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The following are the most frequently asked questions that seem to get asked over and over again. Before you email us, please make sure your question is not already answered in this list.

Writing and Editing

  1. I copied my article from MS Office and now that I've pasted it to InfoBarrel the formatting is broken. Why is this happening?
  2. I have an article posted on another site. I want to move it to InfoBarrel, is this allowed?
  3. The category I want to use isn't on Infobarrel, what do I do?
  4. How do I edit my article?
  5. Can I change the title of my article?
  6. What image formats are supported on InfoBarrel?
  7. How do I insert a picture into my post?
  8. How do add a signature?
  9. I've deleted images out of my article, but they are still showing up in the media panel below the article.  How to I fully remove them?


  1. I submitted my article, why has it not gone live yet?
  2. After I post my article on InfoBarrel can I post it on my own blog or on other sites?


  1. What is pre-approved status and how do I get it?
  2. Do I have to apply for pre-approved status?
  3. I have more than 10 approved articles, why am I not pre-approved yet?

Google Adsense / Analytics

  1. How do I get a Google Adsense Account?
  2. Did I enter my Google Adsense account information correctly?
  3. I cannot see InfoBarrel.com within my Google Adsense account. What is going on?
  4. My ads aren't relevant to my content. Why is this?
  5. Is it possible to use Google Analytics with InfoBarrel?


  1. How do I refer people to InfoBarrel to get referral revenue?
  2. How do I find out if I have successfully referred anybody?


  1. I haven't received an email to verify my InfoBarrel account, what should I do?
  2. Where can I find my denied articles and draft articles?
  3. I've uploaded an avatar, but my image isn't changing. Why is this?

Writing and Editing

1. I copied my article from MS Office and now that I've pasted it to InfoBarrel the formatting is broken. Why is this happening?

MS Office and MS Word place their own HTML markup within their writing when you copy the article directly from a Word document. It is something that many web applications struggle with and is difficult to deal with.

The one solution we have found, is to paste your article in Notepad (a free application that comes with Windows) then copy the article from Notepad to InfoBarrel. This will remove all Word Markup and formatting that is causing issues.

2. I have an article posted on another site. I want to move it to InfoBarrel, is this allowed?

Provided you remove the article from any other sites where it may have been published we will accept this article. Make sure you have removed it prior to adding it to InfoBarrel otherwise it will be denied.

3. The category I want to use isn't on Infobarrel, what do I do?

We have multiple levels of categories, so you may have to dig around a bit to find the exact category, but if for some reason it doesn't exist please email us and if it is appropriate we will consider adding it.

4. How do I edit my article?

There are two ways you can edit your article.

1. Go to your article on InfoBarrel.com after logging in, and in the top right corner, underneath the search function you will see an 'edit this article' link. Click it and you will be taken to a page where you can edit your article. If you are not pre-approved your article edit will go into the approval queue for quality control purposes.

2. The other way to edit your articles is to click the 'My Content' link in the Navigation bar. Under the 'Live Content' tab, find your article and click the edit button on the left. Again, if you are not pre-approved your edit will go into the approval queue for approval.

5. Can I change the title of my article?

Yes, you can change the title of your article on the edit page of your article.

6. What image formats are supported on InfoBarrel?

GIF, JPG, and PNG are the currently supported image formats.

7. How do I insert a picture into my post?

Watch the video on this page outlining how to spruce up your InfoBarrel articles to watch the step by step video outlining how to add images.

8. How do add a signature?

The signatures are located on your "My Account" page.  On your My Account page you will see a set of tabs, click the Signatures tab. This will bring up a panel where you can add, edit or delete your signatures. Once you have created and saved your signature, you can attach it to your articles on the create or edit pages.

You can also create a signature on the fly when writing an article.

9. I've deleted images out of my article, but they are still showing up in the media panel below the article.  How to I fully remove them?

To delete an image, first open up the edit page of the article.  Second, you need to open up an existing or new text module to edit.  On the right hand side of the text module edit window that pops up you will see two tabs, one for references and one for media, with the references panel showing.  Click the media tab button.

Now that the media panel is visible you will see three sub-tabs, one for media attached to the article, one for media attached to your account and one to upload new media, with the article media showing.


1. I submitted my article, why has it not gone live yet?

If you have yet to meet the pre-approval criteria, your articles will be approved by a manager. While most articles are approved within 24 hours, we are only human and sometimes things can get a bit backed up. Allow slightly longer times for approval on weekends.

2. After I post my article on InfoBarrel can I post it on my own blog or on other sites?

No, once your article is published on InfoBarrel you are not allowed to publish it elsewhere. We want all of our content to be unique to InfoBarrel and not duplicated all over the web. If you are caught posting your content elsewhere, it will be removed and you risk being banned from InfoBarrel.


1. What is pre-approved status and how do I get it?

By contributing content to InfoBarrel you don't automatically qualify to earn pre-approved status. Pre-approved status is given to individuals who exhibit excellent writing skills, who are here to contribute for the greater good and not just for self serving purposes, and people who contribute content on a variety of topics. The minimum requirement to even come on our radar for being pre-approved are the following:

  • 10 approved articles with minimal inappropriate content.
  • Have been a member of InfoBarrel for at least 14 days.
  • User's articles must not be for the sole purpose of promoting or building links to external sites. We want people to create quality content for the benefit of Infobarrel's readers.
  • User's articles must be diversified and should not be based on a single subject, regurgitating similar materials.
  • User must demonstrate a working knowledge of the English language and have not had any or very minimal denials due to bad English.

For a more in depth look at what it takes to become preapproved take a look at this page.

2. Do I have to apply for pre-approved status?

No, we have a system that automatically informs us of the members who are eligible for pre-approved status. There is no need to apply as we regularly review all accounts that meet the necessary requirements.

3. I have more than 10 approved articles, why am I not pre-approved yet?

While we appreciate your contributions, we are very selective on who receives pre-approved status. If you have been consistently approved and are writing on a variety of topics, keep publishing articles. If you maintain your consistency you will eventually become pre-approved once you've demonstrated your trustworthiness

Google Adsense / Analytics

1. How do I get a Google Adsense Account?

Visit http://www.google.com/adsense or read our article outlining How to Get a Google Adsense Publisher ID

2. Did I enter my Google Adsense account information correctly?

All Google Adsense ID's are manually reviewed to ensure they are put in correctly. If you have created a URL channel and are still not seeing impressions please contact us.

