Pro Tip: Do This Simple Thing If You Want to Extend Your Support for Medium Writers
Welp, I got three and a half hours of sleep and I don’t care. I’m blasting At The Drive In’s seminal record, “In/Casino/Out” from 1998 and just polished off a homemade latte with lactose-free milk. I get to choose my mood, and I choose to be excited about another day, which I consider to be a divine gift from God.
My husband came home last night and woke me up (normal) but sadly I wasn’t able to get back to sleep and my thoughts began to churn. Not for any reason. I’m not stressed, just sometimes I’ve a little bit more electricity running through my skin.
We watched the season 3 finale of “Peaky Blinders” at 5 in the morning and sheesh. What a great fucking series. I used to think “The Sopranos” was the best gangsta series and…nope. Peaky Fookin’ Blinders takes the cake. I strongly recommend that series if you have Netflix.
So, I think most of us are well aware of how Twitter can be used to drive traffic to Medium. I’d say with my very not popular profile I’m able to generate about twenty percent more views to my articles. Obviously, this will give you a crash course in selecting hashtags and SEO.
I also know external views may not generate income BUT you never know if someone will click your referral link and become a member because of an article they read of yours. This happened to me once, and it sure did feel good.
There’s a lot of Facebook groups that encourage reciprocal reading, clapping, highlighting, and commenting. I’d like to add an additional task to that list: sharing to Twitter.
I’ve shared some articles to Twitter and a lot of Medium writers have linked their Twitter accounts to their Medium profile. I’m pretty sure they get an alert when somebody does share an article of theirs to Twitter. I think that extra step would be an excellent way to extend your support for the Medium community, provided that you truly are…