Medium App Review : Earn money by writing Stories/ Articles

Medium is an open digital platform that supports nuance, complexity and critical storytelling without giving in advertising incentives. It is an environment with 170 million readers open to everyone but promotes substance, authenticity, practical and dynamic thinking. Anyone from all over the world can write on medium app. Thought-leaders, journalists, experts and individuals with unique perspectives share their thinking on the medium app.

You can also earn money from your writing by joining the Medium Partner Program. You will be able to publish part of Medium’s Membership content and earn when members read your work.

It is good platform for writers, freelancers, teachers, research students, part time workers to earn some money by writing stories/ articles.

How to Create Account on Medium app ?

  • You can easily download Medium mobile app from Google Play or iOS store.
    • Open Google Play or iOS store and search “Medium” in the search bar.
    • Medium app window will open in the Google Play or iOS store, click on the “install” button and install the app on mobile.
    • Open the app after installing. It will request you to sign up, you can sign in using your Google credentials.
  • Once the sign up process is complete, it will ask you to select the favorite categories in which you would like to see stories of others.
  • Once you have chosen categories, you can view stories on the Medium app or you can write your own content and publish it on the Medium app.

How to Write Your First Story on Medium app ?

  • When you open the Medium app, click on the “Profile” button available on the left side of the home page
  • The profile page will open, it will show you all your profile details. In the profile page, click on the “Start your first story” button to write your first story.
  • The draft page will open. In that page,
    • You can write your article/ story.
    • Editing options such as Bold, Italic are available at the bottom of the page.
    • You can also add links and images to your story using the options available at the bottom of the page.
  • Once you are done with your story, please read your story carefully and click on the publish button available on the right side of the page.
  • Once you click on the “publish” button, the Medium app will request you to add tags for your story, you can add a maximum of 5 tags for the story.
  • Once you add a tag for your story, it will confirm with you again to publish your story.
  • Once you confirm, your story will be published on the Medium app and you can view it from your profile.

How to Earn Money on Medium app ?

To earn money for your writing on the Medium app, you need to join the Medium Partner program.

  • Click on this link, The Medium Partner program page will open in your web browser.
  • Scroll down the webpage and click on “Join the partner program” button.
  • once you click on “join the Partner program”, sign in page will open. Sign in using your same google credentials using during sign in on Medium app.
  • The “Join the middle partner program” page will open. It will request you to agree to the terms of the Medium App and set a payout. Currently only Stride payment method is available.
  • When you set a payment method, you will start receiving payments for your stories.

Note :

Currently, enrollment in the Medium Partner Program is only available in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

To join the partner program and start earning, you do not need to be a paid medium member .i.e. you don’t need to take Medium app membership for joining partner program.

How to Withdraw/ Transfer your money ?

Medium partner program writers are paid monthly to see how much time members of the Medium app spend reading their stories in the Medium app. Your money will be directly added to your stride account.

if you still have any doubt about Medium app, please ask in comments. I will try to reply as soon as possible.

Happy EarninG !


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