Earn Your First $1000 Challenge freelance writing

Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer: I Just Got My First Client

It’s been exactly 11 days since I kickstarted the Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer challenge and I just got my first client TODAY! They will be paying me $150 per article.

Here’s a screenshot of their message to me (I posted this in the challenge Facebook group earlier):

150 dollars article

Earn Your First $1000 Challenge freelance writing

Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer: How to Get High-Paying Clients by Cold Pitching

A lot of exciting things have happened since I announced the Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer challenge.  Here are some of the highlights:

  • Thousands of people have expressed interest in the challenge and are following each and every update.
  • The Facebook group for the challenge currently has over 1,700 members.
  • Many members of the group have created their website and gotten feedback through the group.
  • At least five people have made it known that they got accepted to write for The Huffington Post as a result of the challenge.

Starting today, we will start prospecting for, and pitching, clients; if you’re not sure how to go about this, read my articles on the strategy for the earn your first $1,000 as a freelance writer challenge and how to prospect for clients. These two articles should put things in perspective for you.

freelance writing magazines that pay writers

Outdoor/Environment Magazines That Pay Writers

outdoor and environment magazines

Outdoor and Environment Magazines enjoy a niche-market dedicated following. Readers who appreciate this type of publication don’t need a hard-sell in order to buy them. This is where you come in. The demand is high, therefore, freelance positions are likely to be open.

Please pay attention to the following publications’ submissions guidelines in order to give your work a better chance of being accepted. Many of the magazines on our list require your work to be submitted within specific formatting. A few of them also work with unique themes or editorial calendars.

Here are 21 outdoor and environment magazines for you to submit work – and get paid for it too!

Note: If you’d like a list of more magazines that pay writers, check out our ultimate list of paying magazines.