My first 3 Months on Medium: What I earned and Learned
It’s not what I thought
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In the last 3 months, I’ve learned a lot about writing, publishing, and Medium. I’ve also made a bit of money. In this article, I want to share with you what I’ve learned and what I’ve earned in my first three months on Medium.
But first, a little bit about me:
I’m 20 years old, and I live in Switzerland (Yes, the small country with the amazing chocolate, cheese, and magnificent mountains). I currently work in Information Technology (IT) as a System Engineer.
In my free time, I absolutely love to learn new things and expand my awareness. I’m fascinated by psychology, philosophy, self-development and Spirituality.
From my “Work and Entertainment Space“ at Home, i write all these articles.
I joined Medium in February 2022. At that time, I had no idea that I would spend so much time writing.
My Statistics and Earnings:
In the last 30 days, I had 2574 Views, 681 Reads, and 209 Fans.
Views, Reads and Fans.
137 Followed me, 5 signed up to my E-Mail List, and 1 joined the Medium partner program through my affiliate link!
Followers, Email-Subs and Referred Members.
I published my first article on February 3th, and since then, I’ve written 40 articles and earned around 25$. It is important to note that I got accepted for the medium partner program around 2 weeks ago. So the 25$ I earned is from the last two weeks.
My earnings for the last two weeks since I was accepted to the Partner program.
The biggest surprise for me was that I actually made money on Medium. I didn’t expect to earn more than a few dollars, so it was a nice surprise. I’ve also learned that it takes time and effort to make money on Medium.
In these three months, I’ve also learned a lot about myself and my writing. I never considered myself a writer, but now I’m starting to enjoy it. I’ve also learned that I need to work on my grammar and spelling if I want to be a good writer.
My Top 5 learnings from these three months are:
-It takes much time and effort to make money on Medium
-Consistency is key
-Reading other people’s articles is essential to learning and growing as a writer
-Money should not be the goal! It’s about the joy of writing and learning new things!
-It’s okay to make mistakes, we all do. Just learn from them and keep writing!
Overall, I’m really happy with my progress in these three months. I’ve learned a lot and earned a bit of money. I also got one referred member this month.
If you’re thinking about joining Medium, or if you’re already a member, I hope this article was helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below. Thanks for reading, heres a goodie for you: 🍪
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