What New Medium Writers Need to Know

Everything that I wish I knew when I started writing on Medium

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1. Formatting

Titles and subtitles

Pull quotes

Pull quotes are typically intended to be visual features and should repeat a part of the article.

Drop caps

2. Stats

Responses count as stories

Sudden drops

3. Curation/Distribution

4. Publications

“Publications” are a broad category

Partner Publications

Creating your own publication

5. Followers

Growth matters more than totals

Don’t game the system

6. Search Engine Optimization

7. Following advice

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