Still, I love to write and all these tips are fully welcome, thanks for sharing. I totally agree with you that if a writer doesn’t have the strategy then it won’t be a work for him/her. Something I’d add to supplement the list is to write a daily journal. I’ve done this for years and it keeps the creative juices flowing and helps me to experiment with my ‘voice’. I write for children in the main but am working toward more adult material. I can imagine your advice – shifting the focus on how I can help change the life of my readers – shifting some of that pressure away.
As you can see, your freelance writing earning potential is limitless. I really do hope that checking submission pages from the sites above gave you some inspiration to go for it and earn some good cash as a writer. You can get all the details about submissions on their “write for us” page. But your article has to be about design, development technology, inspiration, or social commerce.
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That’s why Carol started paying for posts a few years back — and why she upped her rates to $75+ last fall. And it’s why we update our list of sites that pay on a regular basis. If selected, you will have to produce 40 pieces of content in a month. Sitepoint pays its writers $150-$300 for tutorials. You are required to fill a form to submit your pitch.
I have been watching EPL for the last 5 years. Every second , so it’s nice thing writing and earn something for our family. Here I found your blog which really spurred me to take a step further. One involves you marketing yourself to targeted websites, the other involves you marketing your own website and then finding a way to monetize it.
We’re here to make a living writing rather than fall victim to the old adage of starving artist. The rates of your article usually depend on your experience and department. Edible Seattle primarily relies on freelancers for most of their food stories across departments. You’ve probably heard of Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, but now you can get the opportunity to have your writing featured in an upcoming edition. The site also pays to create charts, infographics, memes, and more. Your chances of selection increase if you attach a few links to your previous work related to the topic.
The site pays via PayPal twice each month and each article is worth around $8 with a minimum word requirement of 250. The application process is easier than some of the other platforms and you do not have to submit any writing samples ahead of time. BlogMutt BlogMutt is another writing platform where you are paid for your article submissions. When a client likes what you provide, you get paid through PayPal every Monday.
There’s a flat payment of $50 per accepted article, but you can get a $25 bonus if your article performs well. Your article needs to be at least 1000 words long, and if it gets published, you’ll get paid between $50 and $150 through PayPal. The compensation is $55 for original feature articles and $27.50 for reprints. Your article needs to be between 1000 and 1500 words in length. The payment goes through PayPal, 30 days after the publication date. The articles have to be approximately 300 to 600 words long.
This is a beautifully formatted website with rich content about the food industry. You need at least ten years of experience in the network and security device industries to write for this one. But if your idea of a good time is to take apart operating systems, you can get $300 per tutorial.
I found one listing that offered $40 per hour and another that offered up to $1,000 per month. The Den job board is known as the “junk-free job board,” in that it doesn’t accept any jobs below $50 per blog post or $100 per article. This membership-based website and community is dedicated to helping good writers make more money.