Writing Hacks and Curiosity Gaps: Secrets Of Substack (feat. Linda Lebrun)
Welcome to another episode of the Build In Public Podcast!
Today's episode features Linda Lebrun, the person behind Writer Partnerships at Substack.com which is a subscription network based on writing, podcasting, community, and other forms of culture-making. The network has more than 35 million active subscriptions, including 2 million paid subscriptions.
In this interview, Linda shares her thoughts and insights on topics such as:
• How she ended up joining Substack
• Linda's first two months at Substack
• Challenges she faced in her early days at Substack and how she overcame them
• What attributes does Substack look for in a content creator that entice them to reach out
• Linda’s thoughts about writers finding their niche
• Some examples of successful niches in Substack
• Best performing features in Substack
• Linda’s tips on how to become a top writer in Substack
• The significance of proofreading before publishing content
• Linda’s writing hacks
• Putting in reps and work on curiosity gap when writing
• The significance of tone in excellent content writing
Build In Public Podcast is an interview show where KP chats with ambitious startup founders, CEOs, and top Internet creators to unpack their stories, insights, and lessons.
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