As we approach 500 articles approved in the Contentgather Marketplace since launch, we feel that it's time to scale back the advance payments that we are awarding writers when articles are approved for the Marketplace. We are scaling back towards a program that is more sustainable for the growth of Contentgather. We are currently awarding 20% advance payment to any Silver or above writers when their articles are approved for the Marketplace. This payment is sent immediately and available for withdrawal immediately. The remaining portion is paid once the article sells. As you might imagine, this can result in quite a negative cash flow for Contentgather for something that may take ...Read More
‘Tis the Season. We can feel it in the air – a growing excitement tinged with panic. Our fellow shoppers, with furrowed brows, are distracted from the outside world as they endeavor to get it all done. In traffic, tempers are shorter. This is a difficult time of year for many. Some are face to face, once again, with recurring family issues as we congregate in celebration. Some mark one more anniversary without loved ones we’ve lost. Some feel very much alone in a sea of holiday joy. Even those who otherwise enjoy the holidays may struggle with a ghost of inadequacy, always wanting to do more, and to do it better. As freelance writers, we are subject to any of these issues, but our biggest challen ...Read More
A ccording to MarketingProfs, over 2 million articles are published online every day. Still, only a few articles and websites rise to the top in their respective niches. According to Chitika, an online marketing firm, 94% percent of users never go beyond the first page on a search engine while looking for information or products The digital marketing industry blossomed in the first half of this decade because organizations and individuals wanted to get their content to the relevant audience and build their presence. This may have been due to a variety of reasons: to increase readership, to attract new buyers, to go viral, or to be known as an authority figure in a certain n ...Read More
We're launching our referral program today. The process is very straightforward. Tell all of your friends about Contentgather, whether writer or buyer, and you can receive 5% of all of their earnings or purchases. All that you need to do is send them your referral URL, and we'll handle the rest. You can access your Referral information in the sidebar on your Dashboard. On that page you will find your unique referral link and also a list of all clicks and conversions. We're working on some ad banners for your use as well, in case you would like to publish on any other w ...Read More
We have recently made some changes to the methodology behind Writer Levels at ContentGather, and we feel that it's appropriate to both explain what exactly this "Writer Level" is and what changes were made.