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Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-21-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By AG1976
The company's rates may very well have gone up...

The company's rates may very well have gone up over the last several years. I recall them being mentioned here far back in the past but never worked for them.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-16-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,230
Posted By AG1976
I just keep a tally myself. It's not hard really...

I just keep a tally myself. It's not hard really since it's only a few searches per day and they pay $0.20 each.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-13-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By AG1976
I've been around a long time too, and I totally...

I've been around a long time too, and I totally agree! iWriter is horrible.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-13-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,855
Posted By AG1976
I like the new system a lot! It's a very fair way...

I like the new system a lot! It's a very fair way for everyone to get some work, and it still adds up to some nice side money.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-21-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,064
Posted By AG1976
Someone on Reddit figured out that this METRO...

Someone on Reddit figured out that this METRO platform is just outsourcing product descriptions from another company who offers the project regularly and for more money. It's a contractor who is...
Forum: Telecommuting 03-23-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,855
Posted By AG1976
I just completed a list a few days ago, and...

I just completed a list a few days ago, and everything went great. Thank you for the lead!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-05-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,962
Posted By AG1976
Interesting! It's a third-degree misdemeanor in...

Interesting! It's a third-degree misdemeanor in my state. I never would feel comfortable doing it anyway.
Forum: Telecommuting 02-26-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By AG1976
If you read the Work Online board over on Reddit,...

If you read the Work Online board over on Reddit, there are a lot of threads about VIPKids. Good luck!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-29-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By AG1976
Just outside of Pittsburgh! Small world!

Just outside of Pittsburgh! Small world!
Forum: Telecommuting 01-29-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,515
Posted By AG1976
Looking forward to having you on board!

Looking forward to having you on board!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-28-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By AG1976
If you have a written contract, then I'd keep...

If you have a written contract, then I'd keep trying to reach an attorney. Maybe do a Google search of ones that specialize in this area. I'm sorry that this happened to you, and good luck!
Forum: Telecommuting 01-28-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,515
Posted By AG1976
This is a great gig; I'm really enjoying it.

This is a great gig; I'm really enjoying it.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-29-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,400
Posted By AG1976
Please post again if you ever need articles about...

Please post again if you ever need articles about cats! :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-08-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By AG1976
This is great advice! Decent earnings from...

This is great advice!

Decent earnings from passive income (which meant rev-share for most writers here in the past) pretty much died out with Google Panda and similar algorithm changes. I haven't...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-10-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,478
Posted By AG1976
Oh, I absolutely believe what nevesola said. I...

Oh, I absolutely believe what nevesola said. I meant that it was ridiculous on TB's part. I haven't written for them in ages because their standards are all over the place.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-09-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,478
Posted By AG1976
I can't believe one serial comma got you booted...

I can't believe one serial comma got you booted down a whole level. That is absolutely ridiculous (on TB's part, just to clarify!).
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-28-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,543
Posted By AG1976
I've never had a problem with them at all. Not a...

I've never had a problem with them at all. Not a single order rejected, and I've written hundreds. Your mileage may vary as always.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-26-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By AG1976
Using any kind of auto-refresher is a no-no for...

Using any kind of auto-refresher is a no-no for Writer's Domain, just to let you know! They're cracking down on anyone whom they suspect is using one. Your best bet would be to read through their...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-16-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,233
Posted By AG1976
Good luck! I'm an editor on this project, and...

Good luck! I'm an editor on this project, and it's been great so far!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-08-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By AG1976
Honestly, in the seven years that I've written...

Honestly, in the seven years that I've written web content, I've seen so many people burned by relying on one site to pay all of their bills. It's a bad, bad idea. You have to diversify because...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-02-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,200
Posted By AG1976
I like the new name!

I like the new name!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-25-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,282
Posted By AG1976
I like you :).

I like you :).
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-24-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,282
Posted By AG1976
Agreed. The unemployment benefits that my husband...

Agreed. The unemployment benefits that my husband spent years paying into were a lifesaver when he was laid off earlier this year and out of work for 5 1/2 months. The desire to be "independent"...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-09-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By AG1976
I've had good results from reporting posts in the...

I've had good results from reporting posts in the past. The mods seem to get to them quickly once their attention is brought to an issue.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-29-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By AG1976
No problem! And they have a lot of different...

