1…The Loneliest And Most Dangerous Number

…backing up and moving a site that took hundreds of hours to make is definitely a squeaky bum time.

Ben Settle’s recent podcast mentioned something that was true for me at that time….that the number one is a dangerous number.

– Selling from only one site is dangerous.
Amazon kindle isn’t the only show in town, or Etsy or anywhere else.

– Relying on one traffic source is dangerous.
Fakebook or now known as ApologyBook doesn’t look as safe as it used to be.

– Creating content in one form is dangerous.
Maybe not as dangerous, but not everyone reads, watches videos, or listens to podcast, but cover all three and you’ll get in front of more people.

– Doing everything yourself is dangerous.
I know my way around Canva, but I still know that there are people who can create better book covers than I can.

– One income stream is dangerous.
Once the rug’s pulled out from under you, you’ve got nothing to fall back on. Ask anyone who’s suddenly been laid off how that feels.

– Having one back up of your stuff is dangerous.
When you find out that the backup plugin you’ve been using is useless….when you need it…isn’t a nice feeling. Thankfully I got another one in time I backed it up properly. Whew!

– When your hosting company and domain company are the same is dangerous.
What if they go belly up? Or you’re tied to a weak hosting plan because you can’t take your domain name elsewhere?

Jocko Willink, a decorated Navy Seal, gave this advice on a Tim Ferris podcast…

“Two is one and one is none.”

When you’ve got two of something, and one breaks down or goes missing, you’ve a backup.

When you’ve got one….well, you know the result.

What would you do if your laptop hard drive failed? Have you backed up all those hours of work?

No? Maybe it’s time you did.

Thankfully that’s something you don’t have to worry about at WriteCome.

I’ve got everything doubled up, just in case, like my book selling course.

Not only does it have it’s own digital clone, but it’s got 12 ways to sell books inside it. So you’ve more than enough sale streams to be working on.

12 Surefire Ways To Sell More Books.

Oh, and get your butt to Amazon, and pick up an extra hard drive…just in case.