3. I cannot see InfoBarrel.com within my Google Adsense account. What is going on?

Unless you have setup a URL channel within your Google Adsense account, you will be unable to determine if your Adsense traffic is coming from InfoBarrel or another site. Visit this help page for exact instruction on setting up a Google Adsense URL Channel

4. My ads aren't relevant to my content. Why is this?

This could be for one of two reasons. One, Google may not have properly crawled your entire article yet and therefore doesn't have the proper data to build relevant ad blocks. Please allow 24-48 hours for Google to completely crawl your article. Two, there may not be any ads in Google's system that fit with your article so Google has chosen ads that fit with what it thinks InfoBarrel is about.

5. Is it possible to use Google Analytics with InfoBarrel?

Yes, once you have 10 articles published on InfoBarrel the option to add Google Analytics will be enabled.  Once enabled, you will see an option to add it under the Advertising Profile tab on your 'My Account' page.


1. How do I refer people to InfoBarrel to get referral revenue?

You can find your affiliate link on the My Account page under the Referrals tab.  Your link is formatted like 'http://www.infobarrel.com/signup.php?ref_id=#'.  This is the link that you can give to your friends or post on your blog that will give you credit when your friends signup after clicking the link.

2. How do I find out if I have successfully referred anybody?

Once you are logged in, go to your 'My Account' page, under the Referrals tab you will see a list of all the members that you have referred to the site.


1. I haven't received an email to verify my InfoBarrel account. What should I do?

Some email providers initially put InfoBarrel emails into the spam folder or block them all together. Check your spam folder or contact your email provider to see if they have blocked InfoBarrel.com

If you still can't find the email, send us an email through the contact us form and we will manually verify it.

2. Where can I find my denied articles and draft articles?

For more information on finding your live/draft/and pending articles on Infobarrel take a look at How to Find Your Live, Draft, Denied, and Pending Articles on InfoBarrel.

3. I've uploaded an avatar, but my image isn't changing. Why is this?

Browsers cache the images downloaded on any page so that if they are required to download them again, the image is already on your computer. Sometimes when you upload a new avatar, the browser doesn't refresh the cached image stored on your computer. To force your browser to reload all the page and all the images (including your new avatar), you need to do what is called a hard refresh. This is done by pressing CTRL-F5 in your browser window when you are on the page you want to reload.


Nov 5, 2009 7:02pm
Hi, I'm new here. I was just wondering: How long does the Referrer Link last? I mean does it last for a certain amount of time or is it just valid when someone signs up right after clicking on the link?
Just asking, as this will help me decide the best way to introduce my Referrer Link.
It would be great if the Link kept a cookie in place for that person for a certain amount of time: say a month. Because people often don't sign up in their first visit to the site.
Nov 6, 2009 2:25pm
Hey NovaLove,

Currently the referrer link works only during the time they are first on the site from your link. We will be changing that so that it lasts for a longer period, most likely a month or so, shorty. So stay tuned to the blog for updates.
Nov 16, 2009 9:28pm
What is the signature.
Nov 17, 2009 3:02pm
Hi Fishtiger58,

The signature is a way for you to include a mini bio about yourself or a couple of links to a related or unrelated site or product on your article page. You can create new signatures on your My Account page.
Nov 18, 2009 5:37pm
I posted an article and after it was approved it realized that I didn't put it into a catagory and then went back and did that but its still not showing there. Will it and is there anything else I should do to get it to the right place??
Nov 18, 2009 9:52pm
Hey Fishtiger58,

Unless you are preapproved, every time that you submit changes to an article it goes into the queue to be approved. So the change will be applies as soon as it is approved from the queue.
Nov 28, 2009 8:54pm
Once we've published our articles, is it safe to delete the previous drafts? (I searched and couldn't find that question addressed.)

Looking forward to preapproved status . . . I know you all are busy this time of year!
Nov 30, 2009 1:32pm
Hey ClassicalGeek,

Yes, if you are happy with your published version of an article you can delete all your drafts of that article.
Nov 29, 2009 4:06am
Hi, Are affiliate links i.e to Amazon allowed in the body of an article? Thanks for your time.
Nov 29, 2009 9:50pm
Mine have been approved.
Nov 30, 2009 1:33pm
Yes, as ClassicalGeek was saying, affiliate links are allowed as long as you link to them contextually and only use a maximum of two per article.
Mar 11, 2013 7:15pm
This is good answer.
Mar 11, 2013 7:15pm
This is good answer.
Dec 5, 2009 11:16am
I suppose this is on here somewhere but i can't seem to find it, I want to get my articles seen on other sights, but i need a url to use, how do i find my url for my articles?
Dec 7, 2009 1:55pm
Hi Dmacman7,

You can find your list of articles by going logging in and going to your "My Content" page. On that page there are lists for each of your Live, Draft, Denied, and Pending articles.
Dec 12, 2009 3:24pm
It doesn't seem like I see and Q&A for somethings that I don't have the answer

How do I delete a photo I inserted?
How do we get paid?

Can anyone explain?

Thank you,
Dec 14, 2009 2:19pm
Hey ccdursina,

To delete a photo you've added goto the edit page of your article and on the top right of the images in the media box you should see a red x. To delete your images, just click the x.

As for getting paid, your articles have two add companies that your get a 75% share from, Google Adsense and Chitika. To make sure you get paid from your ads you need to sign up for both of these companies and then add your published IDs to your account here at Infobarrel.

If you need any more help email, you can email us through the contact us form or ask our extreamly helpful members in the forum.
Mar 11, 2013 7:19pm
this can help more, if it is told to us how to sign up google adsense and chitika.
Dec 22, 2009 1:08am
Can we put affiliate links in our articles Mr. Admin?

Thank You for your reply in advance..

Dec 22, 2009 2:54pm
Hi 2d0k,

Yes you can put affiliate links in your article, but they must be used contextually and count towards your two self serving links.
Dec 24, 2009 12:10pm
How do you know which links are self-serving? I have just written my first article and I have a number of links - but only one is self-serving, however whoever reads the article may not be able to tell that.
Dec 28, 2009 2:11pm
Hey Merylvdm,

We check where links that are put in articles are pointed to. Self serving links are links to sites that aren't reference sites (eg Wikipedia and government sites). Other sites are usually flagged as self-serving, as we don't know what the motivation of the site is.

I hope that answers your question.
Dec 28, 2009 2:18pm
Oh dear - I submitted an article 2 days ago and of my links - one was to Collegeboard.com, so that should be OK, but one was to a free online vocab program and 2 were to math and writing resources I recommend, but I am not an affiliate or anything - should I remove those? I was just trying to be helpful by putting them in, but obviously the reader could google them to find the info.
Dec 28, 2009 2:34pm
I wouldn't worry about that if you've already submitted it. Someone will take a look at it and if they deny it, you can make the changes then.
Jan 11, 2010 4:12am
I still haven't gotten one single AdSense impression form anything that I've written for the site. Not one. I've sent three emails and so far there has been no response. I hate to cry scam, but I've done everything that I was supposed to do and the promised AdSense views have not occurred.
Jan 11, 2010 2:49pm

So you have set up an Infobarrel.com channel under your adsense account? If so, are you not seeing any impressions or have you just not had any clicks?
Apr 9, 2010 6:34am
I had a similar problem, but found the reason.

