Use these tools strategically to get in front of the people who are most likely to want to read your content and then interact with it, sharing it with even more people who want to read your stuff.
How to Grow Your Audience on Medium
elizabeth tobey

Yep, i’ve found success by using responses strategically…maybe like this one?

One clap, two clap, three clap, forty?

By clapping more or less, you can signal to us which stories really stand out.