirty and ride motorcycles. I am sensitive and I can be mean. I love nature, and believe in protecting it. I love to laugh, and feel better after a good cry. I can be stubborn and impatient. I am constantly growing. I am open and free. I look to be inspired and love to inspire. I play guitar and secretly want to play drums. I have a puppy that brings me great joy. I love hugs, cuddling, holding hands...and wrestling. I love the mountains and the beach. I have to make a pilgrimage to the ocean at least twice a year to balance myself. I believe in balance in all things. Traveling is a passion, and meeting interesting people from all over the world is the perk! I have small town values, and big city dreams. I love beer, hate wine. I believe that what you put out comes back. I believe and live by the belief of treating others like you want to be treated. I enjoy stimulating conversation, and a good sense of humor. Caffeine is my drug of choice, and coffee over chess or good conversation is my luxury. I am strong but sometimes feel small. I strive to be my authentic me.
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2 Responses to Something is Better than Nothing

  1. DougDoesLife says:

    Exactly. Planning and replanning don’t produce anything but more plans…

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