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Forum: Transcription & Writing 04-03-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By adbullock
There's no space on the form for writers to input...

There's no space on the form for writers to input contact information.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-04-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By adbullock
Glad to hear it. It was the right thing for them...

Glad to hear it. It was the right thing for them to do. Companies are legally responsible for their sites being hacked. Just like Target, Sony, etc. Honestly it was in their best interest to pay you....
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 08-09-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,571
Posted By adbullock
You have to submit a $200 party to reactivate. If...

You have to submit a $200 party to reactivate. If you call corporate when you're ready to submit they will reactivate your website for 24 hours allowing you to submit the party. Once you do that,...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 09-04-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By adbullock
Congratulations! The offices will be closed...

Congratulations!

The offices will be closed on Monday for Labor Day, not sure how fast they'll get you in the system before then. It didn't take long when I signed up, though, so hopefully it...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-22-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,720
Posted By adbullock
I definitely encourage you to make the leap to...

I definitely encourage you to make the leap to private clients as quickly as possible and only resort to content mills when times are lean (just be warned that EVERYONE resorts to content mills in...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 02-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By adbullock
Thanks Leanne! Will the shuttles run from...

Thanks Leanne!

Will the shuttles run from outlying hotels or just the ones downtown? Or do you know? Just curious, excited, and nervous. It will be my first ever conference. I usually RUN from...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 01-31-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By adbullock
A new twist on the conference question. I...

A new twist on the conference question.

I was checking things out. I looked up the dates according to the Columbus Convention Center and from what I can tell, there are no hotels available in the...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 01-30-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,832
Posted By adbullock
Mine came in last week and it was the Room for...

Mine came in last week and it was the Room for Two and Perfect Fit. Haven't heard of anything new beyond those.
Forum: Avon 01-26-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By adbullock
I know it's on the website. That's where I saw...

I know it's on the website. That's where I saw it...on the website...under the clearance sale that says "while supplies last." That's why I'm asking if it's been discontinued.
Forum: Avon 01-25-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By adbullock
Has Far Away Perfume been discontinued?

I just got an email from Avon with clearance items listed "while supplies last!" One of my favorite fragrances, in fact one of the only fragrances I wear consistently, Far Away, is on the list. Great...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 01-14-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,832
Posted By adbullock
Thank you! That sounds awesome. I was so...

Thank you! That sounds awesome. I was so disappointed that I didn't discover Thirty-One BEFORE they stopped selling the Room for Two Utility Tote. I definitely would love one of those. So far, I...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 01-14-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,832
Posted By adbullock
Anyone know what's coming in the current mystery...

Anyone know what's coming in the current mystery packages?
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 01-14-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 18,240
Posted By adbullock
I think it all comes down to WHY you want to join...

I think it all comes down to WHY you want to join Thirty-One. Are you looking for easy money? While the products practically sell themselves, I wouldn't call it EASY. You still have to work...I know...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 01-08-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,148
Posted By adbullock
I'm not sure if this means anything, but on the...

I'm not sure if this means anything, but on the monthly special flier for February it only has the full size listed in Gatsby Green (which I adore!) and charcoal snake (am I the only one that gets...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 11-22-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By adbullock
Oh and I don't know if you ladies were able to...

Oh and I don't know if you ladies were able to catch the Muppet Show nod with the critics at the end, but that was a riot. I was never much into SNL, but I grew up on the Muppet Show and the critics...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 11-21-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By adbullock
I'm excited about the Jewell bags -- especially...

I'm excited about the Jewell bags -- especially the Gatsby's Green bags (LOVE that color). Also love the Hop to It and Fabulous Floral. Many exciting things in the pipelines!!
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 10-08-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,368
Posted By adbullock
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 10-07-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,368
Posted By adbullock
Lots of questions about gift certificates

I had this idea that I'd hit the men in my life up to buy Thirty-one for their wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, aunts, and anyone else they need gifts for this Christmas, and was going to suggest...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 09-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,900
Posted By adbullock
I think you really do have to follow your...

I think you really do have to follow your passion.

For me, that choice would be easy. I have an entire box full of jewelry I NEVER wear. I can't even remember the last time I purchased jewelry for...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,401
Posted By adbullock
I think writing is like any other business. ...

I think writing is like any other business.

If you treat it like a business and take it seriously, you can do quite nicely for yourself.

In the beginning there will be a lot of "feast and...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By adbullock
Personally, I'd let my experience pique their...

Personally, I'd let my experience pique their interests and then I'd propose the contract position when it comes to the wire. It can be a bargaining chip that you're willing to 86 benefits in...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-23-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By adbullock
I've done a little more research and it looks...

I've done a little more research and it looks like you have to see if there's someone else in your community doing it first. If not, then you can pay $59 (not sure if that's the exact amount) per...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-22-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By adbullock
I've never even heard of it before now. If it's...

I've never even heard of it before now. If it's what it looks like it would be I'd love to do something like that in my community.

We have a ton of great stuff going on for kids but you have to...
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 09-08-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By adbullock
Thank you so much Leanne! I really...

Thank you so much Leanne!

I really appreciate the help and will order the first one now and look into the others once I get my feet under me a bit.
Forum: Thirty-One Gifts 09-08-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By adbullock
Learning Material Suggestions?

As a complete and total extremely introverted hermit who is totally smitten with the product line, I've decided to take one giant leap out of my comfort zone and dive into the completely befuddling...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-04-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,921
Posted By adbullock
I'm still recovering from surgery so I haven't...

