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Get Paid to Read Books: 15 Sites that Make Reading and Reviewing Profitable . Some sites that look for book reviews won't pay you in actual cash, but they will give you a free .. Yes, they are legit and actually pay money. It is more enjoyable if you can read a lot of books without paying a cent. Now we share a list of websites to download books in PDF to help you. Campus Book Rentals is another textbook rental site that's good for those students who may normally shy away from renting their textbooks.
The company is looking for honest reviews of the books they send to members, and it is free to become a member. The books they send you are also sent out at no charge. All subsequent reviews done for them will be paid jobs. Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly is a weekly news magazine that focuses on the book publishing business.
Their website does have a career page that often features job opening information for editors, copyeditors and book reviewers. However, they also occasionally look for book reviewers.
The company looks to publish reviews for all types of fiction including graphic novels and non-fiction books. The U. Review of Books The U. Review of Books is a company that publishes book reviews of thousands of books in a variety of different genres.
The company regularly seeks reviewers to write word reviews of books for publication on its company site. After the review is returned, you will be paid on a monthly basis for all reviews you completed during the previous month. Timeliness and professionalism are important as well to the powers-that-be; they want reviewers who can meet a deadline. Most reviewers get fourteen cents per paid word, and the company welcomes suggestions for books to review as well.
I can not test out of higher math. I loath poverty. I have been writing since Around the first of August my cat and I will be living in a red pickup and hoping I have a place for my treasures. You might try to see if any of these opportunities would help you.
Trying to get work on the internet is a lot like the offline world.
You sound desperate. Do you want to write? Jon Morrow — Googling him not only can help with writing but he can help you cancel your pity party. Next — There is a huge list of companies that pay for reading books. Linda Formicelli has a free list on her website. Last- Although some places will hire a newbie proofreader…newbie meaning you at least have some kind of training.
You can say I have been around the block a few times.
I like keeping things real. You should see my website. What a disappointment. Anyway these ideas are not impossible. They just take a little longer than some would like to admit. Take care…. This is very helpful information. Thank you so much for sharing this important information with the world.
Online Book Club does pay, but you have to jump through a lot of no-pay hoops that are hardly worth it unless you really are a book worm. I agree with at least some of what you said.
As for the rest of what you said, it might have been a bit harsh even if at least partly true. Not everything belongs in a comment.
However, you also do not know how someone else was feeling or what they were going through at the time they commented. I am sorry to hear you did not have a good experience with Online Book Club, though.
Hopefully you will with any others you might decide to try in the future. To Val: We should all have sympathy for what you are going through. I love reading, and I try to set aside as much time for it as possible. This is a great post! Ultius has book reviews available as well. Hi, Laurie! You gave me some very good tips on how to make money from my book reading hobby.
Probably, I will try out Kirkus Media and will see how it works. Thanks for the valuable info! I have been with onlinebookclub for over a month and have written 4 reviews. I have not gotten paid for any yet, as you have to accrue points and move up the levels to receive any pay.
The system of earning points includes posting in their forums and using social media. Part of your point base is the score you get on your review, which is weighted very heavily on grammar and formatting. This is particularly ironic as many of the self published books you are reading, are rife with grammatical and formatting errors, so you are held to a higher standard than the authors are.
Complaining is frowned upon, so if you place a question in one of the forums and you seem too disgruntled, it is shut down.
Getting a comment back from the admins takes days. Thanks for adding that information. I agree that many people see these types of posts as ways to make fast money.
Of course, some of the links do pay faster, but as you pointed out, others can take time, too.
For a lot of these I cannot find how to apply on these sites. In the first 10, I only found one that I could apply for. I typed in job, apply, editor job, freelance, and others in the search bar. Can you tell me what keywords to use in the search bar? Thanks in advance! Well, I could not pull up the site for Any Subject Books.
If you pull up Online Book Club and scroll all the way down almost to the bottom of the page you will see a link. It says: For Publishers Weekly, scroll to the bottom of the page. That will take you to a page that lists their available jobs. Moments ago one listing was for book reviewers for them. Are there really any publishers who are seeking good people for a decent return? Would you consider this site a blog? If so, you now have my review on this advertising.
They must be paying you to post.
Yes, they are legit and actually pay money. Of course, you have to have very good language skills. Even one small error could get your application eliminated.
Also, some of the companies have pretty strict and intense screening processes due to the high volume of inquires and applications they receive. You seem like an expert on reviewers and proof readers. I thought I would be a great candidate because I love to read. Now you have me scared to even try. Do you have any good advice? You could end up with a hobby that makes you money! Good luck! You might start by checking each of the sites listed in this post.
Also, you could conduct an internet search to see if you can get a narrating job. I wish you luck if that is what you are interested in doing. Reading this article has helped greatly. I never knew there were so many sites that reward readers.
I will ensure I check those websites to see if I could get some benefits from my reading hobby. Thanks for taking the time to comment!
I read books last year. I read every chance that I get — fiction books usually are my favorites. It is a really good read and the easy flow of writing make you sail through the book. I like taking a break from thrillers and the physiological twist of reading.
Nice job! Most Book Browser reviewers are based in the United States, but the company is open to employing people from outside the US. Completed reviews must be turned in within weeks of when it was assigned. The sooner you know which title you would like to review the better.
Reviews are assigned in order of when a reviewer requested a title and also on a best-fit basis. Normal reviews with US Review of Books are anywhere from words. Reviewers are paid monthly for every review done the previous month. Checks are sent out by the 5th of each month. Bethany House For over 50 years Bethany House has been one of the top publishers for Christian fiction. Bethany house is currently looking for full-time editors, To apply you can send a cover letter and resume to jobopenings BakerPublishingGroup.