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Do paid to post forums work?



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Do paid to post forums work?

I've noticed a few paid to post forums where you can post on any section of the forum and you will earn a few points. Once you have earned a certain amount of posts, you can redeem it for cash via PayPal or some other sort of reward. The sole purpose of these forums are for members to earn cash. I presume the administrators make money via advertisements. But do you think as a webmaster these type of forums work? A lot of these forums can tend to attract a lot of spam and low quality content. Are they worth the effort and initial investment?

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PedroP

They might yes. Keep in mind that you will never attract 100% of the same type of person. It would be the same as stating that 100% of the internet users of the word are male. It just cannot happen. Even if your forum is paid to post you will still attract people interested in your content (As long as you work hard to provide you readers with decent content that is) I guess the harder you work the more people interested in your content you will attract. There will, of course, be those only interested in the money but I believer that with the mercenaries good people will come also.



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Corzhens

You are right that a paid post can attract members and even new members to engage because most likely the paid posts are good and interesting based on the category of the board. There are many forums that accept paid posting although it is not easy to be hired because they are choosy. But for a forum owner, a paid post is like a magnet that attracts attention and also gives life to the forum.



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Okav1ator

I have to agree with PedroP, he made some very good points. My stance on this topic is that if you can generate traffic through paid users, at the same time this will attract users interested in your content.



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galegatling

One of the best things in traffic is yes, generate through paid users. You just have to put more effort on every post or threads that you are making. The more quality and unique content you have, the more visitors you can get and that means more traffic. More posts = more profit.



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Okav1ator

Exactly, this is why Postloop is so valuable for many new forum sites. People on Postloop literally dedicate themselves to posting and creating high quality content on forums.



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galegatling

Agreed. And I'm so glad I found out about Postloop. I don't mind if it's taking most of my time, as long as I'm learning and getting something in return. Do paid to post forums work? As we all should.



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itommy

I think it only works for forum posters because they can earn money from posting on forums, some are trying to increase post count as fast as possible and that will decrease the quality of posts.

For forum owners, it will not work because they can hire people that don't know more about fields they are developing for their forums, irrelevant posts or low quality posts can will come from people. So, it can be a waste of time and money if your forum niche is special and no more know how to write about it. But all depends on forum owners, they can try and test if this works for their forums or not.



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simplymh

Yes some paid to post forms are legitimate and work but I do not see forum sites lasting long though..



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JackDan

It works, but you need to check a lot of factors. There are lot users on forums who are just there to earn money, and they don't post related quality content on forums. So in this case forum owner should check and ban those users who are not related or not helping the community with high-quality posts. You need to keep an eye as an active forum owner. Some of the users on paid to post forums do post excellent quality content on forums to generate good quality traffics.



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Okav1ator

You obviously haven't seen some forum sites out there. Take SeoClerks for example, they are definitely doing quite well.



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galegatling

There are sir. Some forums or websites last long and up until now they are still alive and kicking. It's just a matter of strategy. Finding the right spot on where to endorse your forum sites or finding the right people group of people to help you with the traffic, and in return, yes, they'll be getting paid.



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JonathanS98

Yes, these type of forum and blog post exchange networks can bring about a lot of spam. At the same time, genuine quality writers from all sources of life can also be found too.

To begin, the quality of your own forum is a major factor in itself. Are your primarily producing quality content along with others, or are you more so looking for traffic and views to capitalize on through monetizing your viewership? You have to be in it for the right reasons in order to further receive quality traffic of writers. Many forum owners expect quality content without actually interacting themselves. Just waiting for the revenue to start turning over monthly by signing up to these exchange networks. Writers that make money from these type sites go to many different forums daily. Not all present the same quality as each other. Because of this, I feel psychologically the writer is not as enthused to deliver quality content matching the overall display of the forum itself.

To sum it up, they can work. If you have the ability to, filter the type quality writers you want, and interact with those quality writers by rewarding them accordingly. Even if they're on your forum solely to write content for money, they'll at least give you the respect from you acknowledging their work done by continually supplying good content.



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galegatling

Well said JonathanS98. These days there are writers who post to forums who are aiming for post counts so they will be credited on whatever platform they are registered in to earn money. And that is not a healthy habit specially if the quality of the posts are not good and not relevant.



