Can You Agree To Sell Your 500 Words Article For $1?

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  1. ngureco profile image82
    ngurecoposted 8 years ago

    Can You Agree To Sell Your 500 Words Article For $1?

    My money making strategy for the New Year is to buy 1000 articles each of 500 words at $1 per article. I will post the 1000 articles on Hubpages. I forecast that investing $1000 for 1000 articles on Hubpages will make me $1000 per month. Do you think this strategy of mine will be successful to make me easy money for the next five to ten years?

  2. profile image0
    khmohsinposted 8 years ago

    a 500 word article will typically cost you atleast 2$, if you outsource it to india and the content quality will be mediocre.
    If you want some quality work, I think 5$ per article will be the least expense

  3. ngureco profile image82
    ngurecoposted 8 years ago

    Khmohsin, $5 per article is a lot of money. Which world do you live in?

    You see, Khmohsin, the article has to be written in a good Queen’s English. I figure it out that from the world’s population of 6 billion people, there are thousands of people who are hardly making more than $1 per day but can easily write 5 articles (well written in Queen’s English) per day. I am imagining that all those developing countries that were colonized by Great Britain and are members of the Common Wealth have thousands of such people who speak and write Queen’s English.

    I plan to spend $3 to place advertisements in local newspapers for each country. I will then wait for a few days and then the articles will start flowing my way.

    I pray and hope the sky is the limit to the earning potential for this money making plan of mine. And I hope I am not day dreaming because sometimes the spirits in me can sometimes make me daydream.

  4. Susana S profile image97
    Susana Sposted 8 years ago

    It could work really well as long as you had done your keyword research, and that the articles written were optimized for high volume search terms with low competition. I'm not sure that 500 words is enough for HubPages though. I think you'd do better with 600 x 800 word articles.

    Just my two cents - good luck with it smile

  5. profile image57
    Alexpteposted 8 years ago

    Where can you get good quality articles for $1? You'll find it difficult to get uinique (i.e. not spun) articles for that price.

    Also, keword research is vital. If you throw up 1000 hubs on genearl topics you will be lucky to make anything. The benefit of hubs is that they can rank for long tail keywords quickly if you optimise them right.

  6. Has_aWayWithWords profile image62
    Has_aWayWithWordsposted 8 years ago

    I currently write articles that are properly written and have specific keywords and density. All of this is researched prior by either myself or a client before writing and then the articles generally get a little added power with back linking. There is a lot of strategy that goes into it and I assure you that $1 per article will get you nothing but headaches. I charge a minimum of $4 and that is on a bulk quantity of atleast 150 articles. This price also does not include research.

  7. Sean Leong profile image65
    Sean Leongposted 8 years ago

    A 500-word article for $1?  You have got to be kidding. Over my dead body.

  8. profile image0
    sord87posted 8 years ago

    It is not a good strategy,It is just a trial and error,a lot of article with no profitable keywords end up with small amount  ads clicks and not much sale !Believe me I have experience this !

  9. Island Tropical profile image62
    Island Tropicalposted 8 years ago

    I am not very sure about that, but you can give it a try!

  10. profile image43
    athardposted 8 years ago

    Just remember that you get what you pay for. At the end of the day, it is better to pay $10 for a decent 500 word article than $1 for a bad article. It is rare to get a good article for just $1. No good writer will do it for so cheap.

  11. wordperfect_seo profile image56
    wordperfect_seoposted 8 years ago

    I don't know where you are coming from. I am from one of those countries that were colonized by Britain. And for your information, those people who can speak and write the "queens English" are not ready to get $10 for their 500 word article. And by the way, i don't know which newspapers will allow you to advertise for $3. Maybe one of those "Man eats hyena" kind of tabloids.

  12. w_elizabeth profile image55
    w_elizabethposted 8 years ago

    As with everything in life, you get what you pay for.

  13. Gerber Ink profile image85
    Gerber Inkposted 8 years ago

    Will you find writers to crank out $1 articles?  Yes.  Will they help you make money- that is really questionable.  Most writers who understand SEO optimization, which will help you generate those money making clicks, would charge a lot more for 500 word articles.  Personally, I'm paid $20 for articles like these in the U.S.  Good luck though.  Everyone is entitled to their dreams.

