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Hey Friends.

2020 has been a lot to handle. Through all the trials and tribulations, I’ve managed to go about every month with a goal in mind. I’ve done a mediocre job of sticking to those goals, but it hasn’t stopped me from learning a few things every month.


My Medium Journey has been a funny one.

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I know we’re all focused on writing about what we’ve learned on our Medium journeys, but let’s talk for a moment about what we haven’t learned. For the sake of being, well, just being.

Here’s an extensive list of the things I have not managed to learn while writing on…

Hey Friends,

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We are making it through the year one struggle at a time. We have not been able to be around our friends; we have not been able to be around our family. Life as we know it has not been the same. Every holiday this year has been…

Here’s a few things that I’ve learned from Three Months in to Medium writing.

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Hello friends,

I have been enjoying my time writing about various topics on Medium. Since I began writing on the platform in late July, I have earned a total of 24.59 from 30 articles, and I have learned a few things along the way. …

A wise person once told me; “Free Tastes Delicious”. Let’s see how delicious these free players are.

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Why not use the big guns for part 2, right? Who knows. Anyway, I’m back with another installment of the Podcast Player Showdown. A series where I, your plucky story-telling friend, spends a very long time talking about Podcast Players.

Most people talk about Podcasts, as they should, but me…

What are we going to do when the wars, the pandemic, the politics, and every other reason we’re all consistently stressed comes to an end?

I’m not sure, but I’m ready for it.

There are things you’re going to need to do when life settles into the wild idea of…

Stop worrying.

Everything is going to be alright

You realize the things that you suck at (and it’s a lot)

But you know that everything is going to be alright

I take the iOS Beta plunge, so you don’t have to!

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June is a brilliant time of year. Apple is a brilliant company. One of the only 2 Trillion-dollar Market Cap companies (Microsoft has graced themselves in the 2 Trillion dollar group recently, but that’s another story for another day), the Cupertino powerhouse is simply brilliant.

Every year, I enthusiastically check…

Medium is not your only avenue, no worries, alright?

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You’re going to be okay. You’ve spent so much time on Medium, writing, honing your craft, learning to spread your wings. You’ve been beaten down month after month by various flip of the coin changes that Ev seems to have, and you’re hurting.

But you’re going to be okay.


Here are my thoughts on Medium after not receiving the May/June $500 Bonus

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Hi. I’m Amanda, a sometimes writer on Medium.

I’ve spent time writing about various things on this platform. I have stories about Podcasts, Productivity, Smartphones, and one ill-fated post about stocks. Here’s one of my podcast stories. It did fairly well in my opinion. Decide whether you agree below.


Amanda D.

It’s me 😊. I give my random opinion on various aspects of Technology, Life, and everything else in between.

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