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New Comma Cheat Sheets

Happy Friday, Authors!

Thanks for visiting the Textbroker blog! We here at Textbroker have been away from using this blog for a little while, but we wanted to let you know that we’re going to be back on a regular basis posting new blog posts every two weeks. These posts will be everything from notes from Textbroker staff members about how to help improve your writing, new video content, updates on the goings-on inside of, and more! For example, today we have brand new Comma Cheat Sheets to present!

We know how popular the Textbroker University Cheat Sheets have been for TBU students, and we love them too. That’s why we’re in the process of updating them! These are the first ones we’re rolling out, and we’re very happy with the result. We find that one of the big things holding back 3-star writers from becoming 4-stars is inconsistent usage of commas. These are easy how-to guides on how best to use commas in your writing and improve your Textbroker star rating.


Here is Commas, Part I:



Here is Commas, Part II:



Lastly, Commas, Part III:



Feel free to download these Cheat Sheets to your computer, print them off and hang them on your wall, share them with friends and classmates, or leave them on your desktop for ease of use whenever you’re writing an article for

Thanks for visiting, and we’ll see you again in two weeks!



138077 23. September 2014 - 5:02

This is helpful.


Inyang 7. November 2018 - 11:35

The article is very helpful. I will go ahead and register with textbroker.


448521 24. September 2014 - 20:40

I am new to Textbroker and found your article and descriptive of the ratings very helpful.  Presently, my rating allows me entry into writing content, (3-star).

-Is their merit to the  addage, the higher one's rating, the lesser the competition for work?

I also notice from viewing orders that one working an 8-hour day may realistically produce six or seven articles, which in monitary value makes for a adequate part-time job wage.  Please comment on the above observations, and again thank you for this blog post.



367601 10. January 2015 - 20:48

  Thanks so very much for such helpful comma information!  Absolutely fantastic!


45610 11. January 2015 - 23:03

Thank you for putting all HTML together for us. This will be an easy reference tool!



477045 19. March 2015 - 16:42

This was a helpful refresher for many of us. Thanks!


343181 30. March 2015 - 10:04

Thank you for the instructions.


48267 2. April 2015 - 21:18

 I am wondering how the instructions are rated when a revision asks us to deviate from them? Is the revision request taken into consideration?


LorriAnne 13. August 2019 - 16:16

I am still wondering about this. Nobody has ever given me an answer!


corteznapue 19. August 2019 - 23:49

Hello! Sorry for the delay…can you please be clearer on what you’re asking? Thank you!


459173 14. July 2015 - 0:51

Another technique which I find extremely useful for proofreading is to read your article backwards.  Read each sentance from beginning to end, but begin reading the article from the end.  This way, your brain doesn't find it as easy to automatically correct errors as it runs along over what it already knows.


587553 10. November 2015 - 22:23

 Would it be safe to always avoid the Oxford comma?



480225 11. November 2015 - 19:32

Thanks for the advice.  I appreciate it.  From now on I'm going to edit my articles more carefully and produce more quality-level articles in the future. I'm really working hard to reach a 4 or 5 level, and the information you provided will be a great help.


593073 3. December 2015 - 21:59

Hello Textbroker staff and clients:

I hope you all had delightful November days. I am exploring the company site. 

It is very interesting and informative. I would've liked to have assisted with the resume projects. 

Oh well, perhaps another time. Take care. 






479017 13. April 2016 - 17:27

Good article – helps to know your options


409157 19. May 2016 - 12:12

I never thought to read backwards. I'll give this one a try.


27980 2. June 2016 - 15:58

You said, "Please keep the client's requests in mind when writing your articles. They specified that they didn't want a generalized article; this contains very few specific facts and heavy supposition. Please be aware that, due to changing client needs, order instruction compliance will now be impacting star ratings."  The client did not object to the work submitted and did not request a revision. Therefore, both you and the writer should assume satisfactory compliance with the instructions. Injecting the random, subjective opinion of a reviewer into the process adds a tyrannical element to the workflow that needlessly trumps the verifiable evidence of client satisfaction. Was the customer satisfied? Yes. Case closed.





3577 12. July 2016 - 20:41

Wow, I wasn't expecting this; I have always been a 4 star writer, until today that is. I had 6 assignments that were still out to be rated by Textbroker, none of these articles were rejected by clients and 1 the client sent back for revisions (which were not in the instructions), yet mistakes in 1 of those articles resulted in being dropped to a 3. Why hold them all up for rating if you are only going to review one? And, how long is going to take to be reviewed again, especially with very few 3 star opportunities?


650441 21. July 2016 - 18:55

You inspire me to  be swift on my feet. Keep up the high kicks. People enjoy your brilliance. So this means more men on the run. Just kidding stay where you are.


658627 17. September 2016 - 23:28

THANK YOU!!!! I couldn't find the Ginger app, now I have it. Not to mention, it's nice to know I'm not the only one that needed to be kicked off my writing high horse…LOL thanks again!


639491 20. October 2016 - 11:39

It would be helpful to see the questions that I missed.


674999 5. January 2017 - 0:36

Make's sense!


602817 3. March 2017 - 1:12

I keep using the link tag within textbroker to apply the appropriate formula to attach a link in HTML, but I keep receiving an error stating: href attribute on <a> removed….any suggestions?


2498549 3. May 2017 - 20:27

A article about 5 products and article about information and detail


wurdSmifff 13. June 2017 - 23:13

Great article….thank you…
What about the Oxford Comma? I’ve always used it, but don’t want to get penalized for it.


Kelly Spurlock 10. February 2019 - 0:30

I get dinged often on my use of commas, which keeps me at a 3 star. This is good information that I have saved to follow when writing future articles. Thank you for posting this.


corteznapue 8. March 2019 - 23:34

No problem! We’re glad you found it helpful!


Niema Jones 30. April 2019 - 0:58

Awesome Sauce!


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