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Forum: Telecommuting 01-03-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,472
Posted By Purse-onality
Received, everything is good.

Received, everything is good.
Forum: Telecommuting 12-13-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,472
Posted By Purse-onality
I just wanted to update everyone that I have been...

I just wanted to update everyone that I have been able to get into TagPics, since they opened up some more seats early this morning, and I have been on and successfully tagging for almost 5 hours now...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-12-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,472
Posted By Purse-onality
I was assured via email today that the pausing is...

I was assured via email today that the pausing is not a new feature. It has always been in place to essentially boot consistently poor tags/taggers/tagging to make room for those that want to get in...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-05-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,472
Posted By Purse-onality
Seriously?! This explains a lot. I haven't even...

Seriously?! This explains a lot. I haven't even been able to get in, with constant refreshing, for like two weeks now. I give up after two hours and move onto other things. Ironically, by...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-08-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,142
Posted By Purse-onality
YES! Most of the time if a client expects a...

YES! Most of the time if a client expects a title, I always include it in the body of the article....counting it as words I will be paid for. So, once it's ready to be submitted, you essentially see...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-08-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,519
Posted By Purse-onality
Very strange. I was quoted $5 for 200-250-word...

Very strange. I was quoted $5 for 200-250-word descriptions. I don't write for any less than 2 cents per word....wonder why they would tell different things to different people...unless it was an...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-30-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,519
Posted By Purse-onality
No, it's here: Quality Content @ Scale? | eZdia...

No, it's here: Quality Content @ Scale? | eZdia (http://www.ezdia.com), an SEO marketing company.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-30-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,519
Posted By Purse-onality
I am the only one on wahm working with this...

I am the only one on wahm working with this company? No one else has had any experience with them at all?
Forum: Telecommuting 07-30-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
Thanks, Irene. It seemed like a great lead, and I...

Thanks, Irene. It seemed like a great lead, and I couldn't find anything negative about them online. Plus, they have been registered since 2010 as far as domains go. They also work with some VERY...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-29-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
I have a preliminary red flag warning for...

I have a preliminary red flag warning for everyone involved with this company. I got paid promptly for my sample last Monday, so I decided to jump right in and take on quite a bit of work. Their...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-29-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,519
Posted By Purse-onality
Has anyone been paid by eZdia yet?

I have only been with this company for a couple of weeks. They paid promptly via Paypal, as promised, for my sample last Monday (their weekly pay day). So, I proceeded to complete a fairly large...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-22-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
UPDATE: Editors are ON it! I already have all of...

UPDATE: Editors are ON it! I already have all of my pending projects approved and some great feedback too! Plus, as promised, I have been paid for my sample. This company gets an A++++!! Good luck to...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-22-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
I heard back within a couple of hours on...

I heard back within a couple of hours on Thursday. And just to update everyone, I got my payment for my sample promptly via Paypal about 10 mins. ago! I was holding off in sending a ton of work to...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-22-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
You should give yourself credit and give it a...

You should give yourself credit and give it a try! I think you have great writing skills from what I can tell. ;) You'll never know unless you go for it! :) The worse they can say is "no." I hear...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-22-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
Thanks, IBellamy. :) TKitten, I just started with...

Thanks, IBellamy. :) TKitten, I just started with them late last week. I was told I will be paid for my approved sample today via Paypal, as payments for approved works from the previous week are all...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-19-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By Purse-onality
I think you overlooked my response, MySon,...

I think you overlooked my response, MySon, because I specifically addressed your question in one of my responses on that thread. I will copy and paste a portion of it here: the part that specifically...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-19-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
I submitted a fashion-based sample from my...

I submitted a fashion-based sample from my Textbroker author profile page and told them it was from my profile page. Based on that TB sample and my listed areas of expertise, they wanted me to apply...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-18-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
The signup page glitch was a system-wide error...

The signup page glitch was a system-wide error and is fixed now! Good luck to everyone involved in the process or applying! :)
Forum: Telecommuting 07-18-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
...although the welcome email is great, I am...

...although the welcome email is great, I am having issues with clicking on the signup links. Both links provided give a proxy error when clicked, and I can't see any way around it to signup. The...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-18-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
I already heard back from them after applying...

I already heard back from them after applying this morning! I am being invited for the product description project initially. After I submit my sample, they will evaluate it (they emphasized that...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-18-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,820
Posted By Purse-onality
Thanks for posting this, Ibellamy. These rates...

Thanks for posting this, Ibellamy. These rates seem very competitive and fair. I am looking for new writing eggs, since Textbroker seems to be taking a vacation at the moment, lol, and they are my...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-17-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Purse-onality
Please tell us the name of the company. Why is it...

Please tell us the name of the company. Why is it such a big secret? We can then all research the brand, and more importantly, find out why there is a "one-time" cost of $249 to partake in this...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-16-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 24,991
Posted By Purse-onality
Thumbs down I find it utterly ironic ::insert sarcasm:: that...

I find it utterly ironic ::insert sarcasm:: that the OP is nowhere around to stand behind product/service/company, etc. and refute these claims. Meanwhile, we do our research here on WAHM, and they...
Forum: Telecommuting 02-16-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
Guys, really there is no need to spend time...

Guys, really there is no need to spend time completing quizzes or training modules before being officially invited to do so. It won't gain you anything by doing it, if that's what you were wondering....
Forum: Telecommuting 02-11-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
It's pretty cut and dry. You get $10.00 per hour...

It's pretty cut and dry. You get $10.00 per hour when you are committed. Anytime you freeskate, you earn the hourly rate only when you are actively involved in chats. You get paid every Monday. For...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-30-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
My main area of expertise is actually fashion,...