When adding my AdSense ID to InfoBarrel, I only added the number portion of the ID, I forgot (oops) to add the prefix "pub-" in front of the ID.

Another tool I use to track impressions is URL Tracking feature in AdSense.

Try going to this link for Google instructions:


I hope this helps.

Jan 12, 2010 8:24am
I do my writing on onenote couldnt copy & paste. Followed the advice in the FAQ's. So i tried it with notepad as instructed. Still it did not paste. What should i do now? I don't like to type into the content box directly because i like to check my articles for typo's etc before publishing.
Jan 12, 2010 1:42pm
Hi Viryabo,

If you are able to copy and paste from onenote into notepad, I can't think of a reason why you could not copy and paste into our writer. Perhaps try a different browser. If you are still having troubles, send us an email with the Contact Us form and we'll see if we can figure this out.
Jan 18, 2010 8:18am
How do I get Analytics to work? I created a www.infobarrel.com profile in my account and copied the UA number here but Google says that the tracking code is not installed so I don't see any stats? Appreciate some help, please!
Jan 18, 2010 1:46pm
Hi Bronalex,

We make sure to verify any analytics ID that gets submitted to us so that you don't run into any issues with it. Yours has been verified now and you should start to see stats on your analytics account soon.
Apr 17, 2010 12:42pm
Hi, I submitted a comment (question) to a person who had an article I was interested in. How do I know if the person who wrote the article will get the question? Do I just hope that he looks at his article every now and then and sees me comment? There were no other comments on it except mine and his article was written, oops, I forgot month, but in 2009. Thank you.
Apr 20, 2010 2:44pm

When a comment is made on an article, the author gets an email notification.
Apr 20, 2010 11:50am
hello what is tag? I'm having a hard time to publish an article because of this...
Apr 20, 2010 2:26pm
Hi Marydreams,

Tags are descriptive keywords for your article. For example if I were to write an article about President Obama, my tags could be Barrack Obama, President, and United States.
May 17, 2010 10:45am
Where can you find out how much money you've made on Infobarrel? Can you find out what each article is making? Thanks for any help.
May 17, 2010 1:58pm
To find out what your articles are making, you need to log into your adsense, chitika and amazon accounts and run the reports. I think at this time you can only break down your individual article earning on adsense. To do this, you need to create URL channels in adsense for each of your articles.
Jun 15, 2010 10:03pm
Do I only need to add the infobarrel generic URL for my adsense channel, or do i need to use the URL's specific to my articles? Thanks!
Jun 16, 2010 2:05pm
If you want to track each individual article's progress then article specific URLs need to be used. If you just want to track your stats for the site, then an Infobarrel.com URL channel is fine.

I would recommend doing both. This way you can quickly see how they are all doing and you can explore deeper if you feel you want to.
Jun 16, 2010 12:08pm
google AdSense rejected my application..what will i do?
Jun 16, 2010 2:06pm
You can reapply to Adsense. If you didn't already, try using the http://www.infobarrel.com URL as your site. This should get you in.

Sometimes your application may be handled by a Google tech that doesn't know what or how Infobarrel works and may have denied it.
Jun 21, 2010 10:15am
Can I reference my website in a forum post?
Jun 21, 2010 2:22pm
There are no signatures in forum posts. If you need to for reason then sure, but if it is just to get a link then it probably will get removed.
Jul 27, 2010 1:36pm
How would we be able to get the 75% share from google adsense and chitika? how will the money be sent to us, what are your means? is it through bank transfers, money transfers..? and how sure are we that we can receive payment? i might put effort on blogging just to later on realize that this is just a mere free blogging just literally sharing thoughts?so id rather tweet or post on my wall on FB? please enlighten me. i really dont get earning from this
Jul 27, 2010 2:00pm
Hi Allego,

How Infobarrel works is you attach your unique user IDs for your ad publishing accounts (Google Adsense, Chitika, etc) to your account here via your My Account page. By Doing it this way, we remove the middle man with regards to payments. You will be directly paid by the ad publishers, no money passes through us on its way to you.

The ad share is handled by our system. It displays your ads 75 of the time and a combination of our ads, your referrer's ads (if you have a referrer) and your manager's ads.

If you have any more questions please feel free to email us via the Contact Us form.
Sep 16, 2010 7:33pm
I added my Chitika user name on My Account page, is that all I need to do? Is there anything I need to do at the Chitika site, or are we all set. Thanks in advance.
Sep 17, 2010 4:50pm
Hi Jeff,

That is all you need to do. Have fun writing!
Oct 10, 2010 2:43pm
What kind of "credit" is given for a referral? The link doesn't explain.
Nov 28, 2010 7:46am
2% of the ad impressions from the referred member's posts. With 50+ referrals on another big adsense site that give a much larger share, I'll tell you that 2% is not going to make you much.
Nov 4, 2010 6:37am
I have two articles published but Google ad sense has not approved me yet.have used my info barrel profile as the URL for the website requested.am i doing something wrong? do i need a different website to be approved by Google ad sense ?
Nov 4, 2010 4:09pm
Hi Januarius,

Google can take a little bit of time before they approve your AdSense ID, once they do approve it though you can add it to your InfoBarrel account.
Feb 23, 2011 6:04pm
Hello. I'm new to InfoBarrel, and I was wondering if we need to paste the Google Adsense AD code anywhere.
Apr 4, 2011 2:23pm

You do need to put your Adsense ID # in though.
Go to My Account --> Advertising Profile --> Google AdSense Publisher ID
Click change and add it there, including the 'pub' part.

As long as you add your code correctly they'll be able to rotate ads.
Oct 7, 2014 6:34am
There is no place on the advertising profile to input a google adsense number?
Jan 12, 2015 6:10am
Hi, when I go to my advertising profile there is no option for me to enter my Google Adsense Publishing ID or my Chitika information!! The only thing available is Amazon! Do I need to submit an article first or am I doing something wrong?
Feb 26, 2011 2:34pm

I'm new to infobarrel. I added my Google AdSense publisher ID and added infobarrel.com as a channel on the Google Adsense page. Currently, nothing is showing for infobarrel, even though my post has received 3 hits. I just want to make sure that my account has been linked correctly to Google Adsense. Thanks!
Apr 4, 2011 2:32pm
Make sure to use the channel as the source of traffic info. The view area on your article shows 1 view per IP address per hour to avoid over inflated views. Bots are not counted.
You can also make a channel for the article itself. This is very helpful for newer members who can't use Analytics yet. Add a URL Channel for that article.

