Medium Is No Longer a Pure Writing Platform

Sales and marketing dominate now—with a side of glitches

Billboard that says, “Big Brand Sale.”
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It’s time to face the facts. Medium is no longer a pure writing platform. What it’s become is a sales and marketing platform.

Most stories recommended to me now follow one of these formulas:

  • You can make lots of money doing X.



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Lisa Beth Wright

Lisa Beth Wright

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