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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 10 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.

October 18th-24th Winners

#1 Matthew Salis $300

Sobriety Can’t Save an Alcoholic Marriage.

8.1
#2 Erica Leibrandt $150

3 Reasons you Should Definitely Not Go to Therapy.

8.0
#3 Charles Kyd $108

This is what Yoga is For.

7.9
#4 Galina Singer $108 Editor's Pick

Healing from within: Using Meditation to Heal your Inner Child.

7.3
#5 Gemma Malak $75

Breaking the Mother Wound Cycle.

7.1
#6 Dina Strada $75

If I’m Honest: Why I’ve chosen to stay Single all these Years.

6.8
#7 Jane Coburn $75 Editor's Pick

Finding Magic 20 Years after my Son’s Autism Diagnosis.

6.5
#8 Lucinda Gordon-Lennox $50

Triggers & Childhood Wounds: How to Heal the Number-One Relationship Killers.

6.3
#9 Sarah Otto-Combs $50

How I Cured 15 years of Chronic Back Pain in 90 days (& How I unwittingly Caused It).

6.2
#10 Loraine Couturier $50

How Kundalini Yoga can Fast-Track our Addiction Recovery.

6.1