From tips and tricks to product updates and inspiration, explore our resources to learn how to grow as a Vocal creator.
How to Create Your First Story
Welcome to Vocal! Maybe you're here because a friend referred you, you found us on Facebook or Instagram, or you searched online avenues where you can write whatever you want. Whatever the reason, we're happy you're here.
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 waiting, no headaches–just connect and let the money flow.
18 Evergreen Content Ideas That Will Boost Your Traffic
When setting out to create great content, you don’t just want content that is trending. You want to create a story that has perpetual value and relevance. That’s where evergreen content comes in. Evergreen content has no expiration date–no breaking news updates here–that will provide steady returns month after month, year after year.
How to Create the Best Headlines
Picture this: you spend hours creating a story that has the potential to inspire the internet masses. You've researched the keywords, you're absolutely certain it's unique, and your content structure is seriously on point.
I Published My Story, Now What?
Congratulations! You successfully published your first story. Now it’s time to start promoting, leveraging your relationships and thinking about how this story fits into your long-term Vocal game plan.
How to Use Social Login with Vocal
Password fatigue be gone! We know how tiring it is to create (and remember) different passwords for numerous websites. That’s why we added Social Login to your Vocal account. With one click, you can connect Vocal to your pre-existing social profiles. There’s no need to create a separate password anymore!
How Do I Get People to Read My Piece?
We both have the same goal - getting your work seen by as wide an audience as possible. To give that the best chance of happening, here are some tips:
How Do I Promote My Video on Vocal?
If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth tenfold. With open platforms like Youtube and Vimeo, talented video creators have more opportunities than ever to showcase and sell their VOD films, series’ and one-offs directly to consumers without breaking the bank.
Best Photoshop Alternatives for All Experience Levels
Finding good Photoshop alternatives is imperative for those of us who want to edit our photos or create a new design without breaking the bank on Adobe’s pricey software, which has served as the industry standard for decades. Price aside, the software is notoriously complicated to use, and many find that its extensive offerings are too robust for simple, everyday projects. There are plenty of affordable or completely free photo editors that offer a great user experience and deliver high-quality results, it’s just a matter of identifying photoshop alternatives that best suits your skill level and personal or professional project needs.
Best Tools for Writers
Writers block: we're all familiar with it. When you sit with your laptop or notebook at hand, searching for an idea, a beginning, but you just can't find it. Writers are strategic creatives at heart, who format their ideas on paper, phones, through Evernote, to-do lists, or the always reliable airplane napkin. You write your posts linearly or in a cyclical format. But at the end of the day, you tell some form of story.
The Ultimate List of Hi-Res Quality Stock Photos
Hi-Res Quality Stock Photos make normal pictures look bland, and are becoming more popular every day. To keep up with the competition, many online sites have adapted to the times and develop great quality stock photos on a regular basis. Additionally, many photographers have up’ed their online submission game and are doing the same. In fact, many of the most popular photos online today are hi-res quality – but you won’t always find them in a Google Image Search.
How To Boost Blog Traffic Through Social Networking Sites
Though this may come as a surprise, extremely simple yet beneficial ways to boost blog traffic do exist. By engaging in regular online interaction and targeting the right audience, users can increase traffic to their posts almost instantly. While many creatives think to gain attention by posting as much as possible, it appears that online users prefer quality over quantity. Let’s go over a few sites where you can promote your work to increase those views!