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Squidoo Earnings vs Associated Content Earnings

by PotPieGirl on December 14, 2007 · 4 comments

Today was payday – both for Squidoo AND for Associated Content. I love paydays!!! Oddly, since I saw both payment notifications in my email at the same time, it got me to thinking about time spent vs revenue earned.

So – let’s discuss it!

Squidoo Earnings -October

Squidoo is still continuing to increase it’s payouts each month. Needless to say, traffic is improving, the Google-love is back… PR is up. It’s all good.

Last month’s payout on Squidoo, the highest paying tier earned $4.67 each (remember, this is the co-op shared earnings that is split amongst lensmasters based on lensrank. This is not earnings from affiliate modules).

The payout we received from Squidoo this month paid out $6.05 for each top-tiered lens! Way to go Squidoo. Thats the best Squidoo payout yet!

Lets take a look at Squidoo earnings of past:

Squidoo Earnings – Past Payout Schedules

Paid in——–Month Earned——-1st Tier——2nd Tier—-3rd Tier

July————–May—————–$3.80——–$.65——– $.05
December — October —————–$6.05——–$1.03——–$.05

Very nice!!! Squidoo earnings keep getting better and better!

After careful examination, mathematical evaluation, and a calculator – it looks like I earned $28.64 just from the adsense share of this Squidoo payout.

Not bad – Thank you, Squidoo!

Associated Content Earnings

I also received my November page view bonus from Associated Content today. Associated Content awards a bonus payout to their content producers based on a fixed amount per so many views of each article you have published.

I’ve had a couple of articles do really well on AC lately. I started writing for them around the first part of June and I am already just about at 100,000 page views. =)

My page view bonus for the month of November on Associated Content was $41.62.

And a big thank you to Associated Content, too!

Associated Content vs Squidoo – which do YOU do?
Personally, I love both sites and I use both sites. With Squidoo, while the monthly shared payout is somewhat low, the earnings and traffic I see thru-out the month are fabulous. Plus, Squidoo is fun!

On Associated Content, I get paid upfront for my article (usually between $5-$10) and then continue to receive earnings from each article from the page view bonus.

I like ‘em both – so I’m not choosing!

Sadly, I haven’t had much time for either site lately – been busy building my own sites! But I’ll go in and freshen up a lens or two – maybe create a couple each month… and they still seem to do ok. Not as well as constantly tending to them – but they do “ok”.

I haven’t written for Associated Content in what feels like forever – but the articles I already have there continue to bring me some revenue that I use to buy more domains =)

I made over $70 today from those 2 sites for work I did long ago… know how many domains I can buy with $70? Enough to keep me busy this month! =)

Thank you Squidoo and Associated Content for giving me the opportunity to grow my business!

Hey, one last thing….

If you are looking for unique content/ articles for your blog, website, OR your Squidoo lenses… check out UniqueArticleDirectory.com. You can get a unique version of any article you find on that site… for free!

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Pasi June 25, 2008 at 5:17 pm

Thanks for this article. I’m all the time searching for (best) opportunities to make money online. $5-$10 per article at AC sounds nice.

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Laura April 13, 2009 at 7:51 pm

Thanks for posting this, You are a very good writer so it is easy to see why you earn so much, and you deserve it. I wish you more success. I used to write more for squidoo but now principally use it for gaining back links. I am addicted to AC though!

Aaron Ballantyne May 12, 2009 at 11:51 pm

Squidoo and AC are both great. I see you write a lot about squidoo in particular. You should really also check out hubpages. Hubs work much like lenses only they get a lot more traffic.

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