What's New with My Site? How to get paid as a writer
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What's New with My Subjec? How to become writer and get paid
Note: The idea of this entire blog post is to show you that there are a ton of websites out there willing to pay hundreds of dollars for a single blog post. Just donâ€™t consider this blog post as your ultimate destination for writing gigs. And you know what it takes to get there? Be an expert in at least one topic! Now, go get paid to blog! 1. TopTenz TopTenz serves over 2.4 million pages per month to more than 1.6 million satisfied visitors. We publish top 10 lists that inform and entertain, focusing on topics that vary from the norm and touch on the bizarre. Alexa Rank: 22,580 Topics: Bizarre, Lifestyle, Travel, Entertainment, Science, etc. Payment: $50 Quick: Homepage | Apply 2. ListVerse Listverse serves over 30 million pages a month to more than eight million readers. We publish lists that intrigue and educate, specializing in the bizarre or lesser-known trivia. Every day we present three or more new, unique lists. Alexa Rank: 3,674 Topics: Entertainment, General Knowledge, Lifestyle, Science, Society, etc. Payment: $100 Quick: Homepage | Apply 3. The Dollar Stretcher The Dollar Stretcher is a group of publications dedicated to â€œLiving Betterâ€¦for Lessâ€. The goal is to provide readers with ways to help them save time and money. Alexa Rank: 97,537 Topics: Money, Food, Home & Auto, Lifestyle, Family, etc. Payment: $0.10 per word or $50 per post, of 500 words. Quick: Homepage | Apply 4. Reverb Press Reverb Press is a news and lifestyle webzine which is the product of the talent and dedication of a team of smart, savvy, talented writers, artists, and technicians dedicated to the maxim Ad Extremum Vero, Semper â€“ The Truth Always Wins In The End. Alexa Rank: 36,148 Topics: News, Politics, Justice, Business, World, Entertainment, etc. Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply Reverb Press is different from other websites that are listed here as they expect content from you on a regular basis. So, if your application is accepted then you can consider it like a job and not as another writing gig. You can write about topics that you are passionate about and at the same time they may also give you optional assignments. The pricing is not mentioned but it says you will be paid depending upon your â€œoutput and audience engagement.â€ 5. The Everyday Windshield The Everyday Windshield is an online magazine dedicated to the journey of life through faith, family, fashion, food, and fun. Alexa Rank: 1,259,36 Topics: Faith, Family, Fashion, Food, Fun Payment: $10 for the 1st post, $25 for the 2nd-5th posts, and thereafter $50 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 6. The Daily Heckle The Daily Heckle is a blog for bloggers who want to get paid for sharing their opinions. Writers can earn money based on how popular their posts are. Alexa Rank: 1,634,887 Topics: News, Sports, Politics, Travel, TV, Music, Movies, etc. Payment: $7.5-$30 Quick: Homepage | Apply Note: The Everyday Windshield and The Daily Heckle are listed here as they are regularly publishing new blog posts. 7. CollegeHumor CollegeHumor Media delivers daily comedic content, including videos, pictures, articles and jokes, created and/or curated by the CollegeHumor staff. CollegeHumor Media attracts more than 15 million monthly uniques and generates more than 100 million video views per month. Alexa Rank: 1,875 Topics: Humor Payment: $25 per post plus bonus Quick: Homepage | Apply 8. WritersWeekly WritersWeekly.com is one of the oldest and most respected sites on freelance writing. It has been published continuously since 1997. Alexa Rank: 240,429 Topics: Freelance Payment: $60 per post, of 600 words Quick: Homepage | Apply 9. WOW! Women On Writing WOW! is a global magazine, designed to support womenâ€™s creativity, energy, blood, sweat and tears, throughout all stages of the writing process. Alexa Rank: 461,290 Topics: Writing Payment: $50-$150 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 10. Funds For Writers FundsforWriters is an online resource for writers. We emphasize finding money to make writing a realistic career. Of course, youâ€™d write anyway. Thatâ€™s the way of a writer. Alexa Rank: 501,141 Topics: Writing Payment: $50 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 11. A List Apart A List Apart explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices. Alexa Rank: 