Paid to Advertise

Infolinks Review – Legit or Scam

Infolinks is an advertising network that anyone can join. Here you’ll sign up as a publisher to earn money on your website or blog by posting ads. As a website or blog owner, it is easy to monetize your site The company offers several different types of ads that you can use on your site. You can select from InFold, InTag, InText and InScreen ads for your site. It only takes a few minutes to integrate Infolinks on your site and start earning money. The ad units from Infolinks are fully customized to help website or blog owners have a higher engagement and CTR when the ads are placed on their site.

How Does it Work?

  1. Go to the website and fill out the short form.
  2. The company will review your application within 48 hours.
  3. Once you’re approved it is easy to integrate the Infolinks script to your website pages.
  4. Once your account has been approved, it is possible to start earning revenues from your site.
  5. You’ll need to log into your Publisher Center dashboard to track your account earnings.
  6. The company updates all the reports each day and it is easy to find out what you’ve earned.
  7. Once your registration has been approved the company sends you an email within 2 business days.

How To Integrate Infolinks To Your Website:

  1. After your account has been approved the company will give you a unique Infolinks script that you’ll add to the site’s HTML.
  2. You’ll need to copy and paste the code into your website’s HTML pages. The code needs to be inserted before the closing HTML tag on the page.
  3. If your site is using Google Analytics or other JavaScript-based tools, then you’ll need to place the code before their code on your page.
  4. The company also has plugins that will make it easy to integrate the ads on your site. The plugins work with WordPress, Joomla, Blogger, and Drupal sites.
  5. Once the code is placed on your site the company can start to display ads on your site. You’ll be able to see the ads almost immediately on your site.
  6. You are free to place ads anywhere you want on your site.
  7. It is best to keep ads off your About page, Site Map, and FAQ pages on your site.
  8. It is best to place the ads on your pages that are visible and interesting to your site visitors.
  9. If you are using InText ads on your site it is best to keep them in the actual post on your site and not in the footer of the site. This way more people see the ads as they are reading your content.

Referral Program:

  1. The company offers a referral program to help people earn more revenue with their account.
  2. Each time you refer a person to Infolinks, you’ll earn 10% of their revenue for 12 months.
  3. Each member of the site has their own unique referral code that they can share with others.
  4. On the dashboard you can keep track of your referrals and how much you earn each month.
  5. To attract more referrals to your account it is possible to download and install engaging banners on your website or blog.
  6. There is no special requirement to join the referral program on the site. Once your account has been accepted it is possible to start referring people to the site and earn money each month.

How Do You Earn Money?

  1. Each time a visitor clicks on one of your links, the clicks count towards your credits and earning on the site.
  2. Your earnings are limitless with the site. How much you earn from the site will all depend on the various products that are placed on the site and your site’s visitors’.
  3. The company doesn’t work with a fixed CPM. Each of the advertisers on the site will set their own price per view.
  4. Your earnings are calculated based on the website visitors’ engagement.

How Are You Paid?

  1. The company will issue payment to each person who has reached the minimum payment threshold. The threshold each month is $100.
  2. The payments are sent out 45 days from the end of each month as long as your account has reached the threshold.
  3. If you fail to reach the threshold in any given month the money in your account will be deeded to the following month.
  4. You will need to set up your preferred payment method on your account.
  5. The name on the payment section must match the name of the payee. Otherwise, this is the name of the company that was entered on the contract details when you first signed up with the company.
  6. The company uses PayPal, eCheck, ACH and Payoneer to send out payments to people.
  7. You can request the company to send your payment to your bank account. Direct wire transfers normally take 7 to 10 days to complete. Furthermore, you’ll pay a $25 fee for each wire transfer that is deposited into your bank account. You’ll need $100 in your account before the company can issue and complete the wire transfer.
  8. If you wish to set your payment threshold to a higher amount it is possible on your dashboard.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate advertising site that pays you to add Infolinks script to your website HTML. The company takes 2 business days to review your application. After the application has been approved, it is easy to sign in to your account and find your script. Just add the script to your HTML documents and the company will start displaying ads on your website or blog. Each time a person engages with one of your ads, you’ll receive credit on your account. The company normally takes 45 days to pay you for your earnings after you’ve reached the threshold.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BeFrugal Review – Legit or Scam

