It's been two weeks since I posted my YA contemporary to Wattpad. I must say, I am now addicted to the site. I'm still trying to figure out how to make the most out of my posting experience. After reading a book on there called "Cracking the Wattpad Code" by Michael Limjoco, I've changed the title from THEN THERE WAS US to STALKER LOVE. According to Limjoco, simpler, more literal titles work best on the site. We'll see if there's any change in reads.
Updated to add: After going back and forth with the titles, I've decided to stick with the original.
I've also changed the cover multiple times. It was important to me that I had a cover I could share, so using just any image wouldn't do. I downloaded a photo from StockSnap.io, fiddled around with it in Fotor, and finally came up with something I think is pleasing to the eye. I liked it so much I shared it on Twitter. I also updated the cover for the short story I wrote for a Teen Fiction Community contest. I've you're struggling to create an appealing cover, I highly recommend Canva as well. It's easy to use and has lots of free templates. I could spend hours on that site, too. In fact, I have.
In other news, I managed to complete one of my New Year's resolutions. I finished the YARWA editing course. I now feel confident enough to move on to the other chapters. *does a happy dance*
If you've been on Wattpad, what was the experience like for you?