Pardon me while I pick my jaw up off my desk. Tomorrow’s story for the Writer’s Toolkit series I write for The Writing Cooperative details my research on creative ways to use Ko-fi that aren’t the typical begging for coffee change. As I do with all my research for that series, I tested some of the options — including creating a simple eBook and listing it for sale.

Hallelujah, it works! I sold two books today. All I did was pull together several Medium posts into a single doc, inserted section breaks and page numbers in the footer, then converted to a PDF. Ko-fi made it easy to upload the PDF and set my price — way easier than Amazon.

I couldn’t wait to share the concept. The complete Ko-fi story goes live Saturday at 11 am Eastern. I’ll stick the link here when it does.




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Melinda Crow

Melinda Crow

30-year freelancer. Found on: Newsweek, Cruise Critic, MSN Travel. Writer’s Toolkit weekly series on The Writing Cooperative

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