Favor Your Followers, Value Your Viewers, Commend Your Commenters, Relish Your Readers, BUT Savor Your Subscribers
We are not in this Medium “game” alone. We can be the most prolific writer in the universe. What does it matter if no one is reading our work?
Success in all areas of life is built on relationships. As we get older, we realize the importance of networks, communities, social engagements and communication. Whether it be in a business setting, relationships with your kid’s teachers, your boss, your co-workers, your doctor, or most importantly the people closest to you, it is absolutely essential that we nurture relationships in all areas of our lives.
Medium is no different. Where would we be without our views, claps, comments, reads and fans? We would be nowhere. And where would our fellow readers be without us? Same place.
I think we are acutely aware of the importance of our network with our fellow Medium writers. We read and support them, and they read and support us. And for that we are grateful.
I would like to shed some light on a group of people who support us dearly and may not be garnishing the recognition they so deserve.
Our loyal subscribers.
These are the writers who have taken the time to read our posts and decided that they like we what we have to say. They have taken the next step and subscribed to us because they want the guarantee of receiving more of our stuff. How very flattering.
Don’t take them for granted!
That is pretty amazing. They are pretty amazing. Growing our email subscriber base is important. I believe that reciprocating the support of our current subscribers is equally important.
Here is how we can assure that we support and retain our loyal subscribers.
5 1/2 things that we can do to support our email subscribers:
- When a writer subscribes to your posts, make sure you check out their bio and what they are about.
- Offer a quick introduction and a big thank you for their support.
- Read one of their…