Looking to grow your Medium traffic?
I was too. And in many ways, I still am.
I’ve done my fair share of reading on the topic, and some of the experts make it sound so easy…
Well, I don’t know how easy it is to get 1,000 views per article. I just know what I had to do to 4X my Medium traffic.
And I’m not even saying I’ve reached all my goals, but I am glad to see things have picked up.
Here are some tips that should help you broaden your horizons and begin to see new possibilities for Medium traffic.
This is the meat of it. The 80/20 if you will.
Publishing daily is the best way to continually bring more eyeballs to your content.
In saying that, you’ve got to let go of perfectionism completely.
If you let perfectionism take over, you’ll overthink the process, try to come up with an inspired post every single day, and take on the impossible task of trying to change the world with your writing.
Sorry, not going to happen.
Although I mostly share about the music business and personal development or spirituality, I have snuck in the occasional story about life experiences or food too (I love food!).
I don’t think this has done me any harm. And my niche content sits on my niche websites anyway and is imported to Medium where there is a broader base of readers.
So, see if you can get in the habit of publishing daily, because it will boost you traffic over the course of weeks and months, even if virtually nothing happens upon starting (it might be crickets for weeks).
Share Personal Stories
In July, when I began publishing daily, I started off with a couple of origin stories discussing how I got to where I am, and then iterated on them.
I shared a lot of details about my past, with one of the most notable things being the death of my father…