Experts123 is a site that has both articles and a question/answer section, similar to Yahoo! Answers. The difference is that you can get paid for answering questions on Experts123. You can also get paid for writing articles on Experts123. Topics cover absolutely everything. It’s a good place to go for both finding and submitting information. There is also an option to apply as an “expert” in a certain category. Details on this are slim, but I get the impression you can earn more money as an expert. You can earn money through both upfront pay and revenue share with Experts123.
How much does Experts123 pay?
When you apply, you’ll only have access to revenue share assignments according to their website, although it does seem from what I’ve read online that some people who apply get immediate access to upfront pay, or “work for hire” assignments, as they call them. When you submit an article or answer a question for revenue share, you will earn a certain amount of money for every 1000 views your article or answer gets. For people just starting out, pay is $1.50 for every 1000 views of an article and can grow up to $2.00 for every 1000 views depending on your trust level, which is calculated based on how many “likes” your articles or question answers have. The pay per page view for revenue share answers starts off at $1 for every 1000 views, and can grow to $1.50 depending on your trust level.
If you qualify for upfront pay, you’ll be writing for private clients, and the pay range varies. The Experts123 site says that upfront payment is usually between $10 and $20 per piece.
How and when do you receive payment from Experts123?
Payment is made monthly with Paypal, and you cannot be paid unless you have at least $20 in your account. Earnings from each previous month are paid the following month, so if you earn $20 in April, you will get that money in May.
How hard is it to get upgraded for the upfront pay on Experts123?
According to their site, Experts123 will grant you access to their work for hire assignments once you write some good-quality revenue share articles. They want to be sure that your work is consistently high-quality before they give you access to these. Experts123 says this happens “quickly,” but I’m honestly not sure how quickly. You are limited to how many titles you can claim for both revenue share and upfront pay when you start writing either type of article. The limits are raised as you continue to submit good work. As I said before, I believe that some people are immediately given access to the upfront pay assignments. I have read more than once on the Internet when reading reviews of this site that some people are, although the Experts123 site does not state this.
How long do the articles on Experts123 need to be?
Article length varies depending assignment for both upfront pay and revenue share articles.
How does the Experts123 application process work?
They’ll need you to fill out some basic info along with some samples or links to samples of your previous work. I applied and heard back from them within a day, so it may not take long for you to get an answer one way or another.
Does Experts123 accept writers outside the United States?
Yes, they do, including from Canada. However, international writers must have a good grasp of the English language.
Final Thoughts on Experts123
So far, I’ve only submitted two articles for revenue share, but they were both approved quickly and published on the site. I am really hoping that they will upgrade me so that I can claim upfront pay titles. If and when they ever do that, I’ll have more information for you. Most of what I’ve read so far about Experts123 has been positive. People who write for them have been paid promptly and seem to really enjoy it. I think if you’re doing the whole freelance writing online thing, you should apply here because it may turn out to be a valuable “egg.” The site is relatively new, so who knows where they will go from here. It could turn out to be a huge thing, which means it might be good to try to get in on it early.