9 Tips For Success on Medium

The Electronic Pen
10 min readAug 12, 2022

Get views and followers so you can start making money from blogging on Medium

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So you’ve decided to take the route of a Medium blogger. You’ve watched a few YouTube videos, poked around the platform, and want to get started writing and making money from blogging. Whether you haven’t even made a Medium account yet, or you’ve already published a few articles that aren’t getting any traction, this article can give you some tips to help you make sure you’re on the path for Medium(or just blogging in general) success.

Tip 1: Write About Things You Like

While you can make a good amount of money off writing things very research, question-and-answer based, you’re not going to enjoy it, and therefore will probably give up before any real money starts coming in. If your goal as a blogger is to make money doing something you enjoy, it’s not the best idea to write about topics that are really boring, confusing, or just plain annoying to you.

Instead, write about something you’re passionate about. You might be thinking, ‘But I don’t have a hobby or passion that I do. I don’t know what to write about!’. Think about your schedule. What do you do after work? Do you play video games? Cook? Read books?

You can start a blog about those topics, whether it be a pro gamer’s guide for noobs, a cooking website full of mistakes you shouldn’t make, or a book recommendation blog. If you like what you write about, you’ll be much more likely to keep going and not give up, and that’s really the key to success on Medium — not giving up, keeping on going, and gritting your teeth and playing the long game.

Tip 2: Include Helpful Resources/Links

You might write about topics you’re not a complete expert on, especially if you write lists where you touch multiple subjects you sorta know, but don’t really have a complete grasp on. It can help both you and readers to include links to other articles, videos, and channels that know what they’re doing.

Your reader gets a great resource quickly and easily off a link from your post, and you get some more credibility, as well as not having to give your reader that same information given from your attached resource — information that would take a…

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