How to Use Ko-fi With Medium

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If you’re a writer, journalist or blogger using Medium as your publishing platform, here are a few ways to tell your followers about your Ko-fi page!

 

The Basics

Make sure your Ko-fi page is in your bio and your story sign-off.

 

Link Your Ko-fi Page in Your Bio

Make sure you direct your fans to your Ko-fi page as your call to action in your Medium profile.

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AllyGaines

 

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ShinjieYong

 

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Dwade Kearns

 

Add your Ko-fi Link as Your Sign Off

Add your Ko-fi link to the end of your Medium content so your followers know how they can support you.

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Bianca X

 

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Add a Custom Ko-fi Button

Make Ko-fi your call to action in each piece of content you publish by adding a Ko-fi button as a clickable link to your page. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Download a Ko-fi button image from our brand assets.
  2. Add the button as an image to your article, highlight the image then click "ctrl + k" to add a link to the image and paste in your Ko-fi URL so the image links to your page.

 

More Ways to Use Ko-fi to Make an Income From Your Readers

Use Ko-fi posts to share exclusive content with your followers, sell merch in your Ko-fi Shop or let followers commission something unique from you.

Share Posts

Ko-fi posts are a great way to share unique content with your followers. In addition to writing you can also use Ko-fi posts to share video, audio and links directly with your audience. Use Ko-fi posts to tell your followers about your creative plans and how you'll use the money you raise on Ko-fi.

  • Use Ko-fi as your personal blog
  • Upload your short stories or chapters
  • Share exclusive content for one-off and monthly supporters

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Joanne Harris and the Storytime Band

 

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annamarabella grumble

 

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Ellie M Roberts

 

Ko-fi Donation Requests

Offer short stories in return for Ko-fi donations - simply ask your supporters to leave a writing prompt in their donation message and share their story on Medium or in a Post.

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Esther Rosenfield

 

Use Ko-fi Commissions

With Ko-fi Commissions you can create a menu of commission options and show available commission slots. Use Ko-fi Commissions to:

  • Take writing gigs
  • Create custom short stories
  • Offer writing/narrative consultations

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Lou Yardley

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DropTheDie

Open a Ko-fi Shop

Launch your own Ko-fi Shop and sell merch to support your work.

  • Offer pre-orders for merchandise
  • Sell books and writing material
  • Share unpublished stories/poems

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Giles Paley-Phillips

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chickenthoughts


Crowdfund a Chapter of Your Book

Set your goal on Ko-fi to the next chapter of your story, and publish every time you hit 100%! 


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misslatte

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Masha

Follow @Kofi_blog on Medium!

Follow @kofi_blog and learn some tips and tricks for your Ko-fi page.