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Hey everyone,


What the bonus is, who got it, why were they selected, and is this any indication of a shifting strategy for Medium going forward

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EDIT: There has since been a second Medium bonus payment. To learn more read the new article:

As you are no doubt aware, Medium distributed $500 bonuses to 1000 writers. As an avalanche of articles were posted about the mysterious $500 bonus, I found myself (and other writers) asking four primary questions:

  1. What is the $500 Bonus?
  2. Who received the $500 bonus?
  3. Why were these writer picked for Medium’s $500,000 payout?
  4. Is this indicative of the future of Medium?

1. What is the $500 Medium Bonus?

For those writers that didn’t receive the email (myself included), Medium issues 1000 payments of $500 to writers, with the following…


Medium Publications

Thoughts on the new Medium publication/writer profile features

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A few months ago, Medium announced that they were making Medium “more expressive” and that several new features would be implemented.


Find new Medium publications to submit your articles about sexuality to

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This section of Active Publications contains a list of sexuality-related Medium publications that are accepting submissions. It also includes a brief description of the publication and a link to the publication’s submission page.

1. MyErotica


How to block someone on Medium and what that means

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Medium allows writers to block other users on the platform, with relative ease.

  • Harassment — Some readers spend way too much time aggressively commenting on your Medium articles. This can range from constant negative responses to your content to overt threats.
  • Inappropriate or Irrelevant Comments — Sometimes readers lash out at the author of an article or even other readers who are leaving comments on your articles.
  • Plagiarist/Copyright Violations — I’ve personally dealt with this many times on Medium. Yes, you can try to report plagiarism…


Free tools that are specifically useful to Medium writers

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There are a lot of premium tools which can help writers on Medium succeed.

However, there are also a number of free tools that most writers don’t utilize. Below is a compilation of some of the best free tools that are specifically useful to Medium writers.

1. Unsplash Curated

Most Medium writers are familiar with Unsplash, the royalty free photo library, which is integrated into Medium’s toolbar editor.


Medium Earnings

How much money did you make writing for the Medium Partner Program in October 2020?

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Every month, there are lots of posts asking about earnings on Facebook and other Medium chat groups, so I regularly post this Google survey.

In the general Medium…


Medium’s logo continues its brand transformation by replacing iconic M with an unfinished ellipses icon

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Medium is in the middle of several major platform changes. Medium is moving away from its emphasis on curation toward “relational” distribution mechanisms. Publications are becoming colorful and customizable. Individual profiles are following suit.


Medium Earnings

How much money did you make writing for the Medium Partner Program in September 2020?

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medium valuation, medium profit, medium partner program make money, medium writer pay, how much do writers on medium get paid
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Every month, there are lots of posts asking about earnings on Facebook and other Medium chat groups, so I regularly post this Google survey.

In the general Medium…


Blogging Guide Monthly Newsletter Volume 14 — Published September 14, 2020

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Hello everyone!

This is the 14th monthly newsletter from our Medium publication, Blogging Guide.

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