This site is really hard to use. Their interface is really ridiculous. I’ve worked a few posts for them, but honestly, I just don’t understand why each job shows up in ten places. And when the job is over, shouldn’t it disappear or something? I don’t know. I don’t like this site. I’m thinking this might be the one where you actually write the blog post, THEN you bid to see if they’ll pay you for it. What’s up with that? And the minimum payout for PayPal is $10, then you have to request payment, they don’t automatically pay you. The entire site is difficult to navigate. Maybe I was spoiled by PayPer Post or something. This site involves too much logging on to communicate with the sites you’re writing for.
OK- I have several niche blogs, right. I wanted to add a newsletter function to a few of them in order to increase interactivity with users. Sounds pretty basic, right? Not so fast. I signed up for Constant Contact for their free 60 day trial and added the subscription box to one website. That’s where […]
NOTICE- this was written in 2008, in regards to an older version of PayPerPost. Izea now has Social Spark, which is one of the programs I was writing about in this 2011 post Wasted Effort Totally Pays Off. (which, incidentally, refers to the very same blogs that I was talking about in the following post) […]
I’m trying to come to peace with the term “content mill.” It always sounds so negative. Mainly, I don’t care. The people who insult Demand Studios writers often don’t tell the whole story. They talk about the “pathetic pay” which, in my experience, is $40-$80 an hour. What’s so pathetic about that, considering I have […]