Also, keep writing! More articles = more views = more earnings.
Jun 4, 2011 6:45pm
Is there a need to add a signature? Can some one explain what a channel is and how it works? Oh! and last but not least how does the backlink process work?
Jun 9, 2011 3:04am
Wow, lots of questions!

1. You don't have to add a signature. If you're new to all of this just focus on writing articles and start reading about search engine optimization (SEO). You can add signatures later.
2. A channel is through Adsense and tracks article views, etc., Check this article for an easy step by step to set one up - http://www.infobarrel.com/How_to_Create_an_Adsense_URL_Channel_to_Track_Article_Performance
3. Backlinking - that's a big topic. Basically, it's when you link articles together or someone likes your article and links to it. It's like a "vote" for your writing. It helps you rank in Google. That's the condensed version. Again, if you're new, just work on writing articles and the rest will fall into place.
4. RSS Feed - It's a subscription to a site or person's articles. So, if you want to get notified every time someone writes an article you click the RSS button. You can also submit your RSS feeds as part of backlinking.

I'd say the best advice is to write articles that are focused (not too broad of a topic) and read about SEO. The forum is a good place to get answers, too.

Welcome! I hope that helped some :)
Jun 23, 2011 2:18pm
Hi! I'm new here and was wondering if it is ok to put a link to my website in my profile information? I'm not looking to strictly promote my artwork, but I figure it cant' hurt to have it there- unless, of coure, it's against the rules.

Also, I can't seem to get my avatar to look right. I've tried variously-sized files of the image but from what I can see it continues to appear distorted. Any suggestions?

Thank you for your help!
Dec 19, 2011 3:13pm
Yes. You can put a link to your website in your profile (under My Account, About Me) and/or as a signature.
Jun 30, 2011 4:40pm
I looked at your FAQ regarding re-posting your articles in a blog or website. You clearly say it is not allowed, but why not give the obvious advice: LINK FROM YOUR BLOG/WEBSITE to INFOBARREL! This is easy and drives traffic to your infobarrel article which is better for you!
Jul 5, 2011 6:04am
It seems i have to resubmit for publication any-time i need to edit, say for example, add a picture or an internal link. Then i have to wait for sometime for approval, before it's live again.
Is this how its supposed to be?

I find it a bit irritating because when i write a new article and want to interlink it to an older one, i have to await approval again.
Oct 16, 2011 11:00pm
Once you are a pre-approved writer this problem goes away. Good luck.
Aug 25, 2011 10:09pm
I submitted an article and found mistakes in the published piece after several runs through the spell check mode. Can I get the article deleted and republished after correcting mistakes?
Oct 16, 2011 10:59pm
you can always edit your article to fix errors or add and delete content. You to My Articles and "Edit" the article off your article list. Once in the article you need to select edit on the text box. Good luck.
Nov 17, 2011 6:24pm
If I post articles here and in the future publish a book, can that book contain content from my posts?
Nov 17, 2011 11:17pm
That should be fine. Our rules state that your article cannot be published elsewhere online, so I don't see a book crossing that line.
Nov 20, 2011 12:39pm
Great thank you so much for responding.
Nov 28, 2011 8:21pm
Is there any issue for folks that are not US citizen to join and earn from this site?
Dec 19, 2011 5:20pm
There are IB members from around the world.

Earnings are from Google Adsense, Chitika, and Amazon, so you'll need accounts from those places.
Jan 8, 2012 11:10am
Is there a minimum number of articles I need to have on infobarrel in order to be approved for Google Adsense and Amazon?
May 17, 2012 3:38am
Jan 21, 2012 9:30pm
I signed up for Chikita. I put my profile page for Infobarrel as my website. Am I supposed to add each individual article url as a website. Essentially, what url(s) do I need to add to ensure that my articles get recorded for revenue?
Jan 23, 2012 2:09pm
Nope, as long as you have your Chitika ID saved under your advertising profile here (which you do) your articles will receive their ads.
Jan 23, 2012 8:22am
I am new to Info Barrel. I tried to post an article. I put the main heading and before I could write contents our lights went off. Now when I want to add / write contents, it says "heading not available". What should I do to start things over with the same main heading
Jan 23, 2012 2:10pm
Can you send us a private message with the article title? We'll fix it up for you once we get it.
Jan 23, 2012 2:34pm
Thanks for the reply. I sent you an e-mail, but at the same time I have reconciled by changing the heading and had my article sent for publishing.
Jan 24, 2012 7:01am
I am also new to infobarrel and the same thing has happened to me as irshad001. Shall I also send a private message with article title to admin@infobarrel.com?
Jan 24, 2012 5:09pm
Hi again seems like an email I sent earlier to admin has sorted out the problem for me thank you.
Jan 25, 2012 9:20am
How do you get paid for an article that I have written? How many articles do I have to write to get paid? Do I get paid for articles? How does all this take place to begin with?
Jan 26, 2012 3:50pm
I created an adsense account but when I put in the website, I didn't put in my page. I put info barrel.com but forgot users/my username. Is there anyway to correct this? I went to the adsense page but couldn't find any help.
Jan 27, 2012 8:44pm
What is the remedy if some one copy the original article from infobarrel to some other places? Also in that case, how infobarrel user is protected.
May 17, 2012 3:40am
We can file DCMA's, complain/flag on the other site-same remedies you have on your own blog. Admin is helpful though, esp when many articles are stolen.
Feb 1, 2012 11:25pm
Now, my article have been published in Info Barrel. Can you tell me how I can earn from my article without using Google ad sense ? May you tell me other sources of income from my article in Info Barrel ?
Feb 4, 2012 1:02pm
If I write on one of the topics of the month's feature, do I have to tell specially that it may be considered as feature, or if suitable, it will be included automatically
Feb 4, 2012 1:07pm
I applied for adsense, and after about 10 working days they still tell me that "it is under consideration". At the same time when I log in to adsense, they have allotted me Pub #. Does it mean I am approved or I still have to wait?
Feb 7, 2012 6:26am
Complete newbie here. I saw that one of the more solid earners recommended Chitika but the post is two years old. I was wondering if one can still use it these days? Thanks.
Feb 9, 2012 8:38am
Can you change the username you signed up with to your Alias? Any way to change the username displayed on your articles?
Feb 22, 2012 12:28am
Yes you can change the username displayed in your articles by going to My Account->Personal Information->Name.
Feb 27, 2012 6:13pm
But what about your username, (as in the one that appears here)?
May 17, 2012 3:41am
That will rename you everywhere on the site.
Feb 27, 2012 6:13pm
But what about your username, (as in the one that appears here)?
Feb 27, 2012 6:35pm
I think it will not change here but it will change in your published article underneath the title of the article.
Feb 18, 2012 4:20pm
How do I delete an article?
Feb 24, 2012 2:24am
I need some details on how to make sure infobarrel is on adsense. I read what is listed here - but I need step by step how to make sure it is working. I know you say to put the URL on the page. But stil I have no clue what that means or how to do it.

