A 12-Step Guide to Growth on Medium | SEJ Or, recommend it using the heart icon at the bottom. Advertising Continue reading below And don't forget to respond and engage with your content once users start engaging. Present your story Annoyed by your latest replies on the Medium post in addition to your latest stories? Yeah, I've been there. After posting new content on Medium, go to your profile and click the down arrow. Here you will be able to see the option to appear at the top of your profile. This gives readers who land on your Medium homepage first access to your favorite content. Here he is in action on Lauren Holliday's Medium profile: A 12-Step Guide to Growth on Medium | SEJ Submit content to publications Finding the right publication to submit your story to on Medium can make or break your reach.
Luckily, the great folks at Grow and Convert have put together a spreadsheet of all Medium posts, with follower counts and image masking service descriptions, to help us figure out which post to submit to. Here's Grow and Convert's article on getting your Medium posts spreadsheet. Advertising Continue reading below Some notable publications: Matter Editor's Picks What I learned today The StartUp Submit with caution! You need to be selective about the posts you submit to. Compare the number of followers with the topic of the post before submitting. Remember that you want to get the right kind of exposure. Share your average story in other communities It's not enough today to write amazing content. Today you have to share it on social networks, put it in your favorites and publish it in other communities. Publishing a story on Medium is no different than publishing an article on your website blog. It still needs to be shared to drive traffic to it.
Here are some popular communities: Stumble Upon Reddit Digg Advertising Continue reading below Create letters for your subscribers' inbox Letters launched in June 2015 to regularly connect your publication with its subscribers by delivering your content directly to their inbox. The letters also serve as a message so they can be recommended, highlighted and shared. Ideally, you would want to have a separate content strategy for your letters, as they are received as email. Emails are generally more conversational and short. All your medium letters should include a call to action (CTA) to subscribe your mailing list to stories from your medium. Be specific and direct about how you want them to subscribe by adding links and landing pages. Additionally, you can embed a tweet with a lead capture card to entice users to opt in to follow up via email.