Sean Muller - Bellevue WA, Richard Rosenblatt - Santa Monica CA, Joey Perez - Santa Monica CA, Dennis Ameen - Bellevue WA, Larry Fitzgibbon - Santa Monica CA, Greg Griffin - Santa Monica CA, Laurent Gherardi - Bellevue WA, Jon Jurgens - Santa Monica CA, Brian Havener - Bellevue WA, Glenn Moran - Bellevue WA, Dean Busenbark - Bellevue WA, Mark Jones - Bellevue WA, Adam Youngers - Bellevue WA, Ewan Godley - Bellevue WA,
Demand Media, Inc. - Santa Maria CA
G06Q 10/00 G06F 17/00
The invention is directed to a User Publishing System (UPS) that enables both content publishing for users that share what they know in articles and enabling these users to get paid for providing the content through use of a User Compensation System (UCS). The invention enables users to create and edit content in multiple formats, from multiple sources, and in multiple languages. The system can be integrated for use with a plurality of different websites and adopt both the look and feel and the content format of each website, and/or other communication medium. Compensation may be provided to the user providing the content based on a variety of metrics.