June 1, 2021

2nd Anniversary Episode - How to Make Money Blogging on Medium with Tom Kuegler (Replay)

In celebration of Badass Digital Nomad’s 2nd birthday, let’s go back and listen to our very FIRST episode with Tom Kuegler (aka "Finding Tom"), a top blogger on Medium who has doubled his followers since this episode first aired in 2019. Looks...


In celebration of Badass Digital Nomad’s 2nd birthday, let’s go back and listen to our very FIRST episode with Tom Kuegler (aka "Finding Tom"), a top blogger on Medium who has doubled his followers since this episode first aired in 2019. Looks like he really does have the best tips and tricks for growing an audience and making money as a writer!

In episode 110, Kristin speaks with Tom about how he went from making $10/hour as a freelancer to cashing in 5-figure paychecks from blogging on Medium. 

Tom enjoys writing about millennial personal development, politics, and creativity, but no matter the topic you want to write about, YOU are capable of becoming a full-time blogger. You don't need experience or a degree in English... all it takes is consistency, passion, and creativity!

Tune in to hear expert advice on overcoming fear of failure and imposter syndrome, quickly growing your blog’s following, and making money as a writer. Plus, Tom shares his candid thoughts on truly enjoying life and finding a work/life balance as a digital nomad.

EPISODE 110 TOPICS DISCUSSED:

  • Tom’s journey to becoming a freelance writer and blogger on Medium.
  • How to get started as a freelancer or writer with zero experience.
  • The sacrifice and work ethic it takes to be a digital nomad and work for yourself.
  • Overcoming uncertainty and fear of failure.
  • The mindset you need to be a successful freelancer or entrepreneur.
  • How to quickly grow your following online and on Medium.
  • The biggest mistakes new bloggers and vloggers make.
  • Tom’s top lesson learned from freelancing.

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Tom Kuegler

Blogger / Vlogger / Entrepreneur

"Finding Tom" is a viral blogger and YouTuber known for his writing on Medium, HuffPost, and more. He is also the Founder and Editor of The Post-Grad Survival Guide on Medium.