Also I want to set up for Amazon - but it said I need to set up a store - again - I need step by step instructions - where do I set up a store - is there free webspace to do this?

It would great articles for someone to explain how to do these things - but remember to really explain it for people who are completely new at the technical stuff.

Thank you.
Feb 25, 2012 10:55pm
I have submitted 2 articles with no issues. But today I can't submit an article that has numbers or bullets. Yes I tried notepad and all other things I could think of - for 3 hours! Nothing is working. In addition I can't post on the forums here - I type and hit submit and nothing happens. This has been for the whole time not just today. I have submtting to the contact board and no one replies. I always write my articles on word processor and then copy and paste. Really there needs to be a page with directions here - not a 2 or 3 year list of comments which may or may not be the correct info for now in 2012.
Feb 26, 2012 11:19am
Should my article be in 'pending' once I have clicked on submit? I have submitted but there's nothing showing in pending.
Feb 26, 2012 11:27am
Suddenly its showing up in pending after submitting it again!
Feb 28, 2012 5:53pm
I was wondering when applying to Google Adsense and Chitika, when it asks me for the website, am i suppose to put in infobarrel.com since this is the website i'm putting my articles on?
Mar 7, 2012 2:08am
Same problem! While applying to Chitika, what should I enter in the boxes mentioned website and URL ?
Mar 7, 2012 3:35pm
I don't understand how to submit an article. I went to create, put in the title, checked the title, but was then unable to enter the text.Help! What do I need to do? Henrygaines67 (henrygaines67@gmail.com ).
Mar 17, 2012 12:04pm
How do I delete an article? Pls help. Thanks!
Mar 21, 2012 1:44pm
I sent a message to "Admin" quite a while ago and haven't gotten a response to my question. Do I need to ask my questions here only, or is there a reason they don't respond to messages?

Thanks!! :)
Mar 21, 2012 1:47pm
They will get back to you, if you've already PM'd them, or alternatively post your question in the forums and the members will help if they can!
Mar 21, 2012 2:07pm
Thank you very much!
Apr 11, 2012 3:28pm
I'm new. I can't even figure out how to start writing. The page comes up asking for a Title then a summary, but where do I write the actual article I want to write. Wow do I sound like I,m gonna be a success? DebHanner
Apr 11, 2012 3:31pm
Even my comment was wrong, I hope someone replies, but it would help if I used the right name. It is Debhanner. Now perhaps I will be able to start. I really look forward to getting my ideas out there. Thanks.
Apr 17, 2012 4:40pm
Hi! I am new and have run into a slight problem. I have been denied approval from AdSense due to domain ownership. Any suggestions? After reading some forums, I found I was definitely not alone. However, I have yet to find an answer. It's somewhat discouraging reading post from some who have been denied multiple times. Thanks so much!
Apr 19, 2012 7:03am
Hi.. How to put Infolinks publisher script on my account? Thank you.
Apr 25, 2012 8:28am
Hello, Just got published (yea!) now how do i get it out there, I have 2 views, me and mom. Any videos or articles?
May 11, 2012 2:21am
How do I delete a comment? I've just posted a reply to a comment and it has repeated so it appears 9 times!
May 15, 2012 9:05am
I submitted an article from my web site that I had writen and it was denied, I removed the article from my site and resubmitted it with up dates to infobarrel, it was still denied because it had been previously published on my site.
I assumed that it would be acceptable if it was not published anywhere else.
Please correct me.
May 18, 2012 9:03pm
It sometimes takes time for articles to de-index. Also if you use the same phrasing in other articles that can be picked up.
May 15, 2012 9:11am
I submitted another article on Rent Valuation using three words that the spellchecker marked in red as unknown.
The words were Valuer, Comparables and assess, the comment from infobarrel was that they were out of context and I needed someone with a knowledge of english to edit them.
The three words are in every day use in rental valuations and using Google they are listed and certainly in the right context, i would appreciate your advice.
May 18, 2012 9:02pm
That should not be a problem. Humans read the articles. Try resubmitting.
May 18, 2012 10:12pm
Hi Jade Dragon, many thanks for your advice, I have a lot of information that needs to get to people before they buy a business, too many read my web site and email me saying that they wished they had viewed it before.
Unfortunately the majority of people do the business research that they want to do, not what they need to do, that sadly is one of the major reasons for small business failure.
May 21, 2012 1:12am
Can anyone share with me what I'm supposed to write in the "What is the name of your website?" and "What is your website(s) about?" when signing up with Amazon associates?

I tried searching for a guide on how to set up with Amazon associates, couldn't find any. I'm hoping someone here can point me in the right direction.
May 22, 2012 12:07am
I made a comment last week about having a box for Authors comments, which anything that might appear a trifle ambiguous or was highlighted by the spellchecker, if in the correct context could be explained.
One scribe said it was not necessary.
This site is for information, I have had two articles denied because the words were out of context or the article needed checking by someone with an understanding of English.
The words used are in standard usage in respect of the articles subjects, there is a difference between UK English and US English, which can cause slight problems, as in my regular correspondence with the US, but even more so with the use of technical or current terminology, certainly the words and the contexts that they are used in, are correct and as a consequence an authors comment may save some time, unless of course the articles are checked by a computer, in which case I have a problem.
I can edit the article but some aspects of the points lose their impact.
I would appreciate some comments.
May 22, 2012 12:34am
I seem to be struggling with gaining approval from Adsense, they email saying that they are reviewing my application and will contact me, and I hear nothing, is that normal, or am I missing something?
Jun 1, 2012 12:33pm
Hey found an error :) Here:

Submission Topic

Please select the topic you want to have you article considered for.

'you' should be 'your'

Also, are you guys pretty backed up lately...it's been a couple days and my articles haven't been reviewed :(

Thanks for all the hard work!
Jun 1, 2012 12:33pm
Here is the url for it: http://www.infobarrel.com/editorialSubmission.php
Jun 11, 2012 8:25pm
I have a quick question for the Info Barrel Commnuity.

I am all signed up for the Google Adsense program and i have put my adsense code in my account.