BeFrugal is a cashback website that allows you to earn rebates or cash back when shopping online. The website has many different resources and tools to help you save money each day. You can save money with the weekly ads, the company’s mobile app, an add-on that can be placed on your website browser, earn money by referring a friend, use the fly or drive calculator, calculate to see how much money you should spend on a car, or use the electricity calculator. This is an excellent way to earn money back and to help save money around your home.

How Does it Work?

  1. You’ll first need to create an account with the company.
  2. After you’ve created your account, you’ll need to log into your account so that you can start earning cashback.
  3. Search for retailers in your area or online that are offering cashback and how much you can earn if you purchase this item or shop through BeFrugal.
  4. If you can an eligible cash back coupon or deal that you’re interested in, all you need to do is hit the shop now button on the site.
  5. Once you’ve completed the purchase the cash back will appear in your account within 7 days.
  6. Once you click on any links through the website a tracking cookie is added to your browser. The cookie will indicate that the site you visited was through BeFrugal. This is how the stores know what site that you shopped through and can credit the company with the rebate. The company in return will add the cash back refund to your account.

How Is Cash Back Credited?

  1. When you first join the site they will give you a $10 credit in your account.
  2. If you are eligible for cash back it will always have a click number associated with your click.
  3. If you are missing any cash back from purchases you’ve made through the site, you’ll need to use this number when inquiring about your cash back purchase.
  4. Most stores will report the purchases to the company within 24 to 48 hours. However, some stores take up to 7 days to report your purchases.
  5. If you can’t find your cash back credit in your account after 7 days, it is necessary to submit an inquiry to the company.
  6. You’ll have 60 days after a purchase to submit an inquiry to the company.
  7. Some travel cash back won’t be credited to your account immediately. Some of these companies will take up to 60 days to send the cash back notification to the company. Other companies won’t send the notification for 60 days after the reservation has been completed.
  8. Occasionally a store will not track your order. It is best when using the website to shop online that you use Chrome, Firefox or the Edge browser.
  9. Make sure that all AdBlockers and Shopping add-ons are disabled when using the site. This includes coupons, cash back from another company, price comparison, and donations extensions.
  10. If you’re using your phone to shop online, make sure that Safari doesn’t activate or launch retailers’ apps on your phone. If this happens your cash back tracking cookie will be lost and you won’t receive your credit.
  11. Always verify that your browser is set up to accept third-party cookies.
  12. Once you’ve clicked through on the website it is necessary that you make your purchase in a timely manner and not browse other pages.
  13. If you are applying coupon codes to your purchase, it is necessary that you use the coupon codes from BeFrugal.
  14. If you contact a merchant to modify your order, it is best to cancel your order and start over. In such cases, your order will not receive your cash back credit.
  15. Use the BeFrugal Shopping Add-on in your browser to make sure that you don’t miss any coupons, deals or cash back rewards when shopping online.

Referral Program:

  1. The company has a referral program that you can use.
  2. Each time you invite a friend to join the website, you’ll earn $10.
  3. Furthermore, the person who joins the website earns $10.

How To Request Your Cash Back Payment?

  1. Once the credit in your account is verified for payment all you need to do is visit the payment page on the site.
  2. You’ll see how much money is needed on this page in order to request your payment.
  3. Once you’ve requested your payment they are processed and sent out within 10 business days.
  4. The company will pay you through a check, a direct deposit to any US bank account, PayPal or an eGift Card.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate website to use for shopping online. You have many opportunities to earn a cash back refund on the purchases you make through the site. The site has many other valuable tools that are available to its members that you are free to use. Furthermore, you can add the BeFrugal Shopping Add-On to your browser and shop online to earn cash back on your purchases. The site uses third-party tracking cookies to track your online purchases. This is an excellent way to earn money while shopping for the necessary items that you need for your family and household. The site is free to join and easy o use.

