All month long on Your Breakout Book, we’re focusing on cultivating community: why we want to, how to do it, and what pitfalls to avoid. Today, I’m taking you on a deeper dive into online communities. First, I’ll address why online communities are so powerful and how they can impact your author career. Next we’ll explore the different types of communities you can create. And lastly, I’ll cover best practices for growing and engaging in your online community.
Over the past few years, podcasting has exploded. According to a study by Infinite Dial, in 2019, 169 million people in the US alone, reported to