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I'm just beginning my day and I realized something... See, I created a forum on one of my websites last night. I didn't think about it too much before I did it, I just did it. I took action.

I sent an email to a tiny portion of my list announcing the launch of the forum then went to bed.

This morning I logged in to see if anyone had started any threads. Nothing.... Hmm.

"I wonder what this screen looks like if I'm not logged in."

Log out and see that you must be logged in to create a new post. How do I log in?

There's no way to log in or create an account. Whoops!

Fail...

I better figure out how to create a registration form so people can post on my forum.

This all happened so fast that I almost didn't realized this was a failure. I don't think about failure anymore. The emotion was mild. I didn't start sweating like I used to. I calmly fixed the problem. It took about 10 minutes.

I probably fail at least 10 times every day. I learn from it and get a little better at everything I'm doing.

I used to dread failure so much that I didn't try anything. Can you relate?

Each failure is a stepping stone to success...

Where have you failed today?
 

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I failed at working all day long - I did nothing useful at the job, job-wise.

But, I've setup my first ever Shopify store, wrote the products descriptions, edited the stock pictures, created a FB Business account and made some ads with a fixed budget higher than I ever did (better have faster results than less data, learnt from @Andy Black ), to generate views so I can create a better lookalike audience tomorrow.

I'm ready to fail big time tomorrow. But I'll learn a ton too.
 

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I got a Facebook PM this morning from a prospect saying she didn’t get the email I’d sent with a proposal and a link to a Paypal subscription.

I don’t normally send emails like that and have been trying something new. This is the second time I’ve sent one to a prospect like this, and the first prospect never paid. I figured they balked at the final hurdle.

Except now I’m wondering if the email is getting sent to spam. That could explain the radio silence from the first guy...
 

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I failed to learn how to create a listing in ebay and integrate it with a Prep Centre. :( Got to push again late tonight or tomorrow.
 
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I got a Facebook PM this morning from a prospect saying she didn’t get the email I’d sent with a proposal and a link to a Paypal subscription.

I don’t normally send emails like that and have been trying something new. This is the second time I’ve sent one to a prospect like this, and the first prospect never paid. I figured they balked at the final hurdle.

Except now I’m wondering if the email is getting sent to spam. That could explain the radio silence from the first guy...
Oh god... No!!!

One of my emails has been going to spam...

If you figure out how to fix that, please let me know!

Hopefully your prospects are understanding and still in the market...
 

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Oh god... No!!!

One of my emails has been going to spam...

If you figure out how to fix that, please let me know!

Hopefully your prospects are understanding and still in the market...
It could be ending up in spam because the first email sent had a link in it. Maybe I need to send an email with the proposal, get them to reply that they're fine with everything, and then I reply with the link of how to pay. That has the added benefit of there being am email trail of them agreeing to the proposal.
 

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No failures today only success.

Updated a blog
Had my programmer to fix a update on my main system.
Had some good business talks with two of my main clients on Skype
A girl I have my eye on for a while responded today my flirting.

Oh no one failure, forgot to add the mushrooms in the pasta I made for lunch.

Oh well the day isn't over yet...
 

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