Late Starters Club
Late Starters Club
Jan 16, 2023
46: Start Writing in Midlife an Interview with Mark Schaefer
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If you think it's too late to start a blog or write books, then you need to listen to today's episode. I interview Mark Schaefer, who hadn't written a single blog post until he was 49. Now he has a highly acclaimed award-winning marketing blog.

He hadn't written a book until he was 52, and now he's just coming out with his 10th book. Many of them have been amazing award-winning bestsellers, translated into lots of different languages. His newest book "Belonging to the Brand" is being released very shortly!

We'll dive into how he stays relevant and continues to create amazing content in today's ever-changing marketing landscape.

Mark Schaefer is a marketing strategist, keynote speaker, university educator, and bestselling author of "Marketing Rebellion," "KNOWN," and "Belonging to the Brand." His blog {grow} is hailed as one of the top marketing blogs in the world.

Here is a glimpse into the episode:

[3:17] What decisions lead to Mark starting his blog later in life? And what did that lead to?

[6:33] Discover the two things that got Mark over his fear of speaking (and no it's not picturing the audience in their underwear).

[9:15] What is the secret to Mark's success? (Its something you can do to!)

[11:38] What can you do to stand out now that everyone can write good content with the help of AI?

[12:46] What does Mark tell us all to do to stay relevant in our current fields and how can we take a different look at what we offer the world?

[19:50] In order to do so much is Mark a workaholic? Or is it something else that lets him accomplish so much?

[22:24] What has inspired Mark to take up watercolor painting?

[25:56] What inspirational quote is something that Mark returns to again and again? ==========================================

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