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.
How do you communicate to readers what makes your publication unique?Category Pirates explores how businesses (and writers) create new categories and redesign old ones. Get inspired by reading their post, Languaging: The Strategic Use Of Language To Change Thinking.
Do you want to start a podcast? You can host your podcast on Substack!Some inspiration: True Hoops and Time to Say Goodbye host their podcasts and write their newsletters on Substack.
Hoping to build an independent media business on Substack?Isaac Saul, the writer behind Tangle, recently broke 25,000 free readers and 4,000 paying subscribers on Substack. He generously shared his insights on what worked and what didn’t in a recent tweet.
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.
We’ll host this thread again next week. Save it to your calendar so you don’t miss it.
PS - Our product team just built something new: hover cards for comments and bylines.
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