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Earn Money from Home – Guest Posting

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Are you looking for article writing websites so you can start earning money online? Freelance article writing gives you the opportunity to work from home. Jobs, where article writers can be earning money, are listed every day. Perhaps you have wanted to try publishing some of your own articles online and don’t know where to start. Right ?

You don’t need to worry anymore. I will share some amazing websites , which will pay you 50-200$ per article .

 

Computer/Technology Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

AppStorm

Appstorm is a blog for and by software writers and users.

 

 

Developer Tutorials

This blog is for programmers and design people, and is meant to be a helpful resource for their trade. Thy like tutorials in CSS, Illustrator, Linux, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and Photoshop. They also take list-based articles.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://www.developertutorials.com/write-for-us/
  • -Pay: They pay cash but it’s not specified on the website. Pay varies with quality and topic.
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes, they are very big on helping their writers build a reputation.
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: Yes

 

LabMice

This blog is for IT professionals who want premium content. They like articles on Windows 2000 administration, computer security, technical project management, guidelines, how-to’s and more. It’s got serious IT street cred, since it was started way back in 1999 by an actual IT professional.

 

 

Linode

Linode is a blog about Linode or Linodes, which are cloud servers. They publish many guides and tutorials. Submit through GitHub.

 

 

Compose

Compose, an IBM blog, needs writers who can write about databases. Write about how to use them, manage them, develop them and optimize them.  In addition to getting paid, you also get $200 in Compose database credits, whatever those are.

 

 

Tutorial Board

Love writing manuals and tutorials?  Here’s your gig. They specialize in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effect, Autodesk Maya, or other CG software. Write about how to do special effects, reviews, and more. The site is, however, covered with “make money from home” offers and ads for opportunities in binary options, so this might be going downhill, but they do pay nicely.

 

 

Fiction Blogs

 

Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine

This magazine has been around since 1941 and continues to offer mystery writing to its fans, who subscribe to the print-only magazine featuring short mystery fiction.

 

 

Fantasy Scroll Magazine

This is a fantasy and science fiction publication that comes out bi-monthly and also accepts horror, unlike many publications.  However, they do not want gore.

 

 

Daily Science Fiction

Daily Science Fiction likes speculative fiction stories including fantasy, science fiction, slipstream and more. They sometimes take flash series, too, but what they really need is short fiction. No reprints accepted, no horror, and rarely is humor taken.

 

 

Carve Magazine

Carve Magazine is for fiction, nonfiction and poetry enthusiasts. They have both an online version and a handsomely bound print edition. Some stories are not published online but rather in the print edition only.

 

Business Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

B. Michelle Pippin

Michelle Pippin is for entrepreneurs, and as such offers posts on marketing, productivity, and ways to make money online. Yes, Ms. Pippin is selling something (and she’s very aggressively building an email list) but that doesn’t mean you can’t get paid for writing.

 

 

Entrepreneur

This is a big-name business magazine that’s as well-known as it is authoritative and respected in the business world. Writing for Entrepreneur is resume-topper stuff, and it’s fantastic that they offer freelancers the chance to make a name for themselves.

 

 

Work Online Blog

As you can tell from the name, this site targets people trying to earn an income online. Therefore, topics range from resources and tips to commentary, as long as it’s interesting to people trying to leverage the Internet for their business. There are two formats: blog posts and lists, both of which must be 1500 words.

 

 

eCommerce Insiders

For writers who have very specific ecommerce experience, eCommerce Insiders offers paid blogging spots. Topics cover online retailing, and can be commentary or educational. Submissions guidelines are specific, so pay close attention to those details before hitting the submit button.

 

 

Your Online Biz

This website aims to teach visitors about making money online, so article topics range from online marketing and lead generation to affiliate programs.  It’s run by Darnell Jackson, who worked in corporate America in IT. He specializes in digital marketing.

 

 

Career/Education Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

The Change Agent

The Change Agents is both writer’s forum for adult learners and agent for social change. It was founded a while back with the idea of supporting the case for adult education when federal budget cuts made it seem funding would disappear forever. Now, it serves as inspiration for teachers and students to incorporate all kinds of social change into the adult education agenda.

 

Readership is by paid subscription only, and the online version of the magazine is available to members only.

