What is a platform?
Being the architect of your project is only the first step to your success as a writer or artist. Your platform is your connection to the public. This should include website, blog, social networks, conferences, book signings, art exhibits, speaking engagements and appearances on radio and television. The effectiveness of your platform will determine how well you’re able to connect with your audience and that will greatly impact your success.
Here are the seven secrets that can be implemented quickly to help you to start building your platform.
Secret #1 – An effective platform is the foundation of success for writers and artists.
It’s never too early to begin building your platform. Whether you’re thinking about writing a book or showcasing your artwork, the time to start building your platform is the moment you decide to move forward with your idea. Don’t wait until your book is written, or you have a large body of work completed, to start building your platform. Agents and publishers want to see what kind of demand your project will generate before committing to it and investing in your idea. You as the creator are responsible for establishing your platform as much as you are for bringing your ideas to life.
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