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Marlene A. Mania (0 posts)
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Jul 19, 2010

Page Views: Which Writing Sites Pay?

Which writing sites pay the writer for page views, aside from Associated Content and Factoidz (of course)?

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Michael Smoker (21 posts  +32 likes)
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Nov 22, 2010

Different writing sites have different remuneration formulas, some of them not disclosed by the site to its writers. I'll tell you about the ones I am or have been a member of.

Associated Content pays per page view. The starting rate is $1.50 per 1,000 page views. Sadly, AC pays only U.S. citizens, including U.S. citizens living abroad. Citizens of other countries can still publish content there, but don't get paid for it unless they become featured contributors, in which case they get small (sub-$10) upfront payments per article. The advantage is that, if AC isn't paying you for your content, they don't get exclusivity, so you can republish the content elsewhere.

Helium also pays per page view, but their formula is proprietary, so writers don't find out about it. Helium accepts writers from everywhere except India, Pakistan and the Philippines, and pays writers from everywhere. Helium also has a marketplace for direct customer orders. Helium articles are not exclusive and can be republished on other sites that don't demand exclusivity.

Suite101 pays only by adclick on an article page, and the formula is proprietary. They also have tougher editorial standards than AC and Helium, and they demand 365 days of exclusivity. Suite accepts writers from all over the world (and is, in fact, based in Canada).

Constant Content doesn't pay you directly. They accept your articles for sale, then market your article to customers and let the customers buy various levels of usage rights to them. Rights usually sell for between $3 and $60, and C-C takes a 35% fee. The statistics are supposed to be that 75% of articles posted on C-C sell within two years. But C-C has the second-toughest editorial standards on the net (second only to Demand Studios) and the editors can be extremely picky. C-C accepts writers from all over the world and demand exclusivity only if you request some levels of rights; articles offering so-called Use Rights can be republished elsewhere.

Hope this helps.

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Jennifer Magnesi (3 posts  +8 likes)
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Dec 26, 2010

Associated Content - Upfront for some articles, and per page views. They have a clout system, where you get up to $2.00 per 1000 views. If you become a featured contributor, you get some higher paying assignments.

Suite 101 - Your articles are paid based on the ads. My views there compete with AC pretty well, and my revenue matches AC almost exactly.

Helium - A different kind of system with rating stars and writing stars. If you are persistent, you can make good money. You can also submit articles published elsewhere (as long as the site allows re-submitting content, AC does if it is non-exclusive)

Seed.com - Seed is good but lately the assignments have been stagnant. You really have to watch for it.

Demand Studios - Its difficult getting accepted, but if you do, they have high up-front payments. Have a good resume, excellent writing samples and a perfect application. You can now write for ehow here if you get accepted for DS. They provide the assignments for you.

Constant-Content - You submit articles and wait for clients/customers to purchase them from you. They may be for full rights or not. CC gets a percentage of the selling price, so price it high and dont accept low-ball offers.

Textbroker - This is a great way to gain clients. You submit a small writing sample with your app, that gets rated. Based on your rating you get certain assignments for clients. Every time you submit another article, your rating gets reassessed. Keep in mind you DONT see your article published or get page views, you are relinquishing full rights to your article and may never see it again. But if youre looking for clients, its an awesome way to do it.

About.com, Bukisa, Triond, Examiner, Bright Hub, Hub Pages, Squidoo are others I have not tried yet.

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Amanda Wilkins (0 posts  +17 likes)
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Apr 23, 2011

I worked really hard, sometimes till 2.30 in the morning and I have done 78 product reviews, some I get $8 or $9, others less which is around $400 since I started. I also write articles picked from the list given so I get 50cents a time and this soon mount up, plis product comparisons.  I have been averaging $80-$100 a month, this month I haven't worked so hard but I am already up to about $58. I treat it as a full-time job and because I was working for my first holiday for six years I worked over 12 hours a day. You get what you put in. Good luck, Amanda

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UmiNoor Leman (14 posts  +7 likes)
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Apr 1, 2011

Not many writing sites are paying by page views. And Bukisa that started out paying page views stopped paying by page views and is now using Google Adsense to pay its writers. Page view payment is risky for the site owner because some views are unacceptable like those from traffic exchanges that don't do much where advertising revenue is concerned. So most writing websites refrain from using page view payment and those that do still may change any time.