 

 

Back to College

For adults returning to college, the Back to College website pays for articles that speak to older college students. They like topics on helping the find the right program, career management, and what it’s like to re-enter the college scene as a non-traditional age student.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://back2college.com/guide.htm
  • -Pay: $55 for original pieces/$27.50 for reprints 1000 – 1500+ words
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

Family Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

Brain, Child

Brain, Child is a literary magazine of the highest caliber. They have a print magazine, a blog, and feature stories on their website and take around 20 articles per month. They hint at competitiveness by saying they enjoy taking submissions from established writers or authors.

 

 

Alaska Parent

Alaska Parent likes stories about being a parent, plus local interest pieces that would be of interest to Alaska parents, seasonal pieces, travel, and how-to articles for families. The take three types of articles: feature stories (800-1200 words), short feature stories ( 500-800 words) and tips (150-600 words).

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://www.alaskaparent.com/write_for_us.html
  • -Pay: Depends on complexity so is negotiated per article. Usually $40-$200 per article and $25 – $30 for reprints.
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

 

Adoptive Families

If you have insight on what it’s like to adopt kids, and how to be good parents to adoptive kids, this may be your gig. From the decision to adopt to how to adopt to being an transracial adoptive family, many topics are accepted, including news, opinion, and personal stories.

 

 

Family Tree Magazine

This is an oldie but a goodie, and they take articles aimed at a broad audience written in a breezy style. Anything related to genealogy and researching your family history should be a good topic. They do not accept personal experience stories or specific family history articles.  Writers should pitch a specific story.

 

 

MetroParent

This is a parenting magazine for families in Southeast Michigan…is that niche enough for you?

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://www.metroparent.com/write-us/
  • -Pay: $35 for reprints, $35 – $75 for articles, and $150 – $350 for features (1000 – 2000 words)
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

 

Finance Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

The Penny Hoarder

This is an up-and-coming startup personal finance website with around 10 million visitors per month. The tone of the articles is upbeat, relaxed, and fun, and all about saving and earning money. Pay is good, and so is the potential traffic to your own website, which is made possible by the fact that they’ll publish your bio right at the bottom of your post with a link in it.

 

 

Doctor of Credit

This blog targets people who need help fixing their credit. The especially look for writers who are also lawyers, people who have a finger on the pulse of new credit cards.

 

 

DailyWorth

This is a personal finance site for women. It was started in 2009 by a computer programmer who was so bad at personal finance that even her six-figure income wasn’t enough for her bad spending and saving habits. That should give you a good idea of the target audience.

 

You just email them if you want to write for them. And without a link to your own site/social media, the DailyWorth may not be worth as much as the other opportunities on our list.

 

 

The Motley Fool

Everyone’s heard of this highly successful and famous finance blog. Expect competition to be fierce and indeed they don’t offer guest blogger spots per se…only a chance to apply to work for them under contract. The probationary period pays, even if you don’t eventually get hired.  They have openings in other countries and other languages as well, so tell your international writer friends.

 

 

Elite Personal Finance

This is another personal finance site focused on all micro-niches in the finance category (ie credit cards, home loans, identity theft etc). They are looking for writers that can write at least 1500 words per post and they have a super fast approval time. You usually get paid within 24 hours.

 

 

General Interest/Lifestyle Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

Better Homes and Gardens

If you’d like to write for the best and the biggest, BHG does hire freelance writers for 10% of their material. They suggest a few certain topics which will increase the likelihood of your work getting accepted for publication. They are: health, parenting, travel, and education.

 

 

Bless This List

Bless This List takes lots of topics, but you should write with a humorous bent to your style. They look for unusual stories told in list form. For example, from their site “15 Hilarious Celebrity Prom Pictures”.

 

 

Belt Magazine

Belt Magazine is a general interest magazine, if you’re generally interested in the Rust Belt section of the USA, which is to say the industrial mid-west. The love longform journalism articles, and the publish in their print magazine as well.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://beltmag.com/contact-us/
  • -Pay: yes, but it’s unspecified.
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

 

The Kernel

The Daily Dot has a Sunday magazine, which happens to be digital. Called The Kernel, they accept articles on anything from tech to religion.  They publish 3 articles per week and they pay (although they don’t publish their rates), so expect there to be fierce competition.

 

They publish weekly themes for upcoming issues, so be sure to check those out before you pitch.

 

 

Gawker Media

Gawker is a news site, and they love reported stories and essays as well as personal essays of around 1200 words. They describe their style as “conversational journalism”. There are several websites that fall under the Gawker Media umbrella, too.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://gawker.com/about
  • -Pay: they pay, but you must contact them personally to find out how much
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: Yes

 

The Mix

The Mix is really media giant Hearst, which publishes most of the famous print mags you’ve heard of (Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Country Living, Seventeen, the list goes on…).

