Tag: writing for Demand Studios

New DMS Format

New DMS Format

| December 7, 2010 | 19 Comments

I know that Demand Media Studios gets bashed around a lot on line. Despite the fact it is one of the few places online that consistently pays (and twice a week at that) it does get negative press. I’m guilty of bashing them a time or two (well not really bashing DMS, just airing frustrations […]

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Leaps of Faith

Leaps of Faith

| November 19, 2010 | 27 Comments

Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith. I’m finding that my quest for residual income and taking leaps of faith go hand in hand.  I often have to release the bird in the hand in favor of the two in the bush. There’s never a guarantee that the two birds in the bush […]

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Double O Club – An Expensive Ticket Price

Double O Club – An Expensive Ticket Price

| October 21, 2010 | 38 Comments

I’ve said it before, and I guess I’m not a quick learner, so I’ve got to say it again (more for my own benefit). I’m losing money by writing for Demand Studios. Here’s the Scoop As you know, I’ve been working on joining the Double O club this month. Because my residual income is below […]

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Let the Poaching Begin…

Let the Poaching Begin…

| April 7, 2010 | 22 Comments

The eHow upheaval is causing a feeding frenzy. Just imagine how happy some of the other, less popular (or even popular) content sites were to hear that there are so many disgruntled eHowers. They stand to gain an influx of new writers, content and hopefully readers. I found it interesting to receive an email yesterday […]

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How to Get Accepted as a Demand Studios Writer

How to Get Accepted as a Demand Studios Writer

| March 24, 2010 | 49 Comments

I often receive e-mails from newbies asking how to get accepted as a writer for Demand Studios. This is a difficult question for me to answer because I applied to Demand Studios a year or two ago. Back then all I had to provide was a resume, a writing sample or two and advise them […]

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How Freelance Writing Classifieds Have Changed

How Freelance Writing Classifieds Have Changed

| February 13, 2010 | 13 Comments

I remember just a couple of short years ago when I began writing online, I would search the online job boards for writing assignments. I remember I landed my first “big gig” through one of these sites. If was for a trade magazine and it paid me $525 for a 1,200 word article. Wow, I […]

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But What Color Were the Rocks?

But What Color Were the Rocks?

| December 15, 2009 | 15 Comments

I’m sure we all know someone who always seems to miss the mark. You know the type of person I’m talking about. They always seem to come up with questions that make you scratch your head and say “WHAT???” Here’s an example: Mary tells a heartwarming story about a little boy and his puppy taking […]

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Demand Studios Round 2

Demand Studios Round 2

| December 9, 2009 | 26 Comments

I started writing for Demand Studios again. My overall experience with them is positive, but there is one editor (I hope it’s only one), that causes me to wear out my Serenity prayer. I won’t go into details, but I ran one of her requests past several of my former insurance colleagues, and each one […]

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Tap, Tap, Tap…Is This Thing On?

Tap, Tap, Tap…Is This Thing On?

| November 23, 2009 | 7 Comments

Helloooo. Man, I think the internet is broken. I’ve been looking over my earnings and they seem to be down this month. The funny thing is that it’s not just one website, it’s across the board. I can’t remember the last time my Suite daily earnings were in the single digit dollar range. Yesterday’s earnings […]

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Back on the Demand Studios Merry-go-Round

Back on the Demand Studios Merry-go-Round

| November 11, 2009 | 14 Comments

The other day I received an e-mail from Demand Studios asking me to update my bio. I had received a similar request before and chose to ignore it since I had not been writing for Demand Studios and didn’t see a need to update my bio. Just for grins, I opened the e-mail expecting to […]

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