  14. theboxmeister profile image60
    theboxmeisterposted 8 years ago

    I don't think that someone will sell articles for such a lower price, at least not original articles

  15. DowntroddenInDC profile image83
    DowntroddenInDCposted 8 years ago

    think it'd be hard to find relevant articles that will make any sense at all for $1. I mean you can definitely get articles that are total nonsense, with spelling and grammatical errors for less than a dollar. However, in the long run you'll be lucky to even gain your dollar back..

    So to me, this is an ill-adviced plan.

  16. missymoo profile image75
    missymooposted 8 years ago

    $1 per article is pretty poor pay for most writers.  Professional writers, that is.  I know there are people out there who will happily accept this as payment, but they aren't the cream of the crop.  I think if you are going to try and earn that much from Hubpages you had better be prepared to try and invest in it to start with, i.e. by investing more in the articles you buy.  Good luck and good wishes.

  17. Royalmark profile image60
    Royalmarkposted 8 years ago

    I could help you write articles but not at the $1 landmark... If you're willing to pay $3.50 per article per day *you could even get 4 per day if you're willing to pay $14 for 4 of them*... Mail me if you're interested... Ciao!

  18. Tony Flanigan profile image60
    Tony Flaniganposted 8 years ago

    Whoooooo! $1 per article! Go to elance.com, or freelancer.com, or oDesk.com. You'll get loads of NON-ENGLISH applicants, and guaranteed you will have to rewrite them ALL.

    Our last gig on oDesk was at $12 an article. Go figure. You gets woht u payz four.

    Oh yeah, one of our earlier clients had a non-english writer do a bunch of articles at $4 each. We fixed them up for twice that!

  19. bizijebator profile image55
    bizijebatorposted 8 years ago

    where did you get writers for 1$ per 500 word article. that is just insane

  20. brsecu profile image55
    brsecuposted 8 years ago

    There are a ton of AMERICAN websites that will do them for $5 dollars each like fiveones.com Or you could just use some spinning software.

  21. Sienna Red profile image55
    Sienna Redposted 8 years ago

    No, definitely not. You can hardly find writers who would grab your offer. It can't even pay someone else's effort.

  22. Shakespril profile image61
    Shakesprilposted 7 years ago

    It all depends...

    Anyway, that is your assumption.

  23. shape_shifter profile image59
    shape_shifterposted 7 years ago

    Think outside the box... In an open forum situation, it is not at all uncommon for compulsive writers to give up 500+ articles for free... How much have you been paid per article here? Different situation, sure, but get the point? Hell, give it a shot... With the right kind of motivation, you won't need to pay a cent, but you will have to live with the fact that you are shoulder-hopping.... Even easy money has a price.

  24. anna20 profile image60
    anna20posted 7 years ago

    May God wish u all the best. The success in Hub of your articles depends how much popular your Article is. If it is written on very popular topic then you can more than you have mentioned.

  25. karhubpages profile image59
    karhubpagesposted 7 years ago

    no way.  I never sell my article to such a lower price.  It's very hard to get quality articles at this price.  You can get good articles from $5 to 100 or even more.   Any way all the best for your money making program. 

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Get-Paid-To-Write This hub may help you further

  26. fresh2def05 profile image83
    fresh2def05posted 7 years ago

    A good place to look is Textbroker.com There are writers on that site who are willing to write articles of any size for cheap.

  27. gvannorman150 profile image69
    gvannorman150posted 7 years ago

    As a writer I will tell you that you are not going to be successful.  I say this because most cheap writers that you are going to find will just crank out a bunch of spun and copied crap. 

    Remember that writing is a job to these guys.  The more you pay the better your return.  It is simple business philosophy.  So, if you are really interested in making money by investing $1000.  Try going with 200 articles of 500 words each.  Spend $1/100 words or $5 per article.

