As I started to put this one together—over two weeks ago now—I planned to call it “New Dawn.”
Coming back and knocking out this update to my Daily Content Challenge a week late, I thought the new title made more sense.
I usually use Healing Music for that purpose. Today, I decided I might as well mock myself with it.
“Black as Night but a Little Bit of Moonlight”
It’s been a dark couple of weeks. But there’s always a little bit of light.
While it’s annoying (AF) that I let this one slip a whole week, it’s always…
Better Late Than Never
My content production has been pretty slump of late.
There’s plenty of issues.
I’ve gone from needing a new mic to needing a new computer. That’s put a halt on new videos. Plus, I’ve had client work that needed to take priority.
But more than anything I’ve just been struggling mentally.
Not really with mental pain—though there is always some of that. Moreso, I’ve been struggling with deep distraction. Productivity across the board has come in fits and starts for probably about three weeks now. I thought it was over twice.
Nope, more doldrums.
Whatever the case, this weekend has been good. Lot’s of time in the sun with my plants.
I feel refreshed and rejuvenated.
And now, I’ve been compelled to come back and make up for this weekly update.
I suppose content production is really a habit for me now.
Better yet, I feel like something is missing without a consistent weekly post.
So while this late update to my challenge is certainly an admission of defeat it is also its own victory.
Like I said two weeks ago, one of the purposes of this thing was/is just that.
Not mad about it. Just looking to build on it. These posts would mean even more if they were more substantive. I haven’t quite figured out the formula for how to produce my favorite kind of posts every week. They typically take quite a while. And some of them I don’t really even consider complete at this point.
A lot of this seems stunted. I’m working on reversing that while working through my sh!t.
Such is the nature of being human.
Zach Bradshaw’s Content Updates 6/23/19 – 6/29/19
Once again, streak broken.
Plus, I put my new system in place on the rest of my site and it worked out well. I think that scheduling new Heroes and Favorites on this site is what I should have done from the beginning. If I had, I might already be done with my “365-Day” by having everything ready to publish.
Now, there’s still plenty of design work to be done on Zach Bradshaw’s Website.
But the organization of my ideas are definitely more important in the long-term:
I have to get this stuff out of me as soon as possible.
I need my own canvas on which to analyze them. And I need room for other things I’d like to put in.
Then finally, I can produce the content I really want to produce with reckless abandon.
Sunday June 23rd, 2019
- Published Daily Content Challenge Week 32 Update Post | ZB.com
Monday June 24th, 2019
Tuesday June 25th, 2019
Wednesday June 26th, 2019
- Estes Company SEO Case Study | GSP.com
- Updated Blogger Description | GSP Blogspot
- Retirement Accounts Page | ZB.com
Thursday June 27th, 2019
- Updated Weebly Description | GSP Weebly
Friday June 28th, 2019
Saturday June 29th, 2019
Writing this two weeks late, I’m fairly proud of the week above.
It reminds me how much I like my new plan.
It also reminds me how much I need video:
To my eye, Friday is missing one. (Wednesday too!)
Crappy late post. Crappy broken streak.
Not a crappy week in the overall scope of this challenge.
Sure, 365 days of content publishing is the ultimate goal.
But even a week with a single day of content missed is a major step up from my content production for my own brands this time last year.
In scope, My Brands have exploded in less than three quarters. Despite some inconsistencies, much progress has been made.
In some ways it’s amazing. I would have thought this week looked worse, considering I felt like I haven’t produced much content in a month. Nope. Some funky bias in my brain or something.
No doubt about it:
This week was strong.
Maybe this week was more Black as Night than I thought.
At the very least, coming back and making up this post reminds me…
“I Believe in the Good Things Coming.”
If you’re actually reading this now, you must too.
Or maybe you just wanna see me continue to crash and burn.
Thanks either way.