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Why Medium Wants Writers to Post Occasionally Rather Than Daily

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You need to know where is coming from

Did you know that Medium’s former CEO and founder Ev Williams also co-founded Twitter?

When Williams left Twitter and started Medium, he sought to split the difference between tweets and blogs.

He named the platform “Medium” because this platform is about medium-sized content.

Content that’s longer than a tweet.

If you wonder why Tony recently shared that Medium is for people who post occasionally, then I found the answer

The answer lies in Medium’s history.

Ev wondered:

“…how do we increase depth of understanding, while also creating a level playing field that encourages ideas that come from anywhere?”

For Williams, in-depth information means publishing occasionally, and I guess because it takes a while to write 3–5 minute plus stories.

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