Some months ago I joined a site named Bubblews.com. A lot of people were raving about it and even saying that writers could actually earn decent money there. I was sceptical about the decent money bit because there have been so many of these revenue sharing sites that have promised great earning but delivered pennies per week.
Still, I was not joining for the money but because of of my regular sites that I posted to in order to give myself traffic boosting backlinks was failing.
The content on Bubblews was crap (see below) but people were earning, one US cent per page view, comment on their posts or ‘like’. The backlinks seemed to work for me and my earnings piled up at an amazing rate so I told my daughter Cleo Hart to claim them as she has a Pay Pal account. I received no reply from Bubblews, just as my requests for clarification of some of their vague and badly drafted rules had not beein given the courtesy of an acknowledgement.
Well Cleo claimed $35 and to our surprise was paid. And she claimed again, $84 and got $32 and a curt message explaining some of my posts had violated their terms of service. About that time I saw a lot of complaints from people about not getting their money, not getting any explanation why they had not go their money and receiving threats if they shared news of their non payments on Facebook or other sites. If anyone uttered any honest criticism of Bubblews they would be sued for libel, slander, thinking without permission and breach of promise (Biubblews are not too clear on how the law works).
So to cover myself I must state I am not posting this true and verifiable to damage the business of Bubblews not to besmirch the reputation of bubblews or it’s directors, but in the public interest to prevent other people wasting time in the hope of earning a bit of pin money. So I say to the CEO of Bubblews. OK my arse is legally covered so if bubblews try to make good their infantile, bullying threats by suing me they will not have a leg to stand on. And if any of them come round our house to complain in person they will not have any arms to crawl away on either. I say to the aforementioned CEO, Mr. Arvind Dixit, you sir are a fat, incompetent greaseball who can’t even make a threat properly, and what is more your bottom smells of poo so nygh! Effing sue me for that.
And if anyone wants more evidence of the Bubblews scam:
That Bubblews Scam from makingfinancialcents.com
Yes, it’s a scam. But I’m sure you want to know more than that, right? And besides, one sentence wouldn’t make for a very good post, would it? (Actually, according to bubblews it probably would lol…but I’ll get to that later.)
If you don’t know what bubblews.com is, it is one of the newest get paid to write/revenue sharing sites. Basically you sign up, start adding content, interacting with members, etc. and you get money for it and once you get $25 you can redeem your payment. At least that is how it’s supposed to work…
I found out about the site from a blogger I follow (and have no reason to think she would lie). She said she was making quite a bit from the site (and I believe her…I think she is one of the few that are actually getting paid). I did some searching and saw that others were saying the same thing…but there were some saying they weren’t getting paid at all. So that’s always a red flag. But I decided to check the site out anyway. I didn’t join. I joined later (obviously) but at the time the poor layout of the site, all the “bugs” in it whenever I’d try to navigate, etc. made it hard to take the site too seriously. And then there was the content.
Don’t get me wrong, there are some really great articles on there, but there are an awful lot of bad ones. You are allowed to submit basically ANYTHING as long as it’s at least 400 characters. Notice I said characters, not words. The extremely poor spelling and grammar and “articles” consisting of a mere sentence or two were enough for me to say no thanks. (And I’m not trying to be condescending here. I’m sure this very post I’m writing has TONS of errors in it. But if a site’s general content is enough to turn ME off, then that’s pretty bad.)
It must be said there are plenty of articles posted online praising Bubblews and affirming they do pay regulrly. but there are so similar in style and content and contain the same snide remarks about people who citicize Bubblews one quickly gets the feeling there are many posts written by a few people.
