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9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay

Are you wanting to showcase your writing skills while you earn up to  £2,000 in a contest? Or perhaps you are wanting some streamlined workflow. Here are 9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay! Good Luck 🙂

9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay

9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay

9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay

Contests

1 Best New Writing

Best New Writing accepts unpublished fiction and creative nonfiction under 10,000 words for publication and consideration for the Gover Story Prize ($250). Consideration is only given to new and unpublished, including on-line publications. We read submissions quarterly after the last day of March, June, September, and December.

You will receive a response within two weeks of those dates. Simultaneous submissions cannot be considered. Read More or Submit.

2 Frieze Writer’s Prize

The annual international award to discover and promote new art critics, is now open for entries. The winner is then commissioned to write a review for Frieze for which £2,000 is the grand prize.

This year frieze assistant editor Paul Clinton, writer Olivia Laing, and writer and artist James Bridle are the judges. We invite aspiring art critics to submit one unpublished review of 700 words in length pertaining to a recent contemporary art exhibition. Email your entry as a Word attachment to [email protected]

The closing date for entries is 18 July 2016. Read More.

Freelance Jobs

3 Agora

Agora is a biannual indie magazine. I print and curate it myself at my home and I’m looking for contributors. Contributors will receive a copy of the magazine due early August 2016 and a small monetary compensation. I need prose pieces of 300-1000 words and/or digital images of original art. This is your chance represent in print. Please send your name and images/prose to [email protected]

Payment: $0.03/word, $3/original digital image (additional royalty per copy sold: $0.005/word, $0.50/image)

4 AH Dory

We have an immediate opening for a freelance researcher/writer. We need a contract research expert to support our marketing plan in researching and pitching ideas, writing topics for blogs and white papers and managing social media presence.

Writer must be able to research topics, flesh out ideas and concepts and include citations. Email [email protected] for application or enquiries. Please reference Researcher or Writer in your Subject line. Read More.

5 Bustle Studios

Bustle Studios partners with brands to create the dynamic, compulsively sharable content Bustle readers know and love — in the young, pop culture-savvy, feminist voice they have come to expect. We’re seeking flexible, creative freelance writers to work with our growing branded team. [expired]

6 Gytra Marketing (South Africa)

Freelance content writer needed. Must be creative and have
knowledge of SEO, Social Media and online marketing.

Please reply with your rate for an article of 500 words. Read More.

7 The Rockettes

The online home to the world-class precision dance company the Radio City Rockettes, seeks contract lifestyle and dance writers. The Rockettes® exemplify extraordinary talent, athleticism, teamwork and self-confidence. We want our audience to see how dance is further connected to health, fitness and fashion even though our content has an obvious connection to dance.

We’re looking for smart, creative writers (contract) who can handle 2-3 assignments per week.

Qualifications for DANCE writers:

  • MUST have published experience covering dance content
  • Comfortable with tight deadlines
  • Experience interviewing story subjects
  • Comfortable with pitching ideas daily that are on-brand

Read More or Email questions and applications to [email protected]

Websites paying for articles

8 eCommerce Insider

Our writers contribute articles adhering  guidelines that follow:

1. Retail-Focused
Content angled toward online retailers to fit into one categories/subcategories in the site navigation menu above. (do contact us if you feel there’s a category we’re missing)

2. Commentary or Educational
Submit educational “how to” tips and tactics, or commentary articles on industry news or trends. We tolerate no explicit sales/marketing persuasion for your business in the article itself.

  • $75 for every article from 400-600 words
  • $125 for every article >600 words
  • $150 for every article 600+ words Read More.

9 Viator Travel Blog.

Viator is a travel website of places to go, things to do, travel advice and inspiration and any views you may share regarding travel. They are paying up to $150 for an article. They are wanting writers to join their writer database. In order to receive your  assignments via email, simply complete your geographic area of expertise. Read More.

Let me know how these 9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay work out for you! If you have any other freelance jobs that you would like to share, please do email them to me.

Would you like to share your talent and skills with The Write Styles? I would love to publish your work! Simply visit Guest Blog For Us, or contact me with your pitch 🙂

Blessed Be,

Sancheo

6 Companies Now Hiring Freelance Writers

Are you wanting a steady income on a freelance basis?  Here are 6 companies now hiring freelance writers. Best of luck!

