Earn more than $100 for a 1000 words article
Those who are following my blog on personal finance on investments/savings Today’s topic will be different from that. Today I’ll share some exciting ideas on earning handsomely by means of creative writing at your leisure time.
Quite often you’ll find advertisement on social media on freelance writing jobs and they charge a registration fee to provide you with regular writing job opportunity. In this article, I’ll share some some sources where you don’t need to shed a single penny for registration and you can earn $25-$250 per article. Amazing, isn’t it!
Before starting your part time/full time career as a freelance writer, you have to find out only one thing – where lies your expertise. You have to ask yourself:-“ What is the subject /area, I would like to talk/think about always? Is this traveling, cooking or anything else?” You may find one or more than one area of expertise. Then apply for the writing job in the selected area. Here are some top most writing subjects for freelancers.
Travel writing job is one of the top paying writing jobs. Normally we like to share our travel experience with others. Now make money by sharing your experiences. There are many popular websites and magazines which pay handsome money on travel writing articles. You can earn any amount in between $50-$200 by writing on the below travel sites:-
Verge Magazine : It is the magazine for people who travel with purpose. Its’ target readers are typically young aged in between 17-40 years. It pays $0.10(CAD) per word to the new writer.
Early American Life: It accepts topics on different areas along with travel article. It is one of the highest paying website for the freelance writes. It may pay $500 for a 2500 words feature to a new writer.
Great Escape Publishing: You can anything in between $50-$200 by writing on travel or photography related article.
If you are specialized in any technical field then you can start your freelance writing career as a technical writer. As technical writing requires very good knowledge on any particular field so it has high demand in the market. Here are some websites which accept technical writing on selected areas.
The Graphic Design School: Here you can write beginner tutorial in either Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. They pay $100-$200 on every accepted tutorial/article.
LabMice.Net: This website has started as free research tools for IT professionals. They accepts any white papers/guidelines/tutorials on IT related areas. They pay 25 cents per word basis.
Photoshop Tutorials: You can earn $50 for your quick tip or $150-$300 for a full tutorial on photoshop.
WpHub: It looks for writing on web design, WordPress plugin, etc. It generally pays $100-$200 per article depending on the quality and length of the content.
If you love food and have a creative writing skill then you can apply as a freelance food writer. The magazine basically looks for the writing on different cuisines, restaurant reviewer or good recipes. You can find writing jobs in these websites:-
Cultures & Cuisines:This website accepts the article which are combination of travel and food. Every culture has different food habits. They accept the writings on this area specially. They pay $200/article if they publish that one.
Being a parent is both enjoyable and tough. You can also earn money by sharing the funny and enjoyable activities of your kids. There are many websites and magazines which pay good money for good parental tips for their sites. You can earn anything in between $25-$150 per article as a freelance parenting writes. Some magazines in this field are:-
A Fine Parent: This blog generally accepts article within 1500-3000 words range and pays $100 per article.
Scary Mommy: This one accepts any writing on kids related like pregnancy, parenting within 900 words. It generally pays $100 per article.
Adoptive Families: This is generally deals with the articles on adoption. If you have experiences with an adoptive family then you are welcome to write down your feelings. The payment rate varies depending on the quality of writing.
Blogging is the fast growing field that offers plenty of opportunity to the freelance writers. Being a beginner, you can earn more than $10 per average post and an experienced one can earn more than $40 per post.
It is basically simple writing any article on the client’s product with a very attractive headline so that more traffic comes into their websites and more customers buy their product.
Be a Freelance Blogger: It accepts posts on freelance blogging. Normally the payment per article is $50 but sometimes the payment rate varies.
Listverse: It accepts writing on any category but the content should be a list of minimum 10 items on anything. If your post wins and publish then you’ll get $100.
6.Story and poetry writing:
If you are a good story teller and enjoy creating new stories for kids as well as adults then you can easily start your freelancing career as story writer. There are many popular websites which pays good money for good story and poem. A 6 line poem can give you $25 also. Here are some sources for starting your career as freelance writer in this field.
Highlights: They accept stories, poetry, craft ideas for kids. The payment structure differs depending on the category. However payment starts from $40 and you can earn even $175 for a short story.
Dorkly: Are you interested to writing on comic characters? Then this website is just for you. They give $35 for a single page article and $75 for a multi-page article.
7. Business writing:
This section is getting popular day by day. Normally business articles looks for the posts on new business ideas, how to become successful in any particular type of business, businesses which can be done from home, etc.
Income Diary: If you are expert on creating websites, making money online, digital marketing or driving traffic to the website then you are ready to write for this website. If your writing published on their site then you’ll be either paid or you’ll get good exposure for your business.
eCommerce Insiders: This website are looking for content related to online retail business. If you are experienced in this field then you can earn within $75-$150 by writing down your experience.
Finance writing deals with the our day to day finance concepts, like-personal finance, savings, investment, retirement related items.
The Penny Hoarder: This site accepts article on different ways of earning and saving money. If there is prior discussion with editor then they pay $75 per article.
This category is very large and can be divided into several groups. There are many websites which are specialized into different short category of Education. Like:-
Back2College: It looks for the articles on importance of older education. They generally pay $50-$100 per article.
BrazenBlog: It accepts articles on career related contents. They do not pay the writers unless there is pre-arranged agreement with the Editor. If agreed, their payment starts from $50 per article.
The above list is just a short list of websites which pay good money to their guest writers. There are many more magazines/websites which pay attractive payment to their freelance writers and the list is increasing day by day. You can earn even $1000 for one special article in some websites. So, what are you waiting for! Take down your notebook or laptop and start to write a new article of your choice.