Derek Sivers

Programmer, writer, avid student of life. I make useful things, and share what I learn.

Articles → Promo bits, ready to copy

This one action will be one of the most useful time-saving, opportunity-creating things you’ve ever done:

Prepare, in advance, all of the things that people and sites ask for when you’re self-promoting.

Make a folder on your computer called “promo” and put these things inside for quick easy access:

If you do this, just once, then the job of uploading your information to another website will be painless. You can jump on every little opportunity that comes along.

Bonus points if you have your own website, and put all of this stuff on a “promo” page on your site, so anyone else can get it all from one place, too.