Medium

Medium

Posts about the publishing platform Medium, which was founded by Ev Williams
Apr
07
Morning Conference: blogrolls, audience engagement and the discovery problem

Morning Conference: blogrolls, audience engagement and the discovery problem

Why Substack and Medium are looking back on 2001's tech to solve the biggest challenge in media
2 min read
Jun
07
It's 2019, and you still need to own your content

It's 2019, and you still need to own your content

Beware the roach motels of the platforms - if content is your business, you still need to own and publish it yourself.
1 min read
Dec
19
Medium hunting for a magazine acquisition — and a sustainable business model

Medium hunting for a magazine acquisition — and a sustainable business model

Is Medium slowly becoming the Huffington Post circa 2008? It's hunt for more content suggests it might be.
2 min read
May
11
Medium: destroyer of journalism

Medium: destroyer of journalism

Ev Williams is full of a world of good intentions - but journalists who trusted Medium are paying the price.
1 min read
May
10
Medium kills the reader memberships of its final partners

Medium kills the reader memberships of its final partners

Medium continues the cull of all the features that made it a worthwhile platform to build a business on.
1 min read
May
06
Medium goes all in on being a social network for content

Medium goes all in on being a social network for content

Medium is leaving custom URLS behind - and that makes it a dangerous place for publishers.
1 min read
Feb
26
Is Medium aiming to be the Facebook of long-form writing?

Is Medium aiming to be the Facebook of long-form writing?

Stowe Boyd has some serious questions about the future of Medium: And what about Medium? Are we better off because
1 min read
Sep
05
Why is the journalism business so dismissive of Medium's new model? An experiment.

Why is the journalism business so dismissive of Medium's new model? An experiment.

This morning, I’ve written a 2,000 word blog post about journalism and publishing strategy. But, you’ll note,
2 min read
Aug
13
Medium: a post-advertising business?

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
1 min read