Helium, AC, Triond, or somewhere else?

@Wolfechu (1193)
United States
June 30, 2008 4:20pm CST
For those of you publish articles, really. Which have you used, and how do they compare? Personally, I've used Helium for ages, but found AC seems to be paying more for similar work, and tend to write mostly for them. Never used Triond, and especially interested to see what people think of them. Any other similar sites you're aware of?
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@compumom (738)
• United States
30 Jun 08
I write for Suite 101 and for Demand Studios. Suite 101 offers residual income where Demand Studios pays $15 up front for every article. I share my experience with both of these companies on my blog. So far I've earned more with Suite 101 (a bit over $1,000), but I've been writing with them longer. I've never written for Triond. I did set up an account with AC, but never submitted anything as yet. Maybe I will in the near future.
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@Wolfechu (1193)
• United States
30 Jun 08
Hmm, never heard of either of those, but they sound interesting and I'll be taking a look. Are they looking for specific sorts of articles, or are they 'whatever you've got' types like AC and Helium?
@compumom (738)
• United States
30 Jun 08
On Suite 101 you can write whatever you want (www.suite101.com). For Demand Studios you have to write on specific topics. Demand Studios provides the content for eHow.
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• United States
1 Jul 08
Ive been writing for AC for a while http://www.associatedcontent.com/aishaladon I like it, but I did not think to post my stuff else where. Duhh Im new to this. But I plan to check out the other sites, because thus far I have found nothing better than AC.
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@Ldyjarhead (10157)
• United States
30 Jun 08
I've only started writing at AC recently and looked at Helium, but I think AC is much better for pay. I played around with Helium yesterday and found all the rating and such to be pretty tedious. What's your ID at AC? I'll give you a look!
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@Wolfechu (1193)
• United States
30 Jun 08
http://tinyurl.com/5lgo8z would be me at AC (apologies for the tinyurl, you know how they are with long links here). I've found the same, to be honest. I've published about a quarter of the number of articles on AC that I have on Helium, and I've already earned almost as much.
@Ldyjarhead (10157)
• United States
30 Jun 08
Isn't it true that you can take anything you write for AC that is non-exclusive, and go post it on Helium too? I'm going to subscribe to your AC articles, would you consider doing the same for me? I've only got two up now, two that I've been paid for that they haven't published, and two more waiting in limbo to be reviewed. I don't expect that I'll be writing a large number. http://www.associatedcontent.com/user/231649/marie_anne.html Off to read some of yours now!
@paid2write (5202)
2 Jul 08
I focus more on Helium because I have earned a little money there. I have sold one Helium article so far and I have won some cash in their writing contests. I believe AC will only pay upfront to people in the USA so I have not tried them. I don't know if their revenue share is better or worse than Helium. The advantage of Triond is you can choose to publish articles, stories, poetry or photos, and the minimum payout is only 50c. I make less than that each month. I think you can make good money by writing hundreds of articles on some of the more popular subjects.
@Wolfechu (1193)
• United States
2 Jul 08
Yeah, I've had a little over $25 from Helium, but for about four times the amount of articles I've written for AC, who've paid me about $15. Having just moved to the US, the upfront's not a problem, as it were. Still waiting to see how non-upfront earnings go.