 

To write for the online versions of those magazines, you go through The Mix. They hand out very specific assignments every day, and if your submission is chosen you get paid, although that’s a secret until you join them. They can do that: they’re Hearst.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://themix.hearst.com/
  • -Pay: Yes, but join to find out
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: Yes, but they are not hyperlinked

 

Eureka Street

This is an Australian site run by the Australian Jesuits, to promote Jesuit spirituality. All kinds of topics are covered, from politics to the environment, and readership extends beyond the Jesuit/Catholic community. They love analysis on politics, religion, or popular culture, and even accept posts on what it is to be human.

 

 

Narratively

This website houses a massive collection of articles and stories on the human condition… so almost any topic goes. You can pitch to them, which generally means payment info is a secret. They are also pretty strict on format, if not topic. Just narratives, as their name implies.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://narrative.ly/contribute/
  • -Pay: not published
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: just a list of posts by the author

 

ListVerse

ListVerse is a fun website covering any topic under the sun, as long as it’s presented in list form. So, instead of writing about how stupid people get hurt doing stupid things, for example, you’d write about “10 people who got hurt doing stupid things”.  Totally fun, totally out there, and totally free as to your choice in topic.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://listverse.com/write-get-paid/
  • -Pay: $100 per list post, which must be 1500+ words
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes, but it’s just a list of posts by the author
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

 

The Washington Post

A big name here, yes, but this is for a special section of their website called PostEverything. It’s billed as insights from the common people on the street, so anybody has a chance if they can write well.

 

 

Cracked

You’ve probably run across Cracked and noted how funny and biting their articles can be. Therefore, you’d better be good if you want an article to get accepted by this cracker-jack website (sorry, couldn’t resist).

 

Even if this gig didn’t pay, it would be worth writing for them because of tall the potential traffic and recognition you could get from having something published on Cracked. Some articles have upwards of 700,000 views… on fire!

 

Cracked is known for its list-style comedy writing, so study their genre before submitting.

 

 

Upworthy

Upworthy was co-founded by a managing editor of The Onion. The editorial director used to work for the New York Times.  In fact, each and every one of the executive team at Upworthy has similarly “worthy” credentials.

 

What they run is a digital magazine that claims to offer an alternative viewpoint on just about everything. Fitness, tech, business…they cover everything with original, unique, well-written articles by real writers.

 

That means, if you want to apply to write for them, you’d better be good. They pay around $200 for an article, and state that the most successful stories are 600 words or less. Pay varies, however, on research method and content.

 

Authors get an Author Page on the site, and they allow links to your social media pages.

 

There are bonuses if your article gets shared a lot or if it gets lots of traffic. These bonuses range from $15 to $1000.

 

 

The Establishment

The Establishment is a magazine, and topics range from politics to the arts. Think original, reported stories that bring together a diverse set of viewpoints and perspectives that make you think. It’s sort of aimed at women, but men are welcome to submit, too.

 

 

Gothamist

If you are a NYC-ophile, then consider writing for this blog, which anything and everything New York City. Forget personal narratives, and think on-the-street interviews with the sort of fascinating characters that New York City is famous for.

 

Or consider writing about citywide issues like traffic or affordable housing. Either way, they like 500-1500 word articles.

 

 

BlogHer Publishing Network

BlogHer is now primarily an ad revenue opportunity. If you have your own woman-focused blog, you may apply to become part of the network. If you’re accepted, you place ads on your blog and earn income that way.

 

But once you’re part of the ad publishing network, you become eligible for other money making opportunities with the BlogHer website and the others in the SheKnows company, which include DailyMakeover, StyleCaster, and DrinksMixer.

 

These opportunities include reviewing books, reviewing products, and most importantly, having them syndicate one of your blog posts, for which you get $50. It should be noted that when you join the ad network, they have the right to run one your blog posts on their site. That will give you lots of traffic, but not necessarily syndication and money.

 

 

EssigMagazine

This magazine is truly an online magazine, in that it asks you to turn the pages with your mouse to read articles. They feature personal stories from people, as a way of fighting back against the tide of interest in celebrity lives. They promote compassion and the importance of the human connection, so as you might imagine topics cover a wide range of ideas and interests.

 

 

Health Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

The American College of Health Care and Sciences Blog

This is the website of the ACHS, which is an online, fully accredited college for health programs. They’ve been around since 1978, which means their blog isn’t going to disappear anytime soon. Online education is HOT and growing hotter, so this might be a good one to attach yourself to if you plan on staying in the writing business for a while (job security).