Do i have to do anything else to get ads to appear or is that all?
Jun 12, 2012 11:41am
Nope, nothing left for you to do. Once your ID is in you'll start seeing traffic under your account. You can set up a URL channel for infobarrel.com to track more stats if you like.
Jun 12, 2012 6:42pm
Thanks for the Info (pardon the pun)
Jun 13, 2012 12:06pm
My Forum Post count reads 11 but my achievement section shows 1 instead of 10. I have sent a PM to admin. Later, I saw this page and comments. I am sorry abt the PM for that. It has been more than 24 hours since Forum Post count updated to 10.

Can anyone please help on this ? Will it be updated once your Post Count becomes more than 10 and 24 hours after that ? Any clarity on these would be very welcome.

Jun 17, 2012 10:42am
Hi--I am getting too many pictures on my picture gallery how do I get rid of the ones I've used and don't want?
Jun 19, 2012 3:28am
How to delete a published article?
Jun 19, 2012 12:10pm
To have an article removed, please private message Admin with the article you want removed.
Jun 21, 2012 12:46pm
This might be a stupid question but i'm looking at the articles and do we add the pictures or does admin add them? Thanks
Jun 22, 2012 9:40am
Nevermind, I know how to do the pictures now. Like I estimated that was a silly question. lol
Jun 24, 2012 5:39pm
I have a question. I have just tried to submit an article, but can get no text to come up in the appropriate spot, or any spot for that matter. What is going on
Jul 8, 2012 10:46pm
Query: I created a signature with a "self-serving" link in the signature box, but when my article got published (yay!), the signature and self-serving link did not appear at the bottom of the article. The signature appeared on the box at the side, but without the self-serving link. Can you please explain what I did wrong? Thank you very much!
Jul 9, 2012 5:41am
Questions on how to get pain here from a newbie: Hi, I've published my first article of http://www.infobarrel.com/_Mens_Skinny_Jeans_-_The_Most_Fashionable_Mens_Jeans recently and also got all of info for my Advertising Profile. However, I have some questions regarding to my earning potentials in this system. My first question: Who collects the money earned from the Google AdSense ads on my article before I've got my Google AdSense Publisher ID? -- I've found that my article had been published with Google AdSense ads before I got my Google's Publisher's ID; so in a very simply logic, if there were earnings for the clicks happening during this period, who collected the earnings from Google AdSense ads? My second question: On my article, there are Infolinks ads; but I don't have the relevant advertising profile for this advertiser specifically; so who collects this part of earnings? At last but not least, with Google AdSense URL Channels function, there are only 500 ones available. Does this mean that I can only publish 500 articles on Infobarrel.com that have Google's AdSense ads? Can someone pls help me on these issues? Thx a lot!
Jul 12, 2012 1:51am
can I delete one of my article?
Aug 4, 2012 9:39am
when i was making my Google Adsense Account i did not find Syria "my Contry"
how can i make an account???
Aug 7, 2012 12:49am
Hello, I have just joined InfoBarrel, and I'm waiting for my AdSense application to be approved. However, I would like to see which articles are written about the different subjects that I would like to contribute with. I have tried looking at different of your sections, but there are to many unrelated articles. Is there anywhere on the site I can search for specific words in the articles (t.ex. "Programming" or "Graphics")?

Thank you in advance.
Aug 7, 2012 5:58pm
Hello. Please explain "tags" what does that do?
Aug 8, 2012 6:38pm
Hi I just started on infobarrel and I had two reviews denied saying:
'Article either uses English awkwardly or has excessive grammatical issues. Proof read your article or get a friend to look over it before resubmitting.'
The awkward English is Japanese names the spell check in the edit box kept saying they were missed spelled. Also I had someone check the spelling and they fixed the problems.
Do you not want reviews on manga dealing with gay story lines?
Aug 18, 2012 4:21pm
I just applyed for chitika and it asked for my website and it was required i dont have a website but make articles on infobarrel so i put infobarrel. Thats how I want to make money with chitika i mean its not my website but i use it is that ok?
Aug 24, 2012 9:40pm
What do the points mean that are with the golden cup on our homepage? Is there a place that explains the scoring system? Thanks much. Jean Bakula
Aug 24, 2012 10:57pm
The points are a method of tracking achievements on the site. They are indicators of activity level as well (i.e., the more points a writer has the more active he or she is). The points are progressive and encompass a number of categories: # of articles written, # of featured articles, # of comments made, # of forum postings made, # of referrals obtained, etc.

Although they are good benchmarks of a comparative status (writer vs. writer) they are mostly just used to show progress through the ranks. I think at one time the points were used ot show the top 100 writers (not the same as the mnothly contest points, those only apply ot the ocntest itself).
Aug 25, 2012 6:19am
You are right, Vic. There used to be a spot on the home page for the top ten writers on IB. The admins got rid of it as it messed up the site when they went to 2.0.

Aug 25, 2012 9:23am
Thank you,
vicdillinger. So it's a combined total of all our activity, and time on the site. Have a good weekend.
Aug 25, 2012 10:42am
Hello All

I am trying to add some photos i have on Flikr to a article i wrote on Infobarrel. The image adding interface on Infobarrel only works with URLS and Flikr doesnt seem to be letting me do it. I know that Flikr protects my photos from this sort of thing happening but i figured i could do something since it is my account and photo's

I would welcome any suggestions on how to get the photos so i can add them in the article.
Sep 6, 2012 7:58am
I'm VERY new to this. Is there anything unethical or against Infobarrel rules about writing as a team? I have 2 friends that I've written blogs with for another website. Could we all write blogs, either jointly or independently, and post them to one account? If they were to generate an income we'd obviously share the proceeds. And I'd also like to somehow introduce my friends in the "about me" or "bio" section of my profile.
Oct 6, 2012 4:23am
Cool idea.
Sep 20, 2012 10:11pm
I am new here, anyone want to help me.I'm confuse because I still don't get a point for verificationing my email adress and also I try to rate some articles, I don't get any points of its. What should I do?,I also don't know how to see my earnings,hope your guidance. thanks
Sep 20, 2012 10:18pm
I don't have any account at google adsense but I've sign up at amazone association and chitika, my question is is it working?
Oct 23, 2012 4:04pm
How long does it take for Google Analytics to become enabled after adding the code? I just added mine because I realized I was past the ten article requirement, but on the Google page it says there is no tracking code yet on my IB pages...

