18 sites that pay you to write

Even if you are not a professional writer, you can still make money from your writing. As long as you know where to look, you can find opportunities to earn money. Below are some web sites and links to get you started.

Get paid to write blog posts or articles
You can write exclusive articles, submit them at these sites and get paid for each one.

Get paid by performance of your article – Revenue Sharing
Submit your articles to these sites and you will get a cut of the revenue your article generates on their site.

  • Ehow.com – Write instructions on any topic and get paid depending on how popular your article is.
  • HubPages
  • Squidoo
  • Xomba – You will have to sign up for adsense in order to earn revenue here.

Bid on freelance writing jobs
This may sound intimidating for the average person but there are many freelance jobs that are not looking for top of the line professional writing skills but rather someone who can produce a set of keyword rich articles fast and inexpensively.
Some freelance sites are:

Sponsored posts on your own blog
You can join the below sites and find opportunities to post about a product or service on your blog and get paid for it. Some people feel this drags the quality of your blog down and I tend to agree but nonetheless there is money to be made here.

  • Sponsoredreviews – Prompt paying, great company. Advertisers are a bit more selective and pay attention to your site stats.
  • Reviewme I didn’t find as many posting opportunities here but every now and then something does come along.

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This article was written especially for the Problogger group writing project.

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