Notice how the article that made over $50 had mostly internal views at 89%, while the article that didn’t even make $3 only had 4% of internal views with the bulk of it being external views.4 Sure-Fire Ways To Making Money On Medium9337Benny LimLinda Caroll·Nov 11, 2020lol. I can relate. I had one article with 35K views -- it made 82 cents. So bad I wrote an entire article about it. Going viral only pays if the views are internal.