brian sooy

  • When I Can’t Say No: I Should Know Better by Now

    I’m finishing this article the day it’s due. I’ve been thinking about it for a couple of weeks, but it takes time for ideas to gel, and there’s nothing like a deadline to focus the mind. Thankfully, I’m on a flight which eliminates the distractions of email and the office, wearing noise-canceling headphones, and with my wife who understands how a creative introvert creates best.

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  • Why My Drip Will Outlast Your Top Ten List

    There are two types of content. The first kind is ephemeral. It’s the top five reasons why/how (insert generic problem here) your (insert circumstance here) can/are/will (insert solution here). If that’s the type of content you like to write (or read), you can stop here because the rest of this article isn’t for you. If you want to borrow the formula above for your work, it’s free to use.

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  • When are you going to write a book, you putz?

    Content Strategy, Relationship Building Published 1 min ago | By: Brian Sooy Not every pitch from a publisher for a major piece of content marketing begins with, “When are you going to write a book, you putz?” Mine did. Here’s what I would do differently the next time I write a book. This is hardly the way I imagined the process of writing a book to begin.

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