Wouldn’t it be ironic if this article made more?

Fourteen Thousand Views and Only $25 [Why, Medium? Why?]

Am I punished for not being a friend?

Smillew Rahcuef
BetterMoolah
Published in
4 min readJun 1, 2024

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One of Koko’s cousins — by Laura Seaman on Unsplash

Warning: graphic content.

Koko’s Final Message to Humanity — The Real Version is an article I wrote and published in November 2023. I worked hard on this serious piece and could proudly say Brain Labs accepted it.

The problem is that 95% of its 14.6k views are external

Look at this chart. The colors are very wrong. There’s way too much grey and way too little orange.

See the problem? — Grandma took this picture with her Nikon Z 6II

I chose March as an illustration because of the Ides of March, traditionally associated with misfortune and doom. But, since the beginning of the year, this piece has attracted the wrong kind of attention.

The unpaid one.

Look. April was the same horror show.

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Smillew Rahcuef
BetterMoolah

One day I will stop writing on Medium. Read my stories while you can.