I Stopped Writing on Medium for 3 Weeks: What Happened to My Earnings


The Passive Income Plan

Three months ago, I started writing on Medium with the hope of earning passive income. Writing is my hobby, not my main job, but I thought it could be a fun way to make extra money.

Initial Success and Earnings

In my first few months, I experienced some success. My maximum earnings in a single month reached $50, and over the course of three months, I accumulated a total of $220. It was an exciting start, and it fueled my optimism about the potential of passive income through writing on Medium.

My earning screenshot

3 Weeks of No Writing

However, life got busy, and I ended up not writing for three weeks. I assumed that my previous articles would continue to generate income, albeit at a slower pace. I expected to see at least some passive income trickling in from my past efforts.

The Reality Check

During my hiatus, my earnings dropped to almost zero. Each day, the income from my old articles decreased, and the engagement on them faded. People weren’t subscribing or reading my old content as I had hoped.

Lessons Learned

  1. Consistency is Essential: Regularly…