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Thomas DiZazzo (4 posts  +11 likes)
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Nov 21, 2010

Seed.com is great too..I have published ten articles and you can earn up to 50.00 for just 700 words. There is no cap on the earning potential, but there is a pretty poor selection of possible articles to write about...I just started here at factoidz, and so far so good...

 

Give seed.com a try. You also get paid within 24 hours of request, which is impressive to say the least.

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Raymond H Lee (50 posts  +21 likes)
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Feb 1, 2011

I have found oDesk offers a good oppoortumity to make money. Once you register, you can look through open jobs and aply for them. Somer jobs are one-shot deals and others are for continuous work. Be careful, only apply for jobs from employers that have a history, Some comlplan that they finished the work but didn't get paid. I only apply for jobs with employers that have a good rating from contractors and a history of paying for their work - it's all listed on the site. Made alomst $500 in January for two wmployers - both offering continuous work.

Factoidz is the best if you want to maintain ownership of your work, You can offer it to be republished after 30 days and the residuals aren't bad, either. Plus product reviews can add to your earnings.

Textbrokers haa a limited number of assignments available and after your rating is established, you can apply for higher paying jobs. Again some of the assignments pay peanuts when you lok through the assignments for the buyer's instructions (demands).

 

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Richard Wing (5 posts  +8 likes)
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Jul 20, 2010

Factoidz is the best paying site that I have ever written for. It's been and still is, a pleasure!

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Tijmen (10 posts  +3 likes)
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Apr 9, 2011

Personally I like Factoidz best so far, I've been a member of  Triond for over 2 years, made about $5 (lol). A few days ago I got an e-mail in my  Triond inbox from someone advertising Factoidz and I decided to sign up, and wow, I already made $6,50 in about 4 days (hurrah to quality bonuses). Pity enough my Product Comparison isn't reviewed yet although I submitted it 3 to 4 days ago :D

Factoidz is the best!

Cheers,

Visualbasicje

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revuu (11 posts  +5 likes)
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Jul 20, 2010

Other than Factoidz, Associated Content as you've already said, there is Triond, Bukisa, Helium, Hubpages, Wikinut  just to name a few of them. I believe, other than Triond, all the rest have a comparitively higher threshold minimum for the payout. In Triond its $0.50 and have heard that it works for some people but not for others. Good Luck...

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Peter Bilton (19 posts  +9 likes)
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Apr 10, 2011

So far I have written for ehow, firehow, infobarrel, Triond and Bukisa. And let me tell you that I can categorically and unecquivocally say that factoidz not only pays the best but is more professional. I am also sure that the activity bonus is not only based on how many articles you have written the previous month, but also the SEO and quility of your articles.            

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 3, 2011

An activity bonus for an article that took time and effort of one penny is nothing to jump up and down for. I have yet to find out of posting article URL to ad exchanges, and elswhere is worth the time. I know that i have  my article urls on TAB,and from the hits it gets there, do not reflect the views numbers on Factoidz at all, not even close.  Apparently it is the members who view your article are the only views that count. People claim they make big bucks on Hub pages, but I have not seen that either, unless you monetize your article. My blogs and articles if monetized do better than they do here with what Factoidz pays us.

It is a shame that these sites make a killing off of writers and give writers a pittence.

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Deepak Gupta (22 posts  +6 likes)
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Dec 29, 2010

As per my knowledge, I have found Factoidz the best one.