 

Mystery Shopper

Ellis Mystery Shopper Review – Legit or Scam

Ellis is a company who hires mystery shoppers that will secretly shop, evaluate products, the company services, or even pretend to be looking for an apartment. The company will provide you with tutorials that will help you complete your assignments and help you ensure your success as a mystery shopper for the company. The company is looking for high school or college students, stay-at-home moms or dads, or anyone who needs some cash on a part-time basis. You gain work experience and earn money for each job you successfully complete.

How To Apply:

  1. Fill out the online application and the independent contractor agreement. Submit both forms to the company.
  2. After successfully filling out your application, you’ll need to complete the online tutorial. This gives you a better understanding of how the company works and what you’ll be required to make as a mystery shopper. The tutorial is located in your account under the My Account tab at the top of the page. The tutorial must be completed in one sitting and takes around 45 minutes to complete. Make sure you have enough time to complete the tutorial.
  3. There is also an online certification test that you must complete.
  4. The company will review your application and it normally takes a few hours to a few days to be approved.

How To Find Shop Contracts:

  1. On the first of each month, Ellis will release the shop contracts. It is good to check back on the site often because during the month the site will update or add new contracts to the list.
  2. As a new mystery shopper, you’re allowed to take 4 shop contracts at a time. This number can be increased o decreased based on your performance, timeliness, and the accuracy of your reports.
  3. The work for the company is part-time and there is no guarantee that the company will have contracts available for you to work on.
  4. If you are at your limit and see a contract that you’d be interested in, you can send an email to the company. They will make the final decision if you can take on the 5th contract or not.
  5. You are free to self-schedule your own contracts on the site. Just log into your account and go to your shopper’s account. Check the available contracts and select the ones that you’d like to complete.
  6. The site also has an audio video on site recorded contracts that you can select from. You’ll need to send an email to the company if you’re interested in completing these types of contracts. Afterward, you’ll need to contact the Ellis partners website to inquire about renting and receiving the equipment to do these types of contracts. You must complete the separate tutorial for video shoppers contractors.
  7. If a contract has been taken by another shopper, you can sign up as a backup shopper. If the first shopper cancels the assignment, it will go to you as the backup shopper. The company will send you a notification to your email account if you are now the primary shopper for the account.
  8. If you’ve successfully completed a contract at any location within the last 18 to 24 months, then you won’t be able to view the new contracts.
  9. If you’ve completed other contracts for the same client the company won’t allow you to view the new contracts for this client.
  10. If you can’t view a contract it is because it has already been assigned to another shopper and a backup shopper has also been assigned.
  11. You can view the contract in the radius of any valid zip code. If you live n an area that has several zip codes that are close to your location, just change the zip code on the search to find their contracts in your area. Do not change the zip code in your profile. Use the drop-down menu to change the zip code on the contract search menu.

Information About Current Shop Contracts:

  1. A shop contract can be reassigned if the company can’t reach you or you don’t respond back within 24 hours. You have one chance to contact the company. There is an envelope next to the assignment. Just click on the envelope and answer the company. If you fail to do this the company will take this assignment away from you and assign it to another person.
  2. If there is a problem with your report the company will place a shop or missing information status on your report. You’ll need to contact the company to fix these problems.
  3. If the assignment has been rejected, you’ll have the opportunity to see the report and fix the problems. You’ll need to handle this as quickly as possible.
  4. All the shops that you’ve been assigned will appear on your mystery shopper account. If you see a B beside one account this indicated that you’re the backup shopper.
  5. If you need an extension on your contract it is up to you to contact the company immediately. Use the envelope next to your assignment to contact the company.

