Two Weeks on Simily

Earnings, Engagement, Experience

Andy Spears

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This is the end of my second full week writing on Simily.

My First Week on Simily. Tales from a Fiction First Platform | by Andy Spears | Jan, 2022 | Medium

I write a lot of pieces here on Medium on consumer affairs and education policy. But I also enjoy writing fiction. So, after reading an article by Kristina God, I decided to try Simily out. So far, I’m enjoying the experience.

Earnings

Last week, I noted that in one week, I’d earned 28 cents from a single story. Fast forward to this week, I’m up to 56 cents. That’s with two stories. So, 28 cents a week so far. At that rate, it will take a while to reach the $10 threshold for a payout. That said, the platform is growing, so I’m hopeful there will be more reads coming. Plus, the site pays for both internal and external views.

Engagement

At the end of one week, I had 18 followers. Now, with two weeks and two stories, I’m up to 31 followers. I’ve also engaged in some dialogue related to posts by other writers. There’s some good fiction there and there’s some non-fiction, too. In fact, some Medium writers report copying and pasting their Medium stories over at Simily. That’s fine, I guess. It can boost exposure. Since it seems there are…

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Andy Spears

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