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Fiona McKay (22 posts  +20 likes)
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Jun 3, 2011

Try Triond - not as much income as Factoidz but you can also earn money there through Google Adsense. Must be original content but they don't prohibit you from publishing elsewhere. There is also Wikinut but I only publish republished content there - the payrate is really not worth putting a lot of effort into it. I've found that in terms of Pay per Click Income, Factoidz seems about the best because of the publishing bonus but you can earn a fair amount per article at Suite101 if you hit on the right topic.

Helium is good - there are many different ways to make money but  you have to work. You get paid per click if you have a rating star - meaning you have to rate as well as write articles. There is also a "Marketplace" where you can bid on jobs. Work now also has to be original. They also have contests which you can enter - first prize $50, etc. You get points depending on how your work has been rated.

If you want to make a decent amount of money, Constant Content is the one to aim for - I've sold a few articles there but, as Michael said, they are very tough and, obviously no residual income. What is nice is that you set your own price. Be prepared though, I've had articles approved in three days and some only approved 3 weeks later.

Squidoo is a different option - you may earn a little income from page clicks but the main revenue is from things like Amazon affiliates, etc. You can also use Squidoo to send traffic to your blog/ Factoidz articles, etc. Hub Pages works on a similar principle but they are a bit more strict and I have found Squidoo more user friendly.

In all cases, try to set up your affiliate code and get people you know to join as well - this will earn you some extra money.

So much for short and sweet - hope this helps.

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Julie Scott (0 posts  +4 likes)
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May 17, 2011

Of course, all of us have heard and used the expression "don't put all your eggs in one basket" because you're left with nothing if the basket breaks. So, since you have three sites that pay through profit-sharing (residual income) then you should have three more that pay you for writing articles so that you have a dependable flow of income each month.

A single-page website isn't out of the question, either. Make it a blog or a product review so that you are set to make some affiliate income. You need to be diligent about submitting the website link to web directories (DMOZ) and others. You should monetize the page and advertise it as often as you possibly can.

If you need to find sites that pay real money for short articles, check my profile for the website address. There are several pages of sites on the lists that pay in various modes.

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Amanda Wilkins (0 posts  +17 likes)
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Apr 23, 2011

I started writing for Suite 101 which is how I found Factoidz but I did masses of work for so little money which has deteriorated since Google PANDA which has really hit the site. All the writers on it are disgruntled as it is pay by click.  Factoidz is the best site going, they pay well, pay on time and I have earned enough on it since I joined in September to fund a 5 day holiday next week.  They answer queries promptly and politely and if you have a problem which I did because I would not get into my Dashboard they sort it out really quickly.  Make sure you look up the sites that have been hit by Google Panda before joining any site. I have been a journalist for 30 years and now write for the web, it's good I can work from home and you can see what you are earning on Factoidz. It is also respected by Google as they have not hit it with Panda and that is most important.

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Paul Butters (16 posts  +6 likes)
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Apr 2, 2011

PS to above: I was grateful to receive a $0.60 "Activity Bonus" last month. As they say, Every little helps. In fact I earned more here last month from 4 artcles than I did from about 80 on Triond.

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Justin G. (10 posts  +13 likes)
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Feb 1, 2011

Triond is my favorite, but I just joined Factoidz, and it seems very promising. I'd use Triond and Factoidz side-by-side.

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Randy Augsburger (3 posts  +1 likes)
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Dec 24, 2010

My top article on Helium has paid just over $44 in the last year. I have only recently been expanding my wrting to other sites so I can't speak about them yet.

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Rama lingam (81 posts  +37 likes)
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Nov 22, 2010

 

Factoidz is my best choice  for its higher pay for page views and one can realise it so quickly too since factoidz updates it frequently

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Tina Vinluan (2 posts  +0 likes)
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Jun 4, 2011

There are many sites out there. You can Google it and there will be tons. What I look for is free to write for sites. I have found some that have wanted me to pay to join or after you pay there were aps you had to buy to get traffic. Hubpages, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Digg are a few I found.

