I wrote a quick response to Ben Gillbanks' post on why people use #Medium - I think it's still valid today, albeit 2 years after the post was written.
TL;DR - Avoid Medium. 🙂
@kev I think Medium lures people in with the promise of paying you for writing stuff there... although we all know that real, sustainable revenue doesn't come for everyone on that (or any) platform.
It's a very dishonest strategy IMO.
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