Would you like to get paid to do online writing jobs on a part time basis?
It would delight you to know that there are several, high quality publications that offer part time writing jobs that you can do – even if you have little or no experience writing professionally.
Some of these websites pay on the low end while some pay pretty well. It isn’t unusual to find websites or blogs that will pay you as much as $500 or more for a single article.
In this article, I share 30 websites offering online writing jobs for people who want to get paid to write in more than a dozen different niches:
Are you a skilled copywriter who wants to get paid to write about UX, copywriting, conversions, product design, A/B testing, and other similar topics? You should consider writing for the Copyhackers blog.
They pay up to $1,000 per article for well-researched, data-backed articles.
They want you to pitch your ideas to them first for approval and expect articles to be at least 2,000 words. They usually respond to pitches within five days if they want you to go ahead and write the post.
If you’re a frontend developer looking to get paid as much as $350 per article doing part time writing jobs, you should seriously consider writing for LogRocket.
LogRocket is an authoritative frontend development blog (around 1 million monthly views) that wants articles about frontend development best practices and product/UI/UX design from developers and technical writers.
If you’re a writer who wants software development-related online writing jobs, or a software developer who wants to get paid to write, GitLab would like to pay you to write for their blog.
Your contributions can be about anything software development related; including collaboration, creation, and the open source community. They are particularly looking for content related to software development with GitLab.
You can also get paid to write about business and marketing related topics for Smart Business Trend. They are looking for well-researched tutorials, case studies, and product reviews related to online marketing, email marketing, Amazon FBA and other online marketing related topics.
They expect articles to be at least 1,000 words and prefer that you pitch them first.
The Overtake makes it clear that they want pieces from people who would not ordinarily have been accepted as a journalist due to their background, financial status, or geographical location, so being an entry level freelance writer with no prior experience writing professionally won’t be a disadvantage as far as they are concerned.
They are looking for original features about social issues, emerging trends in popular culture, and insights into other people’s lives. They will also take interviews (of well-known people or people doing exceptional stuff) and investigations.
If you’re a mum looking for a part time writing job, you should consider writing for The Healthy Mummy: if your article is a good fit and gets accepted, you could earn up to $100 per article.
They are generally looking for articles that show mums transforming their bodies by being fitter.
Mold Busters is a Candian mold removal company looking for writers for their company blog.
They would generally accept articles about home improvement, real estate, environmental services, mold removal, asbestos testing, pollution inspection, water damage restoration, air duct cleaning, and other topics.
They expect articles to be at least 2,000 words, and would sometimes take articles as long as 4,000 words. They want you to pitch them first and generally respond to requests from contributors within five days.
There are also publications that offer online writing jobs to feminists who want to have their voice heard. Bitch Media is one such publication.
They are looking for articles that offer a feminist analysis of culture: in other words, articles can be about pretty much anything, from politics to religion to climate change provided it is from a feminist angle.
They pay $250 to $1,000 per article depending on the nature of the article and generally expect articles to be between 1,200 and 3,000 words.
If you’re interested in an online writing job that pays you to write about, well, writing, then you should consider writing for Barefoot Writer.
They are generally interested in articles that help writers improve their craft and get paid to write.
They expect articles to be between 400 and 900 words depending on the nature of the article.
Cracked will pay you to write about pretty much anything – provided it is unique and written with a sense of humor. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never written for anybody before.
Besides getting paid really well to write articles for them, you also stand to benefit from exposure to their audience: they have over 3 million monthly readers.
If you’re interested in part time writing jobs for web developers, you should consider writing for the Soshace blog.
They are looking for articles that are at least 1,500 words and are about web development. They also want articles to contain relevant code snippets and live-coding demos.
Harvard Medical School is looking for writers that can contribute freelance health articles to their blogs – and they pay $200 apiece, provided you are a credentialed health professional.
They expect articles to be at least 400 words, and they are looking for articles that discuss current developments in medicine and health care, as well as articles that discuss public health policy, medical ethics, health care delivery, and medical education.
Just as the name implies, Military Families is offering part time writing jobs to freelance writers that want to contribute stories aimed at elevating the military community.
Articles can take different perspectives, including:
- Personal perspectives about your experience with military life
- Profiles (interview-style) that describe a person or body with a connection to the military
- Listicles related to the military
If you have what it takes to write articles for people who want a career in automation – whether this is being an engineer, a manager, a programmer, a contractor, or a designer in automation – you should consider writing for Logix Magazine.