8,707 Topics: Web Design & Development Payment: $200 Quick: Homepage | Apply 12. InstantShift InstantShift is a design and inspiration related community for web designers and developers daily resource, inspiration and premium web design and development. Alexa Rank: 13,841 Topics: Web Design & Development Payment: Depends upon quality and word count. Quick: Homepage | Apply 13. Smashing Magazine Smashing Magazine is an online magazine for professional Web designers and developers, with a focus on useful techniques, best practices and valuable resources. Alexa Rank: 2,032 Topics: Web Design & Development Payment: Depends upon quality and word count. Quick: Homepage | Apply 14. SitePoint SitePoint provides cutting-edge content for web professionals â€” developers, designers, programmers, freelancers and site owners. Alexa Rank: 1,248 Topics: Web Design & Development Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 15. SpyreStudios SpyreStudios is an online magazine about web-design & development and the myriads of other topics that fall in between. Alexa Rank: 35,424 Topics: Web Design & Development Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 16. Photoshop Tutorials Photoshop tutorials for beginners to experts. Learn tips and tricks on how to use Photoshop for photo editing, manipulations, designs, and more. Alexa Rank: 43,636 Topics: Design Payment: $25-$300 Quick: Homepage | Apply 17. UX Booth UX Booth is a publication by and for the user experience community. Our readership consists mostly of beginning-to-intermediate user experience and interaction designers, but anyone interested in making the web a better place to be is welcome. Alexa Rank: 35,436 Topics: UX, Design Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 18. Crazyleaf Design Crazyleaf Design is a web design, illustration, and programming company. We build functional, standards-compliant and aesthetically rich unique web sites. Alexa Rank: 90,714 Topics: Design Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 19. AppStorm AppStorm brings you not just reviews of great (and not so great) apps, but we also round them up into categorized lists, give you how-to tips and tricks to get more out of them, and combine it with a healthy dose of related news. Alexa Rank: 11,891 Topics: Apps (Mac, Windows, Web, iPhone, iPad, Android) Payment: $60 per post Quick: Homepage AppStorm is an app review network and itâ€™s composed of Mac AppStorm, Web AppStorm, iPhone AppStorm, iPad AppStorm, Android AppStorm, and Windows AppStorm. You can contribute to any of those websites and get paid for it. 20. Techopedia From defining the latest tech buzzword to exploring enterprise-level decisions, Techopedia aims to help you understand technology. Alexa Rank: 20,342 Topics: Tech Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 21. WorldStart WorldStart is looking for tips for our e-mail newsletter, WorldStartâ€™s Computer Tips. This is published daily to 300,000 readers and focuses on tips and tricks the average computer user can utilize. We are also seeking feature articles for our website covering any and all aspects of computing. Alexa Rank: 69,214 Topics: Tech Payment: $25-$50 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 22. Make Tech Easier Make Tech Easier focuses on computer tutorials, how-to, hacks and fixes. Our motto is to â€œUncomplicating the complicated, making life easierâ€. Alexa Rank: 10,478 Topics: Tech Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 23. Wise Bread Wise Bread is a community of bloggers here to help you live large on a small budget. Despite what you may have heard, you donâ€™t have to sacrifice your financial independence to enjoy life. Alexa Rank: 17,441 Topics: Personal Finance Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 24. International Living International Living have been helping people discover the worldâ€™s best places to live, travel and retire since 1979. Alexa Rank: 31,196 Topics: Entrepreneurship, Retired Overseas, Travel & Adventure, Short Blurbs Payment: $75 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 25. Matador Matador is the worldâ€™s largest independent travel publisher, with over 12 million unique monthly visitors. Alexa Rank: 5,278 Topics: Travel Payment: $20-$25 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 26. GloHoliday GloHoliday is a travel articles site that provides complete resources for traveling all over the world, including holiday destinations, festivals, public holidays, hotel