How Medium Works

How Does Medium Work? Read now to improve your success on the platform.
40 min


Learn how the entry point to Medium works alongside its algorithms, distribution policies, curation guidelines, and topic (tag) features.

Learn about strategies you can use to get a story on the Medium homepage.

Learn how a story is distributed on Medium when it's published.

Learn about publications and find out which ones Medium owns and operates.

Learn how to optimize your story for the Scrollable View (Staff Picks list) of the Medium homepage.

Learn about the current direction of the platform.

Opinion: Tools that Medium could add to improve the quality of writing on the platform.

Learn about an optimal writing strategy to earn money on Medium.

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