Shilling For Suckers
Step Right Up!!!
Every scam begins with some kind of 'endorsement'. Someone has invested and doubled his money. Someone has just won the Three Card Monty . And someone in Triond's unmoderated forum has just made 6x more on Factoidz!
If you look at the above photo you will see an actual Judas Goat. This Goat is leading the sheep into the slaughterhouse.
Notice how happily they follow the goat. No need to force them, no need to entice them. They willingly follow the goat to their deaths.
Shills, like the Judas Goat, know exactly what is going to happen. They've gotten their Marks bubbling with enthusiasm. They've chuckled as they bragged about how much money they made. They know what is going to happen..
They know that New Blood will get that first payout, and then nothing more.
Do Your Own Investigation
Anyone who had read the
published on Factoidz.
This is because the writer
loses the copyright.
But no one read the Terms. All they knew was that Factoidz paid 6x more than Triond.
Anyone who actually looked at the site would have seen many articles published by 'Members' .But 'Members ' CAN NOT publish.
Common sense should alert that these Members, rated #1 in this field or #10 in that, were at one point a Staff Writer.
At one point, this 'Member ' was an exalted Staff Writer, paid for their work. Now, as 'Member' even with one hundred bubbling articles, getting over 26k hits, that Member gets ZERO Revenue.
Anyone who had done 'due diligence; would never have joined Factoidz. The truth was right in their face; their copyright would be taken, their work would be stolen, and that they would be dropped to Member and get no revenue.
So where did the Revenue go?
I Never Knew...
Almost every Newbie goes through a period of gush as if they have finally found the one Publishing Site that really Pays!!!
They hop from one writing site to another, race to message boards and fora to extol this wonderful site.
They write their fingers off for this Publishing Site that really Pays and race back to defend the site against any attack.
These Newbies, getting their first or second pay out have become Shills. They have taken upon themselves the task of bringing in New Blood.
When they are kicked to the pavement, and ran from Forum to M.B. warnings others, they are attacked by the New Shills who have taken their place.
Anyone who has written online knows that the $$ comes from the Ads. Advertisers pay the site to put their ads on the page. It is the revenue from the views (or clicks) which pays the writer.
We know it isn't much.
How a site can pay 1c per every view as well as pay for leaving a comment on another's article had to send up red flags.
But the Shills, most of them so stupid they can't tie their own shoes, are paid. They write the worst garbage, often no more than a few sentences with a pile of referrals to other such items, but are paid. And paid again.
They are paid to rope in suckers. They are not paid for their unread rubbish, they are paid their 1c to go onto a site, like Hubpages, and rave about Bubblews so that twenty or more suckers are roped in.
These suckers will write readable prose. These suckers will get hits. These suckers will get that first payout.
These Suckers who may have taken a month to earn $25 because they have lives, will now write a frenzy, turning out four or more items a day.
And the revenue those articles earn will pay the Shill. The writer will get nothing.
When the writer complains the Shill will attack. Shills attack unpaid users. The Owners know they didn't pay them, so don't bother to respond.
Bubblews is a scam. It was created to be a scam.
Unlike Factoidz, which began as a real site and then, due to economic problems became a ponzi, Bubblews was created to Be a Ponzi.
Bubblews was created to rope in as many people as possible. To reward the most stupid for being a Shill, to steal the best articles from the wisest, and not pay them, and gather the greatest income for the Owner.
The reason the stupidest are paid is because they are stupid. They can't write to any standard so have to be on Bubblews where they are paid. They are so stupid they don't realise they aren't paid for the scribbles, they are paid to make them accomplices in ripping off the better writers.
The best writers are not paid because their articles are earning for the Owner on the site as well as other sites where he republishes them.
Aware that the majority of those at Bubblews are stupid, the Owner raised the payout to $50 and moved the time from three days to a month.