Joyful Update: Medium and I Are in a Committed Relationship After Three Months

633 Followers • 3413 Views • 2631 Reads • 728 Fans • Published 112 Stories • 28 Email Subscribers • 2 Referred Members

Nancy Blackman
6 min readNov 24, 2021
The word “YES”. Joyful Update: Medium and I are in a Committed Relationship After Three Months by Nancy Blackman. writing, Medium, writing on Medium, writers life
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Yes, over 90 days ago, I started a relationship with Medium and boy, have I been pleasantly surprised! Now, we’re in a committed relationship and it’s only been three months! Just so you know upfront, I’m in it for the long haul, so I’m excited with my stats.

See the comparison between my first 30 days and now:

Still, to date, my highest viewed and read article is “Caffeine Hijacks Your Thyroid” at 320 views and a 69% read ratio, but my highest earned article is “Don’t Panic! How to Write the Words Your Soul Needs to Share.”

I’m guessing it’s because I’ve got it pinned on my profile page. If you’re unfamiliar with this little trick, here’s how you do that. Go to your published stories and click on the story you want to pin. Go to the 3 dots in the lower right-hand corner of your desktop/laptop screen and click. The second option down on the list is “Pin this story to your profile.” Click on that and voilà your story is pinned to your profile! Easy peasy.

Guess which story will be pinned next? Yup.

The biggest surprise to me is that I’m at 633 followers.

I could tell you that I sprinkled magic fairy dust and they appeared, but I doubt that’s the case.

Here’s what I have learned and what I suspect might be the 12 real reasons:



Nancy Blackman

8X Top Writer. Editor. Published in “Mixed Korean: Our Stories.” https://www.325kamra.org/buy.