Harlow-McGaw Media Writing Sites – Which One is for You?


HMM Sites Which One

Harlow McGaw Media is owned by Michelle Harlow and Danielle McGaw. These ladies have been writing on the internet for decades between the two of them. They know the pain of writers being mistreated on content sites. They know what it is like to have their suggestions ignored and their work unceremoniously deleted. They have “been there and done that” as the saying goes. Can you think of anyone better to run a content site?

Because they know the heartache that writers go through, their sites are run in a manner that any author would appreciate. They have covered the items that most writers worry about when writing on any content site. Things like: listening to suggestions, being consulted on changes, getting honest explanations whenever changes are made, being able to contact a person fairly quickly for an answer when you have a problem, and most importantly a system that checks the posts for quality, so that every site is maintained and is NEVER filled with junk posts. HMM sites are tailor made in a way that will promote its posts getting indexed by Google and other search engines, so you will get more organic views. Isn’t that what we are all after?

Harlow McGaw Media has many different kinds of writing sites. Which site a person writes on depends on what they are writing. I am approached a lot regarding what the difference is between the sites, and how they pay, and if they let you use affiliate links and so on. This is why I decided to write this article. It spells out some of the main differences between the sites and what each site specializes in.

These Items Apply to All Sites:

In order to qualify to write on any of these sites you must submit three pieces of writing to [email protected] with the site name you are applying to write for in the Subject line. Daily Two Cents, Writedge, and The Daily Voice will be set up with application forms where you can include this information.

All posts must have a featured image, and that image must be attributed and useable in a commercial setting.

Payment is made via PayPal, with a threshold of $5 or by wire with a threshold of $100. You are paid net 30, meaning for money earned in September, you will be paid for on November 2nd. Payment is issued in the first week of the month and if there is any problem, you can contact one of the owners, who usually get back to you the same day.

You keep all of your affiliate commissions.

All sites share an active HMM sharing Facebook page that you can post your articles on so other members can share them. You can find it here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1501747890107083/

All sites share a support Facebook page where you can post your problems and questions and get help: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1582381325310232/ There is also a Forum, for those who do not like to use Facebook Groups.

All sites share in the HMM Pinterest and Twitter accounts and articles are promoted there.  Harlow McGaw Media has two teams that help keep the sites focused on quality and help promote articles. The Excellence Assurance Team edits posts and helps writers with input on their writing.  If writers get input from a member of the team that they don’t understand, they can contact Danielle or Michelle via email for clarification. The Harlow-McGaw Champions help keep the Twitter feed full so that there is constantly content being shared and they add content to the Facebook Pages on a regular basis.

Harlow McGaw Media Pay Per View Sites

Pay per view means that you are paid $2.00 for every 1000 unique views. This rate can be subject to increases for individuals who contribute the most.

  1. Craft Closet – a site for articles and how tos about crafts. Same rules as DTC.
  2. The Daily Voice is a site that is just for fresh news. There is a 200 word minimum and the rest of the DTC rules apply along with a few others just for The Daily Voice. You can find their FAQ here: http://writedge.com/blog/the-daily-voice/
  3. PenStrokes is a site for fiction and poetry. You are allowed links, but you must follow the rules for links, which you can find at: http://writedge.com/blog/penstrokes/

Harlow McGaw Media Sites With Ad Revenue Share

Ad Revenue Share means that you get the revenue from a certain percentage of the ads that appear on your articles.

  1. Daily Two Cents is a site for shorter posts. Two hundred words is the minimum and one affiliate (or other) link is allowed for 250 words, two links are allowed at maximum if the post is 400 words or more.  The staff at DTC will help you, if you have a problem which disqualifies you from writing on the site. They will also help you if you are unfamiliar with how to use a Word Press platform to make posts. To see all the rules of DTC, go here: http://dailytwocents.com/faqwriters-guidelines/#211
  2. Writedge is a site for longer, more in depth articles, over 400 words. One link is allowed for every 250 words in your article, with a maximum of 5 links per post. All the other rules are the same as DTC. To see all the rules of Writedge, their FAQ page is here: http://writedge.com/faq/
  3. Listofied is a site for articles that are lists, such as “10 Essentials for your Beach Bag” Your lists must have 5 points in them, up to as many as you want. There is a limit of one link for the first 300 words and one link; for every additional 100 words up to a maximum of five. You also get paid if you have a Google Adsense account and put your information in your settings. There is a 50% ad revenue share on your posts and you will be paid by Google Adsense when you reach their $100 payment threshold. If you want to read all the rules of Listofied, go here: http://listofied.com/faq/
  4. Honest Reviewz is a site for reviews. They can be reviews of products, movies, travel destinations or anything else. You must actually have personal experience with the item you are reviewing. You must have at least three hundred words and you are allowed 12 links. You get a revenue share of 75% of the ads on your posts and you can use Google Adsense, InfoLinks or other ad programs. If you want to read all the rules for Honest Reviewz go here: http://writedge.com/blog/honestreviewz/
  5. Trendzic is a site for sales pages. It has very few rules, but the sales pages must be very high quality. When the site hits 100 posts (only about 20 more to go) ad revenue share will begin at 50% of ads on your pages. For all the details on Trendzic, the FAQ is here: http://trendzic.com/faq/

HMM is not done yet! They have an entire list of sites that are in the works and will be coming out soon!  Check them out:

  • Mi Pyx – This will be a great place to share your own photos and make money from them in a way no other photo sharing site has done in the past.
  • Indie Bookz – A site for indie authors to have their own page to share new releases
  • DIY Projectz– This will be the place to share your do-it-yourself projects that you’re working on!
  • Aroma Therapy Recipes – Site centered around aromatherapy and other homeopathic therapies.
  • Losing Weight Resources – Real help losing weight. No fad diets, no miracle pills, just real help for real people who need it.
  • Power Crystals – A site about natural healing, spirituality, and crystal and stone power.
  • Tales of Horror – A site for horror and Halloween writing and everything creepy in between.
  • Top Christmas Toys – A site for Christmas toys of all kinds.

Would you like to get in on the ground floor with these great new upcoming sites? Then get your application in now, to write on one or more HMM sites! Write and contribute! Be a member of the community and you will be in a great position to be one of the founding writers on these awesome new websites while earning money on the sites that are already established!

Hope to see you there!

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