10 Websites That Pay Writers for Articles


  1. The Establishment aims to provide a platform for “voices that have been marginalized by mainstream media”.  They want to create the “new establishment.” They pay $125 for articles 800-1500 words, and $500 for long form articles 3,000 words+. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.252bc76a9f50e979ce9ee0a0e4461124
  2. You and Me Magazine publishes personal essays about experiences as a medical patient. They also publish some articles from provider’s perspectives. They pay 4-5 cents per word for articles 1,000-2,500 words. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
  3. Appstorm publishes reviews of business apps for the mac. They typically pay around $60 for articles. They publish in-depth software reviews, roundups, and how-to articles. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
  4. IntenseBlog pays up to $50 for in-depth articles about blogging. They cover a variety of topics related to blogging, including SEO, software, and coding. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
  5. 5 Best Things pays $30-$50 for list articles of 5 “best things.” They aim to be the “best list site on the internet.” Articles are 1,200-2,000 words. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
  6. Military Money is publishes articles about finance for the U.S. military community. They are “dedicated to serving the nation’s military community with financial news, tools and resources.” They pay competitive rates for articles. Most articles are 650-700 words. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
  7. The Diplomat is a news site that covers the Asia Pacific. Blog articles are 400-800 words. Features start at 1,000 words. Send payment requirements with your pitch. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
  8.  The Wine Frog aims “to provide insight and inspiration to food and beverage professionals, industry decision-makers and anyone else who is proud to be called an “‘expert.’” They pay competitive rates for articles. Length is generally 600-1200 words. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
  9. HyperGrid Business is all about immersive virtual reality environments. Their audience is businesses, educational institutions, and entrepreneurs.  They typically pay 5 cents a word for news and feature articles. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
  10. SkilledSurvival is a survivalist website. They publish articles on a wide variety of topics related to survivalism. They want ~2,000 word articles. They pay 2.5 cents per word. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.