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Deimos signed up for Social Spark

4 Jun 2008 | The Blogsphere |  12 comments
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Overview
Deimos signed up for SocialSpark, finally got approved after getting his blog bloody rejected by the SocialSpark “Customer Love” team three (3) times. He proceeds to take up this “opportunity” to write about his experience with SocialSpark and spread the word.

SocialSpark – Deimos’s experience at getting his blog approved
Deimos already signed up with SocialSpark on Wednesday, 30 April 2008 and was trying to get his blog approved when he got this message from the SocialSpark “Customer Love” team.

Unfortunately, we cannot approve your blog at this time. Blogs must be made up primarily of posts that are at least 3-5 sentences of original, quality content. Blogs that are not made up of standard text content, such as Photoblogs, Videologs, listings, advertisements, recipes, poems, copied articles, jokes, etc. cannot be approved in our system.

Upon reading this message, Deimos was furious and submitted his blog for approval again, the next two (2) rejection messages was even shorter.

Unfortunately, we cannot approve your blog at this time. Blogs must be made up primarily of posts that are at least 3-5 sentences of original, quality content

This type of treatment made Deimos quite pissed off and he practically gave up the idea of getting his blog approved. At that time, he is quite furious with the “Customer Love” team of SocialSpark for not approving his blog and the copy and paste rejection message.

After a month, Deimos attempt to get his blog approved and finally got his blog approved!
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However, he is not exactly impressed though. He still dislikes the “Customer Love” team of SocialSpark for rejecting his blog approval submission three (3) times in a row without first checking out his blog throughly.

The conclusion is that the blog approval review team is very strict, or are just being plain jack rear-ends. You have been warned. Try again later if rejected.

SocialSpark – Take Up an Opportunity
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If you signed up with SocialSpark, gotten your blog approved and happen to see this page, it means that you have taken up an “opportunity” and you have 12 hours to finalize and publish your post.

SocialSpark – Code of Ethics
Explore around the SocialSpark website to find this page.

Looks like a lot of words to read ya? Check out the simplified version below.

100% Audit-able In-Post Disclosure
You must plaster a SocialSpark badge at the end of each SocialSpark sponsored post.

100% Transparency
Everyone knows what you are doing.

100% Real Opinions
You must be honest, or else don’t bother to post.

100% Search Engine Friendly
All SocialSpark sponsored post are plastered with the nofollow tag.

SocialSpark – Marketplace
This is the marketplace where you can browse for opportunities to take up.
SocialSpark
Earning USD 20++ for a post seems like a good offer ya? Make sure you read up the various requirements before you take up that opportunity, or else you might not be able to produce a good post that meets the various requirements.

SocialSpark – Finance
This is your finances page – yes, you will be paid via PayPal.
SocialSpark
Deimos has not earned any money via sponsored posts from SocialSpark yet so he has yet to receive any PayPal payment from SocialSpark.

SocialSpark – Opportunity – Sponsored Post
This is a sponsored post opportunity to write about the DeathNote movie.
SocialSpark
See the red box next to “OPEN” under the text “your status for this opp” ya? It means that if you want to take up this sponsored post, you have to queue up!

Deimos’s Daily Reads
Already did a read today so no more reads.

Deimos’s Thoughts
USD 5.50 for a sponsored post sounds awfully little to Deimos. Better than nothing though.

Deimos Asks
Have you signed up with SocialSpark? Gotten your blog approved yet?


12 Comments

  1. 4th June 2008 
    11:16 pm         

    iCalvyn
    said the following:

    I have sign up this website quite some time ago, but not actually use it

  2. 5th June 2008 
    1:00 pm         

    Steve Yu
    said the following:

    Long time no write sponsored post liao lo.

  3. 5th June 2008 
    3:44 pm         

    Deimos Tel`Arin
    said the following:

    @iCalvyn:
    Why not? You get to write nofollow sponsored posts. ğŸ˜Ž

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    @Steve Yu:
    Means you wrote and published sponsored posts before? No get spanked? 😆

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  4. 5th June 2008 
    4:59 pm         

    dicky
    said the following:

    no follow sponsored post means google will not penalize us right? I want to try sponsored post bust i have no idea on how would it impacts my PR…

  5. 5th June 2008 
    5:22 pm         

    Deimos Tel`Arin
    said the following:

    @dicky:
    I think that should be the case, nofollow means no page rank spank. 💡
    Perhaps you could give SocialSpark’s nofollow sponsored posts a try. 🙂
    Try to sign up and get your blog approved first though. 😯

  6. 5th June 2008 
    9:13 pm         

    elezend
    said the following:

    Sponsored blog posts are usually irrelevant to my blog’s topic so I’m gonna pass on it 😀

  7. 6th June 2008 
    10:54 am         

    dicky
    said the following:

    Hi Deimos, thanks for your info. I think i will try to sign up this weekend, see whether they approve my website or not…

  8. 6th June 2008 
    11:03 am         

    Deimos Tel`Arin
    said the following:

    @elezend:
    I think there are a few manga or anime related sponsored post in SocialSpark. 🙂

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    @dicky:
    I think you should not encounter any problem in getting your blog approved. :mrgreen:

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  9. 6th June 2008 
    8:32 pm         

    ameo
    said the following:

    looks like I’m a Little late 🙂

    anyway , I’ve joined social Park when it was in alpha dev .

    and even that time it kept showing posts of irrelevant content

    guess i’ll have to take another look to it

  10. 6th June 2008 
    9:11 pm         

    elezend
    said the following:

    @Deimos Oki, I will check it out ^^ Thanks for telling =) 😳

  11. 29th July 2008 
    4:53 pm         

    Hye Munar
    said the following:

    Congratulations for finally getting your application approved. Good luck with the program. If you make thousand of dollars with them, throw us a party, okay?

  12. 17th August 2010 
    9:49 am         

     Sectional Garage
    said the following:

    i did some Photoblogs last 2007 and i still have those photoblogs. ,””

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