Sunday, June 2, 2013

Loudlaunch: Thank You For The Experience

..bad and good.

Truly, life of a blogger is a roller coaster ride. There are times that blessings are pouring and there are times that earning is slow. But nothing beats the disappointment when you will not get the payment you deserve. I have experienced it few times, already but it didn’t stop me as I continue to blog.

In spite of the experienced I had before I was still annoyed when I checked my inbox few days ago from Loudlaunch. The content of the e-mail is to announce all the blogger in their system that they are closing permanently. For a blogger like me who still have few hundred standing balance from them the closing is certainly a bad news. But like was what I mentioned earlier, I shall charge it to experience and will continue blogging.

 I am sharing the e-mail I got from Loudlaunch.

To our bloggers,

Over the past 2 1/2 years LoudLaunch has tried to provide our clients with high quality links to help them be recognized in search engine results. We have been able to do this through the high quality of your blogs. You have always been easy to work with and accommodating even during difficult times.

As you are aware, Google recently implemented the new Panda algorithm revisions, effective immediately. For LoudLaunch, these new Google rules require significant changes, not only in our platform but in our brand as well.

 As a result, the difficult decision has been made to close down LoudLaunch permanently. This is not a decision that was made lightly, but we can no longer provide a link building service that puts clients and their sites at risk. As of June 15th, will close.

What About My Payments? 

We will continue to make payments to bloggers for outstanding amounts. As always we remain committed to supporting Bloggers. We will continue to make every effort to see that everyone is paid what they are owed.

We know and we understand how difficult this is for all of you, as LoudLaunch staff (including the owner) have voluntarily given up their salaries over the past several months in an effort to ensure our bloggers were being paid what was owed to them. As you know, our changes have seen good results over the past months.

We have detailed records of what each blogger is owed, and will continue to pay out what is owed as funds are available. We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for all of the incredible work and effort that you put into your posts and your willingness to work with us in such an unpredictable industry. These changes have affected us all in a very unique and personal way, but we cannot put you or the clients at risk.

We also want to re-iterate that we will make EVERY possible attempt to pay each blogger the money that is owed to them, although we cannot give a definite time frame. We have always been committed to providing the best service we could both to you and our clients.

Once again we thank you, and we wish you all the best in your future endeavours,

The LoudLaunch Team


melandria romero said...

that's the problem with some companies. i hope they can resolve your feedbacks.

Chubskulit Rose said...

Yep, good bye unpaid earnings grrr... I don't think they would pay at all..

Rechie L said...

This is just sad. They still owe me a few dollars but anyway, i feel sad for them too for having to close down their system. Still, blogging life continues...naa pa bitaw si police sis hehehe

jared's mum said...

this isn't the first time i encountered bloggers who are ranting about unpaid works from different platforms. thankfully, i was not able to experience that yet, but i do hope you get your payment soon. it is no easy task to create all those post for those advertisers, especially if you are a stay-at-home mum who painstakingly juggle your time between your children + your online job!

jheylo said...

It's sad that they had to close with lots of unpaid dues. :( it reminds me of SMORTY.

Unknown said...

sorry that you didn't get your payment. that's a bust.:(

Jade @ said...

Oh boy I hope you guys get paid.

Mary Anne Vinzon said...

Sorry to hear about that incident. It's really disappointing when something happened like unpaid task. But I know there were more other good opportunities coming into our way.

Marms @ Mhar's Display said...

Well, that was like Paying Post before. Scam!!!

Shela said...

Sad to hear that but maybe there's reason behind all those closing! Unfortunately for the unpaid bloggers!

Nita said...

They still owe me $2K! I know someone who had a pending earnings of $4K. As in ganun kalaki ang utang nila. I'm sure meron pang ibang bloggers na ganun din kalaki ang di pa nabayaran!