📚 Let’s talk about the Medium Partner Program! 💸

André Antão
3 min readJan 15, 2023
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As a member of the Partner Program, you will be eligible to earn a monthly referral fee from readers who become paying members through the Medium partner program.

The Medium Partner Program Earnings 💰

The Medium Partner Program also allows you to earn on your stories when Premium Members read a set number of times. The amount of money that you will be able to make as a Medium Partner Program member will depend on how many premium members read your stories.

Additionally, the amount of income you earn will depend on how long the premium members read your story. For example, an article published early in the month (before the non-members use up their 3 free stories) may get more votes, but it does not necessarily mean you will earn more on it. In fact, readers will get to see a set of stories for free each month before being asked to subscribe to the media subscription ($5/mo in most markets).

Friend Link and Medium Paywall 🔒

Furthermore, when a reader who does not pay joins the writer’s email list, he or she will be given an automatic opportunity to upgrade to a Medium member. When you post behind the Medium paywall, Medium gives you a friends link, which you can share, and which allows everyone who uses that…