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The Career Author Podcast: Episode 50 – List Building Fundamentals (List Building Part 1)

Every author needs a mailing list. But where do you start on building one? When you should start one? What should you focus on when building a list? How often should you send broadcasts? And of course, what do you send to your list? J. and Zach tackle all those questions and more list building fundamentals on this episode. You will discover:

  • Some of the exciting things going on in the Patreon community
  • More announcements about phase two of Molten Universe Media
  • A simple yet powerful way to build mindfulness and creativity into your day
  • Why you shouldn’t use your phone as an alarm clock
  • List building fundamentals: best practices for email lists of any size 
  • How to build audience expectations for your author newsletter
  • The strategies J. and Zach have used to build their own mailing lists 
  • Why automation is essential for list building success

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

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