I'm still recovering from surgery so I haven't committed to writing anywhere full time, but I did write one on the very first day. It's been over a month and it still hasn't been reviewed. According...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-15-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,833
Posted By adbullock
Have you considered asking for more money? ...

Have you considered asking for more money?

I mean seriously, if it takes you four hours to write good content that the editor likes and they've already had one writer tank on them before, they...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-08-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By adbullock
I thought they only paid on the second Friday of...

I thought they only paid on the second Friday of each month. Has that changed?
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-16-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,793
Posted By adbullock
I think this is it in a nutshell. OR. They...

I think this is it in a nutshell. OR. They finally start seeing a small return on their marketing efforts and quit. In my experience, you must consistently market yourself (something I fail miserably...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-06-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,440
Posted By adbullock
I guess I'm the opposite. I was making $9.50 an...

I guess I'm the opposite. I was making $9.50 an hour working in a law firm before I decided to go into freelance writing. That was less than $20,000/year. I wasn't a professional in a big city or...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-04-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By adbullock
I have no idea what CS is. The ONLY thing I...

I have no idea what CS is.

The ONLY thing I mentioned that was "tree" specific was the bark. Eliminate the bark and the leaf still works for every point. Stuff like that, though, is why I prefer...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-01-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By adbullock
Any money that's in your account is available...

Any money that's in your account is available through the debit card. However, you can send money to your bank and it is no longer available on your card (even for the three or four days it's "in...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-01-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By adbullock
No, they don't run your credit - at least to my...

No, they don't run your credit - at least to my knowledge they don't. I didn't get the "someone's peeking" email I usually get when mine is run. When I got mine, five or so years ago, the only...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-01-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By adbullock
A long time ago, when I was struggling with an...

A long time ago, when I was struggling with an eBook, a mentor told me to stop thinking about it as a huge eBook since I was intimidated by the idea. Instead, I should break it down into a series of...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 10-28-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By adbullock
Popping in to say Hi! Hopefully we'll see a bunch...

Popping in to say Hi! Hopefully we'll see a bunch of old familiar faces. ;)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-23-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,173
Posted By adbullock
What on earth are you seeing that I'm NOT seeing?...

What on earth are you seeing that I'm NOT seeing? I haven't seen one single post promoting her. In fact, I haven't seen any that comes across as even remotely supportive? Is it something that's being...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-22-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,173
Posted By adbullock
As far as a paid mentor. No. I'm not interested...

As far as a paid mentor. No. I'm not interested in hiring someone to tell me how she did it. I am considering hiring a coach. I've known Kelly McCausey for quite a while. In fact, she was the first...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-22-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,593
Posted By adbullock
One other thing. Figure out what kind of...

One other thing.

Figure out what kind of writing you want to do and what kind of clients you want to attract. Go to the places where your ideal clients are.

For instance, if you want to...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-16-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,593
Posted By adbullock
This is the BEST advice you're going to get. I...

This is the BEST advice you're going to get. I was there with Rent-a-Coder a few years back. I liked them because they held the money in escrow so I was guaranteed to get paid....at a hefty 15%. Then...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-04-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,683
Posted By adbullock
I just wanted to let everyone know that I DID...

I just wanted to let everyone know that I DID receive payment.

Hopefully everyone who sent work in will be paid soon.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-03-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,683
Posted By adbullock
I received an email from them yesterday stating...

I received an email from them yesterday stating that there was a problem with their system over the weekend they had just discovered.

They are working to correct the problem and are behind in...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-01-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By adbullock
I SOOO wish we had forum "like" or "thank"...

I SOOO wish we had forum "like" or "thank" buttons.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-16-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,053
Posted By adbullock
I like Toggl. It's free. It's easy. I can track...

I like Toggl. It's free. It's easy. I can track multiple projects with it and I don't need a degree in geek speak to figure it out.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-10-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,733
Posted By adbullock
I think it's the luck of the draw. The Slingshot...

I think it's the luck of the draw. The Slingshot client set me up with a ton of positive feedback when they were active and it really boosted my numbers. I really MISS her. She reviewed promptly, was...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-09-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,733
Posted By adbullock
I'm a level five. I started out as a level three,...

I'm a level five. I started out as a level three, but it didn't take me long to move up. I found a really great Love List client that I just really clicked with and she gave bonuses and positive...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-02-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,673
Posted By adbullock
Following immediately on the heels of those...

Following immediately on the heels of those "classes" where they allowed writers who had been locked out for months, though, this is just bad faith and bad taste. Here you have writers who worked...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-01-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,673
Posted By adbullock
Oh well. Doesn't this take the cake. I wonder if...

Oh well. Doesn't this take the cake. I wonder if this will come along and bite them in the rear end. It will be interesting to see if people really do walk over these changes or if it's all just...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-01-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,673
Posted By adbullock
Oh and they keep making more. I left. Walked...

Oh and they keep making more. I left. Walked away. But then, I needed money fast so I came back. Grrrr. It's a lesson in frustration trying to keep up with them. And then they have different rules...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-28-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By adbullock
Christmas, without a doubt. I'm not sure if...

Christmas, without a doubt.

I'm not sure if it's because I don't invest much time looking for work during this time or it's because many of my most frequent clients are also women with families...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-08-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,432
Posted By adbullock
That's what made me stop writing. I had two...

That's what made me stop writing. I had two articles rejected because they made changes AFTER I wrote them. That's ridiculous. There are enough arbitrary rules and requirements without worrying about...
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