What do you think about helium?
Do you anyone here have any good or winning experience with Helium? Please share your success.
I enjoy writing for Helium some, but my monthly revenue earnings so far are much higher on Hubpages. The titles they suggest are good and the upfront payments on some articles are nice. I also appreciate that they have the ratings system and a mentorship program, although I have not requested a mentor since I spend most of my time on other sites.
It's good to diversify your online writing activities. Helium is worth a try to see how you like it, just don't do all of your writing in one place.
I joined Helium about 7 years ago and have 112 articles there ... and I'm sorely disappointed for several reasons:
* The revenue is minimal;
* I must constantly return and rate other people's articles in order to have the "right" to make revenue on the site (rating star system);
* I cannot remove an article once posted;
* If I need to change an article, it must go through a peer approval process which means my changes can be refused;
and the most troublesome thing about Helium:
* The Terms of Service includes a "permanent irrevocable perpetual right and licence" ... this that you give Helium permission to use and profit from articles you have posted on their website - forever ... even after you close your account with them.
by 3bagsfull 9 years ago
I am just getting started here and am really liking it. I hope it pays off eventually.I write for examiner.com and have a shop on etsy.com.my hope is that all these sites and others I add will make me $3000 a month. It will take awhile but I believe in the secretask, believe, receivehow about you?
by pgrundy 9 years ago
...the hopes of being awarded a project?I got an email from a prospective client saying I am 'in the running with four other candidates and now they want each of us to write an article of their choice with their keywords so they can compare them side by side. I said no, I'll provide additional...
by Tim Anderson 9 days ago
Almost all of my Hub articles are in niche sites. I submitted the following article to PetHelpful, but it wasn't accepted and there were no clear reasons why. I think it will help a lot of dog lovers. Can any of you figure out why this particular article wasn't acceptable?A...
by John Welford 10 years ago
I'm not trying to be disloyal to Hubpages - far from it - but I have a specific request about its competitors. I am currently writing an article for a professional newsletter aimed at my fellow librarians, a profession which is getting into a tiswas about its public image. I wish to encourage...
by Brianna W 7 years ago
I have tried a few but they are either too difficult to understand how to get started, or just plain not as good as Hubpages.
by Don Bobbitt 3 weeks ago
It looks like a fourth of my feed lately is comprised of new people wanting the rest of us to tell them how to write. All day I get request after request for help on passing the Quality Assessment. I mean Really? Many of your requests are just one step above being a jumble of mis-spelled words...
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