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Win a Vocal+ Founding Membership
Since we created Vocal two and a half years ago, it’s always been our mission to help creators get discovered and fund their creativity.
How Do I Get Paid?
There are three main tiers of earning money with Vocal: 1. Reads Vocal rewards its users on a CPM (cost per thousand) basis; more commonly known as “reads.” The more reads your post receives, the more you are compensated. Therefore, the more you promote your post through our community, your social networks, friends and family, the more reads you'll have in your account. Once you accumulate $35 in your Vocal account, you can withdraw the money via Stripe (more below).
11 Reasons Why You Should Share Your Stories on Vocal
It’s hard to be a creator. Hard to stay inspired, hard to manage your own site, hard to get people to actually see what you’ve created when you finally get it out there. That’s why we made it easy.
How to Embed Rich Media in Your Vocal Stories
Sometimes it takes more than just text to tell your story. Whether you’re showcasing your latest Vimeo short or using your Instagram posts to add a personalized touch, there are many ways to bring your Vocal story to life. But adding photos, videos, audio, and social media posts shouldn’t slow your creative flow.
Eight Years Later: How 'Game of Thrones' Has Changed My Life—Announcing Our Winners
It truly was the first of its kind. There has never been a show quite like Game of Thrones—one that has had so many viewers all around the world tuning in all at once, moving us, breaking our hearts, and bringing us together. But last month, one of the most revolutionary shows in history came to a controversial close, and we wanted to know: After eight years of investing our time and attention and love into the happenings of Westeros, what has the show come to mean to you?
Eight Years Later: How 'Game of Thrones' Has Changed My Life Contest
It truly was the first of its kind. There has never been a show quite like Game of Thrones—one that has had so many viewers all around the world tuning in all at once, moving us, breaking our hearts, and bringing us together. But now the end is coming—so we want to take some time to reflect on what the past eight years have been.
How to Create Stories People Will Actually Read
According to The Writing Cooperative, you only have 10-20 seconds to catch a reader’s attention. People have a tendency to scan stories for only the most relevant information, and bounce right off the page if they’re not hooked quickly. So, how do you create stories people will actually read?
Poets in Motion: Announcing Our Winners
National poetry month has come to a close, and Vocal’s Poets in Motion contest has ended with it! We asked our creators to submit their most artistic, emotional, or hilarious original poetry inspired by movement—and you all delivered. With nearly 800 awesome poems officially entered into the contest, it wasn’t easy to come to a decision.