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How to Make Thousands of Dollars Monthly by Writing Guest Posts

make money guest bloggingEver since transitioning this blog to teaching writers how to make more money, I have decided to be sharing a lot of great tactics working for me, even if I don’t feel comfortable doing that.

One major thing I have observed when it comes to making money writing (or making money online for that matter), is that, things change according to time, economic situations, and other factors like that, but a smart writer will always work hard on being where the big bucks are.

While I won’t be revealing exact figures in this email, I’ll be sharing a great way to make money as a writer.

Make Money by Guest Blogging

One great way you can easily make money as a writer is by writing guest posts for others online. There are a lot of people who need talented writers who can help them write and publish guest posts on respected blogs in their niche, and as a writer, you can make a lot of money by looking for the right people, and by doing the right work.

There are various reasons people might need you to guest post for them. Some people need traffic to their website, some want to get more exposure and position themselves as an authority in their field, some are doing it for branding purposes, and some are doing it for the backlinks. Either ways, there are people who need writers to write quality guest posts for them on other blogs, and they are always happy to pay for it.

You might be wondering how this work, but to give you an idea, I have been making at least $1,000 every month consistently for the past 8 months just by helping others write guest posts – sometimes, I earn several times that amount, and sometimes, it is just a little over that – it is all about how many guest posts I’m able to write in a particular month.

The Ever-Evolving Web

As a writer, you need to understand one thing, and that one thing is that the web is always evolving. As a result, the needs of people will also always evolve. One thing, though, is that content has always been at the center of the growing web – no matter which form it takes.

Before, writing a single, perfectly-crafted, article on a quality blog might be enough to bring in an influx of traffic and sales, and in a period like that, a lot of people will happily pay any talented writer to help them write. The situation is changing now, and by changing I don’t mean people no longer pay others to write for their websites – they do, but a lot of people are also paying people to help them market their websites.

You might not have great marketing experience, but there are people who already do – and those people have a plan, which guest blogging is at the center of –  all you need to do is connect with them, and you will be able to make enough money by guest blogging.

How to Find Guest Blogging Clients that Pay

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There are several factors that comes into place when it comes to finding clients who are willing to pay you to write guest posts for them, but as someone who has great experience in doing this, I will be giving you an idea of the kind of people you can get in touch with that will be happy to pay you for your guest blogging services.

1. SEO Companies: The first kind of people that are most likely to be interested in your guest blogging services are SEO companies. In most cases, these companies have a lot of clients they want to build high quality, long-lasting backlinks for, and one of the smartest and most reliable way to do this is by guest blogging. Some of these SEO companies have a lot of clients, and in some cases will need thousands of guest posts for those clients combined in a single month – obviously, they can’t write those guest posts by themselves so they will happily hire professional guest bloggers to help them with it.

2. Big Brands: The next option on this list are big brands. The big brands I’m talking about might be a new and emerging online start-up with a great budget and potential, or a fortune 500 company with a great marketing budget. In most cases, you have to get in touch with the marketing managers of these companies, or their SEO professionals, to let them know about the service you can offer them and why you will be the best for them.

3. Professional Bloggers: You might be surprised to hear this, but professional bloggers also might need a lot of guest posts to be written for them. A lot of professional bloggers build websites that depend on search engine traffic for affiliate sales, and as a result will hire other talented writers to help them publish guest posts on other blogs so as to build quality links to their affiliate reviews, which will eventually lead to more rankings and income for them. If I were to go out to personally look for guest blogging clients, professional bloggers will be down on my list – but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some great offers with any of them in a given month.

4. Marketing Companies: The final kind of client you can get in touch with are the marketing companies. In most cases, these companies have a lot of plans in place to help their clients, and themselves, get a lot of results and they will also be happy to give guest blogging a try.

The Deciding Factor

I know you might see a great potential here already, and you might even be interested, but guest blogging isn’t that simple. Clients won’t just pay you for guest blogging because you are a great writer. To a great extent, whether they hire you will depend on how you are able to get their guest posts published on other blogs.

So, instead of looking for that next client immediately, why not start thinking of making your experience with the first client you get great by reading the great articles on my guest blogging page? If you want a more thorough, or quicker guide to achieving success with guest blogging, you might want to read my article: The Ultimate Guide to Guest Blogging.

My Tips for Making Thousands of Dollars Writing, Every Month

I read a lot of guest posts out there everyday, and I’m surprised at the mistakes a lot of guest bloggers make. I have been guest blogging for 2 years now, and within that space I have written around 2,000 guest posts for both myself and clients. Below are some of the tips I’ll give to any new guest blogger – it doesn’t matter whether you are writing the guest post to promote your blog, or whether you are doing it for a client, these tips can put a lot more money in your pocket.

  • Always write your best content
  • Research first, write later
  • Write in batches
  • Proofread your guest posts before submitting them
  • Be motivated
  • Be prepared to encounter the worst – I have submitted guest posts to thousands of bloggers, and some people aren’t just that friendly. Don’t take their actions personally.
  • Research, research, and read regularly on the subject you’re guest blogging on – it will make the difference between you being able to write 50 guest posts in a month, or 5

Is it Worth It?

