Help With The PayPerPost Question and Date Archives

I am really unsure of PayPerPost. I kind of get this creepy oompa loompa vibe from what I have read. Of all the similar type programs I have investigated, PayPerPost seems to have the bottom of the barrel prices. Why the question? They denied my blog because of no dated archives here. I didn't see the use of those archives. It's mainly the articles and not the time they are posted that are important and I have never browsed through someone's blog by month. Plus, I don't see the SEO worth of dated archives. How is a date in the anchor going to help? And the chances of duplicate content, I am thinking, is rather high. John Chow doesn't seem to have them and Darren Rowse just has one page of them.

Please give your opinions on the archives issue, without even considering PayPerPost. I don't seem to find much except by inspecting the way other bloggers have their site's laid out. I am leaning toward the Darren Rowse route.

And I was going to ask everyone's opinions on PayPerPost, but I think I have come up with an answer. Nope. Don't want it. Don't want to be called a postie. Don't want to tank my blog before it even gets anywhere. I don't want to scramble to write posts to only make about $2000 a month from it. That's pretty close to what the top postie made last time I checked. I may opt to use them to handle posts, but I am still holding out on ReviewMe, which I can't quite figure out either, except for the fact that they keep throwing me $5 bones. They can keep their $5. I have been an affiliate marketer, mainly using old school static link SEO, for a few years now with the top income month being $7000, so I am not looking for pocket change.

So if anyone has ideas on the subject and made it through all the twists in this post, chime in. This blog monetization is confusing.

Stephan Miller

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