Reviewing Writing Sites

Writing Site Reviews: Blogmutt

Writing Site Reviews: Blogmutt

Most of you know I am always looking for new writing sites to experiment with. While I have some private clients, the work load varies from month to month.  Oftentimes, I sign up on writing sites and “watch” long before I write anything there and this new site was no…

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Writing Site Updates: Media Piston

Writing Site Updates: Media Piston

One of my most “popular” writing site reviews was the one I did on Media Piston. Admittedly I was fairly new to the site when I wrote it and to be honest, I’ve had sufficient amounts of work that I really have not spent much time on the site.  I…

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Why write for Helium?

Regardless of what writing sites that a writer uses, they typically set their own goals. Not all goals are financial in nature. Goals may change in response to changes that are outside a writer’s control, but they are seldom abandoned unless things are impossible. The motivation for writing at Helium…

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Writing Site Review Update: Squidoo

Writing Site Review Update: Squidoo

Generally I enjoy Squidoo but I’ve noticed some disturbing things that have caused me to pull back my submissions to the site. In fact, I have removed all of my lenses from the site. Earlier this year I had pursued putting a lot of my work up there as a…

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Writing Site Updates: Examiner

Writing Site Updates: Examiner

Well, this will be my last Examiner blog post since I won’t be writing at Examiner anymore (remember yesterday’s post?)  So I got this email yesterday from Examiner that said: “We wanted to send you a quick reminder that you haven’t published an article yet in March and you can…

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Make Pennies and Disclose EVERYTHING – NOT

Make Pennies and Disclose EVERYTHING – NOT

I complain about website users who fail to read the terms of service of websites where they elect to write. I have been a member (and in some cases still a member) of sites where the changing terms of service are very challenging. However, when a website posts their Terms…

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Writing Site Reviews: Media Piston

Information search

I recently found a site called Media Piston where they encourage writers to sign up and earn money for submitting articles. This site is similar in some ways to Textbroker and offers writers “one of” assignments at a fairly low rate of pay. However, there is no minimum amount of…

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Make Money Online: Helium

Make Money Online: Helium

I will probably take a ration of crap for this post but so be it! Like it or not, Helium is an option for making money online. However, it is not all sunshine and roses and if you think you are going to make hundreds of dollars a month, then…

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HubPages Tips: Overcoming the 3 link barrier

HubPages Tips: Overcoming the 3 link barrier

05/16/2014 Apologies in advance for the “LINK CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE” sections. These hubs that were referenced have been removed. At some point soon I will replace them with usable links but the information here is still helpful so I’m leaving this post active I have mentioned before about writing for HubPages…

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Writing Site Reviews: HubPages

Writing Site Reviews: HubPages

I have had a HubPages account for years. Four to be exact.  At one time I had more than 100 published hubs. After going back and looking at some of them, they were pretty pathetic to be honest with you. I transferred a bunch of the “old” garbage back to…

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Writing Site Reviews: SkyWord

Writing Site Reviews: SkyWord

SkyWord provides an interesting option for freelance writers offering the best of two worlds: First writers can earn up front payments and second they can earn revenue share.  I am going to discuss the “Bounty” program since this is the only one that I am participating in at the moment.…

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Working smarter not harder: Crowd Cloud

Working smarter not harder: Crowd Cloud

Writing sites often make serious demands on writers time but they can also provide a steady source of income if they are used in a manner that is sensible. In our last section, we discussed Textbroker and explained why it works for a writer who is looking for quick and…

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Working smarter not harder: Why Textbroker works

Working smarter not harder: Why Textbroker works

Nearly anyone who writes online is looking for additional ways to make money. Writers know that time is money and that every minute they have to waste finding a new client, exploring new writing sites or any other task that does not involve writing means they are losing out on…

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Writing Site Review Update 2: Bright Hub

Ouch – very painful. As if it were not bad enough that every site seems to be offering less revenue share, demanding higher quality (which I’m all for!) and cutting back on available assignments, writers at Bright Hub have another problem.  I was thrilled at the beginning of November to…

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Writing Site Reviews: Textbroker

Writing Site Reviews: Textbroker

Just over a month ago, I signed up at Textbroker and I have to admit it’s a simple to use site, they pay promptly and they are good about responding to messages. So here’s the low down on Textbroker. Signing up: The sign up process is fairly simple, you set…

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