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Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-12-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By prosperg
As many as you like it depends on the type of...

As many as you like it depends on the type of blog you have, how you want to use your blog, the time you have to put into your blog (is it for business or just a hobby). There's no set amount of...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-13-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By prosperg
Yes I agree. I haven't written for iwriter in a...

Yes I agree. I haven't written for iwriter in a while either. Before they used to have nice clients who would negotiate with you and you could up your rate. But (as you stated) now the clients have a...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-28-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,279
Posted By prosperg
You can revise a rejected article and send it...

You can revise a rejected article and send it back to CC.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-22-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,279
Posted By prosperg
Thanks for your reply. Yes, I've checked the CC...

Thanks for your reply. Yes, I've checked the CC forum. It offers a lot of information. I haven't experienced any rejections yet, but I've only written three article so far. Did you make corrections...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-19-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,279
Posted By prosperg
Hi, I was recently accepted by Constant Content....

Hi, I was recently accepted by Constant Content. What's the story with them? I like to keep these types of writing sites in the wings for when I experience a slow period with private clients. Have...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-03-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,279
Posted By prosperg
That's great to know. The pay seems quite...

That's great to know. The pay seems quite reasonable. Thanks!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-01-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,279
Posted By prosperg
While we're at it...has anyone written for...

While we're at it...has anyone written for ConstantContent? I've been accepted there but haven't written anything for the site yet. I just want to use it for backup when things get slow with private...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-14-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By prosperg
Thumbs up Yes, it can be a bummer when something goes wrong...

Yes, it can be a bummer when something goes wrong with your computer, especially if you use it for your work. I've been able to solve 98% of my computer issues by Googling the problem. A number of...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-27-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,512
Posted By prosperg
ProBlogger.com is excellent. They always have...

ProBlogger.com is excellent. They always have plenty of jobs but you have to apply for them. I've had good success with them. Good Luck...!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-31-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By prosperg
I hope you receive your money. Just a word of...

I hope you receive your money. Just a word of caution: in the future, only write in parts. For example, first write only five articles and invoice the client. When he/she pays for the first five...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-04-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By prosperg
Thanks for this fantastic link! I found it...

Thanks for this fantastic link! I found it interesting and very rewarding! I hope your New Year proves to be a successful one....!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-13-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,340
Posted By prosperg
Thanks guys for your replies. Yeah, they paid me...

Thanks guys for your replies. Yeah, they paid me my money, but I've learned a good lesson. In the future during my client's holidays, I won't wander off into the world of "content mills" just to pass...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-12-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,340
Posted By prosperg
Exclamation Textbroker Closed Account!

Hello Everyone,
Happy New Year! Anyway, I received an email recently from Textbroker saying that they closed my account because of fraudulent activity! So I called and asked what they are referring...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-27-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,681
Posted By prosperg
Thanks everyone for the feedback. The company has...

Thanks everyone for the feedback. The company has sent me a few emails offering "bonus" money for any research assignments I complete. For example, they will write "we will pay you an extra $15 for...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-19-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,681
Posted By prosperg
Thanks for the SUPER link! I figured I would...

Thanks for the SUPER link! I figured I would check them out, but I haven't completed any work for them. My work schedule is pretty full; however, from time to time I like to see what's out...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-18-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,681
Posted By prosperg
Is Anyone Familiar With Askwonder.com

Hello Everyone,
Are any of you familiar with askwonder.com? I was recently accepted by them but I haven't completed any articles yet. It would be nice to know if any of you have had any experience...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-03-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,757
Posted By prosperg
They've always gotten back to me within 24hrs,...

They've always gotten back to me within 24hrs, minimum 48hrs...honestly. However, I doubt if they are trying to cheat you out of your "Elite" status. Elites are some of the highest earners. Why would...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-03-2016, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,756
Posted By prosperg
Thanks everyone for your replies. The company...

Thanks everyone for your replies. The company recently sent out an email to all writers explaining where things have been going wrong and what needs to be corrected. So, perhaps everything is...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-02-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,756
Posted By prosperg
Exclamation Are They Hitting The Skids?

Hello Everyone,
I want to get your opinion on a current situation. I write for a company (it's not a content mill), the pay is decent, I have been writing for them for almost a year, and I've...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-31-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,757
Posted By prosperg
Exactly! You are doing it the smart way. Just use...

Exactly! You are doing it the smart way. Just use them as a life-line. It's always good to have these type of sites like iWriter, Textbroker, etc, as backup when the writing work you prefer to do...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-31-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,757
Posted By prosperg
Hi, sorry for taking so long to reply, I've been...

Hi, sorry for taking so long to reply, I've been busy writing...LOL Anyways, you've hit on a lot of good points. It can be tricky staying at Elite because one or two rejections can have you back at...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-24-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,757
Posted By prosperg
Sorry, but I must disagree with your post. I...

Sorry, but I must disagree with your post. I started writing for iWriter a few years ago and NEVER had a problem with payment. NEVER, not ONCE! In addition, I have found some of the best clients I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-11-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,715
Posted By prosperg
I think our experiences with iWriter are quite...

I think our experiences with iWriter are quite different. I haven't had any problem with scammers all over the site. It depends on how many points you have whether you are demoted or not. For...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-27-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,715
Posted By prosperg
It depends...I wrote for iWriter for a while and...

