Before I begin I’d like to ask you a few questions, just answer them in your head. First of all, how many movies do you think you have watched in your life time? Second, how many hours did you waste on boring, uninteresting, unoriginal, poorly thought, just downright BAD movies? Well it makes sense there are so many movie reviewers, since there is such a high demand for quality movie reviews, because of the never ending supply of poorly written, directed, etc. movies. I’ve been getting paid to write movie reviews since I was 16, and honestly I got paid pennies writing for newspapers and magazines than I’m getting now. How? Publishing the reviews my self, on the internet.
Everyone knows where the moneys at: the internet. What everyone doesn’t know, is how do you take advantage of this? How do you make a dime on the net, there are so many frauds and scams, you can’t find any legitimate way to earn online. How can you get paid to review movies?
The Big Picture: Every time I surf over to websites that allow users to post there own personal movie reviews, and I see hundreds (sometime thousands) of reviews posted for any given movie, I get a good belly laugh. A lot of these articles are high quality, insightful, well written reviews. With a descent understanding of article marketing, these reviewers could be making a KILLING off this talent. But because no one has told them about it, and they haven’t bothered to run a quick Google search, they are getting ziltch for something that could literally be there primary source of income.
Getting paid good money for your movie reviews isn’t about the way you write them or on what movies you write about. It’s about where you post them, it’s about applying article marketing principles. Article marketing is a mixture of SEO (Search Enginge Optimization), simple internet marketing, and just plain resourcefulness. The idea is, your reviews will get indexed on Google for terms like “[Insert Movie Here] Review.” So for example you write a review for Hellboy 2, and you apply the article marketing techniques, and you see some descent results. Your article “Hellboy 2 Review” gets indexed on the third spot, so when someone searches for “Hellboy 2 review” your article is right in front of there eyes.
This article in this scenario, will probably earn about 250$/month until Hellboy 2 is no longer in theatres, once it hits DVD the article will make roughly 100$/month, and after that it will make about 40-50$/month.
As you can see, you could make hundreds, sometimes thousands of a single well written review.
Who’s paying me?
The owners of these movies! After every review you leave an affiliate link, this is simply a URL that has your user name embedded. If someone purchases some movie tickets for that movie, you get a commission. If you rated the movie poorly, simply leave a second link for a movie that you would recommend instead.
Is this going to cost me anything?
Nope, your reviews are submitted to article banks and blogging sites such as EzineArticles or Squidoo.
Do I need my own website?
No. Again, you will be submitting these to blogging services and article submission websites.
How much can I expect to earn?
Well that all depends on you, and how much time your willing to invest, and how seriously you wish to take it. Even a poorly written review will make at least 20 – 30$ per month. Pump out 10 reviews in a day, and at the minimum you added 300$ to your monthly income.
Article marketing is your key to success in the field of paid movie reviews. It’s literally the only way to go, unless you get a job working for a national newspaper, this is the highest paying way to get paid for movie reviews.