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Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-03-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,904
Posted By new_inkling
I'm sorry to hear that but it's good to hear that...

I'm sorry to hear that but it's good to hear that you are doing much better.

I have never heard of a client being able to skip the revision process? Maybe I was just lucky? I thought they had to...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-27-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,904
Posted By new_inkling
Can you reuse the articles that don't win the...

Can you reuse the articles that don't win the "prize money"?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-25-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,904
Posted By new_inkling
I always recommend TB to people who ask me how...

I always recommend TB to people who ask me how they can get started writing. They are a great place to wet your feet and get a good idea of what clients expect from blog/article/product description...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-25-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By new_inkling
That fee is insane. They need you to fulfill...

That fee is insane. They need you to fulfill their client's orders, they pay you to work, not the other way around. It would be different if you were getting classes or a certification or something...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-25-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,904
Posted By new_inkling
Textbroker is probably your safest bet for...

Textbroker is probably your safest bet for entry-level freelance writing work and the easiest to work with. The pay is fairly low, but I have always been paid, don't have penalties for missed...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-05-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By new_inkling
I second Textbroker. They have a pretty...

I second Textbroker. They have a pretty straightforward system and usually have work, especially if you start applying for teams.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-03-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By new_inkling
If I remember right, their rejection rate is...

If I remember right, their rejection rate is between 10 and 20%?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-02-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By new_inkling
Most companies don't have to if they are paying...

Most companies don't have to if they are paying through paypal.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-29-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,246
Posted By new_inkling
Thank you so much!

Thank you so much!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-16-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,246
Posted By new_inkling
Are there any big resume companies out there that...

Are there any big resume companies out there that aren't owned by Talent that are hiring?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-15-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By new_inkling
Hello, I am interested. How do you apply? ...

Hello,

I am interested. How do you apply?

Thank you
Theresa
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-15-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By new_inkling
Resume Writing

Hello again!

I know this forum is more about writing articles and blog posts, but I am wondering if anyone here has experience with resumes? I have been writing resumes here and there and have...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-15-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By new_inkling
Smile Making Money on Constant Content

What is the best way to make money on Constant Content?

So far, I only use it for rejected/unused articles. I put my prices high and I usually get one every now and then. I'd like to scale it up...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-13-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,311
Posted By new_inkling
I got a correction like this recently: I...

I got a correction like this recently:

I could have spent all day there, but my fiend really wanted to check out Café Latte-tudes. [Proofread to catch word errors.]

-_- It can be irritating. I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-05-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,741
Posted By new_inkling
I think most people moved to Team Orders on TB,...

I think most people moved to Team Orders on TB, which is good for me. I got demoted to a 3 and now get the bulk of my work from TOs.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-29-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By new_inkling
I always start with "Hello," unless I am creating...

I always start with "Hello," unless I am creating a cover letter or working with a brand new client.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-29-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,132
Posted By new_inkling
Hello. Is there still no way I can get...

Hello.

Is there still no way I can get un-banned? You keep saying you need writers. I had no infractions at all prior to loosing power that day. I tried to ask earlier in this post, but I got no...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-25-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,670
Posted By new_inkling
Any advice for getting approved for their...

Any advice for getting approved for their website?

I can only do questions on Odesk and they declined my sample on the website.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-25-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,132
Posted By new_inkling
Again, if you need writers you could always hire...

Again, if you need writers you could always hire me back on! (3 articles expired at once when my power went out and I got booted)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By new_inkling
That's close to what I saw earlier today. I know...

That's close to what I saw earlier today. I know I had one I was working on this morning expire on me, but I didn't think there was a block out limit or anything? I'm going through...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By new_inkling
Is CrowdSource Down?

There were over 1,000 tasks available a few hours ago and now there are none. I'm on the questions one? Is it like this for everyone or is it just me?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-28-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,375
Posted By new_inkling
You could always hire me back.

You could always hire me back.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-24-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,012
Posted By new_inkling
I will admit, sometimes it is hard to turn "You...

I will admit, sometimes it is hard to turn "You can't" into a 200 word how-to. They have to be real users because I have found the same question reworded more than once. My guess is they get the work...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-23-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,324
Posted By new_inkling
I got started at Textbroker and branched out from...

I got started at Textbroker and branched out from there. It gave me a good understanding of what professionalism was expected of me.:D
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,012
Posted By new_inkling
Do they send bonuses in one lump sum or...

Do they send bonuses in one lump sum or periodially? I know when I look at past work it shows when an article got me to the next bonus level. Never got a high enough bonus to notice before, but this...
Forum: Coupons, Deals and Sales 08-19-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,895
Posted By new_inkling
I use little albums myself. Just bought two cheap...

I use little albums myself. Just bought two cheap binders with my savings!
Forum: Coupons, Deals and Sales 08-19-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,631
Posted By new_inkling
I would just Google your store name followed by...

I would just Google your store name followed by the word coupon policy. Few stores double coupons and some limit you to 4 copies during a transaction. It will be different at each store, and I always...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,012
Posted By new_inkling
I met them on odesk, so there is a 5 day delay...

