Ep. 40 - Mastering Community Creation to Build Your Author Brand

In this episode, we dive deep into the essentials of building your own community as an author. We explore the advantages and challenges of being a community leader and offer practical steps to establish and grow your own group.


Key Points Discussed:

  • Community Building Basics: Understanding the initial steps in creating a community, including choosing the right platform (like email newsletters, Facebook groups, etc.) and understanding the trade-offs of each.
  • Social Media Dynamics: The nuances of fostering growth and connections in social media groups, and the importance of monitoring group dynamics.
  • Effort and Growth: Insights into the initial heavy lifting required to launch a community and strategies for maintaining engagement and consistency.
  • Finding Super Fans: The value of building a community in identifying and nurturing super fans who can amplify your efforts.
  • Providing Value: Emphasizing the importance of offering genuine value to your community members to build long-lasting relationships.

Action Item:

  • Decide whether you are ready to build your own community and start making connections today.

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