By creators, for creators.
How to Create Stories People Will Actually Read
According to The Writing Cooperative, you only have 10-20 seconds to catch a reader’s attention. People have a tendency to scan stories for only the most relevant information, and bounce right off the page if they’re not hooked quickly. So, how do you create stories people will actually read?
Poets in Motion: Announcing Our Winners
National poetry month has come to a close, and Vocal’s Poets in Motion contest has ended with it! We asked our creators to submit their most artistic, emotional, or hilarious original poetry inspired by movement—and you all delivered. With nearly 800 awesome poems officially entered into the contest, it wasn’t easy to come to a decision.
How Promoting Your SoundCloud on Vocal Can Help You Grow Your Fanbase and Earn Money
SoundCloud has become an essential tool for many talented artists—offering them tools and community to share their music, reach fans, find potential collaborators, all while honing their craft.
Poets in Motion: National Poetry Month Contest
Because we have so many talented, dedicated poets in Vocal's network, we decided that we had to do something special to celebrate National Poetry Month! We've announced a community-wide contest, and we want you to be a part of it.
22 Tools to Help You Create Better Vocal Stories
With just the basics—a passion and a place to share it—anyone is able to create an engaging, enjoyable story. But to create a portfolio of stories that each have longevity, originality, and can help you build a dedicated fan base? That might take a little more help.
How to Find Inspiration for Your Vocal Stories on Reddit
As a creator, it’s important for you to be consistent, but it can be particularly hard to create on-demand. We all know that inspiration doesn’t strike on a schedule, and creativity can wither away just when you need it the most. Still, you need captivating stories that are fresh and engaging so you can attract—and keep—readers.
Tips to Grow Your Audience On Vocal
Finding success with Vocal means something different for everyone. Maybe your priority is fostering a supportive community; maybe it’s creating the next "What Colors Are This Dress?" story and breaking the internet. Either way, attracting the right audience will help achieve whatever goal you’ve set for yourself. And though we give you the tools you need to create beautiful stories and connect with audiences, there are always some further steps you can take to increase your reach and build a following.
Introducing Sonix for Vocal Video Creators and Podcasters
Any experienced podcast or video creator knows that transcription is a part of telling your story. It gives readers another way to engage with your work, and gives you an often-necessary SEO boost. While it’s recognized as a necessity, transcribing your latest video or podcast is an often time-consuming and monotonous process.