How Are You Paid?

  1. Before accepting any shop contracts, you’ll be able to see how much each contract pays. This depends on the specification of the contract.
  2. In order to avoid your pay being deducted, you must comply with all the specifications of the shop contract. That means completing the contract on time. The contract must successfully be completed and turned in to avoid any deductions from your pay.
  3. The company pays by direct deposit to your bank account.
  4. All payments for the month must be in and approved by the 7th of the month.
  5. The company sends out the payments on the 22nd of each month. If the date of the deposit lands on a weekend or holiday, your payment will be received on the next business day. If a payment doesn’t arrive in your account, you’ll need to contact the company.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate company to work for. You’ll be able to pick and choose your assignment each month. You will be an apartment shopper for the company. This is only part-time work and there are times that no work is available for you in your area. The company works hard to stop all people from posing as this company by only paying their mystery shoppers through direct deposits to their account. If you’re looking for extra money then this is a good company to join. You’ll have the opportunity to work for this company in your spare time and earn an extra income.

Just remember there are many people out there that post as a mystery shopper company. You could be sent a check in the mail and asked to deposit this in your account. Elli never sends any mystery shopper a check and asks them to deposit the check and send them back the money. The company will only pay you through a direct deposit to your bank account. Don’t be fooled by people posing as Ellis. If a company contacts you by mail with a check, immediately disregard this check and contact the company. Never follow the instructions on the check and try to deposit this to your bank account. These types of checks don’t have a complete account number and there is no way the check will ever clear your account.

 

Forum Posting

Digital Global Forum Review – Legit or Scam

Digital Global Forum is a paid to post forum that rewards members in DG coins for posting new topics or comments. The forum is free to join and offers people an opportunity to earn a passive income posting online. The forum also has a marketplace where you can buy or sell products and services online. They also offer you a way to conduct legal business on the forum. When you join the forum you’ll find many different areas where you can learn about legal sites that pay people to work online, This is a rather new forum and just opened up in 2018. So far there are a few members on the forum that are active. This is a great opportunity to join the forum now and be part of the growing community.

How To Join Digital Global:

  1. Just visit the forum and sign up.
  2. You’ll need to select a username to use on the forum. Once you select your username, it can’t be changed. Your username can be any name that you wish to use.
  3. They require you to register using your email address.
  4. You’ll need to select your password.
  5. The company is asking for your birthday to sign up.
  6. You’ll need to agree to their terms and let them know if you want to receive an email from the company.

How Do You Earn Money?

  1. When you create a new topic or thread, you’ll earn 25 DG coins.
  2. Each time you replay to a new post, you’ll earn 15 DG coins.
  3. If you report a post or conversation that has violated the rules the site pays you 250 DG coins.
  4. If you add an avatar to the site, you’ll earn 50 DG coins.
  5. For each video that is related to the niche, you’ll earn 20 DG coins. Before adding a video the site requires that you visit the DG Media page to see what topic they are looking for.

Referral Program:

  1. The site has a referral program. However, before you can join the referral program you must have 100 posts before you can participate in this program.
  2. You’ll find your referral link on your account.
  3. Each person who signs up under your account must have 100 posts on the site before you can earn money for your referral.
  4. Each referral that meets the requirements of the site will earn you $5 or 5000 points in your account.
  5. If you meet the site’s requirements you can cash out the money or you can leave it in your account.

What is the Maximum Post Limit Each Day?

  1. New Topic or threads have a limit of 25 each day.
  2. Each comment or replay on a post has a limit of 25 each day.
  3. If you exceed this limit the new posts or comments won’t be paid. You are only paid for a certain number of comments and new topics each day.

