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Make Money With Textbroker.com

Updated on November 6, 2011

Textbroker.com: The Cash Machine

Textbroker.com is the heaven of upfront payment freelance writing sites. Many individuals who try to make money writing online often complain that they are not able to find enough opportunities. Others are able to find some places to write for, but they are discouraged that they have to write articles that collect income over time. They would prefer to be paid upfront for the work that they are publishing today. This is exactly where writing for Textbroker comes in.

The way to make money writing on Textbroker is to write articles that will be purchased immediately. The money that is earned on these articles is earned immediately. Clients need to have certain jobs completed for them, and the authors on Textbroker.com get to select the assignments they would like to write about. The author selects the job and completes it within the time frame set up by the client in order to receive payment. Textbroker.com then pays the author their share of the money from the article. Authors get to select the amount of work that they would like to do, and thus the amount that they will earn. This alone makes writing for Textbroker an experience that is very rewarding.

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An Author's Explanation Of Textbroker

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Learn To Write Well

The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide To Staying Out of the Rejection Pile
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We don't all have the skills to write the perfect article the first time, but there are aids to help with this. This wonderful book can help any writer to gain a few more skills before trying their hand at writing for Textbroker.

 

Textbroker.com Pay Scale: The Star System

"How much am I going to make?" is almost inevitably the first question anyone who makes money writing is going to ask. Why would one write articles if they didn't know how much would they be paid? Asking about pay rates is a perfectly acceptable and perfectly expected question. Textbroker.com has a unique system for paying authors that favors those who produce the best work for their clients.

Upon registration with Textbroker.com, the new writer is asked to complete a sample article for the editors at the site to review. After the article has been submitted, Textbroker editors will look it over to determine the author's quality. There are four possible ratings. Those ratings are 2 stars through 5 stars. The more stars that one receives on their sample, the higher their pay rate and amounts of work available. Writing for Textbroker means that one has to give it their all to get the best results. The pay rates are as follows:

2 stars/ $0.007 per word

3 stars/ $0.010 per word

4 stars/ $0.014 per word

5 stars/ $0.050 per word

Clearly there is a huge jump in pay for those who are able to write articles on a 5 star level. This is because this rating is reserved for those who are professional writers. A proofreading test has to be passed in order to even have a chance to be granted access to write articles on this level. Those who are higher star levels are welcome to make money writing at lower star levels if there are not enough articles of interest at their own star level.

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Where Do You Stand?

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If you want to earn that esteemed 5 star rating, you need to write well. Some tools are always helpful when embarking on this journey.

Here's How to Write Well (2nd Edition)
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A wonderful resource to have at your side at any time. This book can help to correct simple mistakes that we all make from time to time. You may be making big mistakes without even realizing it. This book can help to change that and improve the level of your writing.

 

Open Orders, Direct Orders, and Team Orders

The Work Options On Textbroker.com

There is not just one way to practice writing for Textbroker. There are currently 3 different options that are available to clients and authors with more to possibly come down the road. The three options for orders are known as Open Orders, Direct Orders, and Team Orders.

Open Orders- The majority of authors on Textbroker.com write articles that are available in the Open Order pool. They make money writing these articles on a first come first serve basis. This is because the Open Orders are available in a massive pool of work that is available to all authors on Textbroker. The Open Orders are divided up into different categories and star levels. The amount of work available to choose from in the Open Order pool comes from the demands of the clients and the author's own star level rating.

Direct Orders- If a client particularly likes the way that you write articles, then you may receive Direct Orders from them. Direct Orders are work that is sent to one specific author that only that author may see and work on. There are many benefits to making money writing Direct Orders, the first of which is higher pay. You as an author get to select the amount you will charge per word to write Direct Orders. This means that clients could be paying you well above your typical pay rate. The second benefit to writing these types of articles is the fact that they are exclusive to you only. You do not have to compete with other authors for this work.

Team Orders- The latest way to make money writing for Textbroker is Team Orders. This is a method where the clients set up teams of authors that they like and have worked with in the past. Those clients then release orders only to members of their team. This limits the number of authors working on the work the client needs done. The Team Orders tend to be the highest paid orders of all.

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      Heather Walton 2 years ago from Charlotte, NC

      The textbroker site is very easy to use. Just joined and immediately cranked out my first five articles. After that, I got a message saying I couldn't write any more articles until the first five were reviewed. That part is a bit frustrating. The articles are easy to write and two of mine have already been accepted by clients. Thanks for a great post!!!

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      TeacherSerenia 5 years ago

      I just found Textbroker today and have signed up with the new UK website - because I am a non US english speaker. The UK site covers all english speakers outside the USA. Mostly those from the British Commonwealth such as Canada, UK, Australia and NZ.

      How can you have worked for them for 20 months when they really only started in March 2011? Thats less than a year. But this lens is a great lens - it has some excellent information.

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      fugeecat lm 5 years ago

      It sounds like a great site. I'll have to check it out.

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      knitter82 5 years ago

      Thanks for commenting on my lens...a long time ago. Glad to hear you've had so much success with it. Wish I'd have found out about it in my college or pre-marriage, pre-kiddo days when I had lots of spare time. Hope 2012 treats you well!

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      dellgirl 5 years ago

      Great lens here, you have tons of valuable information! Thumbs up and lensrolling to my MS Word lensroll doc. Thanks for the very helpful information.

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      Close2Art LM 5 years ago

      great page thanks for the info, will have to give it a try...:)rob

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      cruegirl1 5 years ago

      Great lens! Thanks for the tips!

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      KingLobster LM 5 years ago

      @ItayaLightbourne: Glad to hear it. They are a reputable and wonderful place to work. I have been with them for 20 months, and I have never looked back. Best of luck to you.

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      Itaya Lightbourne 5 years ago from Topeka, KS

      Wonderful article and info about Textbroker! I've considered writing for them in the past. Might give it a shot. :)