MediaPiston Review - Write Articles For Money
Is It A Scam?
Media Piston is a content mill similar to Demand Studios, except the assignments pay less. You search a database of article titles, make a selection and write an article according to the provided instructions.
Is MediaPiston a scam? No, but after creating my account, there were no assignments available in the article pool. I contacted the support team and they told me that the article volume fluctuates around the holidays. I checked the site minutes later and found a handful of available article titles, but every time I clicked on a title, I received a pop up message that someone else had already selected it. I have continued to receive the same message for every single article title I've tried to select. The annoying thing is that the same titles still appear, even after refreshing the screen. If the article was already chosen, it shouldn't still appear on the page.
Most of the articles on MediaPiston pay $3 to $13. I saw a few articles for $14. Since I was unable to actually write anything, I can't comment on that, but it looks like the editorial process is similar to Demand Studios. After an article is submitted, an editor may send it back for revision if needed. You get paid every Friday, via PayPal, for all assignments completed by Thursday.
The writing assignments I found on MediaPiston were more interesting than the ones on Textbroker and it was easier to sign up. I registered my account, submitted a writing sample and I was able to begin searching for writing assignments within minutes. Judging by the limited title availability and the problems I experienced, it doesn't look like the greatest place to write for money. Demand Studios is better, but there aren't any available titles anymore.
Do you write articles for MediaPiston? Do content mills have less assignments available during the holiday season? Please leave your comments below. I'd like to write at least one article if I can find a title that's actually available.