The Realistic Path to 10,000 Followers for Budding Writers

Your current expectations might set you up for failure.

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The path for new writers to build a massive following is arduous. The climb is steep.

Sometimes, it feels like you’re scaling a vertical mountain with a pair of toothpicks. But, as daunting as it seems, it’s not impossible.



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Carter Kilmann

Carter Kilmann


Corporate banking drone turned freelance writer & editor. I write about personal finance, entrepreneurship, psychology, writing, and spontaneous allegories.