The Medium Publications That Make Me The Most Money

I did an in-depth analysis and the results stunned me

Derek Hughes
Practice in Public

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Which Medium publications make you the most money?

It can be confusing knowing which pubs to use. Some accept anyone. But flood readers with so many articles. You get lost in the crowd. Others have tons of followers. But low engagement. So how do you decide? And does it even matter?

I’ve published 270 articles in a variety of publications. But I want ones that offer me the most success. So I analysed my earnings. To see which pubs did best. And was surprised at my findings.

Let me show you what I did. So you know which Medium publications to use.

How I choose a pub

When choosing a publication I use 2 criteria:

  • How many followers do they have
  • Do they relate to my niche

If you find a large active publication tailored to your niche. That’s the gold standard. But this is rare. Often the choice is between large generic pubs and small niche ones. This makes the decision tricky.

You have other factors to consider

How likely is it they’ll accept your piece? I’ve been accepted to Better Marketing as a writer. But…

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Derek Hughes
Practice in Public

Building a part-time business ($2.5k/month). Showing writers how to grow theirs. Coaching and courses to elevate your writing. Free course www.derekhughes.biz