My main area of expertise is actually fashion, lol, then interior design. I do have some basic gardening knowledge, and it is important that you know some about it.
Forum: Telecommuting 01-30-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
Nice Lesleysmom! I am jealous!!! I had a HUGE...

Nice Lesleysmom! I am jealous!!! I had a HUGE writing assignment that was sprung on me last-minute by a client, so my plans to hop on today and free skate/grab some committed and observe a bit went...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-29-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,371
Posted By Purse-onality
I used to work for Liveops many years ago, so I...

I used to work for Liveops many years ago, so I know exactly what you are talking about. It was good money, for sure. I went on vacation for two months to FL, and forgot ALL about needed to commit at...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-29-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
Well, I have my fingers crossed for you guys. It...

Well, I have my fingers crossed for you guys. It is a fairly new program, I think, so I think they are looking for a good steady slew of agents. My final certification mock chat session went great...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-29-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,371
Posted By Purse-onality
I am starting outbound next week, but in the...

I am starting outbound next week, but in the guide, it says that you can average $10-$15 an hour on outbound, with top agents earning $25+. I did inbound previously, and I consistently earned around...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-29-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
Thanks for the help, Ocean. I saw others in the...

Thanks for the help, Ocean. I saw others in the Needle forum having the same issue I was, and I was able to resolve it. Pnl, you can only be certified on one program, ever? Where did you find that?...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-27-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
Also, the 1099 link that is under step one under...

Also, the 1099 link that is under step one under instructions (that needs to be filled out before sending in the W-9) takes me to a Microsoft Outlook sign-in page where you can only submit your...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-27-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
Anyone have trouble getting the Google doc to...

Anyone have trouble getting the Google doc to grant you permission to view the link? I had trouble with it when scheduling my interview too. I got in once, and fortunately selected a time, but it...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-27-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
WOO HOOOOOO! I got it toooooooo!!!!...

WOO HOOOOOO! I got it toooooooo!!!! Everybody...mad rush to the inboxes!!! lol! :D
Forum: Telecommuting 01-27-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,978
Posted By Purse-onality
Not only is it a scam, but it's a scam that could...

Not only is it a scam, but it's a scam that could land you in jail too for fraud and theft...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-27-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
I'm pretty sure no one has heard anything as of...

I'm pretty sure no one has heard anything as of yet. I have a lot of experience in interior decorating and fashion....less in gardening, but I've done enough of it to cover the basics. On the...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-27-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
Totally agree, stuart. At one point, she even...

Totally agree, stuart. At one point, she even made a subtle reference to the movie Stepbrothers during the interview, which was so unexpected and funny. I freaking love that movie! But, aside from...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-27-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
My typing accuracy was a 99.4% too, I think. My...

My typing accuracy was a 99.4% too, I think. My score was like a 58 or 59? Not sure what that means....maybe it was how many words I typed per minute? Although I consistently type way more words than...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-26-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
Yeah, I hope so too. My guess is that they will...

Yeah, I hope so too. My guess is that they will have to interview everyone that needs to be interviewed for all of the weekend slots, and then maybe let us know after giving everyone their time to...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-26-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
I just finished mine a few minutes ago. I think...

I just finished mine a few minutes ago. I think it went really well, too. She was so much fun to chat with. I kept getting connection hiccups, though, during the session. Did you guys? I hope it...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-26-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
From poking around on the excel spreadsheet where...

From poking around on the excel spreadsheet where we choose our hours (not sure if that's the exact place I saw it), or somewhere in an email or on the Needle.com dashboard, I remember seeing that...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-25-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By Purse-onality
If I had the security of a "regular" job that...

If I had the security of a "regular" job that paid as much as writing did, I would put all my eggs in the "real world" basket, especially if my skills and resume were up to par. You can always find...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-25-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 107,633
Posted By Purse-onality
I applied yesterday afternoon for the Overstock...

I applied yesterday afternoon for the Overstock chat position (to work when I'm not writing or when client needs are slow), and I am already being invited for an interview via chat. I hope this helps...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-10-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Purse-onality
TB is my favorite too. Even though I have a wide...

TB is my favorite too. Even though I have a wide variety of clients and eggs, I find that I spend more than 70% of my time working on TB every week. There are almost always lots of available articles...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-10-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,265
Posted By Purse-onality
I have good credit, but I have big issues with...

I have good credit, but I have big issues with companies that impose credit checks as a part of their application process. I find it demoralizing and unnecessary in determining whether or not someone...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-10-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,942
Posted By Purse-onality
VIP Desk has several different chat/email...

VIP Desk has several different chat/email positions that do not involve phone work. You can always write, too. Check out the writers forum and the stickies on advice for newbies and getting started.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-10-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,299
Posted By Purse-onality
Most college essays would bore even the most...

Most college essays would bore even the most seasoned writer. Once you become established as a freelancer, you really can pick and choose what you enjoy writing about. My main areas of expertise and...
Forum: Telecommuting 06-14-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,316
Posted By Purse-onality
I wish I could, as I've heard good things about...

I wish I could, as I've heard good things about both companies, but unfortunately neither company hires in my state...lol. I would pick the one that offers the most competitive pay and flexibility in...
Forum: Telecommuting 06-14-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,859
Posted By Purse-onality
I completely agree with Adam. the scripts are...

I completely agree with Adam. the scripts are beyond annoying and excessive. There is a particular product that was a soft sell on a commercial....let's say it was a smoking cessation product and you...
Forum: Telecommuting 06-14-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,088
Posted By Purse-onality
When I worked for them a few years ago, it took a...

When I worked for them a few years ago, it took a good two weeks before I heard anything from them. Do they still have you undergo a credit check? I think it's unethical and demoralizing to have to...
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