Write on Elephant, Change our World.

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 10 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.

May 29th – June 4th Winners

#1 Kate Eckman $300

An Open Apology to All African Americans.

9.5
#2 David Baumrind & Crystal Jackson $150

Wake the F*ck Up, Karen—Breaking the Silence on White Privilege.

9.5
#3 Nicole Crimmins $108 Editor's Pick

Dear White People: We are Complicit. We’ve Always been Complicit.

9.3
#4 Justice Bartlett $108

I Don’t want to be Chased. I want to be F*cking Claimed.

9.2
#5 Amanda Van Graan $75 Editor's Pick

I was Gaslighted (& it was the Best thing to Ever Happen to Me).

8.5
#6 Robert Busch $75 Editor's Pick

Did he just Tweet that?—the Dangers of Declaring Antifa a Terrorist Organization.

8.5
#7 K. C. Wilder $75

The Uncomfortable Truth About Amy Cooper.

8.4
#8 Deepti Singh $50 Editor's Pick

Namaste 2020: 3 Simple Steps to begin a Daily Meditation Practice.

8.4
#9 Kate Rose $50 Editor's Pick

It’s Time to Face the Truth & Heal our Country.

8.4
#10 Brittany Wright $50

The Maya Angelou Quote that America Needs to Hear.

8.1