Category: Content Strategy

Introducing a new contributor payment model (part one)

First and foremost most publishers have an in-house team of journalists and content producers. In addition to the in-house team, most publishers use external contributors to garner...

Contributor payment models: investigating industry averages

Most editorial, particularly news-driven content, commentary and analysis is a conversation between the author and audience. The publisher could best be described as the conduit th...

The problem with existing contributor payment models

In this extensive series of articles we firstly discuss the problems with the existing (and perhaps most prevalent) contributor payment model… and then secondly outline a new...

The Contributor Payment Model

The ‘Contributor Payment Model’ worksheet is designed to calculate the editorial spend required to support the products and/or business.