Sorry to say but Medium is one of the best platforms for bloggers and writers. It provides you the opportunity for the reader to go ad-free and if you are in the Medium membership program, you read without any pop-ups or banners. Medium is not a Not for project organization so they show pop-ups to new readers.
3 SEO Tips For Medium Writers Who Want To Get Evergreen Traffic
Optimize your medium articles to get long-lasting traffic from search engines.
As a Search engine optimizer, i know about this thing. Medium articles ranked way faster then those of other blogs because of the high domain authority if Medium.