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August 9, 2021 22 min

We’re exploring five problematic platform-building practices:

  • The “swollen ego” bio
  • Inflated follower counts
  • Platform plugins
  • Bestseller lists
  • “Award-winning author” taglines
  • I believe these vanity metrics give authors permission to bend the truth as a means of proving their worth. And that concerns me. Let’s talk about it!

    The post 67 – The Problem with Vanity Numbers, Half-Truths, and Swollen Egos first appeared on Blogging Bistro.
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