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Jul 29, 2019 05:21:54

Writing Funnel

by @basilesamel PATRON | 212 words | 297🔥 | 334💌

Basile Samel

Current day streak: 297🔥
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I don't write in one place. That's not how the Internet works. My writings are distributed across several platforms. They are not copy-pasted though, each website has its own use case.

I use Twitter to report and to bounce off some thoughts and ideas. It keeps me public. That's where I developed my biggest audience as of today.

I write my first drafts at 200 Words a Day. The community product keeps me consistent and accountable. I structure my content in short-form posts to make my writings more modular. To me, 200 Words a Day is about atomic collaborative writing, it's where I focus on my craft.

I'm working on a personal blog where I intend to centralize all my long-form illustrated content, for a personal branding purpose. Long-form content is where all the SEO juice is. I don't expect people to go through my hundreds of 200 words posts: I need to curate my content to make it easily searchable.

It's my writing funnel. From a few characters to several pages, an article is born. Sometimes it's the contrary and a tweet is born.

A creative should not be bound to a single format. The energy should be channeled across different vessels.

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    @basilesamel - this is a gem!

    Brian Ball avatar Brian Ball | Jul 30, 2019 16:42:30
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    @basilesamel good point about curating and funnelling 200wad posts into longer form content on your personal blog. I'd been thinking the same too. Never thought about Twitter though - now you're making me think of my own funnel! Thanks for sharing this. Fuel for thought.

    Jason Leow avatar Jason Leow | Jul 29, 2019 20:36:29
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      @jasonleow you're welcome! :)

      Basile Samel avatar Basile Samel | Jul 29, 2019 15:24:53
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