This list is meant to be a reference for the 8/1 rule.

Sometimes it's difficult to figure out what tangible things you can produce for yourself. Remember that working for yourself is different than working on yourself.

Again, there's a big difference between working for yourself and working on yourself.

The Master List

  • Create a portfolio website
  • Create a blog
  • Write articles for your blog
  • Write articles for medium
  • Write guest posts for other blogs
  • Create a youtube channel
  • Create videos for your youtube channel
  • Create tutorials for things you know how to do
  • Create courses for things you know how to do
  • Make a uDemy course
  • Start writing a book
  • Create high quality content for instagram (stories, feed posts, etc.)
  • Write an e-book
  • Start a podcast
  • Review a product
  • Start an email list, and plug affiliate products
  • Create compelling infographics with links to your website and social media accounts
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  • Make a newsletter
  • Start a webinar
  • Compare different products or different tools
  • Write about your predictions
  • Republish relevant content
  • Host a meetup
  • Create a conference
  • Post on Quora
  • Syndicate your articles
  • Start an annual awards for something you're interested in and feature other people
  • Create swag! Sell physical products.

This list will be updated periodically.