It’s also important to keep in mind that the top earners, especially the extreme outliers like the guy who made $20K, have been writing on Medium for years.

I hardly earned anything my first 6 months on Medium, even with many pieces curated.

If your objective is to make money through writing, in a relatively short period of time, Medium is not the best option.

But if you are looking to build an audience, gain exposure, and build a following, it’s one of the best places.

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