Forum Rules:

  1. When posting on the forum, your posts must provide value to all forum members and visitors.
  2. You’re required to only post in English.
  3. The posts that you write on the site use correct grammar, punctuations, and sentence structure.
  4. Your English must not be broken or look like you are from a 3rd world country. They are looking for people who can write in English.
  5. The company uses Copyscape to check all your work. So it must be 100% original when you add it to the forum.
  6. If you add a new topic in the wrong area on the forum, the forum will deduct coins from your account.
  7. In order to be paid by the site, you must have 100 posts on the forum. After you’ve reached the 100 posts your account is upgraded.
  8. The site won’t accept any duplicate account. If you’ve created more than one account on the site, you’ll be banned. The site will wipe out the coins you’ve earned.
  9. Members earn rewards for reporting other members for not following the rules. Each time a member has reported a violation of the rules they earn coins for their efforts.
  10. You’re not paid to post in DC support or in the Buy-Sell-Trade section of the forum.
  11. If your account has been inactive for 3 months, the account will be closed and the coins n your account will be recovered.
  12. Accounts are banned if you’ve violated the terms of the site in a serious manner.
  13. There is no copying and pasting of content on the site.
  14. The content that you post on the site must add value to the forum.
  15. The site will deduct coins from your account if you fail to meet their quality level.
  16. Don’t post spammy posts on the site, they will be deleted and your account will lose coins.

How Does The Site Pay?

  1. Each 1000 DG coins equal $1.25.
  2. Once you made 100 posts or new threads on the site, you can request your payment.
  3. You can request payment once you have 1000 DG Coins in your account.
  4. You can only request payments from the site between the 1st and 5th of each month.
  5. You can’t request payment before or after the dates indicated by the site.
  6. To request payment or cash out on the site, you’ll need to go to the DG coins area.
  7. Click on the donate tab.
  8. Enter the username: DigitalGlobal.
  9. Enter the number of coins that you wish to withdraw. The amount must be 1000 coins or higher to withdraw from the site.
  10. In the message box, you’ll need to type in “I want to redeem X amount of coins for cash.”.
  11. Your PayPal ID must be included in the message, otherwise, your payment request will be ignored.
  12. If you don’t include your PayPal ID and the number of coins you wish to withdraw, the company will consider this a donation.
  13. Submit this to the company.
  14. The company will only send payment through PayPal.
  15. You must use your own PayPal account to receive payment from the site.

Conclusion:

This is a relatively new forum that has just opened up in 2018. So far the site has 48 active members that participate in forum posting. The forum is very strict about the quality of content that is posted on the forum. They are looking for people who have English grammar skills. Furthermore, there are forum rules that you must follow when joining this site. If you don’t follow the rules, you’ll lose your coins or be banned from the site. You’ll need 100 posts on the forum before you can request your payment. Payments are only made on the 1st to the 5th of each month. The site requires you to have 1000 DG coins in your account before you request payment.

So far this site is a legitimate way to earn a passive income online. There is a posting limit each day that will earn you coins in your account. This is a new forum posting opportunity for people who like to post on forums and be paid for your time and efforts. Just follow the rules and have fun. You can earn a few dollars each month and learn about other ways to make money online.

 

Magazines

Wanderlust Travel Magazine Review – Legit or Scam

The Wanderlust Travel Magazine is based in the UK and only publishes 10 magazines a year. The company runs a website and a magazine and will consider interesting blog posts, inspirational roundups, guides and advice pieces. The site won’t accept any guest posts, so please do not submit one for consideration. The company will consider your article for the magazine if you follow their guideline. This is an excellent opportunity for freelance writers to be published in a travel magazine.

How To Submit a Proposal To The Company:

            Story Proposal For Trips Taken:

  1. You’ll need to write a one-paragraph proposal that outlines your story.
  2. Write the first paragraph of the story.
  3. Describe in details how you undertook your journey and include any tour operators that you used. Keep this brief.
  4. If you have photos you’d like to include, the company will accept 5 low-resolution images. If you’re emailing the images they can’t exceed 2MB.
  5. You will need to include any relevant experiences you had. Make sure you use links to other previously published stories if at all possible,.
  6. When submitting your proposal your email subject line should sum up the theme and destination of your proposal.

