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Earn a living as an academic writer

As a follow up of last weeks article we continue to delve into academic writing opportunities online available for Africans.

If you are looking for opportunities to work online, have excellent knowledge of English, and highly motivated. A reliable freelance writing job opportunity with a good earning possibility can be your best shot.

Writing is a great way to earn a constant income online. In addition, you can earn great reward financially depending on your consistency and hard work.

Join one (or all) of the sites below as a Freelance writer to start your journey working and earning remotely online.

This UK based academic writing website has been at the centre stage of best essay writers. Despite the fact that there have been claims of scammers on this site. This has been however overshadowed by the fact that a great African writers community swear by it.

For instance, the platform is renowned to have some of the best talented African writers. These writers produce original captivating content of any given subject. This platform is definitely worth considering.

Their pay rate indicates an average price of 22 Euros per page. Paid once or twice a month through PayPal and wire transfers.

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Additionally, you can also email your resume and two or three writing samples to to get registered.

One of the best and easy platforms around. The tasks come displayed therefore, one justs ‘picks’ the job they want to work on with minimal effort.

The majority of tasks focus on article writing. Their pay rates stand quite rewarding at $12-$25 per page.

There’s a constant flow of orders guaranteed. They also offer bonus incentives to writers who beat deadlines and produce exemplary work.

Payments usually transmitted twice a month through wire transfer, PayPal and Skrill.

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With a rating of 4.3 stars. Proficient writers are well known for excellent writers and editors. There is a constant workflow through high and low seasons plus outstanding customer care.

Additionally, They have a well-priced CPP of up to $30 per page paid twice monthly and processed in 3 business days. The minimum withdrawal amount is $50 paid through wire transfer or PayPal.

Join Proficient writers today by clicking and you are ready to start working.

They are a Kenyan based academic writing website that built its reputation over the years. Note that you can apply to be a writer from anywhere in the world, for instance notwithstanding the platforms name.

On this platform, Different types of academic writing jobs available range from article writing, blogs, press releases, copywriting, ghostwriting etc.

The workflow may not be constant but the remuneration is great. Prices range from $75 to $250 per work done.

Upon request for withdrawal, it takes 24hours to process payment through bank transfer, PayPal, MPESA or AIRTEL(for those in East Africa).

You can start writing today by joining

This site should be great for freelance writers who want to specialise in research writing. Research writing offers many opportunities to build one as a professional writer.

Over the years they have gained a good reputation worldwide for their bonus system for quality work submitted. Consequently, You have ample transparent work throughout the year, exemplary customer care and a wide selection of orders.

Their CPP comes a bit low with an average of $8 per page paid bi-monthly through direct transfers and PayPal. You can join by easy and fast through

content writing

Content Writing Opportunities Online.

Content writing is described as the process of planning, writing and editing web content, typically for digital marketing purposes. It can include writing blog posts and articles, scripts for videos and podcasts, as well as content for specific platforms, such as tweetstorms on Twitter or text posts on Reddit.”

A content writer is hired to write creatively to market or promote a product.

There are two significant categories of these; academic writing and content writing. The later is also known as article writing. It involves creating content that appears on websites, blogs and other mediums as mentioned above.

Academic writing consists in producing scholarly work, which is nonfiction and is backed up by evidence. 

The most important thing with online writing is not whether you are African, Asian, amateur or pro, but how well grounded you are in your field.

If you are creative and possess good English writing skills you can check and apply for content writing jobs online. It is important to start small and go for beginner content writer positions in order to practise and learn.

There are also tons of content writing tutorials on youtube which can serve as guidance to anyone who would love to start online content writing as a career.

This week we delve into platforms that are hiring content writers in Africa


Guru is among the best sites to find content writing jobs. It allows you to create a portfolio and upload your previous work so that clients can be able to see the kind of content you produce before hiring you.

you are allowed to set your charge rate, and this makes the hiring process swift. Additionally, one is also allowed to choose their areas of expertise for efficiency purposes.

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Iwriter is one of the best places to find content writing jobs, commonly known as freelancing. To join them, you have to fill in your personal information and complete two short tests, 250 words each.

It is the right platform for beginners. You start from a small beginning, and you may end up earning thousands of dollars if you remain patient and do your best. It is important to note that as you continue writing high-quality papers, your payment rate increases consequently

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This is among the highest paying websites for academic writers. Sometimes the charges go up to $40 per page, which is great pay for writers.

It should be clear by now that the more skills that a task will require you to have the higher the payment.

To join Uvorcorp, you will have to fill your details, do a grammar test and an essay related to your field of expertise. They pay twice a month.

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If you are looking for a company that will offer you academic writing work, look no further!

Edusson is one of the most trusted companies. It pays well and has lenient support. To join them, you have to pass a grammar test and an essay test.

However, please note the grammar test is easy for any standard writer, but the essay part of the test kicks many writers out.

You have to write an essay of 275 words within 20min. The criteria they use to pass the essay test is not known because it is commercially sensitive.

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As a beginner, this is an excellent place to start. Joining is free of charge. Textbroker allows new writers to connect with their clients.

The benefit of this company to a beginner is that it provides the writer with writing tools; hence the writer can improve with time and end as a top writer.

The writers can get feedback on the content they provide for improvement. Please note that Textbroker is a writing agency, therefore they just connect clients to writers.

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Constant content is similar to text broker in that both of them are writing agencies. It connects businesses with writers to write blog posts, advertisements and social media materials.

About 50,000 writers depend on this website with a database of more than 100,000 writers.

To work here, you only need to sign up and create your portfolio, and you can start applying for projects. As you work here, patience is critical for you to establish a good reputation with the brands to be able to get hired frequently.

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There are many other academic writing websites. We will still be reviewing more in our next blog.

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