What is the Contributor Academy?
The world’s first free, start-to-finish training academy for Web writers, teaching everything you need to know to produce compelling content for the Yahoo family of websites. Learn how to use Yahoo Contributor Network to amplify your voice and reach an audience of millions. Next, delve into Web writing best practices. Finally, expand your reach with a series of courses about sharing your work on the social Web. It’s like a content creators’ college, minus the tuition.Sign In or Sign Up
The Contributor Academy offers three levels of core education, each addressing an important aspect of content creation for the Web. You can take each course on your own time, and track your progress along the road to certification. As you master each level, you’ll pick up a series of profile badges that show what you know.
Learn to use Yahoo! Contributor Network to publish content, earn money, and more.Learn More
Learn how to create top-notch Web content that visitors will be eager to read and share.Learn More
Learn how to draw more visitors to your library with ethical, transparent content promotion.Learn More
Benefits of Graduation
Academy graduates are the trusted content creators that Yahoo editors look to first when offering special assignments and other exclusive opportunities. As you level up, you’ll develop a variety of valuable skills. After you pass all three levels, you’ll get a shiny purple profile badge that tells the world you’re a Yahoo-certified content creator.
After graduating from Level Three, you can continue the fun and learning with our Academy Electives. Check back often – we publish new electives all the time!