nothing else I’ve ever experienced. I’ve gotten many more notices like this one and eachone is a source of excitement and joy.But wait, there’s more. Not only do I get quick cash from selling e-books and articlesin the Scribd store, but I also get a chance to try out new ideas and see what people findmost interesting. I wrote a two page summary of some research I was doing onrelationship addictions. I titled it:
Is It Love or Love Addiction?
Within a week after posting, it has been read by over 1,000 people. My power point summary of a study Iconducted on depression,
Male vs. Female Depression: Why Men Act Out and Women Act In
has gotten 642 reads in the last week.Within two months after I joined I have developed a following of more than 2,000 people. Each time I post a new article or make a comment, they receive my post. It’s agreat way to reach people who want to know more about the things I’m writing about.It’s also a great way for me to learn about other people’s work that relates to my own.Here are the 7 Steps I followed. I’m still learning as I go, but wanted you to have the benefit of my experiences so far.1.
Learn about Scribd.
Like learning most things, I started with a Google search. The first link I checkedwashttp://www.scribd.com/about where I got a quick summary from the Scribd site.
Scribd (It rhymes with "ad
.") began with a simple observation — that thedesire for self-expression through the written word is as old as humanity itself. But evenwith the proliferation of blogs and other self-publishing tools, there was no easy way for average people to publish to a readership of millions. Scribd founders Jared Friedmanand Trip Adler felt that everyone should be able to share what they know.