Here’s the key question: What do these super-bloggers get in return for their super efforts? I’m a bottom line person. I want to know in dollars and cents what it is worth to have a large following on Medium. I also wonder at what point constant daily blogging becomes tedious to reader, and at what point it becomes obnoxious, because I have noticed that there is a point where certain bloggers start to bogart the channel, filling it with their prose. One additional question: what do these super bloggers consider the optimal length for a blog post, if there is such a thing?

Alan is a poet, journalist, short story writer, editor, website developer, and political activist. He is the executive editor of

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