What Does A Reader On Medium Want?

A place to publish your best work

Analyzing The Mythical Creature Known As A Medium Reader

1. They don’t like salesy stuff

You dare try to make a living off of your labor? Cancelled
  1. They were sick of having ads flashing and flying around in their peripherals while they were trying to read about current events or breakthroughs in the latest psychological findings.
  2. They wanted a space where anyone could create an account, blog about whatever they wanted, and have other people read and share what they wrote about

2. They Love Listicles

Well, I have to at least check out THIS article — maybe I can learn how to become the next Bill Gates!
Well, I have to at least check out THIS article — maybe I can learn how to make $200,000 in a day
Well, I have to at least check out THIS article — maybe I can learn how to make a multi million dollar business
“Maybe reading this listicle will finally change my life, and it will be different from the 100 other listicles I just finished reading”

Writing About What You Want To Write About Isn’t Good Enough

“People don’t care about what you care about. They care only if the opinion you share is valuable to them.”

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William Cho

William Cho

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