You know, I've been having a great time with this challenge, and the month has flown by quicker than I could've imagined. Somehow, we're less than a week from November already. How did that happen? Today's task is meant to help the momentum going past October 31.
Make a Task List
For today's platform-related task, make a task list of things you are going to do for each day of November. That's right, I want you to break down 30 days with 30 tasks for each day--similar to what we've done through October.
You see, I don't want you to quit challenging yourself once October is over. And the fun part is that you get to decide which task you do each day. So if you aren't into certain social media sites, you don't have to put them on your task list. Instead, focus on blog posts, commenting on other sites, linking to articles, contacting experts, or whatever it is that you are going to do in November to keep up the momentum toward building an incredible author platform.
Somewhere near the end of November, you should have a day set aside with one task: Make a task list of things to do on each day in December. And so on and so forth. Keep it going, keep it rolling, and your efforts will continue to gain momentum and speed over time. I promise.
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