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woohoo! My first online publishing job . .

  1. climberjames profile image61
    climberjamesposted 7 years ago

    After my work on HubPages, my blog plus a whole lot of tweeting and twitpic'ing I have been approached by the editor of Rock Climbing UK to be a contributor, making this my first (albeit unpaid) online publishing 'job'

    I just submitted my first post which will be published shortly, my profile can be found here:

      http://rockclimbinguk.co.uk/james-mason-contributor/ big_smile

    1. IzzyM profile image87
      IzzyMposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hey well done, James!

      Pity you're not getting paid all the same..

      1. climberjames profile image61
        climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks Izzy big_smile

    2. pisean282311 profile image59
      pisean282311posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      excellent ..

    3. Veronica Allen profile image86
      Veronica Allenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I just read your profile - cool beans! Congratulations. I wish you much success.

      1. climberjames profile image61
        climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hey veronica, much appreciated!

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      SarahLambertposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations!

    5. thisisoli profile image57
      thisisoliposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      A word of warning, there are plenty of blog owners who search for free writers on their site so they don't have to write themselves.

      I would at least ask for some kind of revenue sharing option.

      I have seen a few people end up writing for free for months, without ever getting a penny from website owners who promised some kind of benefits when things pick up.

      On sites I own where I accept other authors I always offer at least a 50/50 revenue share option.

      1. climberjames profile image61
        climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks thisisoli, really appreciate the advice, I will look to pursue this!

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      far out! smile

      if they ask you to become a regular contributor, that might be a good time to inquire about financial compensation of some sort. building a following on a visible site is good but you still need to protect your interests in the long run, including letting them know you have an interest in tangible rewards as well as intangible ones smile

      congratulations!

      1. climberjames profile image61
        climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks cosette, I will use that as my benchmark then - if it becomes a regular contribution.

        Really appreciate the advice!

  2. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 7 years ago

    I'd say you earned it.  The pay will come!

    1. climberjames profile image61
      climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Tobey, hopefully one day . . .

  3. Shadesbreath profile image89
    Shadesbreathposted 7 years ago

    That's great exposure for you.  Don't forget to watch out for your own interests down the road though.

    1. climberjames profile image61
      climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Shadesbreath, I'm going to have a think about this . . .

  4. Glencap profile image60
    Glencapposted 7 years ago

    Great news! Congratulations! You first online publishing gig. That's awesome. Stick with it, and better things will come; including great income. Keep us posted.

    1. climberjames profile image61
      climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks, will do Glencap!

  5. Origin profile image60
    Originposted 7 years ago

    Well done! big_smile

  6. lxxy profile image60
    lxxyposted 7 years ago

    Congrats! Best of luck to getting more!

  7. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Congrats! I also agree with Shadesbreath too. smile

    1. climberjames profile image61
      climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Ixxy & cagsil big_smile

  8. IzzyM profile image87
    IzzyMposted 7 years ago

    Actually, I just had a look round the site and it doesn't seem to be monetised apart from selling climbing books - no adsense that I can see.
    Maybe you should ask if you can use your Amazon affiliate there or something?

    1. climberjames profile image61
      climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hey izzy, the site is being overhaueld in a couple of weeks, amazon would be good I guess as I can incorporate that into my  articles - thanks!!

  9. sunforged profile image72
    sunforgedposted 7 years ago

    Cool a thesis user - share this code with him:

    .format_text .to_comments {visibility: hidden;}

    (added to style sheet will remove the "comments on this entries are closed" text)

    Congrats! I would push for more then Revshare though - see if he wants a partner instead - looks like your the only contributor besides the editor/owner?

    The facebook link doesnt work.

  10. Joy56 profile image60
    Joy56posted 7 years ago

    it's always wonderful to get work published, i wrote two articles and got them published in a dog magazine...... my name was splashed all over the place, and i was delighted, but they did not pay me either.

    Now i write more for pleasure, i do  not agree with magazine using people though..... you should really be getting paid.  Maybe it will lead to something for you in the future. 

    The world seems to be full of wanna be writers at the moment, the editors have a huge choice at their fingertips.

    Very well done...

    1. climberjames profile image61
      climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you very much Joy big_smile

  11. nikipa profile image21
    nikipaposted 7 years ago

    Anyway, its a beginning!
    Everything will improve, I am sure!
    Congrats!

    1. climberjames profile image61
      climberjamesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks nikipa, hope so!

  12. gramarye profile image60
    gramaryeposted 7 years ago

    Congratulations - Some people do it for fame and others for fortune. I wish you both in the long run.

 
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