A model that’s proven to work really well is the notion of micropayments. Charge 0.05 per read and let people get a refund if they think the article was BS. With the scale of Medium, this should work rather good. Maybe not to breakeven but a decent income stream that’s unobstrusive and aligned with the Medium spirit and the values.

Chief Editor at The Aleph Report (@thealeph_report), CEO at Press42.com, Cofounder & associated editor @tech_eu, former editor @KernelMag.

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