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Forum: Telecommuting 09-25-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,267
Posted By cassandra
May I suggest that you look at the dates of...

May I suggest that you look at the dates of posts? This one is 7 years old and may no longer be a viable thing.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-13-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,887
Posted By cassandra
Welcome aboard. What language(s) were you hired...

Welcome aboard. What language(s) were you hired for?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-28-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By cassandra
I've been writing for WD longer than you (and...

I've been writing for WD longer than you (and before Jeremy started) and it's always been a big no-no to use apps and add-ons. I highly doubt Jeremy told you it was "okay" to use that.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-18-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,009
Posted By cassandra
$55,940 per year $26.89 per hour I find...

$55,940 per year
$26.89 per hour

I find that interesting since it seems most here would balk at that rate.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-18-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,569
Posted By cassandra
Yep. When I said, "...in the wrong line of work,"...

Yep. When I said, "...in the wrong line of work," I meant the wrong type of writing, not professional vs. fast writer. I'm talking about a 5-star gourmet chef contemplating a job flipping burgers at...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-17-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,569
Posted By cassandra
I'm sorry, but if it takes a professional writer...

I'm sorry, but if it takes a professional writer 2 hours to put together 450 words of web content then they are in the wrong line of work. A writer well-versed in the niche, which is what the OP...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,658
Posted By cassandra
As for the degree of instruction.. they do not...

As for the degree of instruction.. they do not tell us HOW to write. You are free to write while wearing pj's or naked, you can write sitting in an office chair or lounging back in your comfy...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-11-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By cassandra
I've done that too. But, I'm wondering why you...

I've done that too. But, I'm wondering why you don't use 2 monitors so you don't have to click back and forth between everything?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,181
Posted By cassandra
State Median Income - Income Data - U.S Census...

State Median Income - Income Data - U.S Census Bureau (http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income/data/statemedian/index.html) < Very interesting facts

For me, I'm doing 'okay' where I live (almost...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-24-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,977
Posted By cassandra
What you have to understand is that nobody (mill,...

What you have to understand is that nobody (mill, PC, or whatever) has unlimited amounts of work. So, would you rather pull your work alongside 100 other people or 1,000 other people who are all...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-18-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,279
Posted By cassandra
Laywer for lawyer. Anytime I have to type brain...

Laywer for lawyer. Anytime I have to type brain it comes out brian. Darn it, I just had to fix that because I typed brian instead of brain. Oy!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-06-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,626
Posted By cassandra
Yeah, what she said, but add 10 years to each of...

Yeah, what she said, but add 10 years to each of the ages of the kiddos.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-06-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,626
Posted By cassandra
One month into summer vacation and I still...

One month into summer vacation and I still haven't figured a good schedule out. By the time I do, the kiddos will be back in school. I'd say day tripper during the school year and night owl during...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-06-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,908
Posted By cassandra
Hey, I see that's run by Jonathan Leger. He used...

Hey, I see that's run by Jonathan Leger. He used to get all his work done on mturk. He has a spinner program.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-23-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,689
Posted By cassandra
I hope you are right workingmom, but I think...

I hope you are right workingmom, but I think those who rely on WD should be prepared for the last week or two of the month when the only work available may be what's dropped daily.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-22-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,689
Posted By cassandra
True, you do have to look at the date of the...

True, you do have to look at the date of the posts here. It's amazing how deep into a search people go to revive a thread. Even though this thread was originally started over a year ago, most of it...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-17-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By cassandra
A Mommy's Helper. Someone who is old enough to...

A Mommy's Helper. Someone who is old enough to keep the kids occupied and out of your hair while you work.

My kids are 10, 12 and 14. The younger two are girls and the oldest is a boy. So, I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-30-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,961
Posted By cassandra
WD posted in one of these threads last week that...

WD posted in one of these threads last week that they are hiring. They've hired at least 200 this month, possibly 300 in the last 6 weeks, based on the increase in the likes on their FB page. That...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-21-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By cassandra
You can get a Mi-Fi temporarily. Walmart carries...

You can get a Mi-Fi temporarily. Walmart carries Internet to Go, Verizon and perhaps another. Costs about $80-$100 for the device and it's pre-pay as you go. I have Internet to Go for times when my...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-20-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,589
Posted By cassandra
My suggestion is to start a FB page that you only...

My suggestion is to start a FB page that you only use for checking in with WD's FB page. You don't have to put anything in/on your FB page at all. You don't even have to use your real name if you...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-31-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 977
Posted By cassandra
I got the same email but I thought it was because...

I got the same email but I thought it was because mine expires 05/13. I tried to change the address of my linked account listed on PP, because it said that's the address that would be used to send...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-25-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By cassandra
Okay, so what do you do if you have Paypal 1099K...

Okay, so what do you do if you have Paypal 1099K and 1099s from a few clients who paid by Paypal? Just use the Paypal one and not do anything with the others? I usually do my own taxes but I am...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-17-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,287
Posted By cassandra
It's not. It's Organic Apex. ?

It's not. It's Organic Apex. ?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-17-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,444
Posted By cassandra
Does everyone start at level 0? I could see if it...

Does everyone start at level 0? I could see if it was like Textbroker and you are given a level based on your sample. But, seriously... 30 cents for 100 words? *thud*
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-02-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By cassandra
And it just reached over 60,000!!!

