Re: How can I increase my reads? Currently I'm sitting at squat, zip, zilch, nada—0.

#21
Summary:
  1. Schedule a chapter daily or a couple a week.
  2. Short Synopsis
  3. Self-promo subform in REC forum and self-promo mega-thread
    1. Promotion on forums
  4. Spread out uploads.
  5. Stay positive with the author’s notes.
  6. Novel in signature
  7. Encourage the audience to contribute to the story.
  8. Set expectations, is the novel done? When will it be finished?
  9. Read others' work/comment/review.
  10. Clear synopsis/cover image
  11. Don’t post on the hour or half-past. 
  12. Post at least 10 chapters.
  13. Avoid Controversial Threads

Re: How can I increase my reads? Currently I'm sitting at squat, zip, zilch, nada—0.

#23

TheIdeaUniverse Wrote: Avoid Controversial Threads



For real!! 
TheIdeaUniverse Wrote: Summary:
Schedule a chapter daily or a couple a week.
Short Synopsis
Self-promo subform in REC forum and self-promo mega-thread
Promotion on forums
Spread out uploads.
Stay positive with the author’s notes.
Novel in signature
Encourage the audience to contribute to the story.
Set expectations, is the novel done? When will it be finished?
Read others' work/comment/review.
Clear synopsis/cover image
Don’t post :00 or :30
Post at least 10 chapters.
Avoid Controversial Threads



Such a great list! Thank you so much!!
peohello

Re: How can I increase my reads? Currently I'm sitting at squat, zip, zilch, nada—0.

#27
Tbh there is only one way to get more views. Post. A lot.

The End.


It really is just that. Post post post. Although giving the link to your friends and family also helps, I guess.
I've started 20 days ago an I am on 13,5k views. I think its not great but certainly not bad. 
Just be prepared. Popularity will attract haters as well as readers.

Re: How can I increase my reads? Currently I'm sitting at squat, zip, zilch, nada—0.

#31
RR gets more readers for genre fiction, specifically fantasy, isekai, LitRPG and even Sf than any competitive site I have ever heard of.  However anything else will go fish, in the main. If your story is in these genres, and readers do not begin appearing by the second , third chapter post, you have a problem, Huston.  You should get at least tentative accesses from the curious even if it sucks by then.  Check and be certain your posts are showing up in the new chapters/new stories docket. Be sure the text is displaying in English, not cuneiform, ipsedic or something weird like that. Be sure there is a title, that the cover display information has been completely filled in properly.

Re: How can I increase my reads? Currently I'm sitting at squat, zip, zilch, nada—0.

#33

Crusixblade Wrote:
TheIdeaUniverse Wrote:
  1. Schedule a chapter daily or a couple a week.




DrakanFascinating  I can't imagine daily chapters personally. That sounds hellish to me.

It's ideal to do this when you have a backlog. As a reference, I've started posting my story over at scribblehub and have 70 chapters set to release twice a day every day until April 9th. It wouldn't be humanely possible otherwise... except for the people that flex about writing like 10k-20k a day anyway.

Re: How can I increase my reads? Currently I'm sitting at squat, zip, zilch, nada—0.

#34

TheIdeaUniverse Wrote: Summary:
  1. Schedule a chapter daily or a couple a week.
  2. Short Synopsis
  3. Self-promo subform in REC forum and self-promo mega-thread
    1. Promotion on forums
  4. Spread out uploads.
  5. Stay positive with the author’s notes.
  6. Novel in signature
  7. Encourage the audience to contribute to the story.
  8. Set expectations, is the novel done? When will it be finished?
  9. Read others' work/comment/review.
  10. Clear synopsis/cover image
  11. Don’t post on the hour or half-past. 
  12. Post at least 10 chapters.
  13. Avoid Controversial Threads


I bookmarked this thread just for this post.