Somehow Smashwords seems to get all the press, but Wattpad is a force to be reckoned with on a worldwide basis. Here are some numbers:
- 3.2 million stories posted with another 300,000+ added every month
- Over 1 BILLION minutes spent on Wattpad each month
- 8 Million unique monthly visitors
- 1 comment posted every second
- Many popular titles have over 10 million reads and more than 10,000 comments
And just look at the languages that that they cover:
On June 2 they are having a meetup in New York City. Here are the details. You can sign up here.
As you know, we took Manila and London by storm with our meetups, but now we want to take a bite out of the Big Apple! Join us on Saturday, June 2 in a hip SoHo loft for our next meetup. It’s shaping up to be one our most exciting events yet. Here’s what we’ve got planned:
-We’re giving away some sweet Wattpad merch (tees and totes, oh my!)
-Meet some Wattpad celebs! We’ll be having a meet and greet with Brittany Geragotelis (Suddenly Starlet and Life’s A Witch) and Caitlyn Duffy (The Rock Star’s Daughter)
-Get a sneak peek at what we’re working on at Wattpad HQ
If you can make it, please RSVP (be sure to let us know if you’re bringing guests!) and leave a comment with a link to your Wattpad profile (we need it for some fun games we’ve got up our sleeve).
See you in NYC!