Dec 29, 2012 4:35am
I have my own website. how can I start writing? some ad is already started without my approval. how can I have control on it/
Jan 17, 2013 5:43am
I have an article denied with the reason being "please recheck," but I can't find a reference or definition for that anywhere? Does anyone know what it means?
Jan 20, 2013 2:54pm
What is the difference between a view and a read? I have looked, but can't find this info anywhere. Thanks in advance
Jan 21, 2013 12:34pm
A read is triggered by a combination of things. A) User spends sufficient time on the page to actually read the entire article b) User scrolls to the bottom of the article.
We just implemented this recently, but it is a great tool to see if the content you create is being consumed by those who land on it.
Jan 28, 2013 1:20am
I think there is a glitch is my avatar. No matter what picture I choose or what computer I try it from, it keeps saying error. My husband even uploaded one of the same pics I was trying to upload to his avatar, and it loaded no problem. Mine just will not upload an avatar. I have no trouble getting a photo in my articles, just an avatar photo won't load . Help!
Mar 2, 2013 12:14pm
I still can't figure out how to ask to be switched to the new payment structure. I wrote in twice, and was told I had to be logged in. I am logged in. I have a link to click in an email, and it doesn't work even when I am logged in. Is there a glitch or something?
Mar 11, 2013 7:43pm
usually, i write an original article in mother language. Then, i use translator tools (alike translate(dot)google) to make the article more correct (in English) and also use grammar and spelling checker tools (alike spellcheckplus(dot)com) to make the article has best quality.
Actually, to use translator tools and grammatical tools via website, can help person (member and next member of Infobarrel) who has poor English language to make good or best article in English.

i will ask to Infobarrel. To make good article, Can i use translator tools (ex. translate(dot)google) and grammatical tools (ex. spellcheckplus(dot)com) ??
please, answer. thanks alot
Mar 16, 2013 8:16am
This URL is not available for signing up for AdSense. This is the error I get when trying to sign up for adsense. I used the URL http://www.infobarrel.com. I also tried it using the path that was suggested in another post. Any suggestions?
Mar 17, 2013 4:29pm
Can I link My articles on my website instead of publishing them
Mar 19, 2013 12:16pm
When I saved my work I received a message that said my article has too much keyword density for certain keywords. How do I know which keywords?
Mar 22, 2013 6:29pm
Same question here!
Mar 27, 2013 2:04am
Am I understanding properly that we do not need to submit our Google Ad Sense information if we are participating in the 75% program? I just joined yesterday and I am beginning to write, I have submitted my PayPal information and my Amazon information. However I did not see a place to link my Google Ad Sense. Thank You!
Mar 27, 2013 1:31pm
You don't need a Google Adsense Account if you just joined yesterday. In the past , people had problems getting signed up with the google adsense. I came just when the change was taking place. I tried to get a google adsense account and they wouldn't approve me, so I was pretty much missing out on anything I could have gained thru google adsense. Today, I still don't have google adsense. It feels better to me that InfoBarrel is taking care of the whole thing.
Apr 27, 2013 4:33pm
What if you live in a State that doesn't participate in the Amazon Associates program. Can you still use images and products from amazon? Thanks
Apr 30, 2013 6:12pm
I suppose I can use the images and product leads from Amazon but I want get commission for it. Correct me if i'm wrong. Thanks
May 12, 2013 10:28am
Hi, I am new in Infobarrel. I am just want to ask about to add any link or promotion of Clickbank products. Does it allowed in my article? I did not see anyone ask about it or maybe I missed information provided. Thank you.
May 12, 2013 10:53am
One more question, if I do not own pictures to add in my articles, can I take any picture in search engine? However, we all already knew that some of these pictures subjected to the copyright issue. Any suggestion how do I take any appropriate picture to any articles.
Jun 2, 2013 7:34am
I apologise if this has already been asked but I am curious as to how inforbarrel pay you. (i'm assuming here as i have read that I can be paid directly from IB rather than needing a google ad-sense account, please correct me if I'm mistaken). The reason i ask this is becuase my account is showing my earnings for the previous month as x amount, but lists nothing in the payments section. I would be grateful if someone could explain this to me.
Jul 25, 2013 3:29pm
I'm new here as well and another use informed me we no longer need our own adsense account and they pay via paypal but it seems the site info hasn't been updated.
Jul 25, 2013 3:31pm
I'm new here as well and another use informed me we no longer need our own adsense account and they pay via paypal but it seems the site info hasn't been updated.
Jul 25, 2013 3:31pm
I'm new here as well and another use informed me we no longer need our own adsense account and they pay via paypal but it seems the site info hasn't been updated.
Jun 10, 2013 7:06pm
Can I link and share articles from info barrel in my own blog?
Jul 3, 2013 3:32am
A brief explanation and this is what I want.
Aug 3, 2013 7:26am
Good morning, my post was denied because my "Article cannot be approved because it contains more than two self serving links and/or more than 1 Amazon link or element for every 200 words." None of the links refer to my blog, so is it because some of the links are tied to Youtube vids or other sites where I hyperlinked a picture in multiple places? Should I just remove all hyperlinks? I'm just trying to figure out where I went wrong.
Aug 20, 2013 9:49pm
I am unable to add amazon products to my article. I am approved thru the associates program and I have verified I am using the right associates ID, any ideas
Dec 5, 2013 2:47am
My earnings have stopped for my article - 'What Is Martial Arts?'. It did really well in the first month or two then stopped earning. Does anyone know why?
Jan 21, 2014 4:51am
Need help.How can I obtain the URLs of my articles so as to paste them in social medias for the purpose of increasing my traffic??
Jan 27, 2014 1:20pm
Log in, click "Account," then "Content." Your articles will show up there, Right-click on any article link and choose "Copy URL."
Feb 18, 2014 8:36pm

I keep getting this message, i can't seem to figure out what the problem is, please help!

"We're sorry, but there was a glitch when publishing and your article did not build properly. Please resubmit your article."

I also have a real problem staying on the page i pull up. Every page i pull up takes me back to the infobarrel home page. I have to keep clicking back twice to be able to stay on the page I want to be on. Why is it doing this and how do i stop it?? It has done this since day 1 of being at this site. It is very discouraging to be reading or writing and have the page jump back to the homepage.
Mar 1, 2014 4:39pm
Hi I am still learning about infobarrel. I was wondering how often does infobarrel pay? I read somewhere that you do payouts every $50. I have made over $50, when will I be paid?
Jun 5, 2014 1:00pm
Howdy all, just joined today and I have a few questions that I don't think were covered in the FAQ and "How does InfoBarrel work" thread, or maybe I just missed them. I did browse the comments sections, but I didn't see what I was looking for. So:

1) Is there a maximum word length for the articles? I know there is a minimum, but is there a max? A lot of the film reviews seemed to be about two to three paragraphs. I tend to have a lot to say.