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9 Amazing sites that pay for your writing

Are you a brilliant writer, a poet, or perhaps you have a gift with language and wish to translate? Here are 9 amazing sites that pay for your writing skills. If you are unable to receive payment via PayPal, then please visit 4 Alternatives to PayPal. Best of Luck!

9 Amazing sites that pay for your writing skills

1. Instant Shift

become a successful freelance Virtual Assistant. 9 Amazing sites that pay
In the 5 Key Steps System you’ll find a wealth of information that will help you become a successful freelance Virtual Assistant.

Anyone can become an author as there is no specific set of requirements or experience needed.

We always appreciate new talents. The only skills required from you is your passion toward writing. We have an on-board team to provide you parallel assistance, suggestions and detailed guidelines.

There is no past understanding or experience required with blogging tools as we can post your article under your name so you don’t have to deal with any technical things. Read More.9 Amazing sites that pay The Write Styles

2. iWriter

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7 Sites in Need of Writers

8 Opportunities from 7 Sites in Need of Writers.

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This week brings 8 great new opportunities from 7 sites in need of writers. As per the norm, the jobs are extremely diverse ranging from Cracked, the site which guarantees to pay you to write about anything, to among others, transcribing documents for the Police!

#1 Belt Magazine

The Belt Magazine accepts Rust Belt related pitches for articles, commentaries, features, and first-person essays. They pay all writers. Pitches and email submissions to Editor-in-Chief Martha Bayne at [email protected] They do also publish essay anthologies; see Belt Publishing for current calls for contributors. Read More.

Payoneer 7 Sites in Need of Writers
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#2 Cracked

‘We Want to Pay You to Write for Us’ They will pay you to write articles for them even if you have never written anything for anybody before. All you have to do is reply to their threads as there are no requirements or fees or anything else, ever. Read More.

Payments Via PayPal:

  • Full-length feature articles are $100 – $200
  • Quick fixes pay $50 Read More.

Microsoft Store 7 Sites in Need of Writerse-Commerce Insiders

e-Commerce Insiders writers are e-commerce subject matter experts. As providers to the online retail industry or retailers themselves, their direct experience shapes their perspective. Their writers contribute articles adhering to the following guidelines:

1. Retail-Focused

Angle content toward online retailers and fit into one categories/subcategories in their site navigation menu. If you feel there’s a category they are missing, they welcome you to contact them to suggest another.

2. Commentary or Educational

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Content should either be educational with “how to” tips and tactics, or commentary on industry news or trends. They tolerate no explicit sales and marketing persuasion for your business in the article itself. E-commerce Insiders reserve the right to edit content and remove any promotional links before publication.

Every writer is given an “author box” which displays at the article conclusion. Permitted links in this section typically includes content such as your bio, company background, and a single offer.

Payment:

$75 for every article from 400-600 words
$125 for every article >600 words
$150 for every article 600+ words. Read More.

FlexJobs

    • Turtle Beach Ear Force Z300 Gaming Headset - 7 Sites in Need of Writers
      Get high-performance wireless 7.1 channel Dolby Surround Sound audio with the Turtle Beach Ear Force Z300 gaming headset.

      Freelancer needed to transcribe audio content of police and law related matters such as criminal investigations. Requires earlier experience with verbatim and multi-speaker transcription. This is a part-time or full-time opportunity to work from home. Read More

  • A telecommuting position needs a Digital Marketing Specialist. Will plan and execute SEO research, create and implement email marketing campaigns, manage marketing website updates, optimize website content, and other tasks. Read More

Redblock/Webez (South Africa)

South African Based Only - 7 Sites in Need of WritersWebez is requiring a Freelance Web Designer to service their customers in the Pretoria Monlopark area twice a week. Read More.

Interested parties are to email [email protected] or contact him at 083 9407090. Read More.

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The Salonniere

The Salonniere is an award-winning site to entertain celebrities, chefs, fashion and interior designers, style icons and of course, members of media among other influencers. They are looking for writers to deliver sophisticated articles between 250 and 500 words relating to your entertaining product or service. Email [email protected] with “Freelance Writer” in subject line. [expired]Microsoft - 7 Sites in Need of Writers

UX Booth

UX Booth articles are between 1200-1800 words long and from a 3rd person point of view as much as possible.  Narratives you tell about your own experience are in the 1st person, however they avoid the use of second person. Submit original drafts to UX Booth  – they may not have been previously published elsewhere.
Payment: $100 Read More.

