There are three big myths about platform. Myth #1: platform = social media followers You may have seen writers on Twitter with statistics like “20.1K followers, 20K following.” Some writers build these numbers with “#writerlift” posts (everyone follows everyone else), or use apps to mass-follow hundreds of accounts, hoping they’ll follow back. That’s not a […]
As a writer who uses social media to amplify readership of my own writing, I completely feel this post! I keep seeing Writer’s Lifts on Twitter, and quiet confession…I participated in a few, but I realize if the person I follow does not produce content that speaks to me, I cannot pay it forward. I just become a voiceless number on their follow list or vice versa. I love the idea of building a bridge to organically create your platform. This is my new project! Thanks Brevity for always being awesome!