PPcorn uses a revenue sharing program for our contributors. Revenue sharing is useful to increase the general quality of our website and to reward contributors who bring in lots of web traffic. There are two types of revenue sharing programs PPcorn offers; they are outlined below.

1. Regular Program

1.1 Website: This program is for people submitting articles to our main website, ppcorn.com/us.

1.2 Revenue Percentage: Under this program, you will receive 35% of the gross revenue your articles generate.

1.3 Categories: You must write articles based on the categories we use. Our categories are as follows:

1.3.1 News: Entertainment, People, Sports, Animals, Tech

1.3.2 Life: People, Animals, Entertainment, Food, Health, Lifehacks, Men’s Club, Tech, Travel, Relationships, Style, Sports, Facts

1.3.3 Fun: Animals, People, SMS

1.3.4 Quizzes

1.3.5 Interviews

1.3.6 Reviews: Single, EP, Album (General), Album (track-by-track), Instrumental music, Music Video, Event, Film

More information about what these categories entail can be found in section 4 of PPcorn’s Article Requirements.

1.4 Trial Period: When you begin writing for us, up to the first five articles you submit will be your trial articles. You will not be able to see any statistics for these articles, but if you are successful, you will be able to monetize them. Following a successful trial period, you can submit as many articles as you want and about any category. However…

1.5 Topic Variation: Please be aware that our editors schedule posts based on topic. For example, if you write all Life: People articles because they are trending, you may have to wait up to a week before one of them is published. It is in your best interest to vary the category of your articles.

1.6 CPM: Your revenue is generated by CPM, or Cost Per Impression, which is a country-specific monetary value per 1,000 impressions on your articles. The higher the CPM for a given country, the more money you will earn. For example, if the CPM rate is $10 / 1,000 impressions in the United States, you will earn $3.50. If the CPM rate is $1 / 1,000 impressions in Pakistan, you will earn $0.35. You will be able to view the average CPM for your articles on the backend of our platform.

1.7 Delays: You will also be able to view your article’s other statistics (pageviews, revenue, etc.) on the backend of our platform after your articles are published. However, there may be a delay of up to 72 hours before everything is processed. Analyzing your stats before the 72 hour period is up may lead to inaccurate estimations.

1.8 Finalized Revenue: Before you are officially paid, you will only be able to see your estimated revenue on our platform. Though the estimated revenue is often very close to the finalized revenue (the number you will see when you get paid), it is not always the same. You will be able to see your finalized revenue in your payment history, which you can access on the backend of our platform. Your payment history will show all of your official payment records with PPcorn. Please keep this in mind.

1.9 Payment: Your payment will be processed using net60. There is often a significant delay for advertisers to analyze all article statistics and get the finalized revenue from articles back to us. With net60, that delay is 60 days. For reference, YouTube uses net90. If you live in the United States, your check with the amount of finalized revenue you earned will be mailed to you 60 days after the end of the fiscal month. After your first waiting period of 60 days, you will begin to receive checks every month. For example, if you generate X amount of money in the month of August, you will receive a check for X amount of money around November 1, which is 60 days after the end of August.If you live outside of the United States, your money will be sent to you via PayPal through the same system. After the initial waiting period of 60 days, you will be paid every month.

1.10 Long-Term Success: You will continue to collect revenue on all of your articles long after they are published. Checking your revenue obsessively in the days after you publish an article is not an effective method of predicting the revenue you will earn. For example, if you receive 100 or more impressions on the first day you publish your article, there is a high likelihood your article will continue generating good revenue, but you will not see that in your stats for quite some time. If you receive fewer than 100 impressions on the first day you publish an article, you might want to consider writing about different topics that are trending more.

1.11 TRAFFIC QUALITY: QUALITY TRAFFIC IS THAT WHICH NATURALLY OCCURS DUE TO GOOD SEO FROM GOOGLE, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, ETC. IF YOU DECIDE TO ARTIFICIALLY INCREASE TRAFFIC TO YOUR ARTICLE (E.G. WE NOTICE FRAUDULENT OR SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR ARTICLES), YOU WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY AND WITHOUT NOTICE. WE HAVE EXTENSIVE PROGRAMMING THAT WE USE EXPLICITLY TO RECOGNIZE WHEN THIS IS HAPPENING. DO NOT BUY TRAFFIC FOR YOUR ARTICLES FROM OUTSIDE SOURCES.

1.12 Agreement: Finally, before you begin writing for us, please read the Contributor’s Agreement you signed IN FULL. This is for your own benefit and protection.

