Here is the link:
I've earned consistent money at this site, making about $7.50 for every 500 words I write. The nice thing is that you never run out of work at this site!
How this works is that people who need articles and content for their web sites come and post jobs for writers to complete. Pay is determined on your quality of writing, but it is possible to earn even if your writing skills are not quite up to par.
I have written for other sites, but the great thing about this site is that you pretty much get paid guaranteed for each article you write, as long as the client is happy with it. I have had 100% success on about 25 articles I have written there. The only downside is that you only get paid once for your work, and the client you write for owns all rights to your work.
Topics are varied, and there are always a lot to choose from. Titles I have written about include: "X Best GoToMyPC Alternatives", "The Best Insurance Companies in New Jersey", and "The Vinyards of Australia". To pick a topic, you just have to browse through their 50 to 100 categories, and find an article that interests you.
I always go for articles that contain relatively simple instructions, and easy to research. I determine this by first analyzing the topic and doing a quick google search (I will just highlight the given topic, right click on it, then search google option). Often I add "inurl:article" to the search to narrow down the search just to articles. Often I can find a single article that I can just rewrite, or if not, I make sure I can copy/paste an article together from a variety of sources easily.
Then, I will copy and paste the information I need from these results into a text file, until I have the information I need in about as many words as the client had requested for the article. Once I have this, I might organize it a little, then I just rewrite it line by line, paragraph by paragraph until it's a brand new article. I run it through the free paper grader for grammar and word usage issues:
Then I make sure it passes copyscape:
After you submit an article, it goes straight to the client for review. The client will either accept, or make a revision request. I have had a few of those, and they typically are no big deal. Once the client has approved it (and paid), then the article will eventually be evaluated by staff at textbroker, and you will be assigned a rating of 1 to 5 stars. I have always gotten 4 star ratings for my work. I understand that it's very difficult to achieve a 5 star rating there without some kind of public recognition as an author, no matter how well you write. You get paid more depending on your rating, 1 star writers make less than 2 star writers for instance, so it pays to have (or develop) skills.
I can generally get out a 500 word article in about an hour, and it's taken me some practice to even get to this speed... but I'm always improving with practice! I recently acquired a piece of software called Dragon Naturally Speaking, which translates your spoken word into text. Now I'm a very fast typist, but I know that this program will help me improve my writing time significantly once I have gained proficiency with it, so I will post an update to this blog with a report of how much faster I am at some point.
Wishing all of you success, go forth and EARN!!!
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