How I Made over $900 in One Month on Medium, and How You Can Too

My Partner Program Summary for December 2018

But I worked hard to get here and I’m far from being close to quitting.

Over six months ago, in June of 2018, I found myself asking my wife “do you think I should do this Partner Program thing?”

First, I committed

I was a lurker here for nearly eight months. Just reading and paying attention, all the while learning what all the greatest Medium writers were doing. But I always felt that I should begin writing. I tried to push it away, but the feeling wouldn’t leave me.

But I felt that it was the right thing to do, so I did it anyway.

I read a personal record-breaking 35 books last year, mostly business, money, and personal development. My life has taken off in more ways than I can count.

I became consistent

Consistency is the number one most significant indicator of success when you’re trying to create high quality content. If you want to improve, become consistent.

I wrote through writer’s block, depression, graduate work, and more.

I’ve published over 150 articles, every one of them a learning experience of its own.

I got involved

First, I took Tom Kuegler’s course about writing on Medium. After what I learned there I eventually joined three Facebook groups for Medium writers. Every one of these groups has been critical to my growth.

Medium is about the community, and if you want to succeed here, you’ve got to get involved.

I’m doing this principle a disservice though by making it sound like work. It’s not. Getting involved on Medium feels even less like work than the writing does.

I believe in myself, more than I ever have before

It pains me to see so many people in this world suffering from the effects of not believing in their personal strengths and potential. I’ve learned through contributing here on Medium what my strengths are.

Writing on Medium has helped me see the light in myself. It only took a small glimpse of that light for my writing and my life to take off in ways I’d never imagined possible.

More importantly, I know that if you commit and become consistent, you will see your light too. The world needs your light. We, here on Medium, need your light.

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