2. Premium Program

2.1 Website: This program is for more established bloggers who want to exist on our site more independently. To apply to our Premium Program, you must have at least 10,000 unique visitors, or UV, to your personal blog or website per month. You will be given your own subdomain. This will be accessible, but hidden from our main site. Your subdomain will be ppcorn.com/YourName.

2.2 Revenue Percentage: Under the Premium Program, you will receive 50% of the gross revenue your articles generate.

2.3 Transition Opportunity: If you do not have a personal blog that generates 10,000 UV per month, you can apply to our General Program and transition to our Premium Program once you establish yourself on our main website.

2.4 Categories: With the Premium Program, you can write about whatever you want under the broad spectrum of our categories. Our categories are as follows:

2.5.1 News: Entertainment, People, Sports, Animals, Tech

2.5.2 Life: People, Animals, Entertainment, Food, Health, Lifehacks, Men’s Club, Tech, Travel, Relationships, Style, Sports, Facts

2.5.3 Fun: Animals, People, SMS

2.5.4 Quizzes

2.5.5 Interviews

2.5.6 Reviews: Single, EP, Album (General), Album (track-by-track), Instrumental music, Music Video, Event, Film

More information about what these categories entail can be found in section 4 of PPcorn’s Article Requirements.

2.6 Editing: All of the posts you write will skip our standard editing and review process; you will be able to publish as you please. If an editor sees a post of yours that is excellent, he or she may decide to stream it on our main site as well.

2.7 CPM: Your revenue is generated by CPM, or Cost Per Impression, which is a country-specific monetary value per 1,000 impressions on your articles. The higher the CPM for a given country, the more money you will earn. For example, if the CPM rate is $10 / 1,000 impressions in the United States, you will earn $5.00. If the CPM rate is $1 / 1,000 impressions in Pakistan, you will earn $0.50. You will be able to view the average CPM for your articles on the backend of our platform.

2.8 Delays: You will also be able to view your article’s other statistics (pageviews, revenue, etc.) on the backend of our platform after your articles are published. However, there may be a delay of up to 72 hours before everything is processed. Analyzing your stats before the 72 hour period is up may lead to inaccurate estimations.

2.9 Finalized Revenue: Before you are officially paid, you will only be able to see your estimated revenue on our platform. Though the estimated revenue is often very close to the finalized revenue (the number you will see when you get paid), it is not always the same. You will be able to see your finalized revenue in your payment history, which you can access on the backend of our platform. Your payment history will show all of your official payment records with PPcorn. Please keep this in mind.

2.10 Payment: Your payment will be processed using net60. There is often a significant delay for advertisers to analyze all article statistics and get the finalized revenue from articles back to us. With net60, that delay is 60 days. For reference, YouTube uses net90. If you live in the United States, your check with the amount of finalized revenue you earned will be mailed to you 60 days after the end of the fiscal month. After your first waiting period of 60 days, you will begin to receive checks every month. For example, if you generate X amount of money in the month of August, you will receive a check for X amount of money around November 1, which is 60 days after the end of August.If you live outside of the United States, your money will be sent to you via PayPal through the same system. After the initial waiting period of 60 days, you will be paid every month.

2.11 Long-Term Success: You will continue to collect revenue on all of your articles long after they are published. Checking your revenue obsessively in the days after you publish an article is not an effective method of predicting the revenue you will earn. For example, if you receive 100 or more impressions on the first day you publish your article, there is a high likelihood your article will continue generating good revenue, but you will not see that in your stats for quite some time. If you receive fewer than 100 impressions on the first day you publish an article, you might want to consider writing about different topics that are trending more.

2.12 TRAFFIC QUALITY: QUALITY TRAFFIC IS THAT WHICH NATURALLY OCCURS DUE TO GOOD SEO FROM GOOGLE, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, ETC. IF YOU DECIDE TO ARTIFICIALLY INCREASE TRAFFIC TO YOUR ARTICLE (E.G. WE NOTICE FRAUDULENT OR SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR ARTICLES), YOU WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY AND WITHOUT NOTICE. WE HAVE EXTENSIVE PROGRAMMING THAT WE USE EXPLICITLY TO RECOGNIZE WHEN THIS IS HAPPENING. DO NOT BUY TRAFFIC FOR YOUR ARTICLES FROM OUTSIDE SOURCES.

2.13 Agreement: Finally, before you begin writing for us, please read the Contributor’s Agreement you signed IN FULL. This is for your own benefit and protection.