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Lyn Stephens (5 posts  +0 likes)
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May 17, 2011

Nice Infos here..Thank you all for sharing. I am Triond, Bukisa and Factoidz so far. Didn't get any payment yet....

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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May 16, 2011

For one thing, they used the wrong Pay Pal address.  I notified them of this over a month ago. They responded for the first time last week, telling me it would be resolved by end of week.  Now, a new week begins, and I am still waiting for it to be resolved.

I contacted pay pal who told me to contact Factoidz.  Factioidz is the only one I am not getting payments from.

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Amanda Wilkins (0 posts  +17 likes)
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May 16, 2011

I don't understand that. Factoidz has always paid on 1st day of the month into my Pay Pal account without fail. So perhaps there is a problem with your Pay Pal account. They are taking longer to approve Product Reviews, I had a comparison report returned for corrections and re-submitted it over a week ago, plus I have a product review waiting for approval.

Ordinary features I can publish as I am now a Staff Writer. Obviously it is busy in Head Office and it is also holiday time.  But hand in there, Factoidz is the best. Amanda

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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May 16, 2011

I do not know if anybody else is having problems, but I have not been paid through my PayPal account since I started here in March. I must have sent 10 messages about this, and then get first response last week, telling me that they are resolving this, to wait til end of week.  Well, now it is the beginning of the following week, and I still have not been paid.  Dummy me has 8 more articles waiting for approval, so now I will have not 19 articles that I have not been paid for, but 26 come next pay date.

18 articles published, and I have not been paid one red cent to my pay pal account.

To Krum: If your paypal account is not verified, it will not be activated.

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krum Janevski (3 posts  +0 likes)
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May 16, 2011

hey... i started writing for factoidz this month i have 3 product reviews and 2 movie reviews and i have made 18 dollars but i just created my paypal account and i wont be able to verify it this month(connect it with my debit card) so my question is... does it matter if my paypal is unverified i will recieve my money on my paypal right?????

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dame016 (5 posts  +1 likes)
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May 16, 2011

I also write for Triond since I do write poems and essays sometimes. I'm starting to like Factoidz though because of their higher pay. And I currently trying out Wikinut and Bukisa. 

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Kaleidoscope Acres (41 posts  +28 likes)
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May 15, 2011

Wikinut has been mentioned, I will just add that they are one place that DOES TAKE your previously published Factoidz, however you must wait 30 days after publishing on Factoidz before publishing the SAME page on Wikinut.. I do suggest changing the title and perhaps tweeking it here and there.
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Svetlana Sforza (6 posts  +0 likes)
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May 4, 2011

I love writing on Factoidz (along with everyone else here), but I also found that Examiner has very decent and fair payout rates.  Believe they go by click, and doubt there's a cap.  They stress evergreen articles, so in that case, your stuff will be viewed at any time and point anywhere. 

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Julie Scott (0 posts  +4 likes)
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May 3, 2011

I have only 2 articles so far, so I'm not sure whether I should be elated that I received 20 cents in my PayPal ... or worried. Heather, could it be possible that your balance got to your account after the deadline and just didn't make the batch for payment? They might roll the missing money into next month's payment. Of course, I agree someone should have come back to you before today.

 

 

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Tijmen (10 posts  +3 likes)
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May 3, 2011

Today they've paid me may's base earnings ($0,00) instead of my april's earnings  haha :) Another person I know has exactly the same problem so I think everyone/most will have this problem, I suggest you just contact them and wait ... If I helped press the like button at my reply please :) Thanks!

 

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Heather Martin (19 posts  +9 likes)
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May 3, 2011

I really like Factoidz but have an issue recently - any information/help would be appreciated!

In March and April they paid the same base earnings as February - my earnings in March and April were more. I've sent emails asking for help but no replies. I'm hesitating on posting more articles until the issue is resolved. Anyone else having the same problem or a suggestion? Thank you!

