Wed, 31 December 2014
As we begin a new year, it's popular for many bloggers and podcasters to make “predictions” about the new year. I prefer not making predictions (unless I feel inspired to do so), but I will point out 7 crucial trends to watch for in 2015.
I believe these trends represent some fundamental shifts in the way business is done online, and the way you will continue to build your platform in the new year
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Spiritual Foundations: If God Is Always Good, Why Do Bad Things Happen?
This is not a new question. It's been dealt with by many great theologians, and I don't count myself as one of them. But I do know this: we really have one basic decision to make. Is God good, and can he be trusted?
And it really is a decision.
If you're looking for a mathematical formula to prove it one way or another, I predict you will be disappointed.
Personally, after I decided to settle this question in my heart once and for all, everything else became very clear to me. Even the subject of “mystery.”
Here are three explanations that might help us understand why bad things happen to God's people.
I understand that all these answers may feel empty in the face of a devastating problem, such as a broken marriage, a cancer diagnosis, the sudden unexpected death of a child, or some other brutal and horrible experience that you may be undergoing right now.
It is in these places that the importance of the decision I mentioned earlier becomes obvious.
The time to make the decision that God is always good, and that he can be trusted, is before the crisis occurs. The time to exercise the faith for that belief is before you desperately need it.
Feature Presentation: 7 Trends To Watch For In 2015
Don't make the mistake of letting what you know get in the way of what you need to learn.
I often tell people that classic copywriting formulas will always work, because human psychology does not change. At the basis of that statement is I believe deep truth. However it can also be misleading.
If you assume that old-fashioned headline templates, for instance will work as well today as they once did, you may be in for a rude awakening. If you believe that the old school, hard-core, hard-sell, carnival barker style of writing copy still works as well as it did even a year ago, you are definitely in for a rude awakening. As I've discovered through my own business, and working with clients on theirs, there is a new elegance required to writing powerful, persuasive copy.
This is just one example of a new trend that does not cancel out a time-tested principle, but doesn't fact require a reinterpretation of that principle through fresh linens.
You will be much better prepared for doing business in 2015 if you keep the following seven landscape changing trends in mind. Ignore them at your peril.
7 Trends To Watch For in 2015
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