To manage your account settings, sign into Contently and hover over your profile icon in the top right-hand corner of your screen and select "Your account".

On the left side of the screen you can select:

Activity: Here you can view a record of your activity, including the number of pitches you’ve made, the number of stories you’ve completed, and your balance. 

Please note that the ‘On time percentage’ listed under Stories submitted is often inaccurate and not used by the Talent team or shown to clients. 

Email: Here you can control your email notification settings by selecting or deselecting which actions you would like to trigger notifications. We recommend checking every box so you don't miss anything important.

Password: Change or update your password. 

Password requirements:

  • 8 or more characters
  • At least one number and one letter
  • Should contain one special characters such as ! % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? @ [ ] ^ _ ` { | } ~

Profile: Your profile contains all the vital information Contently’s Talent team needs to match you with a client, so it's important to fill out all fields and keep them up to date. 

If you go on a freelance hiatus at any time, be sure to uncheck the “Show my portfolio to brands looking for freelancers” box.

For a full tutorial on ensuring your portfolio is eligible for client work, check out our article on optimizing your portfolio.

Social networks: This page is where you can link out to your other websites. Only list those you’re ok with clients viewing!  

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