Challenge - Publish on Medium - Issue #266
Passive income is just icing on the cake
This week continues the theme of writing and publishing. Last week, I challenged you to write a blog post on your personal website. This week, I want you to try Medium.
I’ve been writing on Medium for almost four years. Some quick stats:
I’ve published 178 stories.
I’ve responded and commented 606 times.
I’m a writer on 11 publications (2 of my own).
I have 210 draft articles sitting in my Ulysses app.
Medium hasn’t made me independently wealthy, but I do make passive income from it each month. Of course, some months are better than others. You essentially get paid based on how much time people spend reading your stories.
A top writer on Medium made over $30K in one month, though most active writers make far less than that. Think $10-100/month. My active writing friends with publications make enough to cover their mortgage payments, which isn’t bad.
However, making a ton of money on Medium isn’t the point of this challenge. A little spending mone…