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Lessons I Learned Reaching 1,000 Followers (Again)

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I noticed recently that my follower count hit 1,000. Seemingly a magic number around here, many of the articles about how to build your Medium audience treat 1,000 like the threshold of success on this platform. On the one hand that seems arbitrary to me. On the other, I remember what passing 1,000 followers on Steemit felt like. When I bought an IRL shrimp burrito using bullshit internet money I felt…

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Alex Beyman

Alex Beyman

I post text here, often accompanied by images and sometimes video. People then clap or don't depending on whether they enjoy what I posted.