Posts tagged with: freelancing

The Year of Saying Goodbye

It seems that 2016 was the year to say good-byea lot. In fact, 2016 was especially hard on celebrities: David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Patty Duke, Merle Haggard, Garry Shandling, Anton Yelchin, Natalie Cole, Prince, Gene Wilder, Muhammed Ali, Glenn Frey, Harper Lee all passed away in 2016. I doubt there is any statistical significance here; …read more…

freelance follies, part one point six

Earlier, I wrote about the quick response I got from TextBroker. In that post, I noted how even though it was taking them forever to rate my articles, they were able to respond to my email in less than 24 hours. Here’s where it gets weird. A couple of weeks after they sent me that …read more…

freelance follies, part one point five

Earlier, I wrote about my less than satisfactory experience with TextBroker. In the interest of fairness, I sent them a message just after I published that initial post. This is what I said: When I log in, your front page states: “As soon as we receive an article from you we evaluate it. Your rating …read more…

freelance follies, part one

I said a while ago that I was going to explore various online freelancing opportunities to see how much money I could make with them. The first one I tried was TextBroker. It’s pretty straightforward, really: you sign up, and look through lists of articles that people want you to write in order to make …read more…