WriterAccess is a marketplace to contract writing services directly from expert writers, all screened, rated and US-based. WriterAccess also have translators in 21 languages. All content is created to your specification and verified for originality by Copyscape. Fixed rate pricing is a core feature.

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WriterAccess is an online marketplace dedicated to connecting thousands of customers to writers and recently, translators. WriterAccess started in 2010 with a mission to connect agencies and businesses of any size to qualified freelance writers. The platform makes it easy for companies and agencies to find expert writers or translators in a wide range of industries. Customers have access to content such as articles, blogs, copy for websites, press releases, product descriptions, and more with the ability to manage workflow with built-in content analytics. As of July 2020, WriterAccess has over 39,000 members with access to +16,000 freelance writers.


According to the timeline on its about page, WriterAccess launched in 2000 as "LifeTips," which attracted millions of users by offering 120,000 tips crafted by freelance writers. The timeline claims WriterAccess started as a content marketing agency in 2005. The timeline suggests WriterAccess launched in 2010 as a response to the growing agency business. However, according to its WhoIs Record, the domain was created on June 1, 2008.

By 2011, the platform was delivering content to hundreds of clients, including Best Buy, Salesforce, and Wal-Mart. In 2012, in an effort to be more transparent, WriterAccess announced it takes a 30% commission from every order for their "matchmaking magic." Three years later, the online marketplace introduced higher rates for higher quality work. Starting in 2015, WriterAccess featured on the Inc 5000 list five years consecutively.

In 2019, WriterAccess expanded to six countries to attract the best talent in the world.

How it works

Step one is joining WriterAccess to access the pool of qualified writers for a monthly fee. 

In step two, use tools such as casting calls, StyleMetrics Matcher, and writing contests to find the perfect match. WriterAccess promises high-quality writers you can count on with expertise in a variety of topics.

Step three is placing the order. Prices range from 2 to 10 cents per word in the Basic Marketplace to 11 cents to $2 per word in the PRO Marketplace. 

Step four is managing the workflow. WriterAccess provides tools to help create content strategies, find trending topics, and track performance.


WriterAccess provides customers with four plans: Basic, Pro for Businesses, Pro for Agencies, and Managed. They promise if you're not delighted, you don't pay.

The Basic plan is the starter plan at $39 per month, and it gives clients access to the vast pool of freelance writers on the platform.

The PRO Business plan at $79 per month is designed for small businesses. It gives companies access to more advanced tools and features such as elite writers, content strategists, translators, StyleMetric Matcher, SERP tracking, content and strategy analytics, and more.

The PRO Agency plan gives agencies access to top talent and specialized tools to manage content at scale. This white label solution at $99 per month includes client messaging, client spending reports, multi-client publishing, and other tools to help agencies deliver quality content and services to their clients.

For $349 per month, WriterAccess will do all the heavy lifting when it comes to ordering workflows and delivering content to followers with the full-service Managed plan. They'll recommend and manage writers, set up bulk orders, set up topic pitches, and provide monthly meetings and reports. You simply explain goals, approve topics and content, and provide guidelines for the multiple setups.


WriterAccess writers create articles, blogs, case studies, copywriting, social media posts, technical papers, and white papers. They recently added translation services in 21 languages.


WriterAccess is an award-winning marketplace connecting customers to content writers, industry writers, local writers, editors, and translators. WriterAccess writers create articles, blogs, case studies, copywriting, social media posts, technical papers, white papers, and translation services in 21 languages.

  • Active writers Unknown
  • Pricing Moderate
  • Accepted payment methods
    VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, PayPal


See what kinds of writing services this website offers.

Business Blog posts, social media content, white papers, website copy, and other business-related documents
Technical Manuals and other field-specific documents
Consulting Advice on what to do and how to do it
Other Unique kinds of services that may be abstract (e.g., screenwriting)

Refund policy

What happens if you are unhappy with writing services from and want your money back? We looked for a clear refund policy page and found the following.


Yes, this writing service has a refund policy.

"If Customer is not delighted with writing service provided by any Writer, Customer may request an unlimited number of revisions. If Customer is not delighted with the revisions, Customer may select another Writer to complete the project to specifications. Should Customer choose not to use the WriterAccess service within 30 days of any deposit, Customer may request a refund of any unused portion of that deposit, less a 10% processing fee. After 30 days, Customer may not request a refund, but account balance shall remain available for further purchase of services at WriterAccess for at least 12 months. If Customer’s account is inactive for 6 months from the date of deposit, we will notify Customer by email requesting Customer make use of their account by making a deposit or placing an order. If Customer’s account is still inactive after 11 months, we will notify Customer again requesting they make use of their account balance within 30 days from email notification. After 12 months, Customer’s account will become inactive, and Customer will forfeit any account balance they may have."

Published by on May 21, 2019

Other useful information

The vendor also indicated that "if you're not completely satisfied with membership within 30 days, you'll get a complete refund. And if you're not satisfied with any single order and remain unhappy after requesting a revision, you don't have to pay for the order." The writing services and monthly membership may be subject to different refund policies.


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