NEW USER’S GUIDE
If all this sounds like a foreign
language to you—a language
that you’d like to learn—we
can help. Terry and I have put
together a “New User’s Guide
to Steemit” that includes tools,
training, and templates to help
you be successful faster. Access it
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Don’t waste time on topics that aren’t
valued in the Steemit community. This is
similar to what the best speakers realize.
They have to customize their presentations to what each audience wants.
Because of the nature of Steemit,
this is a good time to consider creating
content about something you are passionate about but that is not your “core
message.” For example, categories that
regularly do well (attract money) on
Steemit include travel and nature photography, recipes and cooking videos,
and technical articles about blockchain
An important point to be aware of
in posting to blockchain-based platforms like Steemit and its applications
is that posts become immutable, or
unchangeable, after a short period of
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time—generally just a few days. If you
are posting something, it will live on the
blockchain forever. This is a big adjustment for publishers that are used to
being able to hide, delete, or edit other
types of content.
Is it easy to get paid in Steemit?
It depends. It takes a lot of work and
you have to cultivate your community.
Remember those “Three C’s of Success”?
However, as you build relationships
(yes, relationships are vital in the world
of technology too) and get better at creating profitable content, you will find it
We have friends who are making a
full-time living by posting content on
Steemit. They work hard producing the
content and building their community.
They love it.