10 Blogs that Pay $50+ for Guest Posts

Here’s a list of ten blogs and websites that pay $50 or more for for guest posts and articles.

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  1. Blogger Hangout is a blog that helps people comprehend blogging and become successful at it. They are looking for blog posts of at least 1,000 words. Their target audience is bloggers who want to make a full-time income from their blogs. They “prefer case studies with screenshots on how you did it rather than a third person view of how other people are doing it.” They pay $50 for a blog post. For details, visit this page.
  2. Tales from the Banana Trail is a blog that features inspiring stories of real world explorers, and also provides tools that help people achieve their full potential as explorers. They accept guest posts (of at least 1,000 words). They want writers to send them a pitch first. If they accept the pitch, they pay $100 upon completion. For details, visit this page.
  3. Doggypedia is a website that helps families raise happy and healthy dogs. They are accepting guest posts for their website. They pay $50 to $1,000 for long form, well sourced pieces written by professionals. To learn more, visit this page.
  4. Backpacking Light offers information and education on ultralight backpacking. They pay an honoraria of $25-$75+ for first looks reviews (600+ words with 3+ photos) and $50-$150+ for standard gear reviews (1,200+ words with 7+ photos). For details, visit this page.
  5. SimpliFaster is a blog dedicated to athletic speed development. They are looking for original articles for their blog. Topics for articles may include “training, skills (e.g. hurdles, long jump), coaching, recovery, sleep, athlete testing, team management, bio-mechanics, mental preparation, injury prevention and rehabilitation, weight training, physiotherapy, planning, periodization, equipment, and technology.” Their articles are generally 1,500 to 2,500 words long. They pay 5 cents per word. To learn more, visit this page.
  6. xoNecole.com is an online platform where Millennial women of color can share their personal stories with others, speak their minds on culture and politics, and indulge in wellness, beauty, relationships and career tips. They are always seeking new writers with a story to share. According to one payment report, they paid $0.05 per word. To learn more, visit this page.
  7. MisinfoCon is a global movement focused on the challenge of misinformation. They want “pitches for original reporting or opinion pieces focused on solutions to the problem of misinformation, rumours, propaganda, and f-news.” They pay an honorarium of $100 per piece. They want the stories to be at least 700 words long. To learn more, refer to this page.
  8. Kidspot is an Australian parenting website that covers pregnancy, birth, parenting, lifestyle, health, food, and more. According to payment reports, they pay up to $0.18 per word. To contact them, refer to this page.
  9. HomeHoldz is a “tools and home improvement blog where you will get information about home gate hardware and tools.” They are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. They are looking for informative and review type articles of over 1,000 words. They pay $50 per article. For details, refer to this page.
  10. Bearings Online is Collegeville Institute’s bi-weekly online publication that “examines relationships between religion and culture, highlights unexplored facets of contemporary religious life, and suggests faithful responses to today’s problems and opportunities.” They are looking for regular contributors who can write an essay, article, or book review (800 to 1,200 words long) once every two months. They pay $50 per piece. For details, visit this page.


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