I get really tired of writing a well-thought-out, researched article for $3, $4 or $5. It makes me feel unimportant. I have something important to say! LOL!
So I'm sticking with Hub and seeing if I can direct more traffic to my HUB site. Besides the Hubbers are the most friendly and helpful of all the groups on line.
Thank you so much for your comment. I was wondering if I was the only one to feel that way. All of the research and time to write quality articles for $3 a pop. If I was a prolific writer, I could see writing 20 articles a week as a good deal. But then, my HubPages, my blogs and my web sites would have to take a back seat. And, I will be writing for someone else's passive income. I am so glad my decision to stay here is supported. Now I don't feel so bad.
Stick with it Jenna, it's worth it. Creating value as a writer is perhaps the most important long-term decision. Writing for 5$ will bury you -- even if you could use the quick buck.
I don't think it ought to be a matter of feeling "unimportant", but a lot of people aren't willing to work at that kind of pay rate. Over the long term, the pay for something like a Hub can add up to far more (and a far better "hourly rate") than getting a few dollars once for a 500-word or 700-word thing does. It's passive income. The writing-articles thing is not. Big difference.
I agree with Lisa, however, I have to write a few up front payment articles so I can work on my hubs and wait for earnings long-term.
I think, with content writing, it pays to diversify a bit. Even when you hit a good profit center you never know how long it will last. So it pays to cultivate some alternatives.
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