is where ideas take shape before they take off.
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is where ideas take shape before they take off.

Every idea needs a medium. A blank page is also a door. At Medium you can walk through it. It's easy and free to share your thinking on any topic, connect with an audience, express yourself with a range of publishing tools, and even earn money for your work.



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The best ideas can change who we are. Medium is where those ideas take shape, take off, and spark powerful conversations. Medium’s an open platform where over 100 million readers come to find insightful and dynamic thinking. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface. Medium’s purpose is to spread these ideas and deepen understanding of the world.

Medium is creating a new model for digital publishing. One that supports nuance, complexity, and vital storytelling without giving in to the incentives of advertising. It’s an environment that’s open to everyone but promotes substance and authenticity. And it’s where deeper connections forged between readers and writers can lead to discovery and growth. Together with millions of collaborators, Medium is building a trusted and vibrant ecosystem fueled by important ideas and the people who think about them. ‍

Anyone can write on Medium. Thought-leaders, journalists, experts, and individuals with unique perspectives share their thinking here. You’ll find pieces by independent writers from around the globe, stories we feature and leading authors, and smart takes on our own suite of blogs and

Quality over clickbait

In a creator economy ruled by clickbait and ad impressions, Medium’s Partner Program is taking a stand for quality. As a partner, when your best stories are read by Medium members, a portion of their membership dues will be shared with you. Here are a few factors we consider in order to determine quality.