Friday, October 9, 2009

My New Life- As A Professional Wirter...

I wrote this a few days ago and didn't get a chance to finish the post or publish it:

Wow... Not in my wildest dreams did I ever think this would happen. I started out on a no name site ghost writing articles for pennies. Now, ever since registering at Odesk things are really taking off for me.
I think I will finish what I was trying to say, as the news just keeps getting better and better. For example, what I was referencing to above was a job that I managed to secure from It is a freelance site where you fill out your profile, take some tests, post your resume and bid for different jobs. I did all that and I also bid on a few jobs. Of course, I got rejected for the first three of them, but then, one night while I was reading my job opening alert email,(this was honestly the first time I ever really read the alert email) as I had been rejected a few times, I was becoming very discouraged about the site but I stumbled across this posting: "Technology Blog Writer, Youserbase," and I applied for the job. I honestly didn't think that I would get it. I mean I was up against so many more qualified people and I was only a "newbie". But I went for it anyway. It looked to be right up my alley.

And to my surprise, I was invited to an interview. Me, the newbie was invited to an interview.

Ok, soi I know that I am a geat writer. but did anyone else think so? Apparently so. With just one sample of my writing submitted, and one intrview, I got that job. Now I am writing daily for the #1 Consumer Electronic Wiki In Europe. It's Called It really is a great site, and it is edited by real people and maintained by a great guy named Hendrik Hartz, my boss.

And if That Wasn't Enough...

I was invited to another interview a few days later for a different type of blog altogether! And again, after just one submission of a writing sample and one formal interview, I got that job too. This one is for a ating site, and as soon as I have a link to post, I will.

The Icing On the Cake

Not Only did I land two jobs from, I have also been published by a few other sites for various articles I have been writing over the past few weeks. I will be honest with all of you. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I had what it took to be a professional writer. But as it turns out, I apparently i do! So do me a favor and help out a budding Freelance Writing career that really has a chance at making the big time... Click on the article links on the right and pass them around to all your friends. The more page views the better.

All I Want Is A Little Honesty-Please

And if you really like one of the articles, rate it or leave a comment. And if you really don't like an article, tell me that too. I want real feedback. Not just a little bit of niceness because you are my friend. A true friend is honest. And that is what I want from all of you who take the time to read my blog. Honesty. Thank you all, because without any of you, I would never have had the courage to do what I am doing now. especially you, Thomas Torpey, I love you very much and without your endless pushing and nonstop believing in me, this never would've taken off the way it did. Thank you again... And as I say in my other blog...KEEP DREAMING!

Is Yahoo Betraying The United States Of America?

Just To Lift The Ban On Them In Iran?

It has been reported by The's Richard Koman, in its section called ZDNet Government, that Yahoo has allegedly sold over 200,000 names and email addresses to the Iranian Government. And they further report that:
Yahoo collaborated with the Iranian regime during the election protests, providing to the authorities the names and emails of some 200,000 Iranian Yahoo users, according to a post on the Iranian Students Solidarity (Farsi) blog. My sources indicate the information comes from a group of resisters who have infiltrated the administration and are leaking out important information.
This is coming from a translated portion of a post on Iranian Students Solidarity. And they are also saying that:
Yahoo representatives met with Iranian Internet authorities after Google and Yahoo were shut down during the protests and agreed to provide the names of Yahoo subscribers who also have blogs in exchange for the government lifting the blocks on Yahoo.
(for a look at the original article and translated document, please visit the page @ Government's page)

Now you have got to be kidding me!!

For a stack of cash, Yahoo has given up a piece of the Iranian Freedom that they fought so very hard for. I think yahoo should be banned at all costs. There is no excuse for behavior such as this. It is reprehensible!

How long do you think it will be until Yahoo does it to us? The Citizens of the USA?

So I Propose The Following

Every person in the United States of America who values their FREEDOM and PRIVACY MUST BOYCOTT ALL OF YAHOO!!

This means everything! How are we, as citizens of the United States of America supposed to live our day to day lives knowing that a company is willing to sell out their subscribers just for a piece of the action? I mean you sure as Hell Don't see Google doing this!! They were banned too!!

BOYCOTT YAHOO!!! Show Yahoo that what they have done is unforgivable!!

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