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Monetising Medium with Buy Me a Coffee
Monetising Medium with Buy Me a Coffee

Add the beautiful Buy Me a Coffee button to your Medium stories and start receiving support from your fans.

Updated over a week ago

Writers like using Medium to share their thoughts, and it gets even better when integrated with Buy Me a Coffee. With Buy Me a Coffee, monetizing your Medium account is way easier. In this article, we'll check out how to link Buy Me a Coffee with Medium and tell your readers you're open to their support. It's a great way to connect with people who love what you write and find some meaningful support at the same time.

Add a Buy Me a Coffee Button on all Your Posts

Having this button in your posts makes it easy for your audience to support you, because when clicked it directs the audience to your page. Here's a step-by-step guide on adding the button:

  1. Create a new post or edit an existing one on Medium.

  2. Download the brand assets from here.

  3. Identify a suitable location in your post to place the button and click on the + button to add an image from your device.

  4. Copy your page URL, select the button image, then press Command + K, followed by Command + V. This will paste the URL to the button.

  5. Finally, save your post.

Now, your readers can easily support you by clicking on this button.

Enable Tipping on Your Medium Profile

Medium has a built-in setting that allows you to add your Buy Me a Coffee link, making it easy for others to support you. Here's how you can set it up.

  1. Navigate to settings and click on the publishing tab.

  2. Now head to “Manage tipping on your stories” and check in the box next to “Display a tipping link on your stories.”

  3. Enter your Buy Me a Coffee page link and click save.

Now, anyone visiting your Medium profile can tip you by clicking on the icon. It works similarly to the Buy Me a Coffee button, redirecting those who click on it to your Buy Me a Coffee page.

Make the most of your Medium platform with Buy Me a Coffee

In conclusion, monetizing your Medium presence with Buy Me a Coffee can significantly enhance your ability to connect with readers and receive meaningful support for your work. If you ever feel stuck or have questions, reach out to us at [email protected].

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