I wish that was my ratio. I know the payoff also depends on the length of the story and how many of the readers are paying Medium people, but here are some of my statistics.

Not an Overnight Success Story — 429 views and average reading time spent = 5 minutes and 5 seconds paid 71 cents

okay, maybe that’s a poor example because 90% of the readers came from outside of Medium. Let me find one where most of my readers came from within Medium.

Hmmm…. I can’t find a single article where the overwhelming number of my readers didn’t come from outside Medium. This is true even though I have no big platform that I’m using to send people to my articles. Interesting.

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