Beware Patch.com for Writing and Journalism Work

Briefly, Patch.com draws people in when the organization starts up in your “hometown” or City. THe Ad promises writing jobs, when the editor calls you for an interview, the writing position turns out to be an all in one Directory Listings position. You have to go to businesses where people do not want you to include their business in the Directory, are required to take 10 photos of the inside and outside of the business and then, when their crunch is over, they hire a whole new set of writers for the editorial side. I got stuck writing a column [Read more…]

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