Vocal Media is an alternative platform to Medium. The main difference being, you get paid on reads, regardless of whether readers are members or not. Sounds too good to be true, right
Facebook is getting more erratic and making it harder to connect to our followers. There may be a moment in the future where you simply cannot share your writing on there. This is the moment our email list becomes even more valuable. An email list is a place your followers can always find your work. … Continue reading Your Email List is Your Biggest Asset as a Writer.
The pressure on writers to create daily content is huge. If you read many of the articles dedicated to making money from blogging, they all say the same thing. To earn, you need to produce regular content. Daily content, is the suggestion. Not many writers talk about this content needing to be quality content, though.
Sure you will make money from all content, but will you make enough? You have one chance to make a first impression and this is never more true than when it concerns writing.
If a reader’s first introduction to your work is not a quality piece, will they come back and read more? Ask yourself that question as a reader. If you read an article from a new writer, that is littered with grammatical mistakes and has no real content, would you read more of their work?
For this reason, as a writing coach, I have to encourage my writers to write quality content. You should, of course, publish regularly, but this does not need to be daily. Find a routine that you can stick to and work with that. Do not feel pressurised to write every day if you have nothing to say. As a writer, there should be three questions you ask yourself, whenever you sit down and publish a piece of work.
As a writer, you have to have a portfolio of your work to share with prospective job opportunities. Many people will say that they have Medium as their portfolio of work. However, there is a problem with this. Unless your prospective employer is a Medium member, they will not be able to read your locked … Continue reading Ko-Fi Anyone — Is This The New Big Publishing Platform to Make Money
Like every writer, I check my stats after an article is published hoping for a viral hit. I have had a few, but always dismissed the notion an old post could go viral. That was until last month. A post I had forgotten about, started gaining views and it hasn’t stopped or slowed down. The … Continue reading Patience You May Have Written Your Viral Post a Year Ago
There are several ways to get attention, writing. I have written many times about these in my writing publication. There are also three tricks that most seasoned writers find underhand. Putting links to your articles in the comments – this is by far the worse. What makes you think that you can use the success … Continue reading How Not to Get Attention Writing