After Audio, What’s Next For Medium? A Potential Paradise For Content Creators!

Taking Medium to another level entirely

Burk
Writers’ Blokke

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I’m a dreamer. And this dream is just too good to be true. Let’s dream it together anyway.

A comment got me thinking

On my recent story “Audio Is Coming to Medium” I got a comment from Edward John that got me thinking right away. Here’s the comment:

This is great news! If Medium is able to diversify the type of content it can provide, that can only be a good thing. Maybe eventually, all types of content will be found on Medium. Amazon started out as just an online book shop, but now it sells everything. Maybe Medium will become the same thing but for information and entertainment.

The analogy with Amazon is intriguing. Not because I think Medium is remotely similar to Amazon, but because of the content diversification.

First audio, then what?

Medium acquired Knowable, an audio learning platform. Skillshare in Podcast format so to speak. Not a bad move. The future implications are even more exciting.

Audio beyond words

First, let’s assume Medium execs are planning on integrating audio in a big way. Not…

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Burk
Writers’ Blokke

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