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 23, 2011

Jacki: I think most of us have made that mistake of posting something we forgot we already posted elsewhere, especially if you have blogs, web sites,and use article sites too.

My advice for product comparisons that pay the high bonuses: Find some that have already been written on similar subject or product. Make notes on what they wrote, or just keep their article open, and open another tab for factoidz again to do your project.  Using the work of others, as a guide, until you get use to the format makes it a lot easier to do.

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Jacky O'Callaghan (4 posts  +3 likes)
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Apr 23, 2011

I've only just joined Factoidz - I know Amanda and she gave me the info! She's doing really well, but it seems you do have to put in the work. Still you're at home on your sofa and can take a break when you want, no fuel costs...better than watching tv I suppose! ...I submitted my first article and it got returned -  I'd completely forgotten I'd already posted it on my own website! So now I have to start again...I taught art for some years and have a number of instructional handouts I'm adapting so that gives me a basis, plus other subjects I know about. I've not yet done an article on a subject I know nothing about, or a product review, so that's an adventure waiting to happen! Not even got published yet so am at the bottom of the ladder...

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 23, 2011

Thank you Amanda. So many praise this site, yet do not say how to really make any decent income. Your answer is the best. I get paid for articles at a set rate for another site, Wordgigs.com which is my primary income.

I have played with Factoidz product comparisons to see how much of the bonus I would get. I got more than I thought they would pay.  So the secret is quantity in every category. For me an extra 100, 50  a month is alot.

Thanks for the info. Due to what Google has done, and since most sites now want unpublished articles, and seeing what regular writers have made on those sites, Facoidz does seem to pay the best, even for acitivity bonuses.  So, I the writing I do for myself, is now being posted here, rather than hub pages, triond, etc like before, where I earned nothing or a few pennies.  I have earned with google by monetizing, but not enough to receive the pay out. At least Factoidz gives us our earnings monthly.

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 23, 2011

I still cannot figure out Factoidz. I have done articles which they rate very high, high or very high for SEO and get one penny for activity bonus. Yet, others that rate lower, they pay me more.

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 23, 2011

How did you pull that much money off in here Amanda? I have done product comparisons, and have yet to reach max bonus, ususually paid about one-half of the bonus on average. As to the rest, it is pennies. I have not found out who has been hit by Google. Is there a list somewhere? I will say Factoidz seems to have the best forum members. We share valuable information with each other, and it is always current, not 2 or 3 years since last post, which seems to be the case in other forums.  I still cannot find sites that pay decent for articles, etc.

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 9, 2011

I know they have different levels. But for some reason, they lowered me to a 2 which is ridiculous. But, I have received emails that stated  a new editor has arrived.  They have also made some new changes, which I have not investigated as of yet.

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Julie Scott (0 posts  +4 likes)
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Apr 9, 2011

Hey Linda,

Thanks for your response. Just to clarify for others: Textbroker has five levels of writing and each letter pays more (per word) than the level before. You are looking at Level 2 payouts above. Level 4 (mine) is just over twice the amounts shown above.

assignments:

4    2 days     300 - 300    $4.20 - $4.20

4    2 days     150 - 200    $2.10 - $2.80

4    2 days     150 - 200    $2.10 - $2.80

4    1 day      430 - 442    $6.02 - $6.19

4    1 day      300 - 350    $4.20 - $4.90

4    1 day      500 - 600    $7.00 - $8.40

4    1 day      450 - 500    $6.30 - $7.00

Notice that the time frame is shorter, in this case 24 hours. 600 words could earn you $8.40 and a couple of the shorter articles will put you over the $10 threshhold easily.

Now, level 5 could double or triple these amounts, but there are stricter rules about who is granted the work at that level. If you don't maintain the standards and guidelines for a level 5, you will be dropped back to a level 4.

