Monday, May 23, 2016

Work From Home: Writing & Blogging Companies and Opportunities

1. Accepted


Job Openings

Founded in 1994, Accepted provides a web site rich with resources and premier admissions consulting, essay editing, and interview preparation. On the web site you can find free email courses, admissions forums, over 200 transcripts of Q&A's  (most with admissions directors), tip articles, a newsletter, a blog, and the MBA Interview Feedback Database. In addition, professional, prize-winning authors, former admissions staff at top schools, and seasoned admissions experts comprise our experienced, professional staff. They are available to mentor you  through the grueling admissions process and critique your essays. Located in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, Accepted is an international consultancy with clients around the world.'s editors are independent contractors 

  • If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to:

2. Active Server Corner


Active Server Corner accepts various forms of writings that are related to server-side web technologies. They are also looking for interested in writers that have knowledge of web development. Also, a piece of writing can belong to more than one category in which case we will decide the column where the writing will appear.

  • Send your writings and any questions to: 

3. A Fine Parent


A Fine Parent is an online community for parents who believe that Great Parents are Made, Not Born.  Articles selected for publication will be paid $100 via paypal.  If you’re not familiar with the blog, please spend some time on ( to get a feel for it first. You may even consider Joinging the Community ( and just watching what gets posted for a bit before you start writing for A Fine Parent.

How to Get Published on A Fine Parent:

4. American Ceramic Society


American Ceramic Society is looking for writers that will author feature pieces for their monthly membership magazine, the Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society. They are also looking for writers to provide shorts/posts for their magazine and blog, Ceramic Tech Weekly. (


  • $25 per post with a target of two acceptable posts a week. Nearly all blog posts are also used as shorts, and vice versa, but they only compensate once. For Bulletin features, the pay is by length of story but not by the word. The pay scale is not linear. They pay a little more per word for shorter pieces, ranging from $350 for about 1,000 words to $950 for 5000 words. They will reimburse for some telephone and perhaps miscellaneous expenses, but these have to be agreed to before hand. Payment is upon publication, but requires an invoice.

Question? Contact the editor of the Bulletin, Eileen De Guire, or 614-794-5828.
Eileen De Guire
Editor, The Bulletin
The American Ceramic Society
600 N. Cleveland Ave., Suite 210
Westerville, OH 43082

5.  AskDeb 


AskDeb is looking for freelance writing on a wide variety of writing topics. They welcome writers who want to write about topics they choose, but AskDeb can also provide writing topics and specific writing assignments. 

You may Send them an email to let them know that you’re interested in receiving some writing assignments, and they'll discuss potential article topics.

AskDeb prefers to publish articles of between 500 and 1000 words. Please be sure that you use good spelling and grammar. AskDeb is looking for competence in the basics. If they publish your article,they will pay you and provide you with a byline.

For more info:



A website designed to offer the best of advice in a wide array of categories ranging from dating and sex, fitness and health, money, fine living and much much more. AskMen also boasts thousands of profiles and galleries on the most popular people around the world.

  • They pay around $50 per article.


7. Boulevard


Boulevard strives to publish only the finest in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. They frequently publish writers with previous credits, but they are very interested in less experienced or unpublished writers with exceptional promise. If you have practiced your craft and your work is the best it can be, send it to Boulevard.


  • Prose minimum is $100, maximum is $300
  • Poetry minimum is $25, maximum is $250

For more info visit:

8. B2B writing Success


B2B Writing Success is for individuals who want to advance their career as a B2B Copywriter. Learn how to write B2B copy for websites, white papers, case studies, video and more. Get the help you need to become a B2B Writing Success.

Each week they deliver a free e-letter packed with B2B copywriting tips and ways to market yourself to B2B clients written by our panel of experts and successful B2B copywriters.

Whether you’re building your business part time while you work at your current job or are a B2B copywriter looking to transition to another type of B2B writing, this webinar will give you tips and strategies for success.

