There is news that Associated Content, a very reputed web articles site (like Hubpages, Helium etc) has been bought by Yahoo.
AC recently made changes in their payment schemes to writers. Non US authors have been virtually denied of Upfront payments for articles (citing US tax laws as reason). Rules on performance payments(page view pennies) too have been changed to the effect that they will be paid only when the accumulated earnings cross $100.
Now comes the news that AC has been bought by Yahoo.
Here is a link from Yahoo:
I found as a UK writer that even before the changes AC was not worth me bothering with. I took all my work off and closed my account a few weeks ago. Perhaps it will change for the better now.
by rachel carpenter2 years ago
Hi! I'm excited to be here!I'll be honest I currently have a deep, dark foggy cloud surrounding me........... as I learned today that Yahoo Voices is closing. I am devastated and honestly in a complete shock. I...
by N. Ramius6 years ago
I just came across this news article:http://money.cnn.com/2010/05/18/technol … /index.htmThought I'd share since some of you write for AC.
by Glen6 years ago
Read more...AC recently made a change to the payment system to writers outside of the US, ie: not paying us anymore.And $100 million?That would mean that HubPages is worth a billion dollars.
by seanorjohn5 years ago
I just signed up to yahoo contributors and found myself directed to associated content. They claim to pay upfront for articles. Anyone know whether it is worthwhile. I know sunforged, a very astute hubber wasn't...
by easyspeak6 years ago
You don't get rights to your work, they pay so little per 1,000 views, they don't pay you for adsense clicks.Why in the world would anyone write there? yes, they do upfront payment, but it's miniscule.Can anyone...
by Susannah Birch6 years ago
I'm currently in need of some spare cash and I know there are plenty of sites that offer up front one of payments for articles. I'm willing to write on anything, however I was just wondering which sites are the best for...
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