You're not wrong to advise patience but a lot of the frustration writers feel about writing on Medium is due to Medium's lack of transparency in their earnings algorithms. It's hard to stay enthusiastic about writing on a platform that treats their pay scale like it's a magic formula that only they can know. And sure, sure, it's great to keep writing on Medium because we enjoy it, but damnit, writers need money for their writing. Hard to pay the rent with a magic formula.

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