6 Lessons From 850+ Medium Articles and 180k+ Followers

The online writing platform that helped me become a full-time writer.

Anangsha Alammyan
The Startup


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When I started writing on Medium, it was just another outlet for my creativity.

I had no plans of making online writing my business. In early 2020, I didn’t even care about making any money from my craft.

But life, as they say, had plans of her own.

Fast forward four years, and I’m a full-time writer. I’ve built a business around my online writing, and Medium has played a major role in it. From the Partner Program alone, I’ve made multiple thousands of dollars. But more than the money, it’s the credibility Medium has given me that I’m the most grateful for.

I’ve published 850+ articles and have built a following of 180k+ readers. When I pitch to potential freelance clients or sponsors, these credentials go a long way in backing me up. They’ve helped me land deals that were literal life-changers.

If you’re reading this in 2024 and wondering if Medium is the right place for you, I’ve compiled a list of the six biggest lessons I’ve learned from writing on Medium for four years. Read on, and if you feel my words resonate with you, leave your insights in the comments.

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