And it just reached over 60,000!!!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-02-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By cassandra
Wow! That explains the huge increase in the...

Wow! That explains the huge increase in the amount of people who have signed the petition! Last night at 8:47 pm it was at 42,218. Now, at 12:47 pm, just 16 hours later, it is at 59,402. Each and...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-01-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By cassandra
UPDATE:...

UPDATE: http://www.indystar.com/article/20130201/NEWS/130201020/Dani-deer-s-caretakers-may-get-reprieve?odyssey=mod%7Cbreaking%7Ctext%7CIndyStar.com The DNR is asking the prosecutor to drop the...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-29-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By cassandra
Way OT: My Cousin, Saved Fawn, and GMA

My cousin's wife said Good Morning America just left their house a few hours ago. They will be on today's show. I'm not sure what time.

https://www.facebook.com/connersvillecharges

And the...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-26-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By cassandra
Please sign this petition and pass it along to...

Please sign this petition and pass it along to your friends and family. http://www.change.org/petitions/kenneth-d-faw-drop-charges-against-connersville-police-officer-and-his-wife
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-26-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By cassandra
You are talking about the case where the cop was...

You are talking about the case where the cop was drinking and driving while on duty and killed a motorcyclist, but charges were dropped because the blood test for alcohol was not obtained properly....
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-26-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By cassandra
A FB page set up for them:...

A FB page set up for them: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Drop-Charges-Against-Connersville-Police-Officer/134440080054166
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-26-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By cassandra
Way OT: Story About My Cousin

This is my cousin and his wife.

http://www.wthr.com/story/20711538/connersville-police-officer-and-his-wife-face-charges-for-saving-a-deer

UPDATE:...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-17-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,394
Posted By cassandra
My kids are quite a bit older: 14, 12 & 9. They...

My kids are quite a bit older: 14, 12 & 9. They fend for themselves and rarely need me to stop for anything except to break up fights, LOL. But, they can be LOUD and VERY distracting. I've found that...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-17-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,394
Posted By cassandra
It has more to do with how much you can earn...

It has more to do with how much you can earn hourly than whether or not it's a content mill.... I can make about $40-$50/hr with my 3 kids running circles around me with a mill, even tho the pay is...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-19-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,139
Posted By cassandra
This thread has had 496 views. Someone who...

This thread has had 496 views.

Someone who places a "looking for writer" thread here can get over 100 views in less than an hour, sometimes within minutes depending on the time of day/day of the...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-19-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,139
Posted By cassandra
It's better to ask questions on their facebook...

It's better to ask questions on their facebook page.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-12-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,139
Posted By cassandra
Since the last hiring spree, there have been...

Since the last hiring spree, there have been almost 150 more likes on their fb page, if that says anything about the number of newbies last month.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-12-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,139
Posted By cassandra
I still have a few from the 7th that need to be...

I still have a few from the 7th that need to be reviewed, and they have due date of 28th that were on the "all" list.

Great place to write, but all that work is gone in just 11 days. I hope the...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-04-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,104
Posted By cassandra
As several pointed out, there are SO MANY...

As several pointed out, there are SO MANY variables. It's hard to compare what each person is writing (either topic, word count, article quantity and any combination thereof). As a writer, just be...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-03-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,104
Posted By cassandra
Hmmm, I'm curious what the lengths of these...

Hmmm, I'm curious what the lengths of these articles are? Maybe that's why some people say they can do as many as 30 in one day, while others say they can only do a few. Maybe the question should be:...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-29-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,388
Posted By cassandra
I'm seeing now they're having it still hurricane...

I'm seeing now they're having it still hurricane force by the time it reaches about 20-25 miles from me.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-29-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By cassandra
Nobody with WG is going to risk anything by going...

Nobody with WG is going to risk anything by going against the NDA, as was said already at WPLH. You should contact support and ask them.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-29-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,388
Posted By cassandra
Will be too cold to be without power. Here's my...

Will be too cold to be without power. Here's my weather forecast for now through tomorrow night, from noaa.gov:

This Afternoon Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 51. Windy, with a...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-28-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,388
Posted By cassandra
OT: Northeast, stay safe!

Anyone waiting for this storm with me? I'm in PA, south of Harrisburg.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-26-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,525
Posted By cassandra
They hired at least 25 just a few months ago.

They hired at least 25 just a few months ago.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-24-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By cassandra
I do it too, LOL.

I do it too, LOL.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-14-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,598
Posted By cassandra
Perfect, Liza Day! Love that! But, now I'm...

Perfect, Liza Day! Love that!

But, now I'm hungry for cupcakes, LOL!!

BTW, we need a "like" button. ;)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-21-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,020
Posted By cassandra
I think they are too reliant on technology. They...

I think they are too reliant on technology. They don't even have to teach cursive writing any more.

My kids have a curriculum called Everyday Math. It confuses the heck out of me most of the time....
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-17-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,020
Posted By cassandra
If you have ever witnessed someone go into...

If you have ever witnessed someone go into anaphylaxis, as I have, there is no doubt in my mind that you would not want your child to witness it happening to a fellow classmate, especially if the...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-17-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,020
Posted By cassandra
I did not read through the entire thread. We just...

I did not read through the entire thread. We just had a very lengthy discussion about peanuts in schools a few days ago on wplh that reached lock limit.

My son has a severe peanut allergy. When...
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