Text Broker

What: Another online content mill that pays pennies for long stories 

Expected pay: $0.01 to $0.05/word

Where: National

Requirements: Pass tests in spelling, punctuation and grammar and submit a writing sample



  • None Found


  • Pay is about $25 for a 1,000-word piece if you’re a “highly-rated” writer
  • You have to work your way up to get $0.05/word
  • Almost impossible to earn close to minimum wage with this job

What Their Writers Say: (From Indeed)

Textbroker is one of the lowest paying freelance writing companies online. They start by paying around .01 cents per word. A little over a year later, and I make almost .02 cents per word. They take commission from bonuses as well. The flexibility of the job is great, however, the pay is terrible.

The selection for writing articles are vague, odd, and esoteric. This isn’t a job where you can expect to earn good income, unless you a willing to churn out a lot of articles for a few bucks per article.

Textbroker is a content mill. It is a good one compared to others out there. There are assignments posted throughout the day every day. The pay is low but that is true of all content mills.

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