The Anatomy of a Common Medium Scam: Join the Empire and Get Rich Quick!

PHOTO BY RENATOMITRA, FLICKR/CREATIVE COMMONS

Intro

I’ve noticed when a given Medium writer is branded a “genius” or “expert” by followers — or even “the greatest online writer of all-time!” as one excitedly exclaimed — aspiring writers here, without discretion, are quick to hop on the bandwagon.

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