General

Who can apply?

There are no restrictions on applying for the CopyPress creative community. We accept anyone who is interested in freelance work as a:

  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Influencer
  • Designer
  • Developer

While a majority of our work is U.S. English based, you can live outside the U.S. and still apply for our community. You will be tested on your capabilities, which will determine what, if any, work you can be assigned.

Is it free to apply to work at CopyPress?

Yes, registering for the CopyPress community is free to anyone. If you are a creative looking for ways to generate additional revenue, then we strongly encourage you to sign up as a creative for CopyPress. We have paid work for:

  • Writers
  • Editors
  • Influencers
  • Designers
  • Developers

Sign up via this registration form and complete the relevant onboarding tasks to begin receiving paid offers.

How do I get started?

If you are new to CopyPress, then you should review this resource “Getting Started with CopyPress” to better understand the benefits and features of becoming a community member. In short, once you apply to work with CopyPress you can decide to work as a Writer, Editor, Influencer, Designer, or Developer within our system. You can then earn real money completing paid assignments for our clients.

How do taxes work?

Any U.S. contractor who earned at least $600 during the calendar year will be sent a 1099s prior to January 31st of the subsequent year. It is your responsibility to file your taxes and if you notice any discrepancy with your 1099s and your records, please contact payments@copypress.com immediately.

Can I work for other companies?

Yes. All our freelancers are free to work with whomever they want in addition to CopyPress.

What is the NDA?

The Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is part of our contractor agreement which is required for anyone working in our community. The NDA is also known as a confidentiality agreement meaning that you are not legally able to publicly discuss any details about our professional arrangement, including but not limited to:

  • The names of clients that you work with
  • Any information outlined in project offers
  • Details associated with any pending or completed assignments
  • Emails between you and CopyPress

Payment

How and when do I get paid?

We pay contractors by check or PayPal, depending on their country. Payments are issued twice every month for work that was approved and placed in a specific invoice period. For more information on payment schedule please visit this resource (Understanding our Payment Schedule).

Can I receive direct deposit?

Adding the ability for direct deposit is on our roadmap, but we do not currently have that option. Right now, we offer Check payments to U.S. contractors and PayPal payments for all non-U.S. contractors.

How do taxes work?

Any U.S. contractor who earned at least $600 during the calendar year will be sent a 1099s prior to January 31st of the subsequent year. It is your responsibility to file your taxes and if you notice any discrepancy with your 1099s and your records, please contact payments@copypress.com immediately.

Writer

Do you check content for duplication and plagiarism?

Yes, we check all articles for duplication and plagiarism issues. If you are caught purposely plagiarising, you may be warned or fired, depending on the severity. Outside of syndicated assignments, all submitted work should be completely unique.

Can I apply to be a writer if I already have an editor account?

Yes, you can apply to be a certified writer even if you are already a certified editor. You will not need to create a new account, simply select the writer position inside your training dashboard (https://copypresscms.com/training/check-lists).

Do clients own the copyright on the content?

Yes. When you work with our community, any assignments that you submit for projects are owned by CopyPress and subsequently, transferred to clients. This means you do not have permission to republish or redistribute content without the explicit consent of CopyPress.

Influencer

Do you check content for duplication and plagiarism?

Yes, we check all articles for duplication and plagiarism issues. If you are caught purposely plagiarising, you may be warned or fired, depending on the severity. Outside of syndicated assignments, all submitted work should be completely unique.

Do clients own the copyright on the content?

Yes. When you work with our community, any assignments that you submit for projects are owned by CopyPress and subsequently, transferred to clients. This means you do not have permission to republish or redistribute content without the explicit consent of CopyPress.