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Seems like I got hold of an AC alternative

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by super11, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. super11

    super11 Senior Member

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    While I was sipping coffee this morning, I decided to hunt google for some good blogs on content writing. One such blog fetched me the below mentioned site. It's called content-gurus.net.

    The link below will take you directly to the writer's application form. Now, I am not sure how much they pay, and if at all they pay. I did dig for more information with the aid of google, and this is what I gathered.

    -Pay$3 for 500 word article.
    -Payment every monday via Paypal.
    -International members accepted as long as you accept payment via Paypal.

    This is more of a hearsay information, and I haven't personally used this site, nor do I intend to use it due to low pay. However, if any of you guys feel the need to then..

    Also, it would be great to know if any of you guys have already explored the site in the past. If yes, then please throw some more light on the payment terms and other details.

    http://content-gurus.net/tinc?key=uOkuoeM3&formname=writerapp

    Unlike AC, you need to get approved by filling few details on the site. A good sample will do the trick for you.
     
  2. Millygirl

    Millygirl Regular Member

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    I don't like the look of their website (yeah, I know "don't judge a book by its cover" :rolleyes:)

    Some links I found talking about that site:

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    http://www.wahm.com/forum/wahms-who-write-46/444012-content-gurus-writers.html
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    http://www.essayscam.org/Forum/9/essaywriters-net-content-gurus-inside-truth-94/
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    http://www.freelancewriting.com/forums/index.php?a=vtopic&t=523
     
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  3. JonWrong

    JonWrong Registered Member

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    Everything I basically just read from Milly's link screams scammed, under paid, or never paid. Yeah they sound great lol AC may be a pain in the ass but I've never even had a late payment.
     
  4. redtide1969

    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I personally wouldn't bother with them at this point. Who knows, in the future they may become someone to publish with though.
     
  5. jtaylo49

    jtaylo49 Newbie

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    It would be nice to find some AC alternatives though. I submitted a lot of content to AC earlier this year/last year and the payout was good.

    Now I'm submitting articles, of the same quality and only getting around $1.50 for the ones accepted.

    Most of them got rejected and they did pass copyscape. I guess it is just getting saturated.
     
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    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It's not oversaturation, it's more than likely a page views issue because they've become a lot stricter about it. If the page views aren't being promoted and raised they'll offer you a lot less in upfronts for the same quality of content.
     
  7. LVNeptune

    LVNeptune Junior Member

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    It really must be...My articles are getting decent money more than $2.00/ea and my latest was $3.11 !