PCP Launches Content Cloud

New digital publishing marketplace, Content Cloud, connects publishers and brands with an unparalleled network of specialist content creators

In a content-hungry world, promises access to the quality-assured creatives who can deliver

A new online service was launched that matches publishers, brands and agencies in search of quality content with specialist creators, showcasing creative talent across 20 core vertical sectors and 115 sub sectors. The service is free to use for all content creators, who are guaranteed payment within 30 days.

Content MarketingContent Cloud is the latest service from Progressive Customer Publishing, the award-winning content-marketing arm of the Progressive Media Group.

The state-of-the-art SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform will appeal to companies looking for informative and engaging material as part of a digital or print content-marketing strategy. It will allow them to create, collate, manage and analyse their campaigns.

It will also appeal to creatives – writers, editors, video producers, photographers, designers and others – seeking new business opportunities. Creatives can build a profile for free that will showcase their skills, specialism and a portfolio of work. Content Cloud guarantees payment within 30 days of work being approved.  

Dan Davey, founder and managing director of Progressive Customer Publishing and Content Cloud, said: “Content Cloud marks the democratisation of content marketing. For the first time it opens the door to businesses and agencies of all type, shape and size and allows them to harness the power of optimised, analysed content marketing.”

Davey added: “Content Cloud celebrates specialist, expert and skilled curators of content and the quality they bring. As such, we are addressing one of the biggest problems in the freelance market, namely the payment on terms. Creatives who are commissioned through Content Cloud will be paid within 30 days of the approval of their work.”

 Key features and benefits for publishers, brands and agencies:

-Access to specialist content creators across 20 core sectors and 115 sub sectors

-SEO tools, including a keyword planner, to help ensure content ranks highly and is easily found

-An automated plagiarism tool

-An analytics tool to measure success and track the effectiveness of content

-A social media tracker to highlight trending topics and themes

-Rating system to help allow users to compare content creators

-The Content Cloud guarantee: we’ll find a specialist creator if you can’t find one

-Ability to publish content straight onto your website from Content Cloud

-Access to a range of content-marketing tutorials, best practice guidance and trends insight

-Content guardianship and content-marketing strategy services available

Key features and benefits for content creators:

-Access to a range of new business opportunities via huge database of potential clients

-Free profile page showcasing a portfolio of their best work

-A 30-day payment guarantee

-Simple within-system payment process


1/ To set up an account as a commissioning client or content creator, go to

2/ The core sector specialisms on Content Cloud include: Agriculture, Banking & Finance, Business Management, Catering & Hospitality, Construction, Defence, Design, Energy, Health, Legal, Manufacturing, Media, Public Sector, Technology & Transport

3/ A pricing plan is available from the site:

4/ Content Cloud introductory video is available to view here:

5/ Progressive Media Group includes the following titles: New Statesman, Press Gazette, Spears, Blueprint and Elite Traveler

6/ Screenshots and images available on request

Posted in Member news
13thJun 2014

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