Upgrade Process Improvement

Read on, because we’ve improved how our Basic Level members get to the next level.

Effective immediately, all Basic and Basic+ members will have their account reviewed, without having to make a request, for potential upgrade to Platinum status when they have exhausted their submission credits. Previously, new members had to send in an upgrade request. Not anymore… Instead, the EzineArticles team will automatically review accounts for upgrade when an author has zero article submissions left.

How does the new process work?

Our team checks account statistics daily and we’re alerted of accounts that have zero remaining submissions. Based on the status and quality of the articles submitted, we’ll review the account by the following business day. The potential upgrade decision is based on how well the articles conform to the Editorial Guidelines and the quality of each article. Well-written, high-value articles which are approved the first time are key to achieving a Platinum Upgrade.

In addition, only accounts that do not have any articles in problem status will be considered for a Platinum Upgrade, which grants unlimited submissions. This will result in less down-time and fewer account management details to worry about… which means more time for writing more articles!

What can you do to help?

  • Please do not send us an email asking us to review your account for an upgrade. Your account will be automatically reviewed when you have zero remaining submission credits.
  • It is recommended that you address all articles in problem status as soon as possible. Please make the necessary changes or contact us via email if you have any questions on resolving outstanding issues.

  • Check out these two updated posts on membership upgrades:
    1. Learn the Secrets of Membership Levels
    2. Roadmap to Platinum

This new process is designed to help members achieve Platinum Level status faster and easier – which means faster review times and unlimited submissions.

Leave a comment and tell us what you think of this change.



Nice idea to take away another hurdle in submitting more articles. Is it possible t get from basic to platinum right away or is the next step still basic+?


Comment provided August 6, 2009 at 10:44 AM



Gunter Eibl,

Yes, it is possible to reach Platinum and bypass Basic +.

How do you do that? Write content rich, unique articles that adhere to our posted guidelines and get them approved the first time. Over-deliver to your readers by offering great value consistently and ensure that your site does the same.

Comment provided August 6, 2009 at 11:04 AM


Gopal writes:

Hi every one

What a fantastic and genious thoughts produced by

EzineArticles, upgrade process improvement system.


No request and get auto responce

Step by step upgradation automatically basic to platinum rank, only to submit rich CONTENT and unique and different quality articles.

Here is the chance to show your potencial.



Gopal, little master

Comment provided August 6, 2009 at 12:32 PM


Lisa writes:

This will be especially helpful for people doing the #HAHD challenge who have concerns about their upgrades.

Comment provided August 6, 2009 at 4:48 PM


ismail khan writes:

What a fantastic and genious thoughts produced by

EzineArticles, upgrade process improvement system

Comment provided August 6, 2009 at 11:01 PM


Gerry Faehrmann writes:

Gopal, I think you are over-doing it old son!

Comment provided August 7, 2009 at 2:12 AM


Sarah writes:

This is amazing! It is easy on our side and Ezine’s team.

Comment provided August 8, 2009 at 9:12 AM


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