It depends...I wrote for iWriter for a while and had no problem. Their clients give plenty of tips and iWriter always pays. You can pick up direct orders quickly if your writing catches a client's...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-31-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By prosperg
Luckily, I haven't had a "non-payment" problem;...

Luckily, I haven't had a "non-payment" problem; however, I normally work with large companies instead of individuals. For instance, I was just hired by Trivago and I feel completely comfortable...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-17-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,694
Posted By prosperg
Does this person Scott also own Interact-Media?

Does this person Scott also own Interact-Media?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-10-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,694
Posted By prosperg
Really??:eek: I don't get this. They never...

Really??:eek: I don't get this. They never answered me either. Well, I see I'm not the only one, not that I wish ill-will on anyone. Don't sweat it. I was just curious what would make them react...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,881
Posted By prosperg
Unfortunately, you may have to "grin and bear it"...

Unfortunately, you may have to "grin and bear it" if you want to keep the client. For example, if they are giving you work every week for a certain amount of money and it would really make a...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-09-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,694
Posted By prosperg
Well, they still haven't answered me. I asked...

Well, they still haven't answered me. I asked three to four times. Well, nothing lost, I just found it strange. Does anyone know if this Scott is connected with any other sites besides Blogmutt?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-09-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,881
Posted By prosperg
If it's only certain phrases, I think it's fine...

If it's only certain phrases, I think it's fine to do the re-writes. I very rarely do re-writes unless it's something quick. Sometimes with DO clients I make an exception, and even then I won't...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-31-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,694
Posted By prosperg
Uhm...interesting. Maybe it's because when I was...

Uhm...interesting. Maybe it's because when I was going back and forth via email with them I stated "I will try your site out and see if it is a fit for me." Maybe they wanted to get there first...LOL...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-31-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,694
Posted By prosperg
Cool Blogmutt-Anyone worked for them?

Hi...I was with Blogmutt for a quick moment and then my account was suspended without explanation. The money owed to me was paid, but I'm a bit baffled. Has anyone written for Blogmutt? :confused:
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-22-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,633
Posted By prosperg
Have you tried the Better Business Bureau? They...

Have you tried the Better Business Bureau? They are pretty good at getting businesses attention.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-12-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By prosperg
Good for you! Maybe this will really boost your...

Good for you! Maybe this will really boost your income. I hope so!...:)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By prosperg
To add to the great replies already posted, you...

To add to the great replies already posted, you don't have to be a pro, as far having a degree is concerned, in order to be a freelance writer; however, you do need a certain amount of creativity...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-27-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By prosperg
Hi...Your sight looks nice, but the grammatical...

Hi...Your sight looks nice, but the grammatical errors must be fixed. For example in the section under "Recent Post" you wrote "Articles I"ve Wrote," It should read "Articles I've Written," or better...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By prosperg
Unfortunately, it's hard to find a site that uses...

Unfortunately, it's hard to find a site that uses payment options other than Paypal. There are so many other ways to get paid but it seems at the moment Paypal has cornered the market. Even with...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-11-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,333
Posted By prosperg
I'm with Fiverr as well but so far no fish are...

I'm with Fiverr as well but so far no fish are biting! I'm not sure about how to promote myself on Fiverr and there are so many trying to sell themselves on the site! I don't know if it is for me. I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-09-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,633
Posted By prosperg
This is where the content mills have the...

This is where the content mills have the advantage. The client must put the money in an account before they can request an assignment. The money is there and you get paid. Though content mills aren't...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-25-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By prosperg
File a complaint with the BBB....I did for a site...

File a complaint with the BBB....I did for a site I was writing for because they tried to get me to sign a paper stating that "if I would not mention them publicly" (as in giving them bad rep) they...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,430
Posted By prosperg
Oh dear...I hope you get your money. Perhaps you...

Oh dear...I hope you get your money. Perhaps you can write one of the easy articles so that it can get accepted and you can receive your money? I am now trying to get completely out of the content...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By prosperg
I started a thread sometime back about suing...

I started a thread sometime back about suing content sites. The freelance writing industry is totally unregulated and content sites can pretty much do as they please as you can tell by the stories in...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By prosperg
I understand perfectly! I am now in the process...

I understand perfectly! I am now in the process of getting away from the "content mill" craziness. In addition to the other good points posters have written, writing for content mills is exhausting...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-02-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,811
Posted By prosperg
Hi...I am curious about publishing with Amazon...

Hi...I am curious about publishing with Amazon kindle as well, but I am not sure how to start. I am interested in how to outsource cheaply as well. Can you give me some tips? You can PM me if you...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-30-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,906
Posted By prosperg
Thanks for the info...however, I can't live my...

Thanks for the info...however, I can't live my life "every moment" just to earn money. It's a matter of ethics as well.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-28-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,906
Posted By prosperg
The big problem IMHO, is that there is no...

The big problem IMHO, is that there is no regulation in the freelance writing industry. I read it here on this forum continuously about one site doing this and another site doing something else. Take...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-23-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,906
Posted By prosperg
Very interesting information. Let me know how it...

Very interesting information. Let me know how it goes with DM.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-20-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,906
Posted By prosperg
I can agree with you to a certain extent. Most of...

I can agree with you to a certain extent. Most of the time people wait along the sidelines to see what happens. If they see it's working then they jump on board.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-19-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,906
Posted By prosperg
I'm waiting to hear from them.

I'm waiting to hear from them.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-18-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,906
Posted By prosperg
I am a member already.

I am a member already.
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