You don’t need to be a member of B2B Writing Success to submit articles, videos or ideas for publication. Being published on the B2B Writing Success website is a great way to promote yourself and your expertise.

Jobs with B2B Writing Success:


9. Blogelina


Blogelina has had over 5 years of working with WordPress and teaching hundreds of bloggers how to build better blogs. They want to help YOU see the success you dream of with your blog. Blogelina is a place to promote your blog, conect with bloggers for support, and learn how to make your blog the success it can be!


10. CBT Workshop


CBTW is a service company with experience in developing, implementing, training and documenting project, business, management and performance measurement systems and software for the aerospace and defense industry. 

CBTW is currently seeking qualified individuals to assist in the authoring of new courseware. The "Virtual Instructor" program allows a subject matter expert to participate in the authoring of new training material. 

In return for their expertise, the virtual instructor will earn a significant royalty (a percentage) of each sale. Since individuals may participate in their spare time, it's easy for any "subject matter expert" to join the team. If you have an interest in becoming a "Virtual Instructor", simply send an e-mail message with a short description of the course, and an outline to:
Include your name and telephone number. All correspondence will be kept in strict confidence.

Join The Team!:

11. Content Corp


Content Corp offers content writing on a variety of subjects that may vary from travel to finance to computers, medical, health and marketing etc... Send them your writing samples along with your CV at


12. Dollar Stretcher 


Dollar Stretcher is a group of publications dedicated to "Living Better...for Less". The goal is to provide readers with ways to help them save time and money. Occasionally we will also include material on ways to make money at home.

Dollar Stretcher is looking for specific ways to help people save time and money. In depth articles with practical ideas that people can employ to help them stretch their dollars.They are also interested in interviews with people who have successfully found ways to save time and money. An emphasis is put on those who have found new and creative ways to accomplish the frugal lifestyle and who can share ideas that can be imitated by our readers.

Monthly Print Version. Payment is at the rate of $0.10 per published word. Payment is made approximately two weeks after acceptance and will be sent to the address provided. Payment will be by check in US$ or via Paypal. At present they are only able to pay for material that appears in the monthly print version of the 

For more info visit:

13. DropZone

Website: strives to be at the forefront of information about skydiving and the skydiving industry. They are always looking to partner with writers to supply us with current and relevant safety, 
training, gear and information articles. If you’ve got an idea for an article we’d love to hear from you! They 

Pay is around $50-$100 per article.

  • For questions,  email the editor (

Article Submission Guidelines:

14. Edit Fast


EditFast provides a free service to freelance editors. There are promotional tools provided to help the activated editors promote their free Web pages and their skills and talents as editors. When new projects are received from clients by the EditFast administration these projects will be sent out to the best qualified 
editor, taking into consideration the needs of the client and the needs of the document. 
The goal is to provide fast, quality service to their clients and send work to as many editors as possible. However, at no time is EditFast under any obligation to provide work to any editor. You are a freelancer. You are free to search for opportunities wherever they might be. EditFast is one of those opportunities.

For more info visit:


15. Electric Literature


Electric Literature is a non-profit dedicated to amplifying the power of storytelling through digital innovation. Their mission is to ensure that literature remains a vibrant presence in popular culture by fostering digital innovation, supporting writers, building community, and broadening the audience for literary fiction. 

At Electronic Literature they believe the transformative experience of reading literature fosters empathy and explores the human condition like no other art form.  Recommended Reading, a magazine by Electric Literature, publishes one story a week, each chosen by today’s best authors and editors. Though Recommended Reading features original fiction as well as reprints, they will only consider previously unpublished stories during the open submission periods. 

For more information visit:

16. Ethos Content


Ethos Content is always looking for qualified freelance writers to enhance and supplement their existing staff. They employ freelancers on an as-needed basis and those that demonstrate strong skills, attention to detail, and a willingness to accept new challenges will receive the majority of their outsourced projects. 

They have worked successfully with dozens of freelancers through the years and we have an unblemished record of