Medium: a post-advertising business?
Interesting summation of Medium’s current business philosphy from Ev Williams:
If remuneration is not part of the equation for why you publish, I can’t imagine a stand-alone web site serving you better than Medium in terms of cost, simplicity, and, most importantly, reaching an audience.
If remuneration is part of your equation, you’re also in the right place, as long as you’re not looking to build an advertising-funded site.
(Worth noting: this was in response to a post listing all the publications that have quit Medium.)
Sign up for e-mail updates
Join the newsletter to receive the latest posts in your inbox.
Some Good Reading About The Future of News Paid Members Public
Good stuff I’ve read recently, haven’t linked to yet, but don’t have much to add to right now: * The Nichepaper Manifesto [http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org/haque/2009/07/the_nichepaper_manifesto.html] – an articulate and well argued guide to how niche publishing might looks going forwards. * Media