Story Proposals For Trips Not Taken Yet:

  1. Write a one-paragraph proposal that outlines the story.
  2. Tell us the dates that your travels will be in your proposal.
  3. Give a brief description of what your journey will be and include any proposed tour operators.
  4. If you have any relevant experience this needs to be included in your proposal and links to any stories that have been previously published. This only applies if the stories have been published before.

How The Company Answers Proposals:

  1. Once your proposal has been submitted it can take several weeks for the company to read your proposal and answer you.
  2. If the company is interested in your proposal they will send you an email.
  3. At times it is not always possible for the company to answer you back if they aren’t interested in your proposal.
  4. You can send the company a second email after a month.
  5. If you are looking for a replay by a specific date, please include this in your email.
  6. If the company doesn’t answer you back, they’re not interested in your proposal.
  7. Do not call the company to inquire about your proposal or to follow up on your submissions.
  8. If the company doesn’t answer you back within a few weeks, they aren’t interested in your proposal.

What Other Types of Proposals Does the Company Accept?

  1. If you don’t have a full featured article it is possible to try and target one of the other shorter regular slots available.
  2. You can propose a news story, a pocket guide or even a consumer feature.

What Type of Articles Does The Company Want?

  1. The company is looking for articles from great writers, superb photographs, and the most authoritative facts.
  2. The site covers all aspects of special-interest, semi-independent, and independent travel.
  3. If you have an article about places off the beaten track, secret corners of the world or even an unusual angle on a well-known place are always a particular interest of the company and their readers.
  4. Articles about local culture is a great feature for the magazine. They are looking for people to write these types of articles that have an in-depth knowledge of the topic or the destination.
  5. They are looking for articles that haven’t been covered in the past year and also have a special style, tone, and content.

What Type of Feature Articles Does the Magazine Publish?

  1. Destination features – this includes a specific country or region. Topics like horseback riding in Chile or even walking in Morocco. These types of articles should be informative and written in the first person and not in past tense. Each article should be 1,800 to 2,200 words long.
  2. Dispatches – these are shorter articles that are 700 to 1,00 words long and describe a recent development in a country of interest to the readers.
  3. Special-interest features – they are looking for articles with special knowledge on a travel relevant subject. This could include family adventure trips, safaris, cycling holidays or even walks.
  4. Consumer articles – a guide that is of particular interest to a traveler. You should be able to explain how they can save money, make their travel adventure better, and it should be easy to read and understand.

How Much Does the Company Pay?

  1. If your article has been approved and published the company pays £220 for every 1000 words published.
  2. Your fee is based on the printed words published and not the words that you’ve submitted.
  3. A fact page earns £90 per page. You’ll need 750 words which are pro-rated.
  4. Other articles published are based on an agreed amount or on commissioning an article.

Conclusion:

This is an excellent travel magazine to write for. The company doesn’t have much space for freelance writer and they do commission a lot of their articles out. However, they are always looking for new ideas, angles, and travel experiences to publish in their magazine. If you have any great travel experiences, guides or other points of interest to help the traveler, then drop them a proposal. When your articles are published the company pays you for your work.

 

Magazines

Escapees Magazine Review – Legit or Scam

Escapees Magazine is about sharing your experiences about the RV lifestyle. The magazine is looking for stories about people who are full-time or part-time RVers. The magazine is looking for all different types of articles about different life on the road and living in an RV. This can be articles about families traveling, mechanical problems, technical issues, working on the road, or even traveling as a retiree. The company wants different types of article that you can’t find in another magazine. So if you’ve any experience with RVs, traveling, lifestyle issues, or special tips this is the perfect opportunity to earn money sharing your experiences.

What Do the Editors Want?

