Medium is an online publishing platform that was launched back in 2012. The platform is for sharing ideas and stories mostly related to data science and machine learning. It was developed by the co-founder of Blogger and Twitter. Basically, Medium is next-generation Twitter where you can publish huge articles. For example, you can write a max of 280 characters on twitter while there is no limit on Medium. If you are interested in starting a Content Writing career, it’s best for beginners.
Now, what makes it unique? There are platforms like blogger and WordPress where you can start your own website and start writing. That requires purchasing a domain and also hosting, for blogger only domain because the platform is provided by Google. On medium, the monthly subscription is required and you can start writing. It’s a lot easier to gain an audience on Medium than any other platform though it mostly depends on the SEO. Because of the pandemic, a lot of businesses were hit badly. However, skills like content writing can help you earn a decent amount of money even during COVID-19.
How To Purchase Subscription
If you are looking for fame as a blogger, it will help you gain an audience by recommending your publications to other members. Their monthly subscription costs 4.99$. Just click on Create new account, you can choose any method for sign-up such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, or any other email platform. You can pay the monthly subscription using Paypal or a Credit/Debit Card. After this, your account will be created and you can start following people, publications, and tags which are relevant to your field of interest. However, not everyone has a Credit/Debit Card or Paypal. Paypal is banned in my country and banks are no longer providing Mastercard/Visa to students in my country unless you have a payslip.
Purchase Medium Membership without Credit/Debit Card
Google made it easier by providing a method using which you can pay for Medium without Paypal or Credit/Debit Card. You can pay for the subscription using your current SIM on your phone. Also, the first month is free of cost and you can end your subscription anytime.
- Open Medium Application on your Phone.
- Click on 3 Menu Lines and click on Become a member.
- Click on Start your free trial.
- Choose payment method as your GPay/sim balance.
- Click on Subscribe, you got your first month subscription for free.
- Explore Medium and publish your content.
Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios.
When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games