Hey! Happy holidays :D
I have been trying to get
I wanted to even start an original fiction website.. I decided that I am over complicating things and will contact authors directly. Any suggestions?
Not really. I admire people who try to establish new things exactly because I don't have the brains or ambition to try it. It's really difficult to establish a new site for fiction nowadays after fictionpress, wattpad and some other more adult versions already exist and are well-known.
It also really depends what route you're trying to go to. Will you promise these authors that they'll eventually be published, or will you keep it free to read, etc. One suggestion I do have is to make the site appear on the first page of google search results.
I agree. I gave up on that content farm model.
I am looking to publish edited books
I will need a platform to sell per chapter like tapas.io or how lezhin.com sells comics
There wont be free books
but there will be an ebook version and a per chapter version
People love free. So I am working on having advertisers pay for those who cannot afford it. Just like the Qidian International, watch videos to earn coins
I am stuck now since I cannot find a competent developer
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