Dmitry Selemir is the co-founder of Scriggler. He has a diploma in physics from Lomonosov Moscow State University, he was a research associate with Imperial College, London. Before he founded Scriggler, he was a portfolio manager with Blue Mountain Capital. His co-founders in Scriggler include his sister Victoria and friend Sebastian. Scriggler is defined as “a writing, blogging and debating platform. An informal place to write and read on any subject, in any level of detail. A place to express views and ideas, share stories and poetry.”
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Discussion with Dmitry:
- Dmitry spent a lot of time on social media channels before deciding on Twitter as the main channel for promoting the work that is posted on Scriggler.
- Scriggler has a service for promoting the work of authors. It is not necessary to become a member of Scriggler to avail this service.
- Types of works that are typically posted on Scriggler include poetries, stories, and excerpts or chapters from books.
The site encourages discussion and debates on the written work.
- It is not necessary to register on Scriggler to read the content that is posted. Visitors can click on the “peek inside” link to start reading.
- The content that is posted can be shared on social media channels.
- Scriggler uses the wordpress engine.
- In the future, Scriggler might offer the ability to upload files on the website.
- Dmitry wrote a series of posts titled Mastering Twitter Not Just For Authors to help authors understand how they can use Twitter for promoting their works.
- Scriggler can manage the Twitter account of authors, and use authors’ content to promote and drive traffic, adding relevant followers. They have also started a pilot project for five authors where they can promote their books.
- Languages supported by Scriggler include German, Spanish, Portugese, Russian, Italian, and Hindi besides English
- Authors can post their audio on Soundcloud and post the embed code into Scriggler page. Similarly, they can also post videos.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Umberto Eco, Neil gaiman are the authors who have influenced Selemir.
- Book Recommendation: American Gods by Neil Gaiman
- Dmitry follows the results of the monthly competition on Scriggler. He reads many of these publications.
“Start working on audience and author platform.”
Links and References
Mastering Twitter Not Just For Authors
Scriggler on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram.
Amar’s Profile on Scriggler
Ways to Connect with Dmitry:
Email: selemir at scriggler dot com
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