Becoming a contributor to large personal development and business publications can benefit your business and bottom line in many ways. You can grow a large email list, get exposure for your books, products, and services. Be seen as an expert by conference organizers who hires speakers, and companies that hire consultants on the topics that you’re contributing content on.
Practically, you can also get paid to contribute. Today’s Pro Tip is a list of 20 publications that will pay you for articles. You can make a little money while taking advantage of all the other benefits that come from publications and exposure.
1. AskMen. They pay $150 an article and once you are established, they’ll pay $1,000 for larger form assigned articles (1,500 to 3,000 words). The person to pitch is Alex Manley: email@example.com
2. International Living Magazine. They pay $250 for 840-word articles and $400 for 1,400-word articles. If your picture is used in an article, they pay $50 for one-time use and you retain the rights. The place to send submissions is: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. B. Michelle Pippin dot com. They pay $50 to $150 per article around business topics. They pay more if an article goes to their newsletter. The place to submit articles is directly on their website.
4. Daily Worth (specifically for women). They pay $150 per article. They are looking for articles that help women with money, career and business advice. The place to send submissions is: email@example.com
5. Freelance Mom. They pay $75-$100 per article. They look for articles about helping moms run a business. The person to pitch is Lisa Stein: firstname.lastname@example.org
6. FreshBooks (the invoicing company). They pay $200 per article and you can negotiate a higher fee when you get accepted. The place to submit articles is directly on their website.
7. Income Dairy. They pay $200 per article. They are looking for articles on making money online, SEO, affiliate sales, and traffic generation. The place to submit articles is directly on their website. Read more ›