To be honest, I really didn’t feel comfortable writing this, because it is one of my most consistent source of writing jobs – I have a lot more secrets in my toolbox, but I need to know if it is worth sharing them at all.

If you really love this post, and you think it has an impact on you, share it! If a lot of people share this post, it shows that people really love it, and that they want a lot more tips like the ones in it, and as a result I’ll be happy to publish more posts like this in the future.

50 Comments on "How to Make Thousands of Dollars Monthly by Writing Guest Posts"

  1. Great post Dele! Its worth it and good you wrote and shared it for others to gain. God bless you as you help others.

    • Irfan | RealTimeTricks says:

      @Fisay0: Oh boy this is my first time i’m hearing someone calling Oni from Dele. Cool huh!

      @Oni: Dear you have written a great post. I know how difficult it is to share the secret of your source of income but you did in such a nice way that people are really enjoying reading this post. I have tweeted it, to let, my 500 followers knows about this.

      • @Irfan: This is why we love Oni’s writing. It is his special trait, that he never hesitate to see someone growing and he loves to share his own secret for well being of other writers.

        In this post, he has actually helped a lot by sharing the way of Finding clients.

        I am going to share this post on my Facebook wall.

  2. Karla Campos says:

    Great post once again Oni! I especially like the part where you mention not taking people’s attitudes personally : )

  3. amit sharma says:

    Thanks for sharing the post, I really appreciate as you are sharing your secrets here.

  4. CFA says:

    Oni, this is informative. I recently wrote a post about needing Nigerian based freelance writers; I have received more application than I need, so I will simply direct them to dock over here and learn……

    Thank you for sharing Oni.

  5. I would certainly say that this is an incredible article. I’ve wondered for a long time exactly how you make your money through “writing services” so this clears up that little mystery.

    Thanks for the great information!

  6. Shared!

    I agree with this. Although, I’ve done a few guest posts and haven’t had the results I anticipated in relation to traffic and ratings. I suppose time will tell.

  7. sokun says:

    Great post, i’ve never really been a fan of guest posting but if you can get paid for it i guess that would be good

  8. shajjad says:

    Thanks oni,
    An Important post for me:)
    Like it

  9. Great tips there. Thanks for the information

  10. Great tips, Oni! I’ve had a lot of success with #1 and #3 that you described (SEO companies and pro bloggers), but the other two sound like good sources as well. I’ll have to look into them more, and will look forward to any other tips you have to share on this subject 🙂

  11. Kalen Smith says:

    Awesome advice! I have worked as a guest blogger as well. The most I’ve ever made from it in a month was probably $1,200. It really takes a lot to get a system down. Sometimes it comes easily other times it’s tougher. Kind of like going into sales. That’s why I prefer to focus on pay per post instead of guest blogging, the revenue is more consistent. That being said, you can certainly make a lot guest blogging when it works. I had one client who paid me $75 a post. I made about $525 guest blogging in about 5 hours. Wish it always came that easily! Would you like me to share some of the sites I’ve blogged with professionally with you so you can pass them along to your readers? Some of these sites were really good for me when I was low on other clients.

  12. Helenee says:

    I like the change of colour on your blog. I’ve grown somewhat tired of this blue-grey-for-businesses stereotype. Is it working better for you?

  13. sam @ goa carnival says:

    No doubt in that this is one of the great way to prove your identity in front of whole world with your own capability. Each and every point is on target for do lots of things in this great field.

    Beside that i don’t know why you are thinking (Is it Worth It?)this line in your mind. From my point of view you are doing really great work.

  14. Pratap Reddy says:

    Many tips and recommendations are available on net for making money online. But this concept of guest blogging among the sources of making money online is not being included in the many online suggestions. Thinking of Guest blogging is one part and how to implement it with proper strategy for concrete results is other part. Your articles on related subject gives ready information for those who are capable of doing so and to plan systematically. It might have taken much time for you to gather and implement these strategies. But you have revealed all secrets, Which shows your helping nature. Thanks for sharing valuable information.

  15. Ken says:

    But the problem is I am not good at writing

  16. Anubhab says:

    Great Post. I am going to visit your website regularly from now on. Keep them coming. And Thanks for the hard work you do to enlighten us.

  17. As always great tips Onibula. I’ve already shared your post last night before I even had time to read it 🙂 I am also mentioning you (linking to your blog) in my last post to come out this evening as I am kind of quoting something YOU said, so I don’t want people think that it’s just my words there.

    Keep up the good work

  18. I meant Onibalusi, I totally messed up your name. My bad 🙁

  19. I’ve enjoyed this post Onibalusi. The truth is, I’ve been making $1,000 and even more monthly, by simply writing guest posts for clients. These people are always willing to pay for quality articles.

