Simily Stagnation?

Eight weeks in and everything seems very slow

Andy Spears
3 min readMar 6, 2022
Photo by Dan Counsell on Unsplash

I’ve been chronicling my journey on the writing platform Simily since I joined eight weeks ago.

While I noted last week that things seemed to be slowing down, this week, it is even slower. The platform added less than 100 followers in a week. When I first joined, the platform had over 1000 followers, quickly crossed the 2000 mark despite some tech issues, and then hit 3000 in relatively short order. Now, it’s just . . . stagnant.

My Numbers

My most-read story there has earned just under $1.00.

I have 97 followers and my total earnings at $2.96. Incidentally, that story is also a top earner for me here at Medium. I just republished it with the canonical link back to Simily. It was in my top 10 earning…



Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .