If you are a blogger, your ears must have struck with the platform named Medium. Well, This is a Free publishing platform for writers, especially those who are passionate to publish their content on the internet. Writers do have barriers where to start blogging. Investing in the custom domain and hosting may not be feasible for them when they are newbies.
Medium gives them an opportunity to start over their blogging career from here. medium provides them a large database of readers that counts over 20 million readers every month. This platform has high Domain authority that makes it the best choice for bloggers to write their content and rank them easily on google search engines without any Off-Page SEO.
Then What is stopping you from writing on medium.
Can you Publish Medium Articles on Other Platforms?
Many bloggers do have the problem regarding the question that can they publish the articles from the medium on other platforms or not? Well, the answer to this question is Yes, you can publish your medium stories on other platforms but you will have to inform the google search engine about it.
The purpose of telling the google search engine about you are reposting your articles on other platforms is to encourage the google search engine to show your articles in google search scroll. Otherwise, it can penalty your website for spamming purposes. So be assured while posting medium stories that you owned them and the second is to ad the Reff=nonanonical tag at the end of the post
How to Tell Search engine about Reposting?
well, while copying your content from a medium, you must have to inform the Google search engine about publishing the same content over another platform that you own.
This will help you to be on the safe side from being listed in spamming activity list of search engines. This can harm your On-Page SEO and lower down your rankings in Google and Bing.
To ensure to be on the safe side while reposting your articles on your personal blog, you have to follow the following rules as mention:
- You must own the content that you are copying from medium to your blog
- You should add the Ref=noncnonical tag after you published your story on your blog in-code document or in the search engine console.
What is the purpose of the “rel=canonical” tag?
Search Engine works with the bots that are not humans though, they are codes scrolling and checking your site for user compliance. “rel=canonical” tags tell the search engine bot that the information presented in this blog post is “republished” or copied from other sites.
Can You post your blog posts on Medium?
Well, most of the bloggers do not go for reposting their content on medium. But MEdium allows you to repost your content on Medium. You have to follow a legal way to repost your pre-published articles on medium.
When you open the “your stories” tab, you will see an “Import a story” button click on that and paste the link of your article, medium will publish it with the disclaimer as it is published on a backdate on your website.
This is how you can get web 2.0 backlinks o your personal blog and get a wide range of traffic from medium to your website. Also, you can earn from your imported articles if a medium premium partner reads out your story on medium.
Most of the bloggers do use the medium as a traffic-driving platform to a number of their websites, sales pages, and emails newsletters for generating sales and leads from a 20 million readers platform every month.