    You did well by revealing this. Don’t be skeptical about exposing your best income source, the world will always deliver more paying opportunities when you share.

    Keep up the good work Oni, you’re heading for success.

  20. You really are the Guest Post king Oni! With all the posts you do about guest posting you would think it would get boring or stale, but it never does, you always have more and more information and keep it interesting.

  21. ptaylor98 says:

    Great post. Both your creativity and willingness to share your tips are greatly appreciated by those of us who blog, but never think to guest post. Thanks for the encouragement!

  22. Hi oni,

    This is powerful post. I love points you just shared here. Thanks for this 🙂

  23. Rapheal says:

    Dele, am always pleased whenever i read your articles. You are definitely a pro when it comes to writing. Please continue the goodwork.

  24. Great article, Onibalusi. I love that you share so freely of your time and resources. That is why you will still go far!

  25. Malok Mading says:

    It’s truly informative article. I have now know some hints and would go to this new venture of Guest Blogging because I have been spending a lot of time on my blog. It finding somewhere to share out what I write is going to be a great step.
    Thanks a lot for brainstorming and inspiring me too!

  26. cash4wealth says:

    i really don’t know what to say about you,you are simply the best and outstanding.As a financial writer and a consultant i just got enough tips to improve on my writing. thanks buddy,keep the good work.

  27. Awesome post Oni! One thing that I have totally failed in as a blogger is writing guest posts and its something that I am now just getting into the mindset of pursuing more actively.

    Primarily it’s been due to time but that is really no excuse. All that means is that I have to manage myself in time better.

    I am glad to say that I submitted one guest post this month to another blog in my niche and I cannot wait to see what kind of response it gets!

  28. Kelli says:

    I desperately need to find some guest blog gigs. You are an inspiration to us all!

  29. vhien says:

    I’ve been into guest blogging lately and you’re right it is quite a good source of income. You have outstanding view in getting paid online. It is not easy to get clients but SEO guys are my number1 clients and I might ask everyone in your list. I’ve learned a lot from you and your writings. I will share this, surely. Thanks!

  30. Tops says:

    Great post. I really appreciate all the awesome posts you’re pumping out of this blog. Well done and thank you!

  31. keep them coming Oni, one of your best posts ever! 🙂

  32. Michel Blaze says:


    I want to know exact steps for Guest Blogging, can you explain me?


  33. Oni, there’s not doubt that you share a lot of secrets already. All your posts are elaborate and effective. I will be glad to read similar posts on this topic in future.

  34. Nice insight.. Proof reading our article before we submit is a must for any writers. 🙂

  35. Another quality article bookmarked for late inspiration on the subject.
    I will publish my first quest post in the following days and I gotta say I didn’t ask for any money. This is an important SEO company and I think that writing a quest post there will help me gain experience on the matter but also some recognition.

  36. Bathroom Towel racks says:

    Thanks oni those are great tips to make money by writing…

  37. Those were really some awesome tips. I would love if you could share any post on how to improve our writing skills.

  38. Jamie Hudson says:

    Great post Onibalusi… I love your stuff and think you’re a great entrepreneur and everything… BUT…

    Is guest blogging really the best area of Internet Marketing to focus on. I’m a 16 year old Internet Marketer who started at 12 years old. I love what I do, have quit school and am working full time online.

    I really regret not starting my IM blog earlier as I could have been in the limelight right now. Anyway, I spend an hour a day guest blogging for a client and that pulls in around $1,500 monthly.

    Not bad for writing about Internet Marketing and stuff I enjoy for an hour a day. Overall I’d say yah guest blog to pay some bills but don’t make it your primary business model.

    – Jamie

  39. Oni, Thanks for your tips.

  40. rabbi says:

    it is easy to say but very hard to do..I am trying to make a few bucks online.

  41. Romy Singh says:

    Hello Oni,

    Really very good post full of some very easy and effective techniques that help everyone to write some cool guest posts for increasing their guest post revenue…

  42. Jude says:

    Nice post. Thanks for the new outlook you gave on how writers can succeed.

  43. Rohit says:

    Dear Oni,

    This is highly informative post.I am not a writer, but I try to do guest writing for getting quality back links and targeted audience.Keep writing good stuff

  44. PrIyAnGsHu @ Internet Marketing Blog says:

    Hey Onibalusi , The thing which I like the about you is that you write articles based on your experience . Anyway , I do guest posting on other blog related to my niche , but not for money , I do it to promote my blog . You are writer , that’s why , you are being hired by professionals and pays you handsome money for each article you write for them . BTW , Thanks for sharing such an wonderful post !

  45. PriceIndia says:

    Thanks buddy for sharing your proven steps.However its best to write for your blog instead for others but truly if i say then after looking to your earnings then you are rightone:)

  46. Victor says:

    Dele, you are quite inspiring. I hope to work hard like you. Thanks for being yourself.

  47. Oni, I think you are mesmerizing, pure raw diamond, thanks for your tips. Wlanrepeater out.


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