The number represents people following the tag. Yes, it can be tempting to blow it out of the water by hitting a million users with your tags, it's also a very competitive space. Think of it like targeting your Facebook or Twitter ads. You want to target an audience that is more likely to read your content. I recommend using a mix of top (one tag) and bottom (two tags). Advertising Continue reading below Collaborate with others before posting You have created an amazing story for your average audience; it is locked and ready to be published. But wait until there is one more step before you start publishing. Medium allows editors to get feedback on drafts from other authors.
By sharing your story in the editing fax list phase, you can create another point of contact before launching your article. This process of sharing your article before it's published is similar to pre-publishing for link building. A 12-Step Guide to Growth on Medium | SEJ Medium's sharing tool works the same way as Google Docs. Advertising Continue reading below Bonus tip: Notes on Medium are a great way to share your feedback when sharing your draft with someone. It's like the comments area of Google Docs. Interact with the content of other users At some point throwing mud (or shit as Distilled content strategist Hannah Smith would say) on the wall to see if it sticks will be a great way to funnel your content into what works and what doesn’t. does not work. t, but that's not a sustainable content strategy.
At some point you have to grow your readers, live with them or die without them. The best part about responding to other people's content on Medium? Your answers turn into stories. Ev Williams further explains the reasoning behind the response function. The short version: No one will see your answers unless they follow you or recommend your answer. That shouldn't stop you from commenting, but embracing it with one goal: constant, never-ending engagement with the writer and, potentially, his followers. Advertising Continue reading below Elizabeth Tobey, Head of Community Management at Medium, is . Each is authentic, meaningful, and written as if to become a story. Here's an excerpt from one of his answers below: A 12-Step Guide to Growth on Medium | SEJAnother way to engage with other people's content on Medium is to highlight your favorite quote or phrase from their story.