Part of the benefit to Medium is that your content will get _some_ exposure through their distribution channel. Even if your publication is small, Medium is is incentivized to surface high-quality content. If you keep writing good content, an audience will accrue. You will not languish in total obscurity as can be the…
This is a good point.
I agree about the problematic use of nofollow across the board on social media.
In light of your point, I would perhaps revise this to focus less on the value of DA.
I have not tried this, but it could be worth a shot.
SEO is a concern, but I have not heard of major problems with cross posting to LinkedIn. I know a lot of people who do it.
That being said, beyond the SEO consideration, is the issue of dividing your readership between the same two…
@Crowdbotics accepts contributing articles from writers on Medium.
Crowdbotics is looking for technical and how-to content for a variety of web applications categories and code frameworks including Blockchain, Browser Extensions, Dashboards, Voice-Enabled Applications, Online Payments, Django, Solidity, Swift, React…
Thanks, Ryan Biddulph. Yes, this is true.
I mention domain, brand control, and limited formatting (among other things) in the ‘drawbacks to Medium’ section. These are significant drawbacks.
For a small business blog like Blogging From Paradise, Medium may not be the best fit.
Another way to think of this is in terms of cost-per hour:
Say you could secure a reliable, competent developer for $75 to build your app — which is possible.
$15,000 / 75 = 200 hours
Can your app be built in 5 weeks of full time work?
Same question as Ben Nelson. Through what medium will you make these investments? Is this through a platform like Lenders Club or Angel List — or, something else? Approximately, what kind of terms or stake does as $2k investment in a small business get you.
Thanks for the info!
Great list, Cali! Thanks.
+1 Danny Halarewich’s recommendation of Hana Abaza. I’d also recommend Lena Shaw, Director of Marketing & Growth at LeadGenius, for this list. http://twitter.com/lenashaw