Your content doesn't have to be entirely publicly available. You can use Steady's Paywall and Adwall add-ons to display limited content before asking readers to make a financial contribution. But it can help to publish your content to be taken seriously and win new subscribers
. Your community
includes both financial subscribers, and those who are interested but are not yet ready to pay. Publishing openly helps you increase your community, and your community can spread your ideas to new potential subscribers.