2024 will be the year of "less is more" for author platforms.
Well, this made me fell better about the constant chorus of crickets on my Twitter/X feed. :-D
There are not many, if any, newsletters that delivey the full year's worth of informaton in one issue. Congratulations! You do!
Also how important is a fiction platform these days? Say for fantasy and for historical fiction?
Brilliant! May I read this out loud to my writers today? I’m leading a retreat and we talked about platform yesterday in a big picture way and this would so so helpful to share verbally? I’ll tell them to subscribe too. Only if it’s okay with you!
Chuck & Blair 4-ever.
Author on sub here, I have nothing to sell (yet🤞) - any recs on where to spend my limited platform time?
Re: Substack, are you aware of the founders’ refusal to deny or demonetize newsletters and growing communities of writers and subscribers here promoting hate speech? If not, I hope you’ll expand your platform research to include safe places for writers from all walks of life, and alternatives to payments through Substack.
Super interesting and helpful. I've just been reading someone else saying they've left instagram because they couldn't stand it any more! Horses for courses, I guess. You've got to find the platform that best suits your niche. LinkedIn and Substack and my current fav's, with TikTok, YouTube and Instagram following and Twitter and Threads somewhere at the bottom (I refuse to call it X!). I have no idea what Threads is about. Reddit trails somewhere well behind all of those!
Excellent information, thank you! I will be watching for your website for that Substack consultation.
I appreciate your take on the various platforms -- I'm still trying to figure out Threads!!
I am going to be STUDYING this. And coincidentally, do you happen to know what type of YouTube content your family uses to entertain the kiddos? --asks the children's author trying to figure out platform