A New Powerful Medium Strategy That Can Pull You Out of a Slump
You won’t go viral every month but you can control what you put out there
Tomorrow, your article might go viral, you earn big money for the month and the next month, crickets.
It happens to the best of us. You can’t control what happens day to day however, you can control your output. You can also control how much value you put out there into the world.
If you’re struggling right now to revive your Medium account, try this strategy. It worked for me in the past on Medium and other platforms. Give it a try and see how it works for you.
This is the process:
✅Write one longform article — between 800 and 1500 words long
✅Then, write four shortform articles based on the key ideas in the long-form piece.
Here’s an example of an article that you can break into smaller articles and link back to it.
How to Keep Churning Out Creative Ideas like an Unstoppable Genius
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Publish the long-form article first, create the shortform pieces and publish them over the next few days.
If you read the article above, you will see that there are several ideas to use. You can create four articles based on the first four points in the article. Then, link back to the main piece in each article.
Then, each day, you need to spend time doing this:
Follow new writers, people that write content that interests you. Why new writers? Usually, you’ll find that new writers are most enthusiastic, they want to engage, learn, and grow.
They are more likely to spend time engaging with your work. It’s also rewarding to read and comment on a new writer’s work because they appreciate it, they also need new followers and welcome more experienced writers to engage with their…