Today, the authors that make the largest impacts and enjoy the most success engage regularly and meaningfully with their specific readership. If you wish to follow in their footsteps, then you must first build your tribe.
In this book, you’ll learn why constructing your own author platform–catered exclusively to your specific tribe of ideal readers–is vital to the hopes and dreams of digital writers. Moreover, you’ll learn how the smart authors are building big tribes that allow their writing careers to thrive.
From the five types of platforms to the one weird way to get a larger audience, you’ll learn everything you need (and nothing you don’t) about nurturing a thriving, raving readership primed to take writing career to the next level.
Jeff Goins is a blogger, speaker and author. He is also the Communications Director of Adventures in Missions, an international nonprofit organization.
Originally from the Chicago suburbs, Jeff graduated from Illinois College with a degree in Spanish and Religion. Junior year, he spent a semester in Spain, which opened his eyes to a whole new world.
After graduating, Jeff spent a year on the road with a band. Then he moved to Tennessee to chase a girl. In 2008, he married her.
Jeff’s blog, GoinsWriter.com, is one of the fastest-growing blogs on the web and a well-respected resource for bloggers and writers. In 2011, it won the Top 10 Blogs for Writers award. Each month, he receives over 80,000 visitors to his website.
Jeff’s work has been published online and offline in a variety of publications, including RELEVANT Magazine (which has a circulation of over 150,000) and ZenHabits.net (voted one of Time Magazine’s Top 50 Websites).
Jeff and his wife, Ashley, live just outside of Nashville, TN with their son and dog.
Originally posted 2012-09-17 10:00:13.