I joined Medium 3 years back after the pandemic was over. I never thought I would make money by writing online. It was like a dream for me.
Before joining Medium, I tried out different writing platforms like
These platforms are good for new writers, as they can help you to write better content, and sites like Quora and Hubpages have good external views.
But the fact is it is difficult to make money from both Quora and Hubpages as they have hard advertising models.
When I joined Medium, my earning for the first month was around $4.38. But I kept writing and it gradually increased to $60.32 in the second month.
On Medium, I made my first dollar.
If you make dollars by writing online, then there is a high chance, you can make good money by writing online.
You need to put belief in yourself. You need to become more confident about your writing, and networking.
When you’re a new writer, you probably run behind in views, earnings, and number of money you’re making per day.
I made the same mistake.
I was checking my story stats, every hour. After looking at my earnings, I was getting frustrated. But, I kept up showing every day.
One day, I decided to stop looking at my earnings, and only focus on my writing.
Then I made 5 writing points to improve my writing.
- Writing a single article every day, and posting a short answer on Quora.
- Writing at least 10 headlines on a rough paper.
- Researching a topic before writing.
- Also, tried to learn the art of storytelling.
- Learned how to write engaging content.
As a new writer, you have an area that needs to be improved is ‘your writing’. If you’re struggling to generate good and unique content then there is a high chance that your writing will not get the eyeballs it deserves.
I have seen many new writers, jump from one platform to another, because they are…