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50 Websites that Pay Writers $50+ Per Article

sites that pay writers $50 or more

I’ve published a number of lists of sites that pay writers over the years and my lists have been overwhelmingly received. Today, I’d like to give you 50 websites that pay writers at least $50 per article; some of the sites featured pay $50 to $150 per article and some pay as much as $200 or more per article. This list includes sites in several different categories and it is broken into two sections:

  • Sites that pay $50 to $199 per article
  • Sites that pay up to $200 or more per article

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Sites that Pay $50 – $100 Per Article

1. Perceptive Travel

Niche: Travel

Payment: $100 per article

They are looking for travel articles in the 1,200 – 2,000 words range, with preference given to original articles that haven’t been published elsewhere. They only want articles from printed book authors and/or anthology editors.

2. Freelance Mom

Niche: Moms

Payment: $100 per article ($150 bonus if your article is the most shared article the month it was published)

They are looking for practical and unique articles for professional moms. They expect articles to be in the 900 to 1,500 words range and to contain a “20 to 30 minute action plan” at the end of each article.

3. The Men’s Magazine

Niche: Men

Payment: $100 per article

They are looking for articles on a variety of topics on what it takes to be a man. They want articles to be unique and exclusive to their site.

4. IWA Wine Blog

Niche: Wine

Payment: $50 per article

They want you to contribute an article that shares your wine know-how, and they have a preference for submissions about “the best ways to choose, use, install or enjoy wine cellars, racks, cabinets and cooling equipment”. They expect articles to be around 500 – 700 words.

5. Scary Mommy

Niche: Parenting

Payment: $100 per article

They want articles from parents, especially moms, on the challenges parents face. They have a preference for list articles and short essays.

6. Baby Fit

Niche: Pregnancy and Parenting

Payment: Up to $90 per article

Baby Fit is looking for articles on fitness and nutrition within the context of pregnancy and parenting. They prefer articles that are within 500 – 1,200 words in length and pay $25 to $90 per article.

7. Tales To Go

Niche: Travel/Adventure

Payment: $50 per article

They are looking for personal, nonfiction travel stories and anecdotes in the 1,000 to 3,000 words range; they also accept previously published articles that you own a copyright to.

8. Ashtray Blog

Payment: $50 or more per article

They are looking for articles about vaping, vaping harm reduction and electronic cigarettes. There’s no word count limit for articles, but they pay more for well-researched in-depth pieces.

9. SQL Team

Payment: $50 – $100 per article

They are looking for articles about SQL servers and they expect articles to be at least 750 words. They will pay $50 for your first article and $100 per article for every article accepted after your first article.

10. Slick WP

Niche: WordPress

Payment: $100 per article

They are looking for articles about WordPress or the Genesis Theme Framework and they expect articles to be 100% original and between 1,500 to 2,000 words long. They pay via Paypal and own exclusive rights to your article.

11. The Layout

Niche: WordPress

Payment: Up to $150 per article

They are looking for articles about WordPress and they pay up to $150 per article. You can select from a list of article ideas from their website or pitch your own ideas.

12. Guitar Chalk

Niche: Guitar

Payment: up to $60 per article

They are looking for practical tips, tricks and techniques to help people who want to learn how to use the guitar.

13. Lawyerist

Niche: Law

Payment: $100 per article

They want articles related to law practice that are useful to practicing lawyers. They expect articles to be at least 1,000 words and they want exclusive ownership of your content.

14. B. Michelle Pippin

Niche: Business

Payment: $50 to $150 per article

Michelle Pippin is looking for articles aimed at helping small businesses increase their profits, influence or impact. She pays via Paypal a month after your article is published.

15. LASM

Niche: Locks and security

Payment: Up to $150 per article

LASM is an online magazine that pays for articles relevant to locksmiths. They prefer articles to be 750 words, and they pay up to $150 per article accepted.