Now here are a few more objective analyses,
Bubblews.com is a SCAM get AWAY from that SITE – Earvin Kyle Amacan
Yes I want to warn everyone who are looking for any reviews, complaints, members feedback who have in their mind of joining Bubblews.com to earn easy money by driving traffic on their website through members articles I will say it directly, Bubblews is a scam, fake, hoax, fraud and anything that may define a website that after you work for them and ask for your payment, they will only let you wait to forever for your money without any further notification. And once you post about your unpaid earnings on their community and send several support message they will delete your account and kick you out of their website. No notice, no email, and of course no payment but they got your effort. Literally, as they only deleted my account but my articles are still on them, continue working for them, earning traffic for their site as this was ranked on Google on some of highly traffic keywords and got viral on popular social networking sites.
Bubblews – Genuine or Fraud
No clip from this one, it is more of the same really …
[Caution] Is Bubblews Money Making Site Trying To SCAM Its Users ?
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Here is an attempt to show if the money making is possible with a site known as BUBBLEWS and how it turned out to be the worst nightmare …
And from the comment thread under Share Bubblews Review
from user jaye who sharews my view of how the scam works.
Bubblews is a PONZi. It is the Text Book Ponzi.
Ponzis work because “People just like You!” have made $$$$$. And you too can make $$$$.
You join the Ponzi and guess what! YOU ARE PAID!!! IT IS TRUE!!!!
And you reinvest and tell everyone how you were paid.
Everyone gets paid that first time.
And everyone who is paid ‘reinvests’.
And that’s when the Ponzi starts.
Imagine Bubblews starts with 50 contributors. (The Owner/Mod/Editor also write and most of the articles and raves are written by them).
The 50 Newbies write and are paid. (Group A)
These 50 run around and tell everyone what a great site this is.
They bring in 500 new writers (Group B )
Everyone in Group B is paid. But only 15 in Group A receive their next payout.
Group B runs around inviting others, and 5000 join. This is Group C.
Group C is paid. Of the 500 in Group B only 100 are paid. of those in Group A 10 are paid.
There are 5000 in Group C who can ‘testify’ the site pays. There are 100 in Group B who have received their 2rd payout. There are 10 in Group A who have received their 3rd.
People who are not paid are told, not by the site, because the site has no reason to explain, justify or treat them as people, but by the Shills who were paid, that they ‘Broke the Rules.’
Now how does a user in Group B know that a User in Group A “Broke the Rules?”
He doesn’t know. In fact that Shill who is telling you what a great site Bubblws is posts that crap because he is scared he won’t be paid if he doesn’t He is afraid that what happened to that user will happn to him, so loudly proclaims….”You Broke The Rules!” this is because everything has to make sense, and there has to be an acceptable reason why some people aren’t paid.
In truth, when those in Group C bring in 50k users, the 10 pets in Group A will continue to receive payment, maybe 50 in Group B, maybe 300 in Group C, but all those in Group D, the 50k group will be paid.
They will be paid out of the reevenue the articles of the unpaid members generate.
Eventually enough people who haven’t been paid start to complain to public bodies, maybe hire an attorney, and then, the site goes down.
Factoidz was such a site.
Bubblews is another.
If you want to make money on Bubblews; join, reach the $25 payout, put in for your redemption. Close the account, rejoin under another name and another email, and keep being in that first batch going for their first redemption.
Always think, how would a user of a site know that another user broke any rule?
Do you know what I just ate for dinner?
Do you know what music I am listening to?
So how would you know I broke the rules?
Bubblews is a Ponzi.
A personal note, Tony Leather a guy who lives just up the road from me in Colne, Lancashire, was banned from Bubblews and had his account deleted though his posts are still online, earning for Bubblews. The first reason they gave him was pornography. In an article about classic art he had used pictures by Old Masters that featured nudes. When he challenged them on this stupid excuse thy changed the reason to plagiarism (Bubblews lawyers do not understand what plagiarism is) because he had copied the himages of these hundreds of years old paintings from a copyright free clipart collection.
And that is not enforcing terms and conditions, it is wriggling out of having to pay someone his share of the earning from his work. Bubblews are crooks, liars and shits.
BTW I did not post this with altruistic motives, I posted it just to piss Bubblews off. That’s what they get for trying to bully me.