1. Proofreading


At Cambridge, you can get paid to proofread and edit academic papers, business communications, and more.

They require you to be a native English speaker, have prior editing experience and a stable internet connection.

You can get paid between $20 and $25 per hour and will be paid twice monthly.

What's also nice is you get to choose your projects and have a flexible schedule.

You can also work from many different countries worldwide.

If you're outside the US, you'll be paid via PayPal.

And if you're in the US, you'll be paid via direct deposit.

Go here to apply at Cambridge.


Another great proofreading site is Scribbr.

With Scribbr, you can make $25-$27/hour worldwide.

They look for editors that can work at least 10 hours/week, have a bachelor's degree, and an editing speed of at least 1,700 words per hour.

Go here to apply at Scribbr.

2. Reading News

BuzzBreak News

Another weird way you can make a little extra money reading is with an app called BuzzBreak News.

This app pays you to read and watch news on your phone.

You have a $0.02 cashout minimum and you can be paid via PayPal.

Check out the app for Android here.

3. Book Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

If you'd prefer to make money reading books, you might check out Kirkus Reviews.

Here, you can get paid $50 per 350-word book review you complete.

Books are assigned to you and reviews are usually due within 2 weeks.

Also, keep in mind that they want “experienced” reviewers, although they don't specify whether that experience has to be professional or not.

You can also try sites like Publishers Weekly, which pays around $25/review, as well as Online Book Club, which pays $5-$60/review.

Apply to be a book reviewer at Kirkus Reviews here.

4. Reading Emails

You can also get paid to read promotional emails as well.

There's not much to this.

You just sign up for sites like InboxDollars, FusionCash, and CashCrate, and you can start receiving emails that pay you to read them.

Keep in mind, this strategy won't pay but maybe a few cents per email, but it can still be a way to make money reading online.

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