How do I edit my account settings?

Modified on Mon, 27 Feb 2023 at 01:15 PM

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".


You'll be able to access the following information / settings:


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. 


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.


Change or update your password. 


Password requirements:

  • 8 or more characters

  • At least one number and one letter

  • A mix of uppercase and lowercase letters

  • Does not contain your username

  • Does not contain 3 or more identical characters Ex. aaa or 111

  • Does not contain 3 or more consecutive characters Ex. abc or 123

  • Must contain one special characters such as ! % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? @ [ ] ^ _ ` { | } ~

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 “Available to work" setting.


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


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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