booking, flight information and travel tips attracting thousands of monthly visitors. Alexa Rank: 228,735 Topics: Travel Payment: $40 per post + $3 per image Quick: Homepage | Apply Note: When GloHoliday contacted me to include their website on the previous version of this list, I forwarded their website to my sister without notifying them and she contributed one article. And yes, she got paid! 27. BootsnAll BootsnAll provides inspiration and resources to get you on the road. Alexa Rank: 47,836 Topics: Travel Payment: $30-$50 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 28. Viator Travel Blog At Viator we believe that travel has the power to make the world a better place. This is our place on the web to share our passion and inspire all of us to make that next trip. Alexa Rank: 47,836 Topics: Travel Payment: $40-$150 per post, depends upon word count. Quick: Homepage | Apply 29. TheExpeditioner TheExpeditioner is a travel site for the avid traveler featuring travel articles from some of the best travel writers in the world, as well as travel news, commentary, insight and video from a premiere team of bloggers from around the globe. Alexa Rank: 127,005 Topics: Travel Payment: $30 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 30. Wandâ€™rly Magazine Wandâ€™rly is an online magazine for full-time travelers. Alexa Rank: 756,621 Topics: Travel Payment: $0.05 per word for articles,and $10 per photo for galleries Quick: Homepage | Apply 31. Scary Mommy A parenting website for imperfect parents. Alexa Rank: 9,084 Topics: Parenting Payment: Up to $100 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 32. MetroParent MetroParent is an online parenting community offering expert advice, stories on parenting trends and issues, and numerous ways for parents to enrich their experience raising the next generation. Alexa Rank: 206,889 Topics: Parenting Payment: Up to $350 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 33. Alaska Parent Alaska Parent is a free, full-color family and parenting magazine, published 4 times per year. As Alaskaâ€™s exclusive, all-in-one parenting resource, our readers include parents with children ages newborn through teens, as well as expectant moms. Alexa Rank: 1,781,147 Topics: Parenting Payment: $40-$200 per post Quick: Homepage | Apply 34. WorkingMother WorkingMother is the digital hub of career-focused and entrepreneur moms, including best companies to work for, tips and features focused on work and home. Alexa Rank: 52,971 Topics: Parenting Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 35. Vela Magazine Vela has taken steps to help close the byline gender gap by publishing exceptional nonfiction written by women. Alexa Rank: 682,123 Topics: Women Payment: Unknown Quick: Homepage | Apply 36. The Sun Magazine The Sun is an independent, ad-free monthly magazine that for more than thirty years has used words and photographs to invoke the splendor and heartache of being human. Alexa Rank: 236,324 Topics: Essays, Short Stories, Interviews, Poetry, etc. Payment: $300-$2,500 for non-fiction; $300-$1,500 for fiction; $100-$250 for poetry; from $1,000-$2,000 for interviews Quick: Homepage | Apply 37. Grasslimb Grasslimb is a twice-yearly literary journal featuring prose, poetry and artwork. Just the thing to read while youâ€™re having a nice cup of coffee or tea! Alexa Rank: 3,458,789 Topics: Poetry, Prose, Cartoons, Book & Music Reviews Payment: $5-$20 for poetry; $10-$70 for prose; $15-25 for book & music reviews; $15-$25 for cartoon Quick: Homepage | Apply Read: The Freelance Writerâ€™s Handbook â€” 75+ Tips, Resources & Guides Finding More Freelance Blogging Gigs Wondering how to find more freelance blogging gigs? Okay, before that let me give you a word of caution about the above mentioned blogs, websites, and magazines. There is every possibility that ALL the above mentioned websites are already getting a ton of guest post requests. Why? Because they are inviting everyone. So, be first or be smarter. Becoming first is obviously going to be difficult. But you can definitely become smarter. Anyways, if you want to become one of the first to apply for a writing gig then try the following blogging job boards: ProBlogger Job Board BloggingPro Job Board Again, all these job boards are also flooded with pitches by freelance bloggers. In fact, ProBlogger gets 100+ applicants in just few days. So, make sure that you are doing it the right way or you wonâ€™t even get a response for your pitch/application.