Personally, I'm happy where I am. I entered as a level 4 and I maintained the quality of a level 4, which is demanding but not unreasonable.

 

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 9, 2011

Those who are only a writer here, not a staff writer, are at the bottom of the pile. My Product Comparison took almost  a week before they did anything with it.  Articles do  not get approved fast here.

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 9, 2011

Julie:  No typo:  UPDATE: For authors who registered after September 1, 2009, we need your completed W-9 before we process any payoffs whatsoever. You can write and earn money, but we will not transfer funds to your PayPal without a completed W-9 in our records. Authors registered before September 1 are not affected by this policy change.

You can download the W-9 from here: www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
Please fill it out legibly. Your signature and Social Security Number or Employer Identification Number are required. To expedite processing, please include your e-mail address or Author ID in the box "List account number(s) here (optional)."

When the form is signed, you can send it via snail mail to:

Textbroker International LLC
5940 S. Rainbow Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89118

assignments

2 1 day(s) 350 - 400 2.45 $ - 2.80 $
  2 1 day(s) 100 - 110 0.70 $ - 0.77 $
  2 1 day(s) 100 - 110 0.70 $ - 0.77 $
  2 1 day(s) 100 - 110 0.70 $ - 0.77 $
  2 1 day(s) 100 - 110 0.70 $ - 0.77 $
 

So you do not set your own price.  You set a price in case you get a direct order from a customer, otherwise you write and settle for payments like listed about.

Howevever, you are right about minium of 10 bucks.  Dang, I have avoided them because I did think it was 100 minimum to get paid.  So good thing I did write what I did.  Thanks. 

How do they pay here.  You never know til you get the figures in your dashboard.

Your own articles, a few cents.

The column on right: Product comparisons with bonus amount:  They have a max and list it.  But, factoidz may pay you less if anything at all.

As to the rest where there is no money listed:  A few cents, maybe more.  I did a medical article and got 2 bucks.  Yet I picked something from the site and got 14 cents.  Typically, your own articles that you make up, a couple of pennies.  Then activity bonus depends on per 1000 views.

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Julie Scott (0 posts  +4 likes)
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Apr 9, 2011

Linda, I think you have a typo in your last paragraph. Textbroker is a place that I write articles on a quarterly basis when they have "bonus weekend" for their writers. However, you can request a payout when you have $10 or more in your account. For me, one article takes care of that because my ratings there are high. Also, their articles are shorter and you can do light research once and then choose multiple keywords and write several articles using the same research.

Also, you don't send the 1099 to them. They send it to you for taxes, but only if you have been paid more than $600. You need to send them a W-9 so they can generate the 1099 if necessary.

I have yet to figure out how much I would get from Factoidz. Is there a certain place to look for this information. I just started writing here and have submitted two articles - one just this evening.

Constant-Content has a section called "public requests" and I write to those topics as I'm sure of getting paid - that is, if I can get past the editors with any degree of pride intact. It is not smart to do a rewrite if your article is rejected because you run the risk of being booted if it gets rejected more than once.

I have almost 200 sites listed at my website in various categories: blog writers, paid articles, residual income, and a few others. My Content Mills has been renamed to Article Farms (From a bunch of words [seeds], an article grows [plant]). I find Article Farms less offensive than Content Mills.

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 8, 2011

Stickman, as I submit more articles, I am seeing a bit of income.  I tested the waters on for a product review to see what the bonus would really pay.  Actually I was surprised. The max bonus was $8. Factoidz only paid $6 to me.  It was the first I wrote of that type of article or format which I am still trying to get down pat.  The 6 bucks was better than I thought they would give me. It was also more than a 400 word artcle would pay me for my regular writing job. So, I really cannot complain.  I did another product comparison, and waiting for it to be returned to me because I submitted it by mistake.

