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Making Money at ChatAbout
Warning, avoid this site!
Read the latest update about ChatAbout at the bottom of the page. If you want you can read the rest of the article and see the negative progression this site has undertook since it's relatively new inception about a year ago.
Have You Heard About ChatAbout?
Have you heard of ChatAbout yet? This is a quality site, where people can make money to comment, write reviews and articles. It allows members to ask questions and reply to comments, write about any topic they want, or write reviews. Granted, it won't pay the rent, but still it's a fun,easy place to spend a bit of time everyday.
ChatAbout is a newer site, which has potential for having great popularity. They started with having better incentives, but as of now the referral program consists of if someone clicks on your referral link, you'll receive one point.
As of now looking at the sites stats, ChatAbout gets about 50k page views each day, and around 8k visitors. They are ranked 9,675th in the world according to thatweb.com. Not bad for just starting out less than a year in the making. For now, signing up has to be done through facebook, but if you have a facebook account, this makes it very easy to sign up and start making money.
How Much Can You Make?
ChatAbout pays by points, and these points can be redeemed in Amazon credits, Paypal cash, or many varies items they have in the prize section. For every comment and reply you'll receive 1 point, every review 5 points, and every article 10 points. When you amass 500 points, you can then redeem them for $5, so basically every point is worth a penny. They want the comments to be a minimum of only 20 words long. The articles and reviews, they just want them to be logical and informative, and don't have a set length for them.
This isn't very good incentives, but they will add up after awhile. I have cashed out three times now and have earned $15. They have a bonus section too where you can earn 5 points daily for taking an easy poll. They changed the amount of total points you can make from commenting and replying to a maximum of 50 points a day. (Update, they have lifted this comment limit and lowered the points to one per comment and reply).
ChatAbout is a user friendly site, where you can go to learn things and have good conversations about a variety of topics. The administration there are interactive and like to get the members input to improve the site. In time, they'll improve the site to include various upgrades, which will likely mean more abilities to make money and more incentive to write articles and reviews. For now, it's a fun place to spend a bit of time at and eventually cash out.
I would compare the site as a mix of a forum posting site and a place like Swagbucks. It's made simple enough, to where you can just comment and interact without a lot of the worthless pursuits Swagbucks and survey sites put you through.
An other reason to go to ChatAbout, is the ability to put back-links to relevant blogs you have or websites. As long as they are not spam, this can be a place to promote your blog or websites. Overall, ChatAbout is a quality site, user friendly, and is legit. I would recommend it to anyone who wants another egg in the basket.
ChatAbout Link to Get Started!
A forum to chat about topics that interest you..Including celebrities, hobbies, professions, products, places, schools, tv shows, movies or anything in-between.
Another In-Depth Review of ChatAbout
Update on Chatabout
It is now April 30, 2014. I wanted to write and update to reflect on Chatabout. I already edited the article above to show the current changes they've made, concerning the point incentives. Although the changes have been mostly negative, I still think it is a place where we can make some money and so recommend it.
I'm hoping they start improving the site and giving more incentives, because before the changes the site was growing rapidly. After the changes the site became like a ghost town. I think people are starting to find their way there now though, not knowing how it has changed for the worst.
When they started, they offered a 20% referral incentive, so each person who signed up from your referral link -- you would receive 20% of their points with them not losing any points. That was to good to be true, and now they have made it so you receive only one measly point for each click on your referral. That was the worst change, but also they lowered the points for a reply and comment to one, for reviews by 5, and articles by 10! Who wants to write an article for ten cents? I guess if you back-link to a blog.
That's the updated skinny on Chatabout, I still go there and do the daily poll where I get 5 points each day, and after a couple months will cash out again to get my $5. Still a place where you can make some points just chatting, so check it out, but let's hope they improve the site from here. Blessings.
July 29th 2014 Update
I wanted to write another update, to let you know this is still a site you can make money with. They seem to be improving the site more towards a survey type sight instead of a MyLot type chat site. Although, they have created a post area and photos area where you can make some points for posting random posts and pictures. I believe it's 5 points for a post, not sure about the photos.
Basically, all I do there everyday nearly is go and complete the daily poll, scroll through this thing called paths which I make 2 points for, and then if they have it available I click on an ad which gives me 5 points for just checking it out. So, I earn 7-12 points a day for about 1-3 minutes of my time. Also, every once in a while I make a point for someone clicking on my referral link. This strategy makes me about $3-$4/month.
It's an easy way to make about $5/month. Cashing out has never been a problem, and I receive the money into my Paypal within a day. So, this site is still worth checking out, it also can be a back-linking site for your blogs or hubs. If you work the site more, you could make $10-$30/month.
July 31, 2014 Update
OK, so I just found out that ChatAbout has decreases the worth of a point by half. They have made each point now worth a half a cent instead of a cent. This means you have to earn 1,000 points in order to receive the min. payout of $5, instead of 500 points.
I found this out from an article on Daily Two Cents today and thought I would clue you in. This is another bad development on ChatAbout. It seems since they started, the site has been getting worse and worse instead of better and better. I'll likely keep doing the before mentioned strategy there, but maybe I'll just move on...
September 26th, 2014 Update
Unfortunately I have to write a final update about ChatAbout which is negative. They have now stiffed me my last payment and basically banned me from my account without any reason or notification.
The site has just gotten worse and worse since it started, and the admin there are a bunch of pansy liberal cowards far as I could tell. Here is the final email I sent them:
Hello ChatAbout Admin.,
Interesting that I can't log in at all through either my facebook or email. I was able to log in before and request my payout of $5, but now I can't log in no matter what I do and I haven't been paid after about 5 days.
Usually you all pay within a day, so I'm assuming this means you have basically stiffed me and banned me from the site.
This site has gotten worse and worse since it's beginning, so I don't really care. There will be some bad reviews coming through. I have a popular Hub about Chatabout and a blog on my blog, and they will be receiving an update of how you treat people here.
Remember, we all reap what we sow. You could have had a good site here, but's it's just another sketchy place full of pansy admin. people who are part of the NWO kiss up crowd. See how this works out for you.