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It's flexible work from anywhere on your own schedule.

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Former Employee - Guide
Former Employee - Guide

I worked at About as a contractor (more than 5 years)

Pros

It's flexible work from anywhere on your own schedule.

Cons

There is little opportunity to increase earnings, with many factors beyond your control.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

writers should be paid for new articles AND pageviews

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    Managed thousands of contributors remarkably well.

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    Former Employee - Guide in Remote, OR
    Former Employee - Guide in Remote, OR

    I worked at About part-time

    Pros

    Reputable company. Could work from home. Good, incentive based pay. Great resources to build micro sites. Great early opportunity for budding writers.

    Cons

    Unpaid two-week full time training. Almost entirely independent work. Feedback limited unless it was bad.

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    interesting

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at About

    Pros

    targeted inventory, so it's desirable to advertiser

    Cons

    lack of direction at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be nice

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