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Fuzyon

Definitely, I'm a member on a couple of those and the atmosphere there is very laid back. ForumCoin for example is the biggest PTP forum out there, they even pay you to write articles which I've been taking advantage of for quite a while now.



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clara1993

In my opinion I think it can work, and it's worthy the effort if you have a forum it's one of real ways to accumulate traffics to your forum plus it keeps it active because a lot of users or those people who get paid to post on your forum they will always try to post new contents since they need points plus they will keep answering to threads all this makes it worthy the effort right?
however to avoid spammers you need to activate spam detectors and if you notice any then warn them if they continue ban them.



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galegatling

Indeed. As long as you keep it active and putting good quality posts always will pay off sooner or later. Spammers can be very stressful specially if you are doing paid to post on your forum or site.



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wallet

Hi, Darth yes these forums work very well. I heard many people that they do earn decent money from posting in forums, but I must say that their grammar English is excellent and this helps a lot on posting quality posts and get a higher pay rate per post!
If you do not possess a great English grammar, you should not join because you will get banned and lost your time and work!



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Corzhens

With the number of paid to post forums around, I'd say it works pretty good. The fact that those forums can afford to pay the posters then that means there is earnings somehow. A forum with that scheme that lasts for a year is an indication that business is doing good and paying the posters are worth the expense. But don't ask me how those forums earn money because advertising is the only means I know.



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Neiltarquin

It surely helps. It generates traffic fir the forum making it known. The more the peolpe visiting the site, the more chances that the site qill be recommended to someone else and the chain will go on.



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neilarmstrong

It sometimes depends on how well these forums are maintained. Some forums may approve users as contributors after certain number of comments evaluated. While other forums may make the system automatic without any evaluation.



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keen2write

Yes, this does work because there are many content writers out there looking for work online. Freelancers who write content and need to earn online with their skills. This is where forums come into play with forums you earn by posting good quality content into these forums. This helps the writer and the forum owner to become more popular.

I think this is a brilliant idea and more people should use these sites. Especially forum owners should use these sites to gain more members. Which in turn will make there forums more popular and also the writer will get rewarded by getting paid.



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RedVelvetJuliet

This situation can go both ways. There are those that are awake day and night trying to scam people like you and I. Those are the kind of individuals that you don't want at any job. Unfortunately, people that scam fall through the cracks and ruin it for everyone else. If you want to pay people to post on your forum, you need to make sure that the forum itself has substantial and compelling material for people to discuss. It shouldn't just be a money bath. Otherwise, you will get people that are just lazy coming to your site and posting ridiculous content. You can ward off the spammers by putting strict rules in place about grammar and post content. That decreases the amount of spam substantially because there's no more incentive to post as many low quality posts as possible. Ideally, you want both quantity and quality, for both sides, but for both sides, quality is more important. A forum can't last if it is set on unstable footing.



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vinaya

I think paid forum posting works, if it did not why are so many forum owners paying for posting. As far as spam and low quality posting is concerned, the forum moderate the post closely and they will disapprove any post that does not meet their requirements, they will also forfeit the reward. The paid to post forums have strict requirements for posting and they control the contents.



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alastor1

I think it works because when you hire people to comment on your forum you generate interactions between the workers and the 'real' members. By creating these connection you'll see how the forum will slowly grows. The only bad thing could be hiring people that don't have good spelling, lack of grammar, among other things that could affect your forum quality. Another thing could be the spam, people writing senseless messages all over the place, so one have to be very very careful with this.



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chumzy

There are plenty of those forums where people earn just by posting, though there might be spammers but still there are some free of spammers and people are really earning from them



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peachpurple

I agree that Postloop is one of the paid to post forum that really pays members well and promptly. There are many forums there but not all are able to subscribe unless your rating is better than the requirement. I could subscribe 4 of them only, out of 14.



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Joteque

I think if you can look beyond the immediate money making fashion, you can achieve even greater consistent returns by improving quality, skills and advancing upon the interest required to make it to the top. No matter how we choose to make an honest buck, whether online or at the workplace, a job is a job and quality assessments will be done. This usually determines the pay grade and I gather it's the same principle that paid forums use to assess their posters. There are many forums and discussions to choose from and this affords some flexibility for us to apply ourselves to areas of interests. This also provides a greater chance to present valid and high quality posts. One doesn't have to struggle to make up content or devise a scheme to generate substance for something that is of genuine interest, even if it's new. In the end everyone wins and the high standards will maintain throughout where all parties involved will benefit.