16. HostPresto!

Niche: Web Hosting

Payment: $90 to $180 per article

They are looking for articles related to websites and web hosting and they expect articles to be around 1,500 to 3,000 words. They pay up to $90 for 1,500 words articles and up to $180 for 3,000 words articles.

17. VRay.info

Niche: V-Ray

Payment: $100 per article

They want tutorials on any V-Ray related techniques and they offer a bio, a free T-shirt and $100 per article accepted.

18. Tutum

Niche: Docker

Payment: $100 – $150 per article

They are looking for tutorials on Docker, and articles can be anywhere from 1,000 to 5,000 words. They pay $100 – $150 depending on the length of your article.

19. Sex, Etc.

Niche: Sex

Payment:

They want articles from teens about sexual education and sexual health for teens, and they only want contributions from teenagers 19 years or younger and who are in high school or college.

20. Viator Travel Blog

Niche: Travel

Payment: $40 to $150 per article

They want original travel articles in the 1,000 to 2,000 words range and they pay $40 to $150 per article.

21. OuterAtmo

Niche: Gaming

Payment: $50 to $100 per article

They are looking for original articles about space games, and they pay $50 to $100 per article.

22. SHTFBlog

Niche: Survival

Payment: $50 per article

They want articles from survivalists, craftsmen, outdoorsmen and firearms enthusiasts and they expect articles to contain at least 850 words and 5 pictures. They pay $50 per article for your first 5 articles and will offer a raise after you’ve contributed 5 articles.

23. The Wicked Noodle

Niche: Food

Payment: $50

The Wicked Noodle is looking for food related articles that contain a recipe and images. They pay $50 for every published article.

24. Women’s Voices for Change

Niche: Women

Payment: $50 per article

Women’s Voices for Change is looking for news commentaries, essays and expert analysis aimed at redefining the way women over 40 are seen. They expect articles to be around 1,000 to 1,5000 words. They want no more than 2 articles monthly.

25. Doctor of Credit

Niche: Credit

Payment: $50 per article

They are looking for articles aimed at helping their readers get deals and understand their rights when it comes to consumer credit.

26. Listverse

Niche: General/Lists

Payment: $100

Listverse is looking for list articles on any topic imaginable; they want articles to contain a list of at least 10 items and to be at least 1,500 words.

27. Back to College

Niche: Adult Education

Payment: $55

They want articles aimed at helping older students succeed in college, and they expect articles to be at least 1,000 to 1,500 words. They pay $55+ for original articles that are accepted for publication.

28. eCommerce Insiders

Niche: eCommerce

Payment: $75 – $150 per article

They are looking for articles that share “how to” tips and tactics, or commentary on industry news or trends. They also want articles to be tailored to online retailers.

29. Transitions Abroad

Niche: Overseas Living

Payment: $50 – $150 per article

Transitions Abroad is looking for articles written based on first-hand experience of travelling and immersing yourself in the culture and customs of other people. They pay upon acceptance and have a preference for articles in the 800 to 2,000+ words range.

30. ParentPick

Niche: Parenting

Payment: $50 – $100 per article

They want original, informative and entertaining articles that parents in Los Angeles will love, with a preference for articles tailored to the following categories; Family Fun, Education, Enrichment, Party, Shopping and Holiday

31. Write Naked

Niche: Writing

Payment: $50

Write Naked is looking for articles about writing, with a preference for publishing trends, success stories and interviews with industry experts.

32. Cracked

Niche: General/Humor

Payment: $50 – $200 per article

Cracked is looking for articles about any topic as long as it is funny, clever or smart. They prefer articles to be concise and they pay up to $200 per article.

33. ACHS

Niche: Health

Payment: $50 per article

ACHS is looking for articles from ACHS students and industry experts about holistic health and wellness. They prefer articles to be in the 600 to 1,000 words range and they pay $50 per published article.

