16 Reviews for Textbroker.com
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I have been a writer on Textbroker for nearly a year. I started out as a four-star writer and was recently promoted to the five-star level. Textbroker has been a safe, reliable and user-friendly way to earn extra income online with my writing skills. With one minor exception, I have had great experiences with Textbroker's clients. I have written content at Textbroker for various projects ranging from small websites to larger corporate clients. The editors have always been helpful and professional, and all my questions have been answered in a timely manner. I can safely say that writing for Textbroker has developed my writing skills more than several college-level English courses. Even though Textbroker's quality standards are very high, success is within reach as long as one takes the time to fully understand their requirements and apply their guidelines carefully. Their high standards ensure that clients know what quality to expect from Textbroker authors at each level of service. Textbroker has built and maintained a strong reputation in the area of online content for a reason. I'd recommend it as a great option both for writers looking for a place to use their skills and for those looking for good writing services.
DO NOT work for these people. They rip off writers. Very low pay plus bizarre management practices.
As an author, I can say that my experience with this site is just as horrific as the clients. Often times clients give poor instructions which leave authors perplexed. The editors that are supposed to review content are often inconsistent with their feedback to authors who have little recourse if they are treated unfairly by textbroker. Rates for authors are abysmally low given that many clients require extensive research for their articles.
Textbroker is horrible. I was a client and the writers suck like crap unless you're paying like 15 dollars per 500 words which is insanely expensive. They also make you send in your photo id and picture of credit card so they can "verify" your order. I mean why should a client go through so much hassle to hire a writer. Stay away clients go somewhere cheaper and easier to work with and they will also not answer your emails.
As far as the service offered, textbroker is hands down the best option. That's not to say it's not without bugs. Basically publishers list articles they'd like written, then writers claim the articles they'd like to write.
This means that articles may go unwritten. Additionally you've got to hand approve each and every article you order, and some authors do seem to write right into the text box on the Textbroker page, therefor failing to use the spelling and grammar checking tools provided by Microsoft Word.
Overall though, Textbroker.com is a great option for article-writing on the cheap.
It's also a great place to get started working at home as a writer. You will NOT make millions, but you'll get experience, and begin making a name for yourself, building that portfolio, etc.
They asked me to submit a copy of my ID. I'm not too worried about identity theft so I sent them a photocopy of my State of Florida Security Office ID. They claimed that was not good enough, so I just said thanks but no thanks, that's all your're getting
They are just liar and theif. They don't accept my rejection for poor article and withdraw money from my account forcedly without my acceptance.
I do recommend everyone not to use this service. It's only expensive and poor quality service.
I've just recently started but it's going along pretty well. Some articles require a frequency of a certain word or phrase, which is supposed to help for SEO google analytics, but, this can be challenging if you want to use them and write professionally. I've come across (without naming the actual product directly) an article that required me to write "Tylenol buy" three times. Not "buy Tylenol," which would be much easier to implement. So I had to figure out how to squeeze that in with some lame line like: "Make sure to check out the generic brands if you want to save money when you Tylenol buy."
So my advice is to be picky with your articles and save some face.
Not good at all in my opinion. This "service" has the worst proposed content I have seen in a long time, and it appears that the site editors and authors have no recognition of the search algorithms used by major search engines like Google, Yahoo, etc. If you take a look at their sample blog texts, you will find that the author(s) appear to have absolutely no concept of SEO or what it takes to be noticed in a generic search since the inception of Google's search algorithms, which have been in place since 2011! The text they submit has a very automated feel to it, as if it is the result of "bot" compilation of numerous pieces of old, stale text parading as "new" content. It also looks like this is just a way to get aspiring authors to work for basically free. I would stay away.
Textbroker is a legitimate way to make income. It is not suitable for professional writers though. It is ideal for individuals seeking a way to work from home who aren't experienced writers. I gave it a three star rating because the pay rate is to low for quality work. For a more in depth review check out my full review at http://writeoutblog.blogspot.com/
I ordered a press release. Order was ignored. I emailed support and was told that the writers can decide if they want to accept or reject assignments. I thought it was canceled due to the response of support. I had the order fulfilled by another company. That release was published and distributed. 63 days later, textbroker fulfilled the original order. 63 days! I went to close my account but they have a no refund policy. I've found better writers on craigslist.
I've used Textbroker and had success on both sides, as a writer and as a publisher (content requestor). I've found them to be fairly quick and easy to work with. You get to work with the writer (or publisher) directly so you usually get what you want; Textbroker is just the facilitator. Sometimes the choice of topics is pretty slim but if you are a 4 star writer then you can access the vast majority of writing requests. Be sure to proofread your stuff before submission!
Textbroker is a good site for writers. Though the pay scale is not great-- I am rated a 4, which is excellent by their standards, and the pay is just 1.4 cents, they always have work and they pay every week like clockwork.It is possible to upgrade to level 5, which pays a nickel per word, but you have to pass their proofreading test first, and I haven't had time. Good supplemental income for beginners or those who are self-employed as I am and subject to the whims of clients.
I've used textbroker as a client actually submitting requests for articles to be written. They provide a good interface for managing your article writing assignments and for defining the requirements that you have for the assignment (as the client requesting an article to be written).
There are other services out there like this. Textbroker is one of the better ones.
Textbroker.com is a site that pays people to write articles. I needed a little money to pay the bills and this site seemed promising. They accept anybody who can write coherently, no matter their writing background. I'm new to freelance writing, so I had no experience whatsoever, but through a very well-written writing sample, I got accepted in a week.
First, I had to submit a brief writing sample about a chosen topic with a minimum of 250 words. There were 3 topics, including one about reviewing a favorite business, so I ended up writing a review about my favorite online shopping business Amazon.com. About a week later, I got an email saying that I was accepted and received a 4 out of 5 star rating. That means that I can write 75% of all article assignments listed on the site.
The pay is guaranteed at Textbroker because every word makes about 0.01 cents. In other words, I know exactly how much money I'm going to make. With 4 stars, I can write 400 word articles for up to $6. It may not seem like a lot, but it works when you need some money and you need it to be guaranteed. With other writing sites like Associated Content, I write and submit a stellar 400 word article with no guarantee that I will be paid more than $5. And while Textbroker accepts your articles within 3 days, AC takes up to a week. I've written stellar 400 word articles and received just under $2.50, in addition to a whopping income of a full $1.50 for every 1,000 page views! So far, I've only received a few page views. In freelance writing society, that's worse than minimum wage.
Textbroker payments can be requested twice a month through Paypal, which is better than other writing sites that pay once a month at a predetermined time.
Obviously, a big advantage of Textbroker that makes it better than other paid-to-write sites is leniency. I write whenever I want and I choose every article that I want to write from the hundreds of assignments that are listed. There are new articles being added every day, too.
All in all, Textbroker is good, but maybe not great, site for beginners to freelance writing. Anyone who can writing well can handle the assignment topics and it helps beginners builds their resumes and break into more serious writing arenas like national magaizines that pay hundreds of dollars per articles. If I can't find a better moneymaking opportunity, I'll be going back to Textbroker again.
Been a member of this website for a while now. Really like them, and they are a good website. Decent pay for your writing too. Are a bit skimpy on writing topic descriptions though. But as writing for pay websites go, this is one of the few good ones that I have found. You sign up and submit a writing sample. They are pretty prompt to respond, and will rate your sample by stars - 2, 3 or 4 stars. Your star level will determine what writing assignments are available to you. Don't worry, they usually have plenty to choose from. They now pay bi-weekly, amounts starting at $10 dollars. Good writing website.