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Do the curators get paid for their work?

Yes, our editors are paid for three services:

  1. A maximum of one recommendation a day and two per week
  2. A short description of the linked content
  3. Discussing with other curators and our members

According to which criteria do you select your curators?

Apart from their expertise and their widespread consumption of digital media, our curators must have a talent for curating and describing relevant finds as well as an interest in conversing with our members

What are your expectations of your curators?

piqd helps its users in maintaining an overview of certain topics and gaining insight into the different sides of a debate. We expect our curators to support this dynamic.

  • An overview of a wide variety of sources and publications,
  • A focus on positive and successful people and moments,
  • And to support different opinions; the other side of the medal, so to speak

How do piqs reach me?

piqd offers various ways to receive our recommendations.

You may read all piqs on our homepage without having to log in.

For members we are offering the following additional ways: 1. Email Newsletter (frequency, length and topics are configureable in your settings)
2. Personalized homepage with only piqs from your chosen topic areas (
3. Newsletter "piqs of the week" (once a week the best 5 piqs and other interesting news is share with you in a separate newsletter). You may opt in or out of the newsletter in your settings.
4. Facebook (Many piqs are share on ourFacebook page)
5. RSS (every channel is equipped with an RSS Feed; members may also read their personalized piqd stream via RSS).

How can I support piqd?

At piqd real people decide what is relevant, not machines. This is how you can support this valuable work:

  • Become a paying member of piqd for 7$ per month or 47$ per year.
  • Secure a lifelong piqd membership for only 299 $ (including piqd shirt).
  • You would like to support us without a membership as a one-time payment?
    We are looking forward to your support via Paypal or by bank transfer.
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  • Do you have any more questions? Please check out our information online. Or contact our support by email at [email protected].