Hi W. Jon McClure,

When you say,

I believe that if you’re able to cross a 200 claps within a day, there’s a great chance your article will start trending and be pushed out to users by the platform’s content recommendation article,

I don’t know. I have been getting more than 200 claps a day almost every day for a couple of months. I’ve yet to see any serious breakout in readership. I’ve tried a lot of different tactics, but I haven’t found anything effective yet.

I even had a piece chosen by Medium to be made available as an audio selection, but even when that happened, it generated no more than a couple of dozen additional reads.

Jim

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