Freelancer and sites like that want the moon from writers, yet the customer wants to pay zip. I really do not care for Textbrokers.  If they do not like the style, they find something wrong with the article. Yet I have not had one customer reject my work.  Plus, you have to earn 100 bucks before they pay you, and you have to send a 1099 to them as well.  Who wants to write 500 words for 2 bucks.  Some customers more fair, but still low.  I have read that writers use Textbrokers as a filler when their other assignements slow down.

 

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thestickman (1,380 posts  +1,745 likes)
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Apr 8, 2011

The "activity bonus" increases for more articles submitted in any month. After around 10 or 15 articles submitted in any month, you begin getting over $1.00 in Activity Bonus. When I was actively writing I was earning around $25.00-35.00/month from just the Activity Bonuses alone... Coupled with product review rewards and higher earnings, my best month was nearly $200.00

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 4, 2011

I just stumbled upon this one.  Wise Geeks freelancing jobs.  Supposedly, they pay $10-14 for articles that answer questions that have been asked.  You have to take a test, pick topics and write 3 articles and submit them along with a resume.  According to the information on the site, they pay you for the test articles that you submit even if you are not accepted as a writer. 

Is it a scam?  I have no idea, I just found the site.

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Paul Butters (16 posts  +6 likes)
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Apr 4, 2011

Interesting Linda. You give a bleak view of content mills\farms generally. ANY good ones? Or is it a case that the way to make money is to Freelance to actual clients? THEN you need some bartering skills of course. (I see some sites are BOTH mills and freelance "brokers" (offering "assignments"). Personally I don't want to commit to "assignments" at this time, but others might.

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Paul Butters (16 posts  +6 likes)
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Apr 3, 2011

All I am saying is I get more Views plus an activity bonus here. I get the impression (no pun intended) that people tend not to click my ads, especially on Adsense! So which sites are better Linda. Was that HubPages for a start?

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 3, 2011

I do not believe it. I submitted atricle that is rated High for SEO, yet earn .01 for it.  You guy call this good earnings, and Factoidz pays the best.  I can post on hub pages other sites, blogs, and make more from ads, which I will be doing. Factoidz will get my garbage articles.

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Kerry Hosking (4 posts  +6 likes)
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Apr 2, 2011

Good afternoon everyone:) I was about to write something similar to what Paul just wrote before me. I am glad to be back working on Factoidz. I am very dissapointed with Associated Contnet and I have spoken to dozens of others who have had problems since Yahoo! bought them out. My pageviews dropped considerably at AC recently and I made more here in one day last week than I did at AC for the whole month.

I will be dedicating more of my work to Factoidz for sure.

Kerry

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Paul Butters (16 posts  +6 likes)
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Apr 2, 2011

Factoidz is still first choice for me when I write something serious and factual. I recently wrote a cutting article on Freud but it was rather opinionated so I played safe and used Triond.

Bukisa have gone Adsense since I last posted here. Google seem to be clamping down on "content mills" etc. which is worrying. I hope they appreciate the Quality of Factoidz.

 

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Linda Smith (52 posts  +13 likes)
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Apr 2, 2011

I do not understand the terrific pay rate here, that is, if they ever publish your articles. I just had 2 rejected after submitted 3 days ago. The most stupid article I did was accepted, but then it was a product review.

Why is it that all we get paid for is a few cents for submitting and article that they call an activity bonus. Whoopee, a whoppping 14 cents for one article.

They are always analzying, which is another thing that bugs me.

Page views go up, but earnings remain zero.

I make more off of my blogs by monetizing them.

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Bhart Verma (9 posts  +0 likes)
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Dec 29, 2010

Factoidz is the best!

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Paul Butters (16 posts  +6 likes)
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Nov 22, 2010

Been on Factoidz about 2 days and I am very impressed. LOTS more views. Money okay. Even let me amend a publication as a one off. 

Do the others pay from views or just advert clicks? Might well be the latter.... Use triond but little real headway I feel. 

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