- Report: #989431
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Complaint Review: Examiner.com
Examiner.com com does not pay! Over 100 article published, I am ranked 160 out of thousands of writers and was never paid a dime!! Internet
*UPDATE Employee ..inside information: Examiner.com is not a scam
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Examiner.com Pay Structure
*UPDATE Employee: Paid On Time and Still Pays On Time
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Examiner Has A Well-Earned Bad Reputation
*UPDATE Employee: Always Paid on Time
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petrified8501-13-2010, 05:23 AM I am a former employee of Examiner.com and I need to warn you of what is happening. The site is nothing but a scam. You think you are being paid every month, but Examiner, at certain points, freezes your page views no matter how many page hits you get. They do this for about a half hour each day. Sometimes, they reduce your page views at the very end of the evening. Very few people have noticed or complained.
There have been several examiners who haven't been paid for their work. I wish I knew of anybody suing them because I would be a witness.
Writing for this site will look bad on your resume. Examiner.com has a bad reputation and there is a reason why. Up until recently, there was no quality control (and there still isn't much). People have put up the most laughable articles in order to get page hits. Instead of having the channel managers actually check content before it gets displayed, they put up a "Report Article" button so people who don't like your article can complain about it. ONLY THEN do they actually look at your article. It doesn't matter if it's a good article. If you write about - lets say - Michael Jackson and his crazy fans complain, the article will be deleted, even if you are telling the truth. They don't have a political preference like some people claim, but if you don't like an article about - let's say - Barack Obama, you can complain ten different times under a different guise. They will delete the article and give the author a warning. QUALITY DOESN'T MATTER at Examiner.com.
Please don't fall for their scam. You can bet that the page view rate will sharply decrease in the next couple of months because a lot of advertisers have caught on t
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