Medium feels worse than blogging

​I’m finding it harder and harder to write on Medium. First of all, apparently I currently write only for a few members of Medium.com, which I could name by heart if I wanted to, and that’s actually a problem because I shouldn’t know their names, because I have over 2000 followers. Yet, the more followers I… Continue reading Medium feels worse than blogging

“An editor can publish a story, but if nobody shares it, it might as well never have been written.”

In case you wonder about those stats: “readers are the new publishers” A Medium user can publish a story, a medium publication can publish a story, but if nobody shares it, it might as well never have been written. This is how it works folks. Because we rely on humans. Can’t we make machines do the… Continue reading “An editor can publish a story, but if nobody shares it, it might as well never have been written.”

Medium updated publications with common sense features, touts them as powerful upgrades

It’s so funny: a navigation bar! Links to stories! Use stories as static pages, wow! Writer profiles 🙂 And wow, check this out: Starting today, you’ll be able to customize the URL slug of your publication’s stories on Medium. Slugs serve as a strong signal in SEO, so you’ll be able to control what you optimize… Continue reading Medium updated publications with common sense features, touts them as powerful upgrades

So Holly Wood banned me. Does interactivity have such a high cost in 2016?

When you get banned by the people you agree with you start thinking about your faith in humanity … I am reading her articles for as long as I am on Medium. There was a time when I was checking Medium, despite my anger on listicles, before users could be blocked, before the feed could be… Continue reading So Holly Wood banned me. Does interactivity have such a high cost in 2016?

Medium to WordPress in quirks mode

I love Medium. I am afraid though that it is still a product in its infancy and that after all it is prone to the same issues haunting all social platforms: pollution and dilution of authority. Some people are “influencers” and some are “followers” and that’s that. Therefore i strongly believe that someone who really… Continue reading Medium to WordPress in quirks mode

Medium is

What is, is not very important. Rejoice that it is. The love Just last week I was zapping and I stumbled upon a late night talk show with two highly respected people. At that very moment in the show they had glowing sparkles in their eyes, the kind that look good enough to convince your… Continue reading Medium is