If you have even the slightest interest in creating a movement, this is the episode for you. Amanda Natividad, Head of Marketing for Growth Machine, talks with Stew Fortier, Co-Founder of Compound Writing, about what it takes to build a successful community.
And it all starts with defining that community’s purpose. Doing that one thing ridiculously well.
We also discuss...
0:52 - Stew tells how his projects, particularly his writing community Compound Writing, are driven by his interests.
5:35 - About Compound Writing and its cohort structure.
11:04 - Being inclined to write vs. being inclined to publish.
14:27 - The role of link building in Compound Writing.
19:42 - How the Compound community’s feedback supports others’ writing.
24:10 - What does it take to create a community that’s both positive and focused on the workflow?
31:46 - When to create a new Slack channel (and when you probably shouldn’t).
34:58 - Do one thing ridiculously well: the importance of sticking to your intention.
38:21 - What’s next for the creator economy.
41:05 - Recommended tools for writing online.
44:33 - Some of Stew’s favorite online writers and newsletter recommendations.
Compound Writing (0:55)
30 Day Writing Challenge (11:15)
TED Conferences (35:15)
Sara Campbell - Tiny Revolutions (44:52)
Tom White - White Noise (45:40)
Nick deWilde - The Jungle Gym (46:21)