Stories 24 Mar, 2020

The best 5 freelance platforms for writer to join!

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During MCO (Movement Control Order) period, a lot of businessmen and workers have forced to stop their jobs to act in concert with the government to control the spreading of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Most of the people are worried about their income because of those movement control rules which everyone has to stay at home. If not, punishment will be given such as offenders can be fined up to RM1000 ; or imprisoned for up to 6 months ; or both. It makes people have headaches and feeling helpless for the rules.

The freedom to work anytime, anywhere! 

So in such a special case, many people start to earn money online, searching freelancer jobs from the internet. There are many benefits for a freelance writers. Firstly, the freedom to work anytime, anywhere! Needless to say, the freedom to work anytime and anywhere is liberating! Freelance writers get to choose when to work especially after office hours for those doing part-time freelance work, and where to work especially for those with family commitments. Especially for now, MCO (Movement Control Order) can't stop us, the freelance writer to work as we are not going out which means we are staying at home and earning extra pocket money just using a desktop or laptop!

The second benefit is making money out of your passion. Everyone can make use with some extra cash, plus if it means indulging your passion for words, there is no reason to hesitate! For full-time freelance writers with an extensive portfolio, freelancing is a flexible nature of work that allows them to make a living in the comfort of their own homes. 

Besides that, there is a high demand in nowadays society. In Malaysia, the demand for freelance writers is at an all-time high especially with the rise of lean startup. Writing categories that are high in demand for businesses include copy-writing, articles, blog posts, and press releases and white papers. You can see, in this special case, the spreading of Covid-19 or the number of deaths is mushrooming! Writers are needed to write articles for those trending news!

As a writer, what kind of online freelancer platforms that we can join and it is free at the same time? 

1. MOpress

MOPress, the future of the sharing economy in the publishing industry. As the publishing industry matures into the digital age, it can be difficult for writers and journalists, especially those from the traditional media to remain relevant in the market. At MOPress address this by connecting digital publisher with storytellers of different experience, creating a win-win sharing economy. Publishers will now have on-demand access to over 3000 content creators of all experience with a background, writers, journalists and freelances or experts are now empowered by being able to generate passive income from these publishers. MOpress is part of Monster Scape sdn. bhd. that was invested by Media Prima Digital early 2019

2. Goodywriter

Goodywriter is an Online Chinese Media with Lifestyle-oriented content, successfully achieve 6 million monthly page views in the Year 2017 and have average monthly traffic of 11 million in the Year 2019. is also the only Chinese Media Platform that makes it to the list of TOP 50 Websites in Malaysia (Alexa), currently ranked at 14th place in the list, allows young people from all over the world to share their information and narrow the distance between the reader and the information.

3. iWriter

iWriter is the fastest, easiest and most reliable way to have content written for your website. You'll be able to post a project and 1000 of freelance writers from across the globe will have instant access to write your content quickly, professionally, and affordably. Depending on your results, you'll be able to select from writing jobs and start gaining new clients. Most writers start our as Standard writers and work their way up. As you increase your writing level and skills, you'll earn more money per project. 


4. Guru 

Guru is one of the best freelance marketplaces for finding freelance jobs. You can create a writing profile and feature past works so new clients can see the type of content you produce. The site also allows you to easily set your standard rate, which makes the hiring and onboarding process easier. You can choose skills and expertise so that your profile shows up in searches by businesses looking for freelance service providers with your background. 

5. Textbroker

With Textbroker, your writing talent pays off! Textbroker provides you access to thousands of projects to turn your writing skills into cash. So is writing your passion? Then Textbroker is the right place for you. Since 2005, Textbroker is the leading provider of unique, custom content. Thousands of registered authors and customers from around the globe execute more than 100,000 content orders through Textbroker every month. Our clients, including publicly traded corporations, small business owners, e-commerce websites, social media communities, and publishing houses, require a broad variety of content. If you are just starting out or are an experienced professional, Textbroker gives you access to thousands of writing opportunities for each topic. Choose when and how much content you write – there is no limit to how much you can earn.

So what can I write in these platforms?

There are many type of topics you can choose to write such as trending, travel, property, animals, legal, sports, music, finance, fashion, promotion, lifestyle, adventure, business, event, technology, knowledge, home, food, entertainment, economics, automotive, entrepreneur, movie, viral and even more. Any type of topics that you are interested in are allowing you to show your writing talent! After your articles or stories are bought by the publishers, you can earn credits for your payout. So do not hesitate, go ahead and start your freelance writing job now!

Remarks: There is no ranking for these 5 platforms so writers can just go and explore them to choose the most suitable platform for yourself. Thank you!

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