The Content Developers Agreement set forth on this page applies to all individuals and organizations supplying content (articles, images, audio & Video materials) to www.StartupGuys.net against set payment terms and constitutes a binding between the Content Developer and www.StartupGuys.net.
www.StartupGuys.net is an online portal that serves to facilitate and promote entrepreneurship through short informative articles, audio and visual learning content.
Our Site exists as a resource for;
a- Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to find answers to their questions related to small business and a platform for industry experts to answer these queries in business ideas, business formation, operations, funding, management, sales & marketing, business growth, expansion, planning, execution, shutting down and other areas of business operations.
b- Individuals and Organizations looking to build more targeted audience and clients through sharing their experience, expertise and success stories in the form of text, stats, audio or video content.
B- Content Developers Agreement Terms
1- As a Content Developer, you sell the copyright of posted content to www.StartUpGuys.net.
2- The content will be published on the website with www.StartupGuys.net credentials.
3- You grant www.startupguys.net the exclusive license right to post, display, copy and distribute that content on www.StartupGuys.net, newsletters and other promotional activities.
4- www.StartupGuys.net also reserves a license right to excerpt your Content for use in marketing materials and to make minor modifications to the Content for technical or editorial reasons.
5- By publishing your content on www.Startupguys.net you are restricted to republish the same content on any other website or print magazine.
6- You can post an excerpt of your post to Social Networks and Bookmarking sites with a linkback to original post.
7- You may refer to the URLs when you are sending samples to any of your clients and must not send the text.
8- As a Content Developer at www.StartupGuys.net you represent and warrant that the Content:
a- is owned by you, or to the extent owned by someone else, that you have obtained that party’s express permission to provide the Content to www.StartupGuys.net for use, copying and distribution under the license in this Agreement;
b- does not violate any copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right;
c- does not invade any individual’s right of privacy or publicity;
d- does not contain material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable;
e- does not break the law, facilitate the breaking of the law, or violate any applicable regulation or www.StartupGuys.net rule or policy;
f- does not offer or disseminate fraudulent goods, services, schemes, or promotions, or promote domain names, URLs, or hyperlinks that constitute commercial content that offers the same;
C- By accepting the Content Providers’ Agreement, you agree;
– That if any of the above representations and warranties set forth directly above are not true, you will indemnify www.StartupGuys.net for any breaches or misrepresentations, takings orll misappropriations, infringement or piracy of the Content, including any and all damages, attorney’s fees and other expenses related to any such misrepresentation or breach of warranty.
– To the best of your knowledge, all purported factual information in the Content you upload is true and accurate, and the use of any information in the Content will not result in personal injury to any user. Content Providers are prohibited from usinga www.StartupGuys.net to impersonate another person or entity or to forge any e-mail communication or message.
– www.StartupGuys.net maintains high editorial standard for Content submitted to the Site. The mission of website is to educate and inspire and we reserve the right to remove or refrain from publishing any content that we feel does not meet our quality standards and/or does not serve educational, coaching, guidance, inspirational purposes. Content Developers should look to the Site’s existing inventory of Content as a guideline as to which forms of Content are acceptable for publication.
D- Post Writing & Approval
You can write on any topic of your interest and submit via submit post option, however picking a title from www.StartupGuys.net list will have faster response time from Editor’s desk.
- Submit post takes 7 to 9 working days for editorial review.
- To do list takes 2 to 3 working days for editorial review.
E- Payment Terms & Payouts
By joining the Content Developers Program at www.StartupGuys.net, your each post keeps you earning money for 6 months after it is published. The payment cycle works as follows:
1- Each post will be included in the payment cycle right after it is published.
2- Each post will flow in the payment cycle for next six months only. From six months onwards it will automatically be discontinued from the payment cycle, but start up guys will have the copyrights for life.
3- Each post shows monthly stats below the live post page when you are logged in with your Content Developer account, however, the finalized earnings go through a check for invalid traffic (as advertisers pay for human traffic only, not the bots and crawlers).
4- Average CPM is $2.5, but it can go higher depending on the sources of traffic your post receives, time visitors spend on it and above all the amount we receive from advertisers.
5- You earn whenever someone reads your post, so more the readers land on your post, the higher you will earn. Let’s say your post received total 50000 readers in six months, you will earn minimum $125 for it.
6- Your earnings are finalized by 7th of following month, i.e. First payment for your posts published during the month of January will be finalized by February 7th.
7- Your earnings for the month are paid on 21st of following month if payment threshold reaches $50 USD. First payment for your posts published during the month of January will be released by February 21, if your account balance is $50 USD.
8- Paypal payments are made same day, i.e. 21st of each following month.
9- Other payment modes take 3 to 5 business days.
F- Traffic on Your Post & Invalid Activity
The more people you talk to, about your posts being published at www.StartupGuys.net, the more revenues you generate, however, we have some restrictions in order to maintain the server load and to protect our advertisers. This is as follows:
1- Sending autosurf traffic and traffic exchange hits to your post will result into immediate ban of your account and no payment will be made for that month and onwards.
2- You can share your post with your contacts and your networks on LinkedIn twitter and Facebook etc to get more impressions on your posts.
3- Sending out a weekly mail to your connections with your articles will help you get real readers.
4- Keeping Keywords in mind while developing content helps you get top ranking in Search Engines, which brings lot of traffic to your post without any effort.
G- Terminating Agreement
You can terminate the Content Developers Agreement anytime you wish to discontinue, however, termination of the agreement will be subjected to a few points mentioned below:
1- You will not be able to remove the content from the website.
2- You will be bound not to republish the content anywhere.
3- Your payments will be made as they have been planned, and will be paid on specified dates only, however, once you terminate the agreement, we will be unable to send you an automated payment. You will be required to contact support each month.
H- Amendments & Updates
www.StartupGuys.net reserves the right to change terms and policies anytime, however, you will be notified about the update.