We decided we needed to take a different — and bolder — approach to this problem. We believe people who write and share ideas should be rewarded on their ability to enlighten and inform, not simply their ability to attract a few seconds of attention. We believe there are millions of thinking people who want to deepen their understanding of the worl…
After writing regularly on Medium over 2016, I’ve had the best year yet — in terms of the quality of thoughts I’ve been able to put out there (thanks to the inspiring publishing interface), feedback on what’s working and what’s not (thanks to incredibly high user engagements, and active highlighting), and exposure for good writing (my Medium writing led to many opportunities in other major publications).
Monetarily, it still remains to be seen how my efforts will pay off. If not in helping me hone a new book idea, at least in sharpening my thinking in whatever I do, every day.
Thanks for building Medium, Ev Williams, and for staying the course.