BlogJob - An Apology

By Gina
@Gina145 (3974)
Johannesburg, South Africa
May 4, 2016 7:18pm CST
When BlogJob reopened membership a few weeks ago I thought that was the start of big things and was very quick to share the news here. A few members joined under my recommendation. Now that BlogJob has suspended their rewards program I feel like I owe those people an apology for the time they've wasted there. Or maybe not. I'm not ready to give up hope that the site will bounce back, but the next few days will probably determine the future of the site.
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@miniam (9233)
• Bern, Switzerland
5 May 16
Wow, l really respect you.Very few people will come back to say things are not looking good in a certain site.But you took your time to apologize really respect that.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 16
Thanks @miniam . I'll really feel awful if those people never paid for their efforts.
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@rusty2rusty (6766)
• Defiance, Ohio
5 May 16
i think I have finally given up hope on that website. To much down time. Remove your posts while you can.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 16
@rusty2rusty I'll give it a few days to see what happens. I don't want to rush into a decision that I'll regret later because I really like BlogJob.
• Defiance, Ohio
5 May 16
@Gina145 I wish you luck. A few days will not fix the issues or not getting enough revenue in. I was going to wait it out. As points are suspended, if you remove anything, your points still go down. My points dropped an hour or two after I started deleting an inactive blog. Now I am so far in the minus I would never be able to catch up if I wanted to. That may be on me, but I feel if points are suspended. It should of been both ways.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 16
@rusty2rusty I agree about that. If I do decide to delete my blogs I'll probably give away my points first. At least I cashed out last month so I don't have so many left.
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• United States
5 May 16
bless yer heart 'n big hugs!! i can't figure how these places spent a wee fortune'n upgrades 'n then can't pay their obligations. seems to be the goin' trend. aint no fault'f yer own, hon. yer jest a writer there 'n thought such 'twas a good place to meet like-minded folks 'n do some networkin'.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 16
@crazyhorseladycx I don't understand the technical side of things but apparently, since the upgrade, some of the plug-ins have been causing the site to go down a lot and that has led to a decline in traffic. The plan is that all outstanding money will be paid if it meets the minimum required to redeem, but that we won't earn any more until everything is working properly again. I'm hoping for the best, but I'm not confident that the site will be able to recover if it takes long to sort the problem out.
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• United States
6 May 16
@Gina145 jest sounds a tad familiar 'n most sad to me :( i'll keep my fingers crossed fer all who participate there that such gets ironed out quickly. big hugs!
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• United States
6 May 16
@Gina145 that's ne'er a good sign, eh? i'm glad that'cher friend got paid, but from what i've read here there's many'n limbo 'n a tad bitter already. perhaps coz they've the feelin' the same'll occur there's did't "that place". i do wish all the best'f luck 'n hopefully the owners can turn that site 'round. i dunno why these places bite off more'n they can chew?? big hugs!!
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@CRK109 (14413)
• United States
6 May 16
I was recently accepted there, too. But I guess that's another site that I'll have to wander away from and just keep looking.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
6 May 16
@CRK109 That is seeming increasingly likely. I'm not sure whether BlogJob has shut down or if there are serious technical problems today, but right now it's nowhere to be found.
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@CRK109 (14413)
• United States
7 May 16
@Gina145 that's so sad. Seems to happen all too often these days.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
7 May 16
@CRK109 Thankfully it hasn't shut down. The problems were really serious though because BlogJob suffered a brute force attack which corrupted everything so badly that the site had to be restored from the previous day's backup.
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@kevin1877uk (36989)
5 May 16
Oh no, sorry to hear that.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 16
Thanks @kevin1877uk I'm still hoping for the best, but from past experience I'm not that optimistic.
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@kevin1877uk (36989)
5 May 16
@Gina145 Maybe be best to leave it if they keep having problems.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 16
@kevin1877uk I'll see what happens over the next few days. I've put a lot of work into my blogs and would hate to have to start all over again somewhere else. I won't write any new ones unless they start paying again though.
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@Dawwriter (248)
• Pakistan
5 May 16
I don't think there's any need to apologize. you had the best intentions and we all are always looking for a good place to call "home". Like you, I hope the site survives and yes the next few days will probably determine the future of the site.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 16
Thanks @Dawwriter . Yes, my intentions were good, but those who joined in the last couple of weeks can't be too happy that they may never see a cent for their efforts.
@ridingbet (59621)
• Philippines
5 May 16
i have never been a member of any other site except bubblews and mylot. i still wonder what blogjob works.
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@Gina145 (3974)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 16
@ridingbet Don't worry about BlogJob right now, because they're not paying at the moment. I hope it will only be a temporary setback but I'm not sure.
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@Lucky15 (33698)
• Philippines
5 May 16
Aww..haven't been there in weeks now
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