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Demand Studios Ehow Writers Compensation Program

I saw a post by Deanna/Write Moms on how she is planning to try the Demand Studios eHow Writer’s compensation program and it gave me the idea of writing up why I did not proceed with Demand Studios version of the ehow writer’s compensation program. I see some key issues with it: Editorial Control Under […]

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Is Ehow.com Really Dead?

A guest post by martinmrojas over at Bukisa.  Since many of the readers here are eHow refugees, when I found this article I had to share it because it presents some unique information.  I also note the difficulty dealing with DS editors expressed by the writer. This article explores some of the reasons why former […]

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Online Content Strategy After eHow

I just had to share this letter with everyone because it raises some interesting questions and well, it warms my heart because my main goal for this blog is to develop a community of readers that can help each other and learn together with me. Jade, Things have sure been hopping on eHow lately, and […]

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When Does Delete Not Mean Delete at eHow?

Several writers report getting this email from eHow.  I have not (yet) received it but I’ll pass it on as it was reported in the eHow forums.  I assume it is legit  for several reasons and will modify this post if it proves to be a hoax. You recently deleted your articles from eHow.com, and […]

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Reuse eHow Articles

A question from an eHow refugee on the Constant Content forum lead to this quick blog post. The question was basically can you submit eHow articles to Constant Content? As both an eHower and a Constant Content author I do not recommend moving articles from eHow over to Constant Content in eHow format.  The eHow […]

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What Do I Do With Deleted eHow Articles?

Since the news of the eHow shutdown two days ago (in terms of new content via the site anyway) and than an aggressive sweep where many articles are being deleted, many eHow writers are feeling lost. Some are trying out Demand Studios. Some writers are looking for homes for their recently swept articles. Other writers […]

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Need a Website?

If you need a website cheap, fast and designed just the way you want, go to oDesk.com and sign up for an account. Look at the going rates and similar job descriptions and then post up your website design and set up job. You’ll have lots of good bidders to pick from. You will find […]

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eHow Changes Format

This just posted by Lex in the eHow Forums: Today, we’re announcing a series of changes for eHow.com. Anyone who’s ever written for eHow should receive a message today from eHow explaining those changes. But here’s an overview of what’s happening, why, and some of the impact. Since 2006, eHow’s growth has been nothing short […]

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eHow Photo Scam Roundup

I don’t use many photos on my eHow articles and the ones I do use are mostly from Wikipedia or logos of sites I’m talking about. However, many writers use unique photos they take themselves. Demand Media is now appropriating these photos and linking them to other (usually Demand Media owned) articles on their various […]

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WalMart Has a Useless Blog? Not Useless to Me.

Just came across this really well written article by Allyn Hane on the Walmart Blog (did you know Walmart had a blog? me either). Allyn makes some really good suggestions on how Walmart can use their blog to promote sales and build goodwill. If you have a business blog you can learn from Allyn’s innovative […]

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How to Use SheToldMe.com

When I first saw people talking about SheToldMe.com I was not interested. I figured they were just trying to get me to sign up so they could profit somehow (but I didn’t know how since it looked like I got all the revenue). Eventually I went and figured out SheToldMe.com and now I’m actually a […]

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What Makes an eHow Article Earn (or Not)

Online writer/blogger Chezfat has been doing some great analysis of the eHow Algorithm and the effect of the eHow UK disaster.   Among other things, Chezfat’s stats show a big drop in earnings for articles in the eHow Home and Garden category.  Articles are doing poorly both on a month over month basis (over many […]

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Forget RRCR – Get a New eHow Plan

Many eHow writers get into social groups that RRCR each others articles. This activity is pretty much worthless and takes away from time that could be spent actually making money for both the reader and the writer. That statement might make me unpopular, but if you read on I will present a better plan. Let […]

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Make More Off eHow Articles

Re-Purpose and Earn More Passive Income eHower Russ Keith asked in the eHow forums how to earn more from his drawing articles that are not pulling much traffic.   Russ has a nice library of step by step articles on drawing that need a way to reach a good audience. Several things became clear from […]

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Web Writing For Profit: the Triple A Solution

The ever growing demand for quality web content results in many opportunities for aspiring freelance writers to do web writing for profit.  The advent of crowd sourcing and citizen journalism is creating more content writers than ever before. The problem for the freelance web writer is separating the opportunities to create worthless noise from the […]

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eHow Resources (and tips for other web writing)

Here is a round up of some great resources for writing more profitably for eHow or any other site where you are paid based on ad clicks: Great Advice from Diane Cass in this Thread about my last blog post on How to Write eHow Articles that Stink plus How to Choose Search Engine Keywords […]

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How to Write eHow Articles that Stink

The quest to create valuable content can be maddening.  How many times have you gotten what you figured was a great idea for an article and then found out no one cares?  For me – too often. Here are the 10 eHow articles I thought were great ideas when I wrote them but that have […]

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Is the eHow UK Compensation Enough?

The eHow writers waited for the promised compensation for having their work used on the eHow UK site – and today it arrived.  Is anyone happy about the generous eHow UK compensation?  Apparently not.  The eHow forums are buzzing with comments;  (almost) none of them positive.   We will see how long the comments last since […]

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eHow UK Update

Several eHow members including Alrady noticed that new (ie Feb 2010) articles are still going up on the eHow UK site but without redirects. For example – here is my latest article How to Get to Sanibel Island – UK version. As of this blog post it does not redirect to the ehow.com I know […]

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eHow Apologizes

I am gratified to see Demand Studio’s Senior Vice President of Content and Editorial, Jeremy Reed respond to writer concerns about eHow that I articulated here.  I am reposting the exchange below. January 30, 2010 at 5:08 am  JadeDragon says: I’d like to know what Demand Media is going to do about eHow Writers who are feeling pretty […]

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