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There’s no bonafide read time estimator for Medium articles out there. We know that the more read time you have, the more you get paid on Medium. The problem is, there is no way to calculate read time for an article while you’re writing it.

Despite this, there are a few Medium tricks you can utilize to arrive at a quick answer. I’m going to show you two really quick.

1. Just Go To Your “Stories” Page

A good read time estimator on Medium is built in to the “Stories” page. …


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So, how often does Medium pay its writers?

I’ll cut the crap and answer that for you immediately..

Monthly. Once per month, they send the cash through to our bank accounts and we bask in the thunderstorm of Medium dollar bills.

So yeah, that’s the blog post, but keep reading to find out a few more crucial things about the Medium Partner Program.

When Exactly Do They Pay?

They pay during the first week of the following month. So if I made $400 in April, I will receive $400 during the first week of May.


Hey everyone! It’s Tom Kuegler from Medium :)

So far we’ve had a staggering 1,400 people sign up for the Side-Hustle Summit 2021. The response has been INCREDIBLE, and I wanted to give you the opportunity to reserve your free seat before it’s TOO LATE! The summit starts tomorrow and goes from March 9 — March 12.

Get your free seat right here!

Don’t miss out on an event that so many people from Medium are coming to!

What You’ll Learn How to start a side hustle in over 29 different ways. We have 29 interviews featuring topics like freelancing…


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Hey everyone! It’s Tom Kuegler from Medium :)

So far we’ve had a staggering 1,400 people sign up for the Side-Hustle Summit 2021. The response has been INCREDIBLE, and I wanted to give you the opportunity to reserve your free seat before it’s TOO LATE! The summit starts tomorrow and goes from March 9 — March 12.

Get your free seat right here!

Don’t miss out on an event that so many people from Medium are coming to!

What You’ll Learn How to start a side hustle in over 29 different ways. We have 29 interviews featuring topics like freelancing…


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Blogging on LinkedIn. 2021’s the year, right?

That’s the year bloggers from around the internet flock to LinkedIn in droves to leverage what some call the most underrated platform online right now.

Luckily for ya’ll, I have some #strongopinions on this matter.

Is LinkedIn worth it for bloggers?

Well.. yes — but let me explain why — you’ll be surprised.

Blogging On LinkedIn 2021 — What You Need To Know

So first off, blogging on LinkedIn is worth it from a reach standpoint. But the reach is not *THAT* awesome. You’re probably going to get the same reach here — if not more — than you would on Medium.

I’ve…


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So, how do you post Youtube video on LinkedIn?

There’s two straight-forward ways to accomplish this. One is actually way better than the other, too, and I bet you’ll be surprised with where this article goes.

First, let’s outline the straight-forward way where you just share the link.. (Hint: This isn’t the best way to do it)

How To Post Youtube Video On LinkedIn

Okay, so basically you’re going to go to Youtube, copy the link from the top of the page, and hang onto it for a second.


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So, how many claps can you give on Medium?

With the amount that people clap these days, you’d think it was limited to just 1 clap. I mean seriously, people need to clap a little more for us. Don’t they know you can hold down that button and watch the fireworks?

At any rate, just how many claps can you give on Medium?

How Many Claps Can You Give On Medium?

The limit to the amount of claps you can give is technically 50.

It’s anywhere from 1 clap to 50 claps, but the problem is the amount of time it takes to give 50 claps.

You seriously…


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Let’s talk about how to become a LinkedIn Influencer. Over the last two years or so, LinkedIn has silently changed the social media game. I say silently because apparently nobody knows how freaking awesome this platform is.

Ever since I passed 10,000 followers, I find it pretty out-of-the-ordinary to get less than 200 likes on my posts. The other day I shouted out a webinar to my LinkedIn audience and got 30 people to sign up in an hour. I filled up the class to 100 a few days later.

If you want to find out how to become a…


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Here’s how to become a writer without a degree…

Practice.

Okay, article’s done!

For those who are still here, you want some concrete advice, right? Well, I have a confession for you… I have my college degree.

BUT, it was for marketing, which is as unrelated to the art of writing as you can get.

I mean, my writing 5 years ago was abysmal.

Despite never majoring in English or Journalism, I’ve written at the Huffington Post, gained 23,000 followers on Medium, and now make a full-time income from blogging.


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If you want to use Medium for business blogging, let me tell you a secret..

It’s not going to work.

KEEP READING, THOUGH — because it CAN work if businesses stop thinking about content writing in such a backwards, regimented, and utilitarian way.

Why Medium Is A Big Opportunity For Your Business

Most businesses hear about Medium, see absolute dollar signs when finding out they have 60 million monthly page views, then sprint to create a publication and talk about their business.

The problem is this..

Medium doesn’t want to hear about your business.

Medium wants to read about writing, technology, life lessons, politics, and extremely personal stories.

When…

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