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By GowthamPublished 7 months ago 3 min read

When it comes to showing their support, readers have the option to subscribe, tip, or interact with your profile. Each of these features works differently, so let's iron out the differences between them before proceeding. The difference between advice and promises

First of all: advice versus promises. Tips are one-time payments starting at $1 or up to $50, while Promises are monthly payments of $2.99/month. Anyone can tip, whether or not they have a Vocal account, but only Vocal creators can contribute.

All Vocal creators can receive suggestions as long as they have a connected Stripe account. Rather, only Vocal+ members are eligible to receive contributions.

As a Vocal creator, you have several options available to your readers when it comes to showing their support. These options include subscribing, tipping, or interacting with your profile. It's important to understand the differences between these features to determine which ones may be most beneficial for you.

Let's start by discussing the difference between advice and promises. Tips are one-time payments that can range from $1 up to $50. Anyone, regardless of whether or not they have a Vocal account, can tip a creator. On the other hand, promises are monthly payments of $2.99/month that only Vocal creators can contribute to.

When someone tips you, they are showing their appreciation for a specific piece of content you've created. This could be an article, a video, a podcast, or any other type of content that you've shared on Vocal. Tips are a way for readers to say "thank you" for creating something they enjoyed or found valuable.

Promises, on the other hand, are more of a long-term commitment. When someone makes a promise to you, they are committing to supporting your content on a monthly basis. This is similar to subscribing to a magazine or a streaming service. By making a promise, readers are saying that they value your content and want to see more of it in the future.

It's important to note that only Vocal creators can receive promises. This means that if you're a reader who wants to support a creator on Vocal, you'll need to create a Vocal account and become a creator yourself. Once you've done this, you'll be able to make promises to other creators and receive them in return.

So, which option is best for you as a creator? It really depends on your goals and the type of content you're creating. If you're looking for a quick way to earn some extra cash, tips may be the way to go. Tips are a great way

Second: promise versus subscription. Subscribing to a creator adds their stories to your feed, so you can easily see when a new story is posted. Interacting with a profile automatically subscribes you, but regular memberships are 100% free and won't earn you any money. To motivate your readers to suggest or engage with your profile, we recommend using these four key strategies:

Create high quality work

The quality speaks for itself, so crafting a good hook, selecting an eye-catching cover image, and writing an engaging story will always be the best ways to inspire loyalty and support from your readers.

Develop relationships between readers and creators

People are more likely to engage with a creator they feel a personal connection with, so responding to comments goes a long way in making a suggestion or engagement worthwhile. Building relationships with other creators by commenting on their stories can earn you a new subscriber and open the door for future collaborations and cross-promotions.

Ask for suggestions/promises on social media

As part of your regular self-promotion, mention that readers can tip or contribute on Vocal. Be specific about how tips and promises help you—for example, take some stress out of bills or pay for all the milk you drink during your writing sessions in the cafeteria—to show readers that your support matters. [Link: Engaging Your Readers and Subscribers]

Ask for advice/promises at the end of your story

Of course, you don't want to be too bold. Just a short sentence encouraging readers to support your work. For example, “Do you like this story? Please consider giving me a suggestion or committing to my profile!

For a more in-depth guide to reader engagement, check out our tips for building connections with your audience.


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