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You, too, can make $100K writing for Examiner.com! (Results not typical)

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TheSportsPredictor, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member


    But don't worry, Examiner tells its investors us. Most writers only make a few hundred dollars a year.
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    A friend who was doing some work for them found that if you mention as many celebrities as possible in a story, the stories will show up on people's google alerts and he started making twice as much working for Examiner. Of course, he would also have to mention Angelina Jolie, Howard Stern, Glenn Beck and Jenna Jameson in sports articles he was writing.
  3. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Google has the entire Internets by the balls via SEO. (Yes, it's a gross oversimplification, but it's true.)
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    She's writing 130 stories a week working 35 hours. Yeah, lots of legwork and no copyright infringements whatsoever going into those "reports."
  5. CYowSMR

    CYowSMR Member

    Basically she repeats yahoo and tmz reports?
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Stop your bitching. The woman saw Miley Cyrus in a coffee shop once.
  7. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    And think if you mention all of them in the same story:

    "The Georgia Bulldogs took it like Jenna Jameson Saturday as the Auburn Tigers rolled to a 48-31 victory in front of 90,000 fans who were more crazed than the attendees at a Glenn Beck rally.

    After the game, Cam Newton declined comment, with the exception of a brief outburst that would make Howard Stern blush. So Newton's season continues, at least for now. But if the NCAA steps in, it could be Heisman, Interrupted. Only, instead of leading to an Oscar for Angelina Jolie, this show will end in tears and heartbreak."
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    That's how his stories read. He found out the 20 celebrities who had the most google alerts and almost all were mentioned in every story he wrote.
  9. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Weingarten had a great column related to SOE.

  10. CYowSMR

    CYowSMR Member

    I saw her in Walmart in Alabama. She bought Patrick Swayze's lake house on Smith Lake.
  11. cyclingwriter

    cyclingwriter Active Member

  12. I just vomited in my mouth.
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