Updated Writing Site Review: Linker Zone
Earlier this week, I posted about a new site I found, Linker Zone. I decided to give it a try and see if it was worth the time.
Like Personal Paper, it works on a points system. That said, the points are dictated by your "star level" which depends on how long you've been with the site, how many articles you've posted, and how many referrals you've made. The last part is what gets me: Unless you make referrals (to 30 people!) it's almost impossible to reach the highest level and highest pay rate.
That said, yesterday, I posted four articles. All were quick to write: I used voice dictate on my iPhone and didn't even spend ten minutes total writing there. By the end of the day, I had 50 points (about 2 cents). While that's not awesome by any stretch of the imagination, it's not bad for very little work.
Another plus side of the site (and probably while I'll stick with it) is that it allows you to post links to your other work. I'm trying an experiment of expounding on each of my articles here briefly, then posting a link to the original entry to try to drive more traffic. I'm not sure if it's going to work yet, but it's a simple way of promoting that can earn a little extra money.
There seems to be little community at Linker Zone, but it's not as spammy as "other sites," if you catch my drift. The site loads quickly, but the interface looks pretty amateurish.
At this point, I would hesitantly recommend it, but only for those who are good at promoting affiliate link type content or those who just want to try to generate more traffic to other posts. I guess it would also be good for, well, people who don't like money very much.