Get Past Your Fear

Fear can be a major roadblock to your success—if you allow it.

For many aspiring copywriters, it’s the fear of marketing their services, and taking action.

I’ve experienced this fear myself… and it’s something that most up-and-coming copywriters go through.

But the difference from the ones that succeed and those that never get started is simply this:

Those that succeed feel the fear, and do it anyway.

I know, it’s sounds a little oversimplified, but it’s true. If you can muster up the courage to tackle your fear head on, and never give up, you will succeed.

So no matter what your fear is, whether it’s:

  • Calling up a potential client.
  • Writing your first self-promotional sales letter
  • Creating your website
  • Coming out to AWAI’s Bootcamp
  • Approaching potential clients at a job fair
  • Afraid that your sales copy isn’t good enough
  • Any other number of fears…

The only cure is to take action. And once you’ve taken action enough times, you’ll find that the fear starts to become less, and less… and your success will start building.

If fear is something that’s stopping you from getting all that you deserve, then I highly recommend you check out Dr. Susan Jeffers’ book, “Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway.”

You won’t regret it.

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Published: February 23, 2009

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