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DenisP

I would say that generally they work. The spam content is kept to a minimum so long as the company has a good screening process. If they put new workers through a "test run" of sorts, to confirm that not only is their spelling and grammar up to par but that they also have the ability to come up with original and creative content, it can be an effective way of screening for who has potential. That and a rating system for workers keeps out posters who regularly post low quality content.



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arachnophobik

I do think they work, maybe not for everyone but still, it works. I myself have been doing paid forum posting before, but I've grown towards some forums that I've been posting on and I find myself just checking them out every day. Using paid to post forums keeps things active to provide traffic and companion for old and new users alike.



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randomzzguy

A bit slow in the start but yes they definitely do help as a little side cash flow in he beginning but it can scale big if you put time and effort into it



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peachpurple

I agree with you. If I pay more attention and spend more time on paid to post forums, I would earn more by the end of the month. All you need is patience and provide useful information, insightful tips and advises that people are looking for.



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joegirl

Yes paid to post forums do work. Platforms like Postloop pay you to comment on blogs and forums. Your earning ability is dependent on a number of factors such as the quality of posts you put up, the length of posts and your grammar. You can set a schedule if you have more than one forum you intend to be making money from.



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mcbryan080990

Well for me paid to forum actually works. Many people now are using the internet even buying a piece of socks so imagine it has no limitation we need to maximize the usage of it by finding part time online where you can earn money and a good example for this is a paid to forum job. Paid to forum give chance to those bloggers and even beginners who have passion in writing. Imagine you can easily get paid by just putting your own opinion and sometimes it helps other people by getting tips and suggestions.



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amazingsteven

Yes! Paid to post forums work. There are a lot of those paid to post forums but most of them are Scammers. Few of them actually works, platform such as postloop paid to post on forums or blogs.



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thart

Yes i agree with you, there are lot of scammer sites and forums in the net and postloop is the best choice, they pay you for posting a good content and at the same time you benefit from the informations and ideas in the forums.



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cmoneyspinner

2017 is the first year that I have ever participated in a forum. A friend encouraged me to sign up.

I am happy to say that my experience has been positive. I'm a member so my response to your question “Do paid to post forums work?” would be … works for me! Do paid to post forums work?

As for the owners or administrators, I would imagine it must work for them too!

Because of my positive experience with the first forum, I decided to try some more. They all seem to be working for me. So I guess the forums are working for the owners as well.



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vinaya

The paid forums work for the poster (the writer), however, the question is whether paying the posters work for the forum owners is the question. By paying the posters, the forum owners try to drive traffic and discussion. Having regular poster certainly makes the forum active. However, the forum owners earn only when there are engagements with the ads. If the forums have CPM ads, having regular traffic from paid posters will definitely work



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ajlancer

Hi there,
Thanks for your query. As my first answer simply yes, paid post on forum work. I know many of forum admin doing so. For example, you may see postloop.com by inonicware open a marketplace for forum owner and blog owner to get real post by user. And their you will see many forum and blog owner getting some quality post by paid very tiny amount of money to user. I think this is real way to get good poster collection. But, it is always main duty to admin or moderator to follow spam or bot poster.
Yes! owner of forum, may earn money several ways and advertisement too, I think this is another discussion how a forum owner gain money? But, to make popularity no other alternative ways, either getting real activity.

Regards by Ajlancer



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augusta

Well,the ills that comes with commenting on blogs or forums does not happen only on paid blogs or forums is everywhere.I think paid forums get more quality comments because commenters are concious of the fact that they may get banned or revoked if the misbehave unlike unpaid that anything goes.



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vinaya

That's true. Since the posters are receiving rewards, they are careful in creating posts. There might be some low-quality posters, however, these posters are soon banned from participating. By having paid posters, these forums drive a lot of traffic and discussion (contents).



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Pixie06

Yes I am aware of many paid to post forums and they are quite successful. As for low quality posters then you can give them a warning advising them to improve their posts else you will ban them. You will always have some members who will keep coming back to your forums and even refer others to your forum.



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