2) So I set up my account and even signed up for the Amazon Associates (I had to "lie" and say that InfoBarrel was my site, since it didn't really give me any other options when inputting information). Is there anything else that has to be done (other than writing and submitting content)? I have Paypal and everything, and put the correct email address in the profile. There's nothing else, right? I know that payments used to be made via Google AdSense, any I saw a dozen people being told to put this AdSense code here and paste this URL there and so on. Do I have to do anything like that?

3) Is there any chance that a Humor section will be added on (or is there a Humor section that I somehow missed)? A lot of what I write is satire, and I would love to be able to post them. Even my serious/education articles read like they came off of Cracked.com.
Jun 5, 2014 1:58pm
Ah, I knew there was a question I was forgetting:

4) Reading through a lot of the comments and FAQs and everything, I came away with the impression that only two ads are allowed per article (I think. Some of what I read used complicated 21st century tech words like "backlinking" and "Internet" that I don't understand (I actually don't know what backlinking is)). But looking at some of the articles, I see that they have way more than two. Was this an old policy, or do you have to earn the right to have more than two ads? Do the Amazon things count as one of the ads? Is the writer responsible for putting in the ads, or does the site do it automatically when you submit your content (from what I understand, it seems to be the latter)?

Sorry if I seem to be way behind the game when it comes to all the technical/marketing side of this, but dammit Jim, I'm a writer, not a technomancer!
Jul 1, 2014 5:21am
Somebody please help i have just joined IB but i do not know where to write the articles can somebody please guide me on this? I will really appreciate. I am yearning to write but where do we write articles please? somebody help me. my email is amimoaggrey@yahoo.com. please guide me on this.
Jul 23, 2014 10:45am
How long is the wait to get paid on this sight? I have almost 15 articles published and haven't received anything for them even though the earnings section on the website says I have earned some money.
Aug 10, 2014 11:57pm
How do I delete my account in InfoBarrel?
Aug 21, 2014 12:05am
I'm a new member and have published a few articles already. I've been trying to set up a Google AdSense account but have not been successful. When asked about my URL, I entered www.infobarrel.com, but it wasn't accepted. I also tried to add http:// at the beginning but was still denied. I would appreciate any help. Thanks.
Sep 25, 2014 11:17am
I'm trying to finish my Amazon associates program application and don't know what website address and URL to put there. Please help
Oct 23, 2014 1:41pm
How do I delete an article that is already published?
Nov 12, 2014 9:47am
Great resource - Thank you for the Q & A's section!
Nov 14, 2014 10:50am
Does everybody know how to reference the article from infobarrel when i use it as a source to support academic report from my university? Thanks in advance.
Jan 1, 2015 7:51am
Where in my settings do I register my Adsense and PayPal account info?

Thanks, in advance.
Jan 10, 2015 12:58am
My account shows in excess of $50 - how do we get our money?
Has anyone notice how questions in this Q&A have not been answered here for the past couple of months!
Are the answers being sent direct to Info writers via their emails?
Jan 12, 2015 6:19am
Hi, when I go to my advertising profile there is no option for me to enter my Google Adsense Publishing ID or my Chitika information!! The only thing available is Amazon! Do I need to submit an article first or am I doing something wrong? Also can I use my personal adsense ID?
Jan 19, 2015 5:02pm
Where are the guidelines for periods placement. Line indent at beginning of paragraghs. And spacing etc
Jan 22, 2015 8:24am

I have submitted an article since January 9th, 2015 and it has yet to be reviewed. I contacted contact support a few times and many business days later - no answer. Could someone please help me? I would truly love to get publish and need to earn a bit of income.
Jan 22, 2015 8:24am

I have submitted an article since January 9th, 2015 and it has yet to be reviewed. I contacted contact support a few times and many business days later - no answer. Could someone please help me? I would truly love to get publish and need to earn a bit of income.
Mar 14, 2015 6:40am
Hi. I am new to IB and am struggling to link products from my amazon account. it keeps telling me there's an error with the code I'm using, but i'm copying and pasting it from Amazon. Not sure what to do? Please can you help. Thanks
Apr 12, 2015 10:15pm
Hi, I wrote an article that, according to MS Word, is 614 words. I submitted it and it was denied stating that it was "less than the required 325 words". It's almost double that! How do I know how many words to REALLY write for approval? Thanks in advance!
May 18, 2015 6:08am
I think infoBarrel has left the building!! LOL
Jun 17, 2015 11:37am
Hi I am new to this site, I have a few articles that I want to publish and I have them written on notes on my iPad, how do I go about and transfer it to info barrel ?
Jun 17, 2015 11:41am
I am seeing the create tab for writing articles and summary but I am a little lost for where I should write the actual story/ article itself
Aug 8, 2015 10:46am
When I post a blog, do I automatically own the copy write or is this something I have to do myself?
Sep 15, 2015 1:01pm
While answering all the questions in my Account, I was stumped with Social Connection Profile Link. Con someone tell me what I am supposed to put there? Thanks!
Dec 16, 2015 12:54pm
You link your facebook page, twitter, or google + link there. Any social media page you have.
Jan 4, 2016 3:36pm
Is there a requirement to publish at least once every month or every three months? I already have over 159 articles on IB but have not published anything in the past 3 months. I see that I've had "$0" earnings over the past month and it appears that I'm getting an equal "zero" traffic. I've tried to find an IB rule/TOU about this issue but still haven't found anything. Any help on the rules that might explain why my 159 articles have no earnings and no traffic? Thanks.
Jun 18, 2016 7:07pm
Nope, unfortunately IB traffic is down and so are earnings for a lot of members. I think the earnings/views are supposed to show up under the Account tab, but I don't see anything on mine either although apparently I earned $1.55 last month. You might try setting up an Adsense URL channel for InfoBarrel even though that's not quite as effective as it was in the past. I think we can still set those up. I did mine a couple years ago so it's still there. Good luck!
Jun 18, 2016 7:19pm
Scratch that. I guess they've changed Adsense with the Tier 1 & 2. I just realized I really have no clue how IB is run now, why earnings and views don't show up, although I do know we're getting views because of the Analytics channel.

To answer your initial question. No, there's no rule to how often you need to publish an article.
Oct 12, 2016 8:46am
Can I change my profile url? If so, how? Thnx!
Nov 6, 2016 1:08am
Dear admin,
I am interested to upload more activities on info barrel,
I have submitted the article yesterday night and received congrats from info barrel and the following statement" Congratulations!
You have unlocked a new achievement on InfoBarrel.com!
*Forum Poster* - Made 1 Forum Post
5 points

To check out your achievements click the link below"

What does it mean? either my article is rejected or accepted ?
Need your support Sir
Nov 6, 2016 10:26pm
Dear Sir,
how long the member take to be efficient person on info barrel web?
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