No problem! And they have a lot of different sites for speakers of various languages :).
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-29-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,313
Posted By AG1976
I know what you mean about the hotel descriptions!

I know what you mean about the hotel descriptions!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-29-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By AG1976
If you write for their UK site, then you have to...

If you write for their UK site, then you have to use UK spellings. Try applying for their US site :). It should be fine to use the same samples.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-17-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,735
Posted By AG1976
One site that I write for not only has an...

One site that I write for not only has an automatic plagiarism check for external content but also an auto check that scans the writer's own previous submissions. TB could implement something similar...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-30-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By AG1976
You could try applying to some of the teams at...

You could try applying to some of the teams at Textbroker. Some have a smaller number of writers that handle bulk assignments.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-27-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,633
Posted By AG1976
There are more places than WD to write....

There are more places than WD to write. Diversifying is the name of the game in writing. And there are plenty of other work at home options - that's why we have this website.

And yes to everything...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-26-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,633
Posted By AG1976
While I understand that a lot of people keep...

While I understand that a lot of people keep their gigs close to the vest, you'd think that after everything that happened with DMS a few years back that people would not rely on one mill to support...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-28-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By AG1976
I don't think tinasam was complaining, just...

I don't think tinasam was complaining, just editing her post to show that the article was no longer available because she finished it.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-04-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,157
Posted By AG1976
Your own insight...I was not implying anything...

Your own insight...I was not implying anything about spinning software! :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-04-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,157
Posted By AG1976
Yes. Don't rely on one source and rearrange the...

Yes. Don't rely on one source and rearrange the words. Use two or three or four sources and put your own spin on what you've learned.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-01-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,157
Posted By AG1976
Sorry to say that yes, what you wrote does...

Sorry to say that yes, what you wrote does qualify as plagiarism. The sentences are in the same order, and you used many of the same words.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,690
Posted By AG1976
It's 200 characters per slide, not words,...

It's 200 characters per slide, not words, according to what I've read on another work from home site.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,083
Posted By AG1976
I just read through a few of the blog posts, but...

I just read through a few of the blog posts, but I've seen WAY worse in my time. These are grammatically correct and on topic as far as I can see. Plus I really like the kitties on the one site :).
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,222
Posted By AG1976
I haven't written there in probably a year, but...

I haven't written there in probably a year, but it seems like it really went downhill since Christina left and they raised their prices.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-02-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,796
Posted By AG1976
It's pretty easy to read the last few pages,...

It's pretty easy to read the last few pages, which have all been updated in 2014.

And QualityText.net are huge scammers.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-02-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,796
Posted By AG1976
My advice to newbies would be to read the...

My advice to newbies would be to read the stickies. That's why they're there. :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-01-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,796
Posted By AG1976
You can speak for me on this subject! Totally...

You can speak for me on this subject! Totally agree with your entire post.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-16-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,390
Posted By AG1976
They've been around for a while; they're legit....

They've been around for a while; they're legit. Paid forum posting sites were how I first got into writing online, way back in 2005-06. If you have a good grasp of grammar and sentence structure and...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-16-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,222
Posted By AG1976
They were...reviews are pretty mixed lately since...

They were...reviews are pretty mixed lately since they changed their guidelines.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By AG1976
I assume it means to use the tab key to indent...

I assume it means to use the tab key to indent new paragraphs?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By AG1976
Yep, it's pretty commonplace so I wouldn't be...

Yep, it's pretty commonplace so I wouldn't be concerned :).
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-15-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,922
Posted By AG1976
From reading all of the comments, I think I'm...

From reading all of the comments, I think I'm going to hold off for now until they get their kinks worked out.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-01-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,922
Posted By AG1976
Thanks, everyone! I don't have Facebook so I...

Thanks, everyone! I don't have Facebook so I don't think I can access their page, but I'll check out the threads on WPLH. :) I appreciate all of your input!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-01-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,936
Posted By AG1976
Me neither, sadly. They are ridiculous.

Me neither, sadly. They are ridiculous.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,922
Posted By AG1976
Being vague here...LOL

I'm not going to name the company that I'm curious about on the open board, but it's one that many of you write for. This company just changed its guidelines significantly at the beginning of March,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-18-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,268
Posted By AG1976
I had to laugh the other day when I received an...

I had to laugh the other day when I received an email about available pitches - one topic was about the best Paleo/organic foods. Then the "Things To Avoid" section stated "food topics." OK...
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