10 Blogs that Pay Writers $50 to $100+

Dear Writers,

Every week we hunt down blogs, magazines, websites, etc that pay writers. Here’s our latest research. We’ve included payment rates, and direct links to submission guidelines, to make it easy for you to connect with the right publisher.

Topics here include travel, “interesting stuff”, freelance writing, cloud computing, disabilities, and more.

Thanks to Fatima Saif for her research.

  1. The Culture-ist is an online travel and culture magazine that covers “conscious travel, social good and holistic wellness.” They help people discover how they can spend their lives traveling, giving back and living well. They want submissions of 600 to 800 words. They pay experienced writers $25 to $100 per submission. To learn more, visit this page.
  2. Online-Writing-Jobs.com is a free job website where freelance writers can find paid writing jobs in a wide variety of specialties including content writing, copywriting, magazine writing, technical writing, and blogging. Their suggested word length is 1,100 to 1,500 words per article. They pay $50 per article. To learn more, visit this page.
  3. Proving that the internet truly does have a variety of unexpected websites, CheapUndies is a daily deal website for designer underwear. They are looking for writers who have a passion for undies. Their most accepted articles are 700 to 1,000 words long. They pay $75 to $100 per article. For details, refer to this page.
  4. Damn Interesting is a “project dedicated to the dissemination of fascinating-yet-obscure true stories from science, history, and psychology.” They pay $150 per article (of at least 1,000 words). To learn more, refer to this page.
  5. Cave Tools blog is a blog by Cave Tools, a premium brand of grilling and barbecue products. They are looking for writers who have a passion for grilling and cooking. Their articles are usually 1,000 to 1,200 words long. They pay 5 cents per word. They also give a $25 food allowance to purchase the food that the contributors will cook. They do not pay this allowance if the topic does not have food involved. To learn more, visit this page.
  6. Readies is a loan comparison website that features all types of loans in the UK market. They are looking for articles of 1,000+ words on anything related to personal finance, for example, making money, budgeting, saving money, debt, etc. They pay a base rate of £50 per article. Contributors can earn up to £100 based on the number of shares. To learn more, refer to this page.
  7. Alibaba Cloud provides “cloud computing services for large and small businesses, individual developers, and the public sector in over 200 countries and regions.” They are looking for tutorials or best practices articles about Alibaba Cloud products and services. They pay $200 for simple tutorials of 1,000+ words and $300 for in-depth tutorials of 1,500+ words. To learn more, visit this page.
  8. Seattle Yoga News is a digital magazine that connects people to the world of Yoga in the Seattle area and beyond. They pay $50 per article. They also pay a bonus of up to $450 based on the number of views or social media engagements. To learn more, visit this page.
  9. Baeldung is a technical site that is focused on the Java ecosystem. They publish tutorials and how-to articles with emphasis on practical, ready-to-run code. They pay $35 to $160 per article. To learn more, visit this page.
  10. Rooted in Rights Blog is a “platform dedicated to amplifying the authentic perspectives of disabled writers.” They are looking for articles and op-eds on disability rights topics, by writers who identify as disabled. They pay on a sliding scale that is based on word count, with the minimum payment being $100. To learn more, refer to this page.


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