eHow Ends Writer Compensation Program—Let’s Discuss105 Comments
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Big news in the eHow world.
If you haven’t heard about it already, eHow is making Demand Studios the exclusive platform for writing and contributing articles to eHow, and ending the Writer Compensation Program (WCP).
The WCP was established in 2007 as a way for anyone (living in the U.S.) to sign up and start contributing how-to articles, sharing the revenue generated from ad clicks on each article. I myself have been a part of the WCP since mid-2008, contributing 150 articles in one month and no articles since. However, every month for the last year I’ve earned upwards of $150-200 for doing basically nothing. This was the power of eHow and it’s WCP, and it’s why so many people flocked to become a part of the program.
Well now, things are changing. Starting April 13th, the WCP writing tools will be out of commission and you will have to sign up apply to become a writer for the Demand Studios platform. Here are the benefits of applying at Demand Studios, as outlined on the eHow blog: (more…)