Who Uses This Software?

Camayak improves any team that has an approval process before publishing its content. Especially useful for managing freelance as well as staff contributors.


Average Ratings

12 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $19.00/month
    See pricing details
  • Pricing Details
    Gets cheaper the more content you're producing.
  • Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    In Person
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Camayak
  • www.camayak.com
  • Founded 2010
  • United States

About Camayak

Workflow tool for content teams to reach the levels of engagement and cohesion found in a professional newsroom. Manage your freelance contributors and keep track of all your pitches and assignments as you funnel them to publication. Publish directly to your CMS and other channels via API. Herding a group of freelance writers? Wasting hours each week copy and pasting into your CMS? Track your approval process and manage pitches and assignments in one place so you can focus on what matters.


Camayak Features

  • Approval Process Control
  • Compliance Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Customizable Dashboard
  • Document Management
  • Event Monitoring
  • Forms Management
  • Graphical Workflow Editor
  • Help Desk Management
  • Project Management
  • Resource Management

Camayak Reviews Recently Reviewed!

Camayak has been an instrumental part of Lusso magazine's organisational and management operations

Jun 12, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: I work for a high-end men's digital publication. Our team is made up of 4 permanent staff and around 30 freelance contributors. Camayak has not only ensured that everyone in the management team can see at a glance which assignments are outstanding, but it also tracks the progress of each submitted article through the proofing and design stages.
Often we need to distribute our luxury travel assignments on a first come first served basis and Camayak has simplified and streamlined the process for us. I found the customer support and response time to be second to none.

Makes the process of writing, editing and publishing a breeze

Jun 09, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The workflow that is set up is one of the easiest to use and makes training students on this software a breeze. Really love its capability with wordpress and communications in the workflow process.

Cons: Would love the ability to connect facebook and Twitter to be able to publish on platforms and send out to our followers.

Camayak enables a seamless workflow among my high school newspaper staff and our various platforms.

Jun 06, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: While Camayak is tailored to provide an authentic newsroom experience with seamless pitching, collaborating, assigning, tracking, editing and publishing capability, it is conceptually similar to other more general-purpose products that students have likely used. This means that students can sit down and begin using it productively without wasting hours on training. It seems familiar to them from the start.

Cons: I think the product support could be beefed up, although I have to admit I haven't needed to use it recently. Connecting Camayak and a WordPress site, for example, is not an intuitive process, and it seems Camayak might provide more DIY support. features.

Good and helpful for our newspaper

Jun 05, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The ability to see what everyone is working on and keep reporters in-check. Being able to provide feedback.

Cons: The fact that only editors can post to our Townnews website and the process it's difficult. Adding and taking out reporters from assignments is difficult at times.

A global team-building tool for editorial workflow

Jan 04, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We publish a magazine focused on wildland fire for fire scientists and professional fire managers. Many of our writers are unaccustomed to editorial workflow. Camayak allows us to connect a range of writers and editors from around the world to create a publication in ways that are for more creative and easy to manage than the traditional track-changes mechanism that is the fallback. Another key element of Camayak is the ability to export the completed articles to a variety of print and online publications. And the support staff are quick to respond and offer expertise and insights gained from a wide range of publications. This is a tool that makes our magazine far more successful; for me it makes the work of editor far faster and yields a far more engaging magazine.

Excellent for managing writers and publishing to our CMS

Dec 23, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We've been able to increase our number of contributors without having to give them access to our WordPress site. Camayak publishes our approved content directly to any number of sites and makes it clear what everyone is working on (or should be) at all times. Great for speeding up communication, too.

An excellent tool for far-flung colleagues

Dec 17, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Camayak has been an excellent tool for our remote news team. Working on different continents and in different time zones can be challenging, but we have established smooth workflows that work for everyone. It's easy to set up, and the support team have been very responsive when we've raised any queries. It's also incredibly simple to track what stage an article is at.

Turns editorial chaos into fast, streamlined approval flows

Dec 16, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: The team at Camayak have been tremendous partners in helping to transform our student media at Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX) from a print-centric model to a digital-first approach! Whereas our workflow was previously a chaotic one involving emails, attachments and a series of stop-gap measures to get content from writers to editors to the publishing editors, Camayak provides all of the tools, tracking and features we need keep the content in one place and keep moving it quickly from conception to consumption by our readers.

Camayak's an essential element in our 24/7 student media digital newsroom

Dec 15, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Roman Heindorff and his team at Camayak have been tremendous partners in helping to transform our student media at Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX) from a print-centric model to a digital-first approach! Whereas our workflow was previously a chaotic one involving emails, attachments and a series of stop-gap measures to get content from writers to editors to the publishing editors, Camayak provides all of the tools, tracking and features we need keep the content in one place and moving it quickly from conception to consumption by our readers.

The content management system every newsroom should have!

Dec 07, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We needed a content management system our student journalists would embrace and put through the paces. Camayak succceeded our expectations! Ease of use and customer service are outstanding.

We use Camayak to organize our workflow at the student newspaper.

Dec 07, 2015
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Camayak has been a great tool for us at the student newspaper, where we have dozens of writers, all filing stories on different schedules. It couldn't be easier to use, and it's allowed for everyone to have a seat at the editorial table, knowing what others are doing and when they're doing it.

Easy to use; well organized; great communications tools

Dec 05, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Camayak has been an ideal application for our college newsroom operations. It's a professional editing and management system that allows student journalists not only to submit, edit and track assignments, it provides great communications tools for the journalists to know who has what story, notes for revision, etc. Camayak is also a solid interface with our website service, with stories and photos launching straight to the site through Camayak. While I have used Camayak in a college environment, it's a system I would consider for a professional publication, as well.