    You get less content, the quality is going to be quite higher and you will be a bit more satisfied.

  28. umairraja51 profile image61
    umairraja51posted 7 years ago

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  29. Andrew Gubb profile image66
    Andrew Gubbposted 7 years ago

    Pay people what an article is worth - 20 dollars or so.

    It's still a way better investment than stocks, real estate or pretty much anything else.

  30. Ibrahim K. Shafin profile image66
    Ibrahim K. Shafinposted 7 years ago

    I know it's very late to answer the question but still I am wanting to give an answer.

    Though I am not that much satisfied with $1 per article, but I can do it for you because 1000$ is not bad at the end of the day.

    It won't take much time for me to finish the job. But I want to get $10 as soon as I submit you 10 Articles. And another $20 for next 20 articles. I'm telling you this because this is a relationship of trust and the trust will be stronger by this. And I hope you'll pay me through PayPal because it's the only method I feel convenient with.

    I am not telling that I'll write every article myself but I'm promising you that each and every one will be thoroughly and easily readable , commentable, understandable & informative. It will be original for sure, you may feel free to check each one with CopyScape.com .

    If you are satisfied with the offer, then please contact me.

    P.S.
    I don't promise any fixed amount of money you can make from each articles. I don't promise fixed page views. There are totally upto you. But you can easily submit some of the articles to article directories, (such as- ezinearticles.com, for getting backlinks).

  31. profile image49
    secretbonusposted 7 years ago

    Did you ever think that of the 6 billion people in the world most don't have a computer, and of those that do many don't speak english? Of those that do, how many willing to write for $1 a day will write high enough quality posts? Generally the people that write $1 will spin the articles, meaning it will be low quality duplicate content that you can't expect hubpages to approve and keep. It can be done though, but the quality of $1 article is usually bad. If you really want to find such a thing, you probably will have to go through lots of bad writers until you find someone good and to hang onto them, you may have to give them a raise at some point. Plus you could risk losing your hubpage account if you post duplicate, low quality content that many times.

    I think Robert Kiyosaki once said, "if you're going to be cheap, be cheap when you're buying liabilities, not assets."

  32. cascoly profile image61
    cascolyposted 7 years ago

    to see just how bad  spun articles can be, i've posted some examples here:


    http://hubpages.com/hub/Mass-Article-Co … Duplicates

    any spun article will take more than $1's worth of your time to repair

  33. mediaspin profile image59
    mediaspinposted 7 years ago

    Let me get this straight, you're buying articles that somebody else wrote and posting them at Hubpages alongside other members here who write them from scratch. Am I missing something? Here I thought Hubpages was for writers with original material! You might want to consider that if you wrote something original you might make more than $1 per article. Much more in fact. Ever try blogging?

  34. Torch Harrison profile image83
    Torch Harrisonposted 7 years ago

    I get so tired on Hubpages of reading all these get-rich-quick formulas without doing any work yourself.  You really believe you can buy all the content and make a fortune?  Good luck.  I'd be damned if I'd put that kind of work out for a lousy buck...no decent writer worth his salt would.

  35. deaidrah profile image57
    deaidrahposted 6 years ago

    I believe God hardened the heart of that King to show who He (God) was. He had to show Himself to his people. His strength, His power and His faithfulness to them dispite their circumstances. That is why I think He hardened that man's heart.

  36. Ann Marie Dwyer profile image81
    Ann Marie Dwyerposted 6 years ago

    This makes me wonder how many of the 200+ hubs you have posted here are actually your own work.

    As for me, I do not turn over anything 500 words for $1.

  37. drspaniel profile image91
    drspanielposted 6 years ago

    My friend... I don't know about you, but I'd much rather gain money from something i did personally, than I paid someone else to do... Plus I thought HubPages had a grudge against people who used content that wasn't theirs in their hubs?

  38. profile image0
    mayank786posted 5 years ago

    If you want to earn money from the articles so you need great article with correct grammar, no spun, unique and very clear and as i have an experience of two year writing of article i will tell that the person who pays less get worst article and the person who pays more will get the beat article.

 
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