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Proudly South African

Trusting that 7 Sites in Need of Writers will keep you busy until our next post! As always, wishing you the very best with your writing career. If you do enjoy what you find here, please do consider buying a cuppa tea, it would be most appreciated 🙂

Blessed Be and Keep on Writing!

Sancheo

 

4 South African Freelance Jobs

4 South African Freelance Jobs in need of writers

Here is something different! With the major South African audience I have decided to post 4 South African Freelance Jobs  just for you guys, as a small thank you for your great support!

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The Student Hub

The Student Hub is looking for freelance writers to join their team of passionate people.  Various online platforms such as Student Brands, Entrepreneur etc will be publishing these articles.

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A few examples of topics covered:

  • Business
  • Corporate
  • General
  • Student related
  • Tech Innovation

To apply for this job, send us your CV and a few articles you wrote (preference for published ones) to [email protected] State the topics that you would like to cover subject line. Read More.

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Pam Golding Property

An exciting opportunity for a pro-active, enthusiastic candidate, creative copywriter who will work closely with the marketing team to plan and create content for the PGP brand and will assist in ensure to carry out marketing initiatives  with the company’s goals and aims. The person will service all the branches, Region and Gauteng Developments. Read More.

Gilllets (Gumtree Ad)

Do you have strong technical skills and are you passionate about sport?

We have positions available for honest and reliable persons who are fast learners and can work without supervision to provide technical IT support (hardware / software / networking) on a freelance basis during the upcoming Comrades Marathon.

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If this post interests you, you have your own reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license, and are willing to work flexible hours, please send your CV, indicating the time period you are available as well as your expected daily pay rate. Read More

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PNet.

Our client is seeking a freelance French-speaking content writer to join their dynamic content development team. The ideal candidate is passionate about the French language, experienced in digital content writing, as well as advertising industry experience.

As a French content writer, your key duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Editing content according to style guides and templates
  • Ensuring consistency of tone within our various brands and websites
  • Assist the editor in determining the tone of voice and key brand messaging
  • Brainstorming of content strategies and assisting in their implementation and execution
  • Adapting to a dynamic and fast-changing environment while meeting tight deadlines for all content creation projects
  • Manage your work load to ensure you meet your deadlines and provide high quality work.
  • Proof reading your own work.
  • Writing a mixture of sales orientated content and informative articles.
  • Requirement is for a South Africa citizen. [expired]

(Baie Dankie almal en ek gaan so gou as moontlik ook kyk vir Afrikaanse werk om te pos. As enige iemand my hulp benodig, kontak my gerus. Sancheo)

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I will most certainly posting more “Local Is Lekker” jobs, so be sure to subscribe! And once again, I thank you for your support! Please do not hesitate to contact me with any concerns or concepts to share. Also bear in mind that I would love to showcase YOUR story, so visit Guest Blog For Us and get your story heard!
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Blessed Be and Keep on Writing!

Sancheo

 

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The Write Styles – Helping  Writers Write For a Living

Content Writing

The Write Styles will write the most seductive copy that will lure your customers in manners so enticing that the mere mention of your product will enliven their senses.

  • Imagine having  your content written with undertones of Hypnotic Writing.
  • Imagine if you could subtly shift the paradigms of your customers through your content.

Transcription Services

The Write Styles has now expanded in partnership with JFL Transcriptions and  together we are offering quick and accurate transcriptions.

Our rates are very reasonable. We can provide you with transcripts that are as flawless as any transcript could get on a very reasonable timescale. We are dedicated to keeping our clients happy with fast, well researched and accurate work. Read More.

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What we can offer you:

  • Articles
  • Content
  • Editing
  • Guidance and Mentoring
  • Host your Website
  • Non-fiction Writing
  • Provide your Domain Names
  • Sell you!
  • Transcription Services
  • Wikipedia Articles, Bio’s and Posts
  • Website Construction
  • Website Maintenance

“It’s undisputed. You make more money with professional copy.” –Emily Suess

Are you passionate about writing?

I would like nothing less than to help you. Please do understand that this is not a “get-rich-quick-scheme.” However, if you are willing to work hard, research, and write, then The Write Styles is for you!

Do stay up to date with Write for a Living, the blog page, for  interesting courses, guides,  and freelance writing jobs. You can simply subscribe to have all updates emailed to you.

Should you wish to showcase your work here, then head over to Guest Blog For Us and see the requirements. I would love to share your work with other enthusiastic writers.

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Blessed Be,

Sancheo