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.
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.
Creators come in all shapes and sizes—podcasters, novelists, poets, musicians, artists, enthusiasts, vloggers, and more—but we all have one thing in common: we have stories to share with the world.
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.
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.
No matter where you look online, high-quality content is always in high demand. Creating stories that connect with your audience can be hard work—but doing so on a regular basis can be an even greater challenge, particularly when you have to find a way to promote it.