3. Bonus is Recurring
The most appealing aspect of Medium’s affiliate program is that the commission paid to writers is recurring.
This means that if a reader finds your content, clicks on your affiliate link, and signs up for Medium as a paid member, you will receive a commission for as long as the reader keeps their subscription.
Many affiliate programs offer writers a one time payment for a sale.
But because Medium offers a commission on lifetime recurring revenue, there is significantly more financial upside for writers.
Currently Medium is paying about $2.27 per month per paid membership. Some writers may consider this amount to small to impact their earnings in any meaningful way.