Medium 3.0 is a place to read and write, now with a Partner Program so you can make money sharing your stories.
MotherboardPublishing platform Medium announced Tuesday that it will allow a "small group of writers and publications" to join its Partner Program. Writers participating in it will now get paid based on "engagement." The primary signal of that engagement is how many "claps" (Medium's version of a like) a post receives.
The Next WebEarlier this month, Medium added a Clap button to articles on its blogging platform that you could click as many times as you like to applaud a piece. It's now counting those claps to figure out how much authors should earn for their work. Who knew back in January that this is what CEO Ev ...
PoynterAt the beginning of the year, Medium announced a big change: 50 staffers were being laid off as the company shifted away from what founder Ev Williams called the "broken system (of) ad-driven media." At the time, it wasn't clear how the company planned to solve the broken economics of internet publishing.