Ebyline

December 7, 2012 in Community, Resources

Ebyline is a Los Angeles-based company that provides software and services for professional journalists and news publishers around the globe. Founded in 2009, Ebyline helps news organizations and reporters exchange trusted, original content anywhere and anytime. We aim to help the news industry maintain their mission of distributing high-quality content while also reaching their financial goals.

With Ebyline’s software, managing freelancers has never been easier. Ebyline helps publishers find, hire, and manage freelancers in less time. From pitches, story drafts, to payments, Ebyline manages the workflow so publishers don’t have to. And with the Ebyline Content Marketplace, publishers can not only buy content a la carte from other publications and journalists, they can increase revenue by distributing their content through Ebyline’s online exchange.

For experienced freelance journalists, Ebyline is a dynamic way to showcase experience, pitch ideas to publishers from around the country, and safely distribute work. Many freelancers are familiar with the struggles of quickly getting paid for their articles, but with Ebyline that’s a thing of the past. No more invoices, no more hassle, just fast payments and easy transactions.” Source: Ebyline

How, though, can media companies afford to pay a premium for branded, promotable talent, talent that may open consumers’ pocketbooks? That’s easy: spend less on other content. So we’ve got the rise of user-generated content, obtainable free or cheap, and all kinds of new syndicate action from Demand Media to startup Ebyline (and maybe NewsRight), all trying to make it cheap and easy to get more medium- and higher-quality content more cheaply.” Source: Nieman Journalism Lab

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