Editor’s Note: This article was written anonymously. My own contributions have been the formatting, the hosting and the mouseover text - which I have added seeking forgiveness, not permission. Any mistakes made in those areas are wholly mine.
It seems like most of the articles written about this are written by people who haven’t actually done it themselves and boil down to “Go to the site and apply”, so I thought I’d make something a little more helpful if you are wanting a real overview of what to expect. Originally I was going to record every single step and question, but after submitting my claim it wouldn’t let me start another one for that purpose. Which makes sense, and is why I wasn’t expecting it.
If you know how to get to the Centrelink site, feel free to skip past to 3. Start your claim.
Hey, you know what’s normal, but shouldn’t be?
The idea that if you can’t monetize what you’re doing, it’s not worth doing.
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re either a long time reader of this website or you stumbled onto this article after googling something like “online writing jobs” or “making money writing online”. However you came here, if you’re still reading this then that means you must have some interest in the topic.
I’m no expert, or course. I can only speak from my own experiences.
I’ve been there. Being an introvert who hated working retail, I did everything I could to make money with my writing. But while I searched the internet for more information, every article I found gave a vague summary of sites that paid for writing, and most of the time these articles focused mainly on how much those sites paid. My goal is to tell you what I wish someone had told me when I started out.
Let’s start with the content mills.