When All Else Fails, Write for Content Mills

What I Accomplished This Week

Last week was a slow week for me as far as writing is concerned — neither Wordgigs nor Crowd Content had a lot of work, so I was forced to do a little writing for a lower-paying content mill that I haven’t written for in about three years. I’ll discuss that, as well as some other accomplishments I had this week, in this story.

A piece I had written a while back was finally approved, so I made a whole $1.86 this week on Crowd Content. I’ve written one piece on Wordgigs, which has also been kind of slow this week, that I’m still waiting for approval on.

If you’re a writer, you may be familiar with this content mill. I had signed up with them three years ago and done some writing with them, but haven’t written a lot for them in a while. But, since work has been slow with the other two sites, I decided to do a little work with them again this week. The good news about them is they always have a good amount of content, so I should be able to make a good bit with them when the other two are slow.

One that really intrigued me was a staff writer job for a company called Apricot Law, Inc. However, they require their writers to write between 4,000 and 5,000 words a day — I’m not sure if I could write that much at this point, especially if the posts I’ll be writing require a lot of research, so I decided to set a goal to start working on getting my writing up to 5,000 words per day, whether it comes from writing for clients, or for posts on Medium or my blogs.

This to me is a more positive step towards getting better-paying writing work, but we’ll see. I found out about them when I got an alert in my Inbox about a job that was posted on their website that I might like. I didn’t have an account the site already, so I had to create one. If you want to check it out, you can do so here:

I got a response about this job and was told to contact someone on Skype about it. I will keep you all informed about what happens with this job.

I bought this adjustable desktop shelf from Amazon and put it together this weekend — I think it looks pretty good!

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Not the best picture, I know, but it was taken with a phone.

Not sure what I’m going to do with this other disorganized corner of my desk, leaning very strongly towards getting another adjustable shelf like the one I have pictured above.

That’s about it for my accomplishments for last week, hope everyone has a great week!

I started writing in elementary school and never stopped. I enjoy sharing stories about my hard-learned life lessons and writing advice.

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