 

As might be expected, the blog covers any and all health topics, especially if they have a holistic nature to them. Many of the bloggers are real health professionals, so keep that in mind before you waste a lot of time applying only to find out you’re under qualified.

 

 

WorldStart

This is a blog for people interested in IT, but just basic IT so you don’t have to be too technical. They hire writers for their email newsletter, which covers topics like computer tips and tech gadgets.

 

 

Local Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

Arizona Highways

Arizona Highways is for attracting tourists to the state of Arizona, and comes out each month.

 

 

Canadian Gardening

If you know enough about gardening to choose a topic that hasn’t been done to death already, and you can apply your knowledge of Canada’s environment and terrain to gardening topics, then you might be in business.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page:
  • -Pay:  $125 to $350
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes, just a byline
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

 

British Columbia Magazine

If you can write about British Columbia, that’s a start. But since the magazine is highly visual, you’ll have to come up with a stellar set of images that tell a story themselves, and weave your words around them. Issues are quarterly, so any news-worthy topics must be newsworthy months later too.

 

 

East Bay Express

Writers who feel they have their fingers on the pulse of life in Berkeley, Oakland, and East Bay life may submit articles to the East Bay Express. They publish weekly and use lots of freelance work in their news, culture, arts, and music sections. They like local news covered in depth, not personal observations. However, they do not want dry coverage of dull news.

 

 

Edible Seattle

Foodies and Seattle-philes are the target audience here, and Edible Seattle sells their publications at newsstands.

 

 

Adirondack Life Magazine

For writers who know and love the Adirondack Mountains, this 40-year old magazine offers pay for articles for both its bimonthly magazine (print and online) as well is some special interest issues which come out twice a year. The special interest articles are usually how-to guides and where-to guides about things to do in the Adirondack Park.

 

 

1859 Oregon Magazine

Love the state of Oregon?  Know a lot about the history or culture of Oregon? The 1859 Oregon Magazine is about all things Oregon, including anything from architecture to the local movers and shakers.

 

 

Special Interest Blogs That Pay For Guest Posts

 

Canter Magazine

Canter Magazine comes out four times per year and is for people who love horses. It’s a new magazine that likes to publish articles which are both literary and equestrian related. Even horse-related art is a fine topic, or for example the role of the horse in a particular time in history.  Also, horse-related travel destinations and activities are fair game for topics, too. They do not, however, want articles on veterinary care, riding or training… this is not how-to but rather literary focused.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://www.cantermagazine.com/guidelines.asp
  • -Pay: $25 for feature length articles and $10 for columns, and tips/bits are for $5
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: N/A it’s a print journal

 

Capper’s Farmer

Capper’s Farmer has been around since 1879, covering all things rural, remembrances of the past, and reader connections.

 

 

Backwoods Home Magazine

This is a very popular topic right now: survival and self-reliant living. If you can write about building your own home, country skills, crafts or any other old-fashioned types of topic, try this magazine.

 

 

Bird Talk

Bird Talk is a specialist magazine that’s very very niche: for owners of parrots, canaries, finches and doves…birds that talk. If you can supply helpful articles for the owners and fans of these birds, plus supply high quality images, and possibly even interviews, then they will pay you.

 

 

Craftbits

Craftbits offers sewing and knitting patterns and yarn info for enthusiasts.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://craftbits.com/write-for-us/
  • -Pay: $35 per article but more may be negotiated if the project is more complex
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

 

Catholic Digest

This magazine is aimed at people interested in the Catholic lifestyle but covers every area of interest from faith to food to travel.

 

  • -Apply/Pitch/Submit Page: http://www.catholicdigest.com/writers_guidelines.html
  • -Pay: $500 for 1500 words, $100 for 350-600 words, varies depending on topic
  • -Author Page/Byline: Yes
  • -Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No, although you can put a non-hyperlinked web address in your profile if you like

 

Cat Fancy

Writing about cats can bring you cash, especially if you represent a fresh voice on breeds, feline health, celebrities with cats, behavior training and lifestyle topics.

 

 

Backpacker

Backpacker is all things hiking, like trails, gear, survival, news and more. It’s very well-known, big budget, and famous. Expect competition to be tough.

 

 

Bee Culture

The ultimate source for bee culture and knowledge, history and how-to is, believe it or not, continuously looking for written content for their publication. Even the history of beekeeping, bee-related humor, gardening and more. A third to half of their articles are from freelance writers.

 

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