Vocal Resources

From tips and tricks to product updates and inspiration, explore our resources to learn how to grow as a Vocal creator.
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  • Vocal Spotlight
    Published 11 days ago
    Creator Spotlight: Rebekah B Lowri

    Creator Spotlight: Rebekah B Lowri

    A writer, a photographer, a rock climber, a world traveler—Rebekah does it all. From stories recounting her travel experiences, to those offering valuable advice on photography, this creator continues to astonish us with her work. We got the chance to speak to Rebekah about her passions, her online travel publication, Nether, as well as projects still under her belt. Read on to see what she has to say!
  • Vocal Spotlight
    Published 25 days ago
    Creator Spotlight: Talya Jacobson

    Creator Spotlight: Talya Jacobson

    Talya Jacobson is a favorite on Vocal—Her series, “Friday’s Five at Five,” shine a spotlight on up-and-coming artists in Sydney’s indie scene, spreading word on musicians and creators who rock under the radar. Now, we’re shining a spotlight on Talya herself. We got a chance to speak with this outstanding journalist, artist, and music-enthusiast to hear more about who she is, and why she does what she does. Read on to see what we learned!
  • Justin Maury
    Published about a month ago
    The Future of Vocal+

    The Future of Vocal+

    From building a home for your stories to fostering the growth of an entire creative community, we’ve been hard at work for the last three years helping you create, share, and earn from your stories. A few weeks ago we shipped Vocal 2.0, which along with the new features and updates, sets the stage for the future.
  • Vocal Spotlight
    Published about a month ago
    Creator Spotlight: Jord Tury

    Creator Spotlight: Jord Tury

    Jord Tury is more than just a creator. He’s an experienced gamer, an established photographer, a published author with a new novel in the works—and a proud husband, and father of two. Jord continues to blow us away, with every piece of work he shares. We got the chance to speak to Jord about who he is, what he does, and what inspires him to keep creating. Read on to hear what he had to say!
  • Justin Maury
    Published 2 months ago
    Vocal 2.0

    Vocal 2.0

    It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly 3 years since we released Vocal. We’ve since been joined by over 470,000 creators and their stories.
  • Vocal Team
    Published 2 months ago
    Step 1: Welcome to Vocal

    Step 1: Welcome to Vocal

    Vocal is a platform for supporting, discovering and rewarding creators. With access to storytelling tools and engaged communities, writers, musicians, filmmakers, artists, and all types of creatives can get discovered and fund their creativity.
  • Vocal Team
    Published 2 months ago
    Step 2: Complete Your Profile

    Step 2: Complete Your Profile

    As a creator, your personal brand is incredibly important. Vocal can help you get discovered and grow your audience, and your creator page should be prepared for this—optimized so that readers can easily find you, connect with you, contact you, and most importantly, remember you and your work.
  • Vocal Team
    Published 2 months ago
    Step 3: Connecting Your Stripe Account

    Step 3: Connecting Your Stripe Account

    We’re all about keeping things simple; that’s why Vocal uses Stripe to process payments for creators. Connecting Stripe to your Vocal account is quick, easy and required to receive payments on Vocal. When you’re ready to withdraw your earnings, your balance will be transferred to your Stripe account. No headaches–just connect and let the money flow.
  • Vocal Team
    Published 2 months ago
    Step 4: Create Your First Story

    Step 4: Create Your First Story

    You’ve set up your new Vocal account—now it’s time to get creative.
  • Vocal Team
    Published 2 months ago
    Step 5: Promote Your Story

    Step 5: Promote Your Story

    Promoting your story is not an exact science, but there are some effective steps you can take to give your hard work the upper hand. Maybe you’re building a following on social; maybe an email marketing approach is more your speed. Either way, we’ve put together some tips and suggestions for creators—some are simple, some require a bit more planning and effort, but all make it possible for you to increase the engagement your story receives.
  • Vocal Team
    Published 2 months ago
    Step 6: How Payments Work

    Step 6: How Payments Work

    You’ve created your story, you’ve successfully promoted it, and your audience is loving it. Now how do you turn that into earnings?
  • Vocal Team
    Published 2 months ago
    Step 7: Stay Inspired

    Step 7: Stay Inspired

    The key to finding success on Vocal is to keep at it, be patient and passionate, and build up a strong, diverse portfolio of stories that can keep earning. But consistency and creativity don’t always go hand in hand, and it’s hard to make inspiration strike on your schedule. So, we do our best to provide you with a bunch of different ways to get inspired if you’re not quite sure what to create for your next story.