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Our “Ecosystem” makes it easy to Get your message out to thousands—& get paid.

Unlike Instagram or Facebook, Elephant is independent, and mission-driven—and despite having (slightly) fewer resources, we believe in paying our writers to offer quality to our readers.

Elephant was one of the first major sites to pay our best, consistent writers. But it was always hard to measure “best.” Now, we are introducing weekly payments to the top 15 articles on Elephant based on their Ecosystem Score—95% determined by our readers’ actions: reads, hearts, comments, shares, and 5% determined by our Editor’s Picks (so that mission balances popularity).

Note: When folks earn identical scores, we use the number of reads as the tiebreaker.

April 30th-May 6th Winners

#1 Rachael Nixon

Ghosting’s Ugly Stepsister: 9 Signs you’re being Stonewalled.

9.5
#2 Brant Kingman Editor's Pick

When we’re Triggered: How to Release Unresolved Trauma for Deeper Relationships.

8.0
#3 Natasha Link

F*ck the Checklist: Why we need to Live our Lives for Ourselves.

7.6
#4 Sarah Owens

52 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me in my 20s.

7.2
#5 Justice Bartlett

The 5 Words that Shake Me to my Core.

7.2
#6 Christopher Donovan Editor's Pick

Why labeling people as “Emotional Vampires” is so Problematic.

7.1
#7 Michelle Tedesco

The Danger of Intense Sexual Attraction.

6.8
#8 Sarah Saleta

I’m Tired of Unsolicited Sexual Advances & Messages—What Can We Do?

6.7
#9 Anna Rova

Women who have Trust Issues when it comes to Men, Listen Up.

6.7
#10 Annie Grace

What happens when we Drink to Bury our Trauma.

6.7
#11 Janis Isaman & Keri Mangis Editor's Pick

Women: We do not Have to be Patriarchy’s Peacekeepers.

6.6
#12 Galina Singer Editor's Pick

Reward & Punishment: how to break this Invisible Pattern in our Relationships.

6.3
#13 Maria Toso Editor's Pick

How to Stop Emotional Triggers from Draining our Energy & Complicating our Relationships.

6.2
#14 Thea McCarthy

This Simple piece of Advice Changed my Life.

6.1
#15 Janice Dolk Editor's Pick

Nothing Lasts Forever—but its Energy will Transform.

6.0

 

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