Posts about the publishing platform Medium, which was founded by Ev Williams
It's 2019, and you still need to own your content Paid Members Public
Beware the roach motels of the platforms - if content is your business, you still need to own and publish it yourself.
Medium hunting for a magazine acquisition — and a sustainable business model Paid Members Public
Is Medium slowly becoming the Huffington Post circa 2008? It's hunt for more content suggests it might be.
Medium: destroyer of journalism Paid Members Public
Ev Williams is full of a world of good intentions - but journalists who trusted Medium are paying the price.
Medium kills the reader memberships of its final partners Paid Members Public
Medium continues the cull of all the features that made it a worthwhile platform to build a business on.
Medium goes all in on being a social network for content Paid Members Public
Medium is leaving custom URLS behind - and that makes it a dangerous place for publishers.
Is Medium aiming to be the Facebook of long-form writing? Paid Members Public
Stowe Boyd has some serious questions about the future of Medium [https://medium.com/@stoweboyd/is-medium-following-the-facebook-playbook-6a21b3db6e7d] : > And what about Medium? Are we better off because of Medium’s mechanisms to suggest to us what to read, or would we be better off with thousands of independent curators and publishers, or
Why is the journalism business so dismissive of Medium's new model? An experiment. Paid Members Public
This morning, I’ve written a 2,000 word blog post about journalism and publishing strategy. But, you’ll note, this is the first blog post on here today. What’s going on? Well, Medium recently expanded their partner program [https://blog.medium.com/expanding-the-medium-partner-program-3be09dd146e4], allowing more writers to lock