Are you wanting a steady income on a freelance basis? Here are 6 companies now hiring freelance writers. Best of luck!
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
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.
Earn up to $400 per article in this weeks 7 Paying Ideas to Showcase your Writing Skills! Be sure to check out the Penguin House Roll of Thunder contest!
7 Paying Ideas to Showcase your Writing Skills
#1 Backcountry Magazine
Backcountry Magazine welcomes queries and speculative submissions for all editorial departments but will take no responsibility for them.
Send us researched, original ideas with a strong backcountry hook, from current events to prolific characters to unique destinations. We are always looking for Feature ideas, as well as Destination stories for our Route Finding Department.
- Payment: $0.35 per word.
- Photographs paid according to placement up to $400. Read More.
As the complete beading resource, Bead&Button magazine publishes innovative and imaginative projects that challenge and inspire readers to learn, grow and excel. As helpful partners in beading, Bead&Button’s editors fully test projects for clarity and dependability so that readers can master the skills needed to create beautiful, wearable projects. Read More.
#3 Outdoor Canada
As Canada’s authoritative outdoor magazine, we expect our outdoor writers experts in their fields. All features must provide the latest, most reliable information; they must also be well-researched and original. Most articles run from 1,500 to 2,500 words, while shorter pieces can run from 100 to 700 words.
Payment: from $100 for short articles to $400 and up for features. Read More.
We look for lively, penetrating material unencumbered by jargon or academic argument. We prefer well-researched, objective, and grounded unsentimental pieces in one or more religious or cultural tradition; articles that focus on dreams, visions, or other very personal experiences are unlikely accepted. Direct all articles related toward the theme of an issue.
Poetry, short fiction, and tangents are all accepted.
- Article payment generally ranges from $150 to $400.
- The payment for epicycles and book reviews is $75. Read More.
#5 Range Report
National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) publishes The Range Report. Its intent is to offer information that will help shooting range owners, operators and officers manage ranges in a professional, environmentally sound and economical way while providing their shooters with the best experience.
- Payment: up to $500.
- Payment for photographs: $50 to $100, depending on size. Read More.
#6 Roll Of Thunder Publishing Contest
Penguin Young Readers celebrates this momentous publication by launching a début children’s fiction contest to find talented, ethnically diverse authors writing for readers ages 8-14. Submit your manuscript for a book about diversity for ages 8-14 and you could receive a publishing contract from Penguin Random House LLC!
Payment: up to $400 for full-length features. [Expired]
#7 Traditional Bowhunter
Our hunting stories generally emphasize do-it-yourself, unguided hunts except in circumstances in which a guide is legally required.
- Payment for unsolicited short features ranges from $150 to $250. Payment for assigned columns is $300. Payment for features is $300 to $400. Cover images pay $400.
- Book reviews pay $75 for 600 to 800 words in length.
- Short features up to 1500 words are also accepted for online publication on our website. payment is $50 for text and photographs. Read More.
Trusting these 7 Paying Ideas to Showcase your Writing Skills will inspire you to keep on writing. Do contact me if there is anything further I could assist you with. Remember to check out Guest Blog For Us if you have a story you would wish to showcase here at The Write Styles.
As a freelance writer, the ideal is to have people find you to do work, but what about those quiet periods? Or perhaps you are facing writers’ block and need some ideas to get you going. These 13 popular websites for freelance writing jobs may just be what you’re looking for.
13 Popular websites for freelance writing jobs
AGNI regularly features emerging writers and is known for publishing many great writers early in their careers. The print magazine appears twice annually, however their website grows bi-weekly postings of online-only essays, fiction, interviews, poetry and reviews. Their payments range up to $300 as they believe in paying writers well!
Boulevard’s interest lies in publishing the finest of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction written by unpublished or less experienced writers showing exceptional promise. If you believe you show these traits then submit works of up to 8,000 words.
Elance has made it really simple to join their platform. One simply needs a computer, internet, and skills, then your freelance profile does the rest to showcase you as a professional. You can also take their tests and display your results as proof of your abilities. Furthermore they have a freelancer manual for you to download as a guide to success.
Freelancer offers writers the opportunity to translate or write articles, or write content writing. However, their site is not limited to writing, one can also do Data Entry, Design, Mobile, Websites and IT, or even find local jobs. Their site is most diverse. They do have over 19 Million registered users and almost 9 Million jobs now posted. Read More
Guru allows you to search for over 5,600 jobs in any category. They especially cater for the IT, Web, Design, Writing and Sales. Although they do also offer Engineering, Management and Legal side too. They do offer you a means to showcase previous work to back up any proposals.
Helium offers varied freelance work for professional writers, ranging from articles, blog content, to custom content, to managing solutions and overseeing entire editorial processes.
#7 Home Jobs Directory [expired]
Home Jobs Directory is a simple method on how to work from home, for a real and immediate cash return, every single day. With them you can choose from Pre-Screened Online Jobs ranging from article writing, Admin Work, Clerical Work and Proof Reading to Transcribing, Graphic Design, Web Design and more.
Onlineflexjob.com creates online flex jobs for people looking for a solid flexible career. Complete a short application to match you with companies looking for processors that fit your profile. This is an equal opportunity offer with no discrimination in regards to age, race, sex, education, employment history and references are not necessary. Everybody has an equal opportunity of processing offers for their company.
#9 Real Writing Jobs [expired]
Real Writing Jobs offers users assistance finding paying writing jobs so they can work from home, set their own hours, work directly online, and earn an excellent income. They will pay you to write articles and stories, help you to improve books and movie scripts, and they give you can create content for thousands of blogs while receiving your cash the same day!
#10 The New Yorker
The New Yorker accepts short fiction, even welcomes humorous short fiction for their ‘Shouts & Murmurs’ Section. They accept poetry submissions as well as cartoons too. Popular belief is that The New Yorker is not the easiest to have your article published, but it is well possible, and it will most definitely give your portfolio a cutting-edge of note! So good luck with this one 😉
Threepenny Review is a quarterly magazine interested in your article, poem, or story of up to 4,000 words. They also have a more humorous ‘Table Talk’ piece regarding Art, Literature, Memoir or Theatre to submit articles under 1,000 words. Payment averages between $200 – $400 per submission.
Treehouse has a diverse range of topics, but give preference to design, freelancing and productivity. Democratization of technical education is their main impact. Their students learn at their own pace and become job ready within months.
#13 WorkListing [expired]
WorkListing.org offers users easy, independent work, the scheduling is flexible and requires no experience. Albeit this is a popular site for work, personally I would feel this is more of an extra-income filler job than an income.
May these 13 popular websites for freelance writing jobs really come in useful and grant you some financial freedom too. Wishing you all the best with your writing career.
Blessed Be and Keep on Writing!
8 Opportunities from 7 Sites in Need of Writers.
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!
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.
‘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.
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:
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
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.
$75 for every article from 400-600 words
$125 for every article >600 words
$150 for every article 600+ words. Read More.
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
Webez is requiring a Freelance Web Designer to service their customers in the Pretoria Monlopark area twice a week. Read More.
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]
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.
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.
Blessed Be and Keep on Writing!
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!
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.
A few examples of topics covered:
- Student related
- Tech Innovation
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.
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
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)
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!
Blessed Be and Keep on Writing!