Want A Freelance Job Paying $50 An Hour? Yeah, And I Have A Bridge To Sell You

Thanks to a MJD reader for this gem. The following ad promises riches unheard of for freelance writers….$50 an hour! Yes!!!

We’ve removed all the links from this ad because these guys don’t deserve any more clicks, but other than that, it’s reproduced here verbatim.

Article Writers Needed: $50 per hour

A number of companies are looking for writers to producearticles, features and news items. You must be able to produce high-quality to work to deadlines.

Regular work is available to writers who can deliver outstanding results. Payment varies, but is typically upwards of $50 an hour.

Click here to apply

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45 Main Street

Ste. 309 #178


New York


Of course, the “real” ad is the postscript, and the “freelance writing” misdirection is just some clever sleight-of-hand.

Even better! The address, our reader points out, is more or less in Brooklyn Bridge Park…as in, it’s literally at the bridge.

Never has an old saw been so literally interpreted.

photo: Adorenomis

Publish date: May 28, 2010 https://dev.adweek.com/digital/want-a-freelance-job-paying-50-an-hour-yeah-and-i-have-a-bridge-to-sell-you/ © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT