Write and get paid: Seven platform that pays Writers in Nigeria
Here are seven platforms that pays you to write for them
Just like every other work, writing job is becoming a professional work in many parts of the world including Nigeria. According to reports, over 20% workers in the US are freelancers, which means writing job is already taking ground in that country.
Prior to the Covid-19 lockdown, a lot of people were busy with their own daily businesses which is giving them their daily or monthly incomes. Unfortunately, as at presence many has lost their job because of the pandemic.
However, most people who are very creative a bit may find writing job as a profession they can practise for a meantime before they can secure another job.
Writing job is also good for students who have been held down by lockdown to their various homes because of the Coronavirus pandemic which is spreading accross the world.
Been a National Youth Corper, you may also want to venture into a writing job all because your place of personal assignment is currently close due to the lockdown.
That is why I have taken my time to prepare a list of platforms that pay writers for you all:
1. Naijagists writing job: This is a multi-author blog that comprises varieties of writers in Nigeria. They pay you atleast #500 per article. However, they demand that the article should not be plagiarised because they have plagiarism checker.
2. We Pay Writers: This is another platforms that pay freelancers in Nigeria. If you want to write and get paid, of course the platform is for you. They also pay #500 per article. You’re expected to write an original article so your article will be accepted.
3. Opera News Hub: Opera news is another big platform that pays writer in Nigeria. All you need to do is to get an Opera account. Register to be a creator, open an Opay account then connect your opay account with your Opera account.
Opera news pay #360 per quality articles which generate 10k clicks.
One good news about Opera news is that you can make up to #50,000 or even 100,000 as a creator in a month, depending on the number of quality articles you write and your consistency.
4. Fiverr: This is a big plaform for freelancers accross the whole world. As a matter of fact, I know writers who are making cool cash from Fiverr in Nigeria. All you need to do is to create an account. Then, you have to be patient so you can be referred to a prospective client.
The good news about this platform is that they pay in dollar.
5. Upwork: This is also a big plaform that provides opportunity for freelance writers across the whole world. Here in this plaform, you can earn at least $100 on a single article or a project. What matter most is consistency and diligence. Once they notice you’re good, they will connect you to your prospective clients.
6. Blasting news: In this platform, you earn money base on engagement. You have to share your articles to various social media platforms so you can be paid for what you write.
According to them, they offer you a compensation system based on meritocratic principles: the higher number of engaged readers that each news article receives, the higher compensation for the contributor.
With this method, they claim to have paid more than 12 million euros to their contributors so far accross the world.
7. Medium: Medium creates a market place for writers accross the whole world. It is another platforms where you can write and get paid. All you need to do is to create an account then start writing. The higher the engagement on your articles, the higher the money you make. There are Nigerian writers on medium who earn at least $100 in a single month. So what are you waiting for, create a medium account and start making money.