I met them on odesk, so there is a 5 day delay whenever they send me money. Still great. Just wish I could figure it out lol
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-19-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,685
Posted By new_inkling
Hanvi - I used email notifications and got a bit...

Hanvi - I used email notifications and got a bit of work through them on the lowest tier. It just goes VERY fast. Whenever an assignment popped up, it seemed to be gone within 5 min or so. I also...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-19-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,056
Posted By new_inkling
It all depends on where you want to go with your...

It all depends on where you want to go with your writing career. I personally started on Textbroker and am still on there years later because they have a nice flow of work, even at lower levels....
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-19-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,685
Posted By new_inkling
As a writer, I also didn't have a good experience...

As a writer, I also didn't have a good experience with them. Their automated system booted me after my Internet went out and couldn't complete my articles. ( I had three at the time) No chance of...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-18-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,453
Posted By new_inkling
Okay, I got another "fail" but I actually have a...

Okay, I got another "fail" but I actually have a question on this one.

The original...

Pokemon Battle Fire was made from a Ruby Rom,

Corrected...

Pokemon Battle Fire is made from a Ruby...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-18-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,012
Posted By new_inkling
When Does CrowdSource Pay?

I have gotten paid a few times from them through odesk, but I can't seem to figure out their regular pay schedule? Can anyone help me out? Thanks!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-18-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By new_inkling
I offered reviews for awhile, but now most of...

I offered reviews for awhile, but now most of those services get deleted. I hardly ever get article work, but I HAVE gotten work to tweet. I have also written blog articles promoting new books or...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-18-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,453
Posted By new_inkling
Question I just started over there, and I believe I am...

I just started over there, and I believe I am having the same problem with the pass/fail system. One example of a "fail" includes referencing my source as My Source, and it was corrected as...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-16-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,313
Posted By new_inkling
Writer's Domain - My sample was rejected. I just...

Writer's Domain - My sample was rejected. I just put it up on Constant Content for sale though, so no worries there.

I signed up for elance and freelancer, no work yet but I'm going to keep trying...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-09-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,313
Posted By new_inkling
I emailed them several times with one response,...

I emailed them several times with one response, no further responses. I called them and left a message last week. They did not return my call. I was making less than $100 a payout with them so I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,313
Posted By new_inkling
Need Another Egg

Anyone have any ideas for finding a good egg? I was on TB but got demoted to a 3, did the University, I got rated and half my stuff (from before the University) was a 3 and the later stuff (2...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By new_inkling
Constant Content doesn't accept submissions at...

Constant Content doesn't accept submissions at that length.

I added words to make it a solid 5,000 and just submitted it to Kindle for 4.99. :)

I hope it sells, my other books don't do so well...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-20-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By new_inkling
This is the second time that I requested to be...

This is the second time that I requested to be considered for level 5. All of the articles I did were level 4, but a lot seemed downrated. Out of the 100 that were graded, only about 8 had comments....
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-19-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By new_inkling
Demoted at TB... now what?

Well, after a year of being on level 4, I got demoted. Considering I get about half my income there, I'm pretty devastated. Some things even came back with a 2-star rating. I don't think I have ever...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-12-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By new_inkling
Best Place to Sell 4,000 Word Article

I have an extra 4,000 word article about how to choose a college town to live in. It lists the top 30 (it was 25). Not sure what to do with it. Any suggestions? I considered Kindle publishing, but...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-22-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By new_inkling
I always tell people to start with Textbroker....

I always tell people to start with Textbroker. Hire Writers is also okay to start with, but there is a larger rejection rate.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,741
Posted By new_inkling
I have 8 up, 3 more under review. 2 sold. 1...

I have 8 up, 3 more under review.

2 sold. 1 sold within hours of posting it, the other sat for 2 months.

3 out of the 5 unsold were approved about 24 hours ago. The other 2 were posted last...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-16-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By new_inkling
Crowd Content

I'm assuming if the article disappeared completely out of my "completed" section it was rejected and I wasn't notified?

Also, has anyone else had luck with these guys?

5 articles (all under...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-31-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,575
Posted By new_inkling
I'd love to help out. :)

I'd love to help out. :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-31-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,402
Posted By new_inkling
I hope I do. I've been sitting on a $7.50 payout...

I hope I do. I've been sitting on a $7.50 payout for awhile now...

Oh, I got the same auto-responce you did. Plus they changed the bad feedback they left to 5-stars. (Yay, stars)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-31-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,402
Posted By new_inkling
I've never been an Elite Writer. Somehow I'm...

I've never been an Elite Writer. Somehow I'm always rated 4.5 by buyers.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-31-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,402
Posted By new_inkling
Just emailed them after I found one of my rejects...

Just emailed them after I found one of my rejects posted here: Catahoula Leopard Dog Breed Information and Pictures (http://www.yourdogbreeds.com/catahoula-leopard/)

I was about to put it on...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-23-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By new_inkling
Smile Early morning with a big cup of coffee!

Early morning with a big cup of coffee!
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