The Contributor Payment Model

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

Editorial KPI's

Broken down by month, the model variables included in the model are as follows:

  • NUMBER OF ARTICLES PER MONTH
  • ARTICLES PER MONTH – VIRTUAL REALITY
  • ARTICLES PER MONTH – SPACE TECHNOLOGY
  • ARTICLES PER MONTH – GENOMICS
  • ARTICLES PER MONTH – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
  • ARTICLES PER MONTH – ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
  • ARTICLES PER MONTH – NANOTECHNOLOGY
  • ARTICLES PER MONTH – PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY

BASE PAYMENT RATES

  • BONUS RATE 1
  • BONUS RATE 2
  • BONUS RATE 3
  • BONUS RATE 4
  • BONUS RATE 5
  • BONUS RATE 6
  • BONUS RATE 7
  • BONUS RATE 8
  • BONUS RATE 9
  • BONUS RATE 10
  • BONUS RATE 11

The variables drive the following monthly and annual cost results:

  • VIRTUAL REALITY
  • SPACE TECHNOLOGY
  • GENOMICS
  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
  • ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
  • NANOTECHNOLOGY
  • PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY
  • TOTAL CONTRIBUTOR COST

For further information on the concept behind the Contributor Payment Model, please search this website. We have a number of articles outlining the basis for the model… and also look at the alternatives for platform and portal-based businesses.

Now we have completed the Contributor Payment Model worksheet, lets move on to the final sheet within the workbook, which is:

  • Outline and Results page
  • Monthly Travel
  • Individual Subscriptions Model
  • Corporate Subscriptions Model
  • Report Sales Model
  • Advertising Sales Model
  • Marketing Plan and Model
  • Contributor Payment Model
  • The HR, Assorted Costs and Budget Detail Pages
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