Examiner Complaint - Don't Fall For Examiner Scam For Writers

Review by jclark3 on 2010-02-21
TEXAS -- Research the online newspaper company called the Examiner, which actually acts like a legitimate business, asking writers to submit one and then two articles to apply for writing jobs before ripping them off. This group has taken con artistry to knew levels by actually staying under the radar with posting their own positive press articles and etc. for those who actually have the time to research them to find. The reviews of the Examiner on line news group are mixed which helps them land some very talented writers who are then just too red in the face to report the truth about their rip-off experience with The Examiner on line news group.

The truth is this is a heavy add filled blog, with pay-per-click incentives which are split in a pyramid like fashion, so little to no money actually trickles down to the actually writers. Just avoid it! Better to do your own blog and take all The Examiner's so called writing support to use making your own blog as profitable or more profitable than they can actually do for you as a writer. Truth is, someone has just reinvented a way to rip-off writers.
Comments:3 Replies - Latest reply on 2010-02-22
Posted by Ben There on 2010-02-21:
Did you think you would be getting the whole amount from the click yourself? Was this not disclosed in when you signed up to be an affiliate?
Posted by Venice09 on 2010-02-21:
I don't think the writers are being ripped off. The Examiner is giving them an opportunity for their work to be seen. If someone submits a blog without some kind of arrangement for compensation, then The Examiner can do what they want. If a writer has talent, the exposure can help him or her gain a following which can then lead to a successful independent blog. It's hard to just start your own blog with any real success.
Posted by jclark3 on 2010-02-22:
Sure, I agree with you and already said so. The harm comes because Examiner.com passes itself off on job sites like a paying position when it really is NOT!

Writers can go lots of places for free exposure without being promised a job as Examiner.com is doing it!

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