Contributions can be in the form of listicles, tutorials, quick how-tos, or helpful tips and tricks.
They expect articles to be between 600 and 2,000 words and would love to see samples of your previous work.
The Media Co-op is a Canadian news publication that pays freelance writers to contribute local news. Articles can be about pretty much anything and are expected to be either 750 or 1,500 words.
They want writers to pitch an idea first and only write an article after the idea has been approved.
If you’re looking for online writing jobs related to real estate, foreclosure, property investment, and house flipping, then it is worth considering writing for BankForeclosuresSales.
They want articles to be a minimum of 800 words and pay up to $100 for unique and informative articles they accept.
If you’re a technical person and get excited when anything related to VPN, proxy, data mining, and web scraping is being discussed, you should consider writing for Proxy Rack.
They want articles to be unique and at least 1,000 words (including relevant code snippets or configuration files).
If you’re interested in online writing jobs about marriages or relationships, you should consider writing for Modern Commitment.
They are a relationship publication interested in articles about any topic that can cause stress to marriages – this includes topics related to trauma, anxiety, depression, financial strain, and other marriage/relationship related topics.
Review Geek in essence wants to pay you to write product reviews; think about this gig as a sort of part time writing job doing reviews.
They expect each article to range from 800 – 1,600 words. If selected, they want contributors that can generally contribute four to five articles weekly.
You will be writing about pretty much any product they want, but you need to have experience writing reviews (and samples to demonstrate this) and also be good at editing images.
Variphy offers part-time paid writing gigs for freelance writers who want to write about Cisco and network management/engineering in general. They are looking for articles that are written for a main audience of Cisco voice engineers, network engineers, solution architects, and unified communications engineers.
They generally expect articles to be between 600 and 2,500 words depending on the nature of the article and pay $100 per article.
Linode will pay you up to $300 per article to write about Linux, Linode, and cloud infrastructure.
They are generally looking for tutorials, and they require a writing sample that demonstrates a capability to create technical guides about Linux, Linode, and cloud infrastructure.
Unlike other publications that want you to pitch, Linode does not want you to pitch. They will take a look at your sample, determine whether you’re a good fit and then suggest topics for you to write about.
If you’d like to write about horses, like the name implies, Horse Network would like to pay you to write for them.
Anyone, regardless of prior experience, can contribute to Horse Network as long as the article is unique and equestrian-related.
They want articles to be well-researched and be between 500 and 750 words. They pay between $50 to $100 per article depending on how many social shares your article gets.
Atlanta Parent is looking for contributors who want to get paid to write about parenting.
They expect articles to be between 400 and 1,200 words depending on the nature of the article, and they pay up to $100 for each accepted article.
They accept a range of topics including childcare, motherhood, family travel, and the joys and challenges of parenting.
Doctor of Credit will pay you to write about anything credit card related.
Articles about consumer credit from people with a legal background and articles about unique credit cards that can’t be found on other blogs are just a few of the types of articles that they are looking for.
If you’re looking for paid part time writing jobs about the theater industry, you should consider writing for Howlround.
You can contribute to Howlround as long as you’re actively involved in theater. Howlround will pay you to write about theater practice and process, equity and inclusivity for underrepresented theater communities and practices, and much more.
Clubhouse will pay you to write tutorials, how-tos, and thought leadership content targeted at software developers and engineers.
They are generally looking for in-depth tutorials that teach coding techniques (preferably with working code examples) and how-to guides.
As the name implies, Real Python is offering part time writing jobs to freelance writers or developers who have a good understanding of the Python language and can write in-depth articles about it.
Articles can be about Python development, web development, data science, Python freelancing, productivity for Python programmers, etc.
Depending on the nature of the article, they expect articles to be at least 1,500 words.
If you have strong web development writing skills and would like to earn money by writing articles on the side, you should consider writing for Tuts+ Code.
Articles can be in the form of a “quick tip” or an in-depth tutorial. Payment varies depending on the type of article.
You can also earn quite a bit of money by writing web development articles for Honey Badger.
Honey Badger wants in-depth articles about Ruby or Elixir, and they are willing to pay really well for these articles. Part of the conditions to becoming a contributor includes having had experience using Ruby or Elixir at a professional level and having written an article before about anything related to code.
Tell us about other online writing jobs you know of!
The above are 30 different part time writing jobs you can do from the comfort of your home. Are you aware of other online writing jobs that pay really well? Please do let us know in the comments!
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