  1. Do not send in a query to the company, it won’t be accepted.
  2. The magazine decides on the articles they will publish based n the completed article.
  3. You’ll need to send in different photos, graphics or illustrations.
  4. Only completed articles will be considered and read.
  5. The articles that you submit to the magazine must be RV-related.
  6. They must engage other RV readers and have interest to everyone who read the magazine.
  7. The company has an approximate four-month lead time so any articles that you submit that are time-sensitive must be marked on the article. These types of articles need to be submitted six months in advance.
  8. There is no deadline for most articles. However, if you are writing an article about the club or park related subject they must be received before the 10th of each odd-numbered months.
  9. The company can hold an article for 6 months to one year before they add it to their magazine.

What The Magazine Wants:

  1. When writing your article the company looks for an engaging conversational tone.
  2. Don’t use verbosity or colloquialisms in your articles.
  3. Write the lead and the summary of your article and make it a work of art.
  4. If you are an Escapees member, you’ll need to include your membership number at the top of the article.
  5. Make sure you include the phone numbers of all the persons or companies that you mentioned in your article.
  6. If you’ve mentioned a company, you’ll need to supply their postal mailing address and website if possible.
  7. The company will reject any article that was written for the sole purpose of advertising.
  8. The company doesn’t publish poetry, articles for a travel blog, foreign travel stories or even fiction stories.
  9. You must submit clear, sharp illustrations and photos with your manuscript.
  10. The photos must be high-resolution and not edited.

How To Submit Your Articles:

  1. The company prefers that you submit your article by email.
  2. If you don’t have access to email, you can send your stories into the company at their mailing address. If you mail in your articles, you’ll need to include your full name, mailing address, your membership number, and a phone number.
  3. A full-length story needs to be 1,500 words long.
  4. A short filler-type article that is 100 to 500 words long will be considered.
  5. When sending in your article, you’ll need to write it in a Word document and attach it to the email.
  6. You can submit your manuscripts by email if you don’t have access to the Internet. Don’t send the company a CD instead of a hard copy. They will only accept hard copies of your manuscripts.
  7. Each article or manuscript needs to be typed in upper and lower case letters. Don’t submit an article that is typed in all uppercase letters. Furthermore, after a period there should only be one space before the next sentence starts.
  8. When writing your manuscript in a Word document using a Times font. There is no need to format your document. Furthermore, there is no need to use a variety of fonts in your manuscript.
  9. When you submit your manuscript, you must include a completed Limited Copyright License Agreement with your submission.
  10. If you’ve submitted your manuscript to another magazine it is necessary to list this on your LCLA agreement.
  11. If the article was previously published it is necessary to add this information to your LCLA agreement.
  12. If you plan on submitting more than one article to the company, you’ll need to check the box on the agreement for multiple submissions. The agreement will cover all our submissions for a year.

Biography:

  1. You’ll need to submit a short paragraph biography about yourself.
  2. Include some information about your background, what inspired you to write this article and your qualifications.
  3. You’ll need to let people know what makes you an expert.
  4. The company needs a high-resolution photo of you that is taken in a natural setting.
  5. A headshot photo works best for your biography.

Payment:

  1. The company will only pay you when your article is published.
  2. Depending on the quality of the article and the images will determine how much you’re paid.
  3. A feature article that is 1500 words long will earn $100 to $200.
  4. If you write a short filler article that is 100 to 500 words long, the pay is $50 to $100.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate magazine that will pay you for your manuscripts, images, illustrations, or filler stories. They are looking for any type of article about the RV lifestyle. No matter if you’re a snowbird, retired, or just living in an RV because of your work the company is looking for true life experiences and stories. There are a few rules for submitting an article to the company to consider. The company won’t accept any queries or CDs. You must submit your article or manuscript by email or by mail. It can take up to a year to see your article published in their magazine. They only publish 6 magazines a year.

