Bubblews News: Will I Get Paid?....the Answer Is Yes
Posting on Bubblews
When I first joined Bubblews, I was very excited. It was fun and I could see the cents changing to dollars at a decent pace. I've spent 25 days on Bubblews and have earned approximately a dollar a day which is not as much as some, but I have not invested much time either.
I have submitted 42 posts which are short paragraphs with pictures. The posts are at least 400 characters which equates to about 100 words. So that is 4200 words for $25. Is it worth it? At that rate, I would say no, however, seasoned bubblers ensure that with more posts, connections, likes and comments, which you build over time, the rate at which you earn will increase. I like that idea.
The $25 Mark
Today I kept a careful watch on my bank as it steadily climbed to $25. My bank is a tab I can click on within my account, to see how much money I have earned at any given time. I decided to copy all of my articles and paste them into a word document for 2 reasons. I wanted to make sure they were saved, should I ever decide to leave Bubblews, and I wanted to look over them quickly to be sure I had followed all of the rules.
There has been a lot of talk on Bubblews and on Hub Pages about some writers not getting paid. These writers who have commented insist that they did follow the rules. Another complaint is that Bubblews never explained to them why they didn't get paid. I find this disheartening, especially for those who are living well below their means and are dependent upon this small income, which can be considered a very large payment in other countries.
The things I mainly checked for were:
- Is each post at least 400 characters?
- Did I attribute all photos correctly?
On the website, it states that the amount shown may not be exact, so I waited until my bank showed that I had $25.33 just as an added insurance. Then I clicked REDEEM, oh my!
Now I wait for at least 72 hours for contact. I have chosen to be paid via Paypal and am assuming contact means an email stating that the money has been deposited into my account.
What About You?
Would you stay if you were not paid?
What Will I Do?
I will need to decide whether to stay or go, should I not receive payment. At this time I feel that I would definitely not stay. I do enjoy posting on Bubblews and being active with its friendly and supportive community of members. I also find it interesting to read about people in other countries that I have never talked to before. Today I was communicating with people from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Manila, Romania and Switzerland. How cool is that? Even so, I do not think I will stay a member if I am not paid. If I were wealthy and had time to blow, maybe. But like most people I'm not, and I have to use my time wisely.
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It's Been 72 Hours
I clicked REDEEM at close to 9:00am on September 9th.
72 hours have passed and I haven't heard anything. I haven't been posting on Bubblews since I clicked REDEEM, but I have been active, reading and commenting on others' posts.
Today is September 12th and at about 5:30pm, I was sent an email from Bubblews stating that "Funds Are on the Way!" It said that it would take 3-5 days for the money to be deposited into my Paypal account. So, it took 3 days and 8 hours (80 hours) but it is done. Yeah!
I am now looking forward to posting on Bubblews. I hope to increase my earnings fast by being active on the site daily.
While my story in this article did turn out positively, Bubblews has taken a turn in the way they are doing things in the past few months and it looks like many members have left. They are no longer paying a penny for every like, comment, post... From my own experience, it takes a lot of posting and interaction to simply earn 1 penny. From discussions by members, Bubblews had a financial crisis and they are now more of a social network instead of a writing forum where members earn money. I have decided to keep my account and see if anything changes, but I will hardly be active.