Have questions about publishing, growing, or going paid on Substack?
The Substack team, and your fellow writers, are here to help!
Today we’re gathering the writer community and members of our Community, Product, and Writer Development teams together in a thread to answer writer questions for an hour.
Did you know that you can add homepage links to your Substack?Some inspiration: Elle Griffin and Foreign Exchanges use these links to recommend other Substacks. (You can also cross-promote other writers on your reader profile. Check out how many publications Lenny Rachitsky and Alicia Kennedy recommend!)
Have you decided how you structure your posts?A consistent writing format establishes a clear brand identity and helps readers know what to expect from your newsletter. Need help? Our team just published this comprehensive guide covering all the ways you can format a Substack post.
Wondering how to write an appealing About page or publication description? We’ve gathered tips and top-notch examples for you here, including inspiring About pages from publications like Feminist Giant, Asian Century Stocks, Astro Poets, City Hall Watcher, and Department of Salad.
Drop your questions in the thread and we’ll do our best to supercharge each other.
Our team will be in the thread today from 9 am - 10 am PST / 12 pm - 1 pm EST answering questions with you.
📢 Next week we’ll be back with our second shoutout thread. Check out our first. Our team will join from 8 am - 9 am PST / 11 am - 12 pm EST to discover and celebrate writers on Substack with you all. Save it to your calendar so you don’t miss it.