 

Magazines

Verge Magazine Review – Legit or Scam

Verge Magazine is a travel magazine that is designed to help everyone change the planet for the better. Since 2002 the online magazine has published articles about people working, studying, and volunteering abroad. Verge magazine is one of Canada’s largest travel, volunteer, study and work magazine online. The company is always looking for freelance writers who travel, work, or study overseas. Your stories and experiences are what the magazine is looking for. If you are a freelance writer and a traveler, it is possible to write about your experience. The magazine is always looking for great articles.

What Type of Articles Does Verge Look For?

  1. The magazine chooses articles that are informative and motivated.
  2. They look for articles that portray unique personal experiences, timely events, and relevant information.
  3. Write articles that can tell a well-told story, how to information, engaging subjects and include many sources to help your article and the readers.
  4. Add external sources to help the readers find other information about your article if they re interested.
  5. Include information about your flight, hotel accommodations, meals or tours if they apply.
  6. Let the people know if you received a discount or a free or reduced rate flights to inspire you to take the trip.
  7. Let the readers know if you arrived at our destination to work or to volunteer.
  8. If a company, organization or even a tourism board hired you, include this in your article.

What Should Article Include?

  1. You need to provide sidebars that will be useful to the reader and the subject you’re writing about.
  2. If you have any photos these should accompany your article.
  3. The site like you to add a travel component if it applies to your article. This will provide the information for the reader to get involved.
  4. Your article should be 800 words long.

What Aer the Different Types Of Articles You Can Write?

  1. Worldwise: these types of articles will provide information about social, cultural, political issues and problems in a region, how they are being addressed, unreported events, and should reveal some facts that are unusual or not well-known about the place.
  2. Workwhere: the stories about working overseas, or living your dream by moving or working overseas.
  3. Global Classroom: These types of articles are based on education or different ways to study abroad. This can include different learning or teaching opportunities abroad.
  4. Out There: If you are engaging in different types of activities that are breaking news, about the environment, or even international development.
  5. Your Environment: The article should cover specific or unreported news about people who are engaged in ways to address these issues.
  6. Volum Traveller: Deals with stories about volunteering work, international development, or working with a certain nonprofit organization abroad.
  7. Feature Articles: The article must be 2000 to 2500 words long. Normally, there is a major competition for these stories and if you’ve never been published by the magazine in the past, you’ll need to submit your pitch to the company. However, the site would prefer you to work on and submit a few articles for the departments first.
  8. Photographs: It is important that you supply the magazine with high-quality photos to accompany your article. If you have a problem with this, then it is up to you to tell the magazine where they can find the photos they need.

Proposals and Submissions:

  1. It isn’t possible for the magazine to replay to each person who submits a proposal or an article to be considered.
  2. If the company is interested in your ide, they will replay to all manuscripts or query within 8-weeks.
  3. The company won’t accept any queries or follow-up by phone.

How To Pitch Your Article:

  1. When pitching your article you must answer the most important questions about your article.
  2. Let the company know what it is about and why type of message you’re trying to communicate.
  3. What section on the site will your article appear?
  4. Let them know how you’ll be approaching the subject and the angle you plan on using.
  5. What type of information do you already have, do you need more research, or are you waiting for a few other interviews.
  6. You’ll need the title, deck, and lead. Supply a few samples or just one sample of the title you plan on using.
  7. Write up a good outline for your article.
  8. Let them know if you have photos that will go with your article.
  9. Tell the magazine about yourself.

How Does the Company Pay?

  1. If you’re a first-time contributor to the site, they’ll pay you $0.10 CAD per word.
  2. The rate includes the photos that you send in with your work. You’re not paid extra for your photos.
  3. Your payment is in Canadian dollars and will be paid out 45 days after the release date of your article.
  4. The company sends each person a check.

Conclusion:

This is a fantastic opportunity for freelance writers who work overseas, study abroad, or have worked for a nonprofit agency. The magazine is legitimate and will pay you for your articles and photos. If you’ve never written for the magazine before, it is a good idea to send the company a pitch before starting your article. If they are interested in your idea, you’ll hear back from them by email and can start to write your article.