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 7 articles on Elephant based on their Ecosystem Score—90% determined by our readers’ actions: reads, hearts, comments, shares, and 10% determined by our Editor’s Picks (so that mission balances popularity).

Note: When folks both get perfect 10 scores, we use the number of reads as the tiebreaker.

May 31st – June 6th Winners

#1 Xiren Wang $300

The Answers we Seek are in the Lies we Tell.

#2 Beth Mund $150 Editor's Pick

Come on, Tony. F*cking Own Up to what you’ve Done.

#3 Angela Wetzel $108

You’re not Broken—you just Need a Brave Love to Take you as you Are.

#4 Diane Rios $108 Editor's Pick

Late Bloomers Rock! Why Life gets Better After 50.

#5 Janine Friedrich $75

We Broke Up—but You will Always be my Soul Mate.

#6 Monika Carless $75

June 3rd Dark Moon in Gemini: A Ritual to Embrace your Inner Lilith.

#7 Ella Kerr $75 Editor's Pick

Ladylike: a Bad Girl’s Guide.



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