Medium is Broken
A.H. Chu

Medium Weekly already exists, it’s one of the options for emails in your settings. Optimized for you based on people you follow & what they do.

I have noticed that when the right people recommend my post, my readership spikes through the roof (e.g. Anil Dash recommended one of my pieces recently and I had way more recommends and responses than I ever did). However, my other writing hasn’t gotten that successful necessarily (asides from 1 or 2 outliers).

I don’t want my readership to be so dependent on who recommends me. Is there a way to make that a less powerful metric?

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