Becoming a top writer isn’t as easy as it seems. Much goes into it, from consistency to committing and commenting.
A top writer tag is essential when writing on Medium.
Becoming a top writer and earning a dedicated tag for your content helps readers recognize the value they can gain from your articles. It sets you apart.
However, becoming a top writer is no easy feat. It requires dedication, consistency, and active engagement, such as committing to writing regularly and leaving thoughtful comments.
Having written for five years, I’ve developed techniques that yield immediate value. Whenever I write, I apply these strategies to gain more recognition quickly. Here are four things I would do to become a top writer in just 90 days:
1. Don’t try to do the right thing
When starting, you don’t know what’s right for you.
You must test the waters. Look at the categories you get engagement from and look at your comments. Data always tell you another story. Fun fact, you get responses for things you’re good at.
- If you’re good at tech articles, you’ll get recognition for that.
Decipher the data and locate it down to the article that got more views. Now replicate this process until you have 3–5 viral articles to look up to and find the common points in those.
For me, the common point was sharing my experience. This enabled me to understand what works for the vast majority of readers.
Along the way, you’ll learn things, for example, things that work and things that don’t. Don’t be saddened by that. The data is just trying to save you from making errors.
2. Tailor your title to say one thing at a time
An effective title is a showroom for your article.
If your title speaks about a lot of things at the same time, it speaks about nothing at all.
So, limit your information sharing. Target one thing at a time. Cover about one thing at a time. Don’t go…