34. DesertUSA

Niche: Wide life, Adventure, Travel, History

Payment: $100 per article

DesertUSA is looking for articles about Wildlife, Native American & Southwest Arts & Crafts, Adventure, Travel, History and Desert Lore. They want articles to be in the 1,000 to 1,700 words range depending on what section you contribute to.

35. Snapt

Niche: Web Development

Payment: $50 per article

Snapt is looking for unique articles about installing and configuring Snapt.

36. BlogHer

Payment: $50 per article

BlogHer wants you to write original content for them or syndicate the best work from your blog. Articles can be about Blogging and Social Media, Entertainment, DIY, Food, Health, Life, Love & Sex, Family, News & Politics and Style.

Sites that Pay Up to $200+ Per Article

37. Great Escape Publishing

Niche: Travel

Payment: $50 – $200 per article

They are looking for articles on the craft and business of getting paid to travel. They expect articles to be around 300 to 600 words and they own exclusive rights to your articles. They pay upon publication.

38. A List Apart

Niche: Web Design

Payment: $200

They are looking for original, feature-length articles that will challenge their readers and move the web design industry forward. They prefer articles to be in the 1,500 to 2,000 words range.

39. SitePoint

Payment: $150 – $200

They are looking for articles about web development with a preference for articles about HTML, CSS and SASS; they have a preference for articles that have a minimum of 800 to 1,200 words.

40. Treehouse

Niche: Web Design/Development, Programming, Freelancing, Productivity

Payment: $100 – $200

They are looking for articles about web design/development related topics including HML5, CSS3, PHP, jQuery, Ruby on Rails and others. They also accept articles about Freelancing and Productivity.

41. WPTuts+

Niche: WordPress

Payment: $150 – $500 per article

They are looking for articles about WordPress, with a focus on WordPress 3.7+ tutorials, code snippets, theme and plugin development tips and WordPress best practices.

42. Mirasee

Niche: Business/Marketing

Payment: $200 per article

They are looking for articles about marketing, business growth and/or audience building. They only accept original articles and pay $200 per accepted article.

43. Linode

Niche: Linux

Payment: $250 per article

They are looking for guides and articles on how to use Linux; they are also looking for articles about WebRTC, OpenChange, Game Servers, Socket.io and NoSQL Databases.

44. Polygon

Niche: Gaming

Payment: $.25 per word

Polygon is looking for original articles that can enhance their readers’ understanding of and appreciation for video games. They want articles to be concise and they pay $.25 per word.

45. CODETuts+

Niche: Programming/Web Development

Payment: $100 – $250 per article

They are looking for articles that focus on web development technology; articles can be about PHP, Ruby, HTML5, CSS3, server-side JavaScript and related topics.

46. Compose

Niche: Programming

Payment: $200 per article

Compose is looking for articles about running databases for modern applications. They pay $200 cash and $200 in Compose database credits for every article accepted, and you stand to earn a $500 bonus if your article is voted a favorite at the end of their three-month cycle.

47. Semaphoreci

Niche: Web Development

Payment: $100 – $200 per article

They want you to write about your software development best practices and software delivery techniques. They pay $100 for “narrow-focused articles” and $200 for “full-length, state-of-the-art articles”.

48. The Penny Hoarder

Niche: Finance

Payment: Up to $800 per article

They want articles containing tips and ideas that can help their readers earn, save or invest money. They have a preference for articles that are based on personal experience, especially if it includes detailed numbers and strategies, and they prefer articles to be in the 700 to 900 words range.

49. Vectortuts+

Niche: Design

Payment: $50 – $200 per article

They are looking for articles that focus on vector design; articles can be about Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Inkscape, CorelDRAW or other vector apps.

50. Digital Ocean

Niche: Linux

Payment: $50 to $200 per article

Digital Ocean is looking for writers who can write tutorials about Linux and FreeBSD cloud hosting. They pay $50 to $200 per article depending on the nature of your article and what category it falls into.

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