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What Are the Standards for Boosting On Medium?

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Unfortunately, most writers don’t know them.

Are you also tired of all the misinformation and rumors that always circulate about Medium when there’s a change?

Me too!

I was longing for clear, credible, and useful information about Medium’s new Boost Beta Program.

So I interviewed a Medium insider — Ariel Meadow Stallings. The woman who is responsible for the Boost Program.

The first thing you need to know is that Medium updated its Distribution Guidelines on February 21, 2023.

These standards are the playbook, every writer needs to know about.

Ariel’s tip:

“Reading those Distribution Standards several times is probably a great place to start!”

They provide guidance and direction and also list the 5 criteria to get Boosted.

Unfortunately, most writers don’t know them.

The Standards for Boosting

To sum it up:

Medium is looking for…

  • constructive, well-crafted, memorable, and original stories
  • written by a credible author with relevant experience

Here’s more:


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