Publication Collections created by Colton James Townsend

I've divided the majority of this website's content into two content categories. Since I focus on the Self as both an individual and as a brand, this struck me as a sound basis for delineation.

Self Marketing Publications for brand promotion

These articles generally cover all topics related to Marketing the individual. If you imagine that your full name is the search engine keyword (on Google, for example), how do you want those results to communicate who you are and what you do?

FAQS

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March 6, 2020

Here are the "Key Takeaways" from each chapter of this remarkable Copywriting Secrets book in Mega-List format for you to review periodically as you build your copywriting skills through Jim's teachings!

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February 25, 2020

Selecting a topic for building content, based on 4 criteria

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January 29, 2020
I've come up with an approach for selecting a good topic to build content around based on 4 criteria or "petals" on a flower diagram I sketched out

Rank your site on Google for results in your local area

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January 22, 2020
Know your competition and inspect the search results for your target keyword. Learn how to start ranking for your target keywords by building an optimized web page

Start a local outreach program to find prospects and collaborators

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January 20, 2020
Organize a simple outreach program when you need to connect with the right people in your local area. Helpful for sales, networking, and creative project collaborations.

What about Self Marketing and Personal Branding?

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January 13, 2020
Taking my first stab at defining self-marketing. For a long time, I've seen wasted effort in promoting the "thing" or business entity rather than the individuals, selling them short.

Self Development Publications for individual fulfillment

There's never been a time in my adult life that I didn't indulge in good old-fashioned self improvement books and courses. Unfortunately, access to information doesn't equate to results. I'm always a work in progress.

Guided meditation for reading

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March 13, 2020

Excerpts from just two pages of Think and Grow Rich

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February 22, 2020

I ate 2 Crunch Bars right before bed

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February 20, 2020
My Crunch Bar story

Funhouse Mirror

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February 20, 2020

You May Not Control The Sun's Journey

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February 20, 2020
A poem-ish thing I wrote the other night before bed when I was deciding what time to wake up the next morning.

Freewrite poetry 2020-01-30

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February 10, 2020
A poem about trying to have it all while trying to be still with you have.

How Do Addictions Manifest As Behaviors?

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January 30, 2020
Here, we take a look at the behavioral components of addiction after defining what problematic engagements are.

How Perfectionism and fantasizing will surely ruin you

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January 29, 2020
Each day, while I'm semi-awake in bed and start to think about the day ahead, I find that I'm surely fantasizing about how great I'll be today. I often fail.

The next 10 years of my commitments, goals, and intentions

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January 29, 2020
I want to do so much in a day that I forget to reflect on my intentions and big-picture goals. Here are my commitments to improving my life over the next 10 years.

Desire For Certainty

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January 22, 2020
What if we were 100% equipped to neutralize a threat without loss? What then if we also met each opportunity with gainful advantage? Too bad sucker!!

Jan 1, 2020 : New Year, Same Failure

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January 20, 2020
Like many New Year's resolution-ers, my plans for behavioral change and the installation of massively healthy habits crumbled, on the first day

Genesis of cjt.com, the 1st Journal Post

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January 13, 2020
Reasoning massaged out of my brain, explaining why I had to change from a mindset of perpetual need and suffering to one of acceptance and self-love.