Think of the Guardian Liberty Voice as a trade-off: either you take the time and effort to network and communicate with editors and wait for them to throw you a freelance bone once in a while – or you go with the Guardian Liberty Voice where you will have a guaranteed platform for all of your writing, every day, 24/7, truly building your own business, and actually earning commissions on your impressions for the rest of your life. Who else will pay you for the impressions your articles generate for the rest of your life?
What are earnings for, say, your top 5 earners?
I’m afraid Rebecca’s post was deceptive in that she posed first as a freelance writer in part of her comment, then revealed (with a threat to sue me) that she was in fact a staffer at Guardian.
You don’t seem to refute any of the basics of Danyelle’s comment – that she wrote 15 articles and was paid zero. Unfortunately, many of us freelance writers take a dim view of speculative writing that may or may not pay depending on how many clicks we get, or whether at the end of that lengthy ‘tryout’ we’ll get a green light to continue.
We’d love it here if you could enlighten readers as to average earnings for your 100 writers, and how many articles they have to write to earn that pay
I agree revenue share isn’t a content mill. We’ll give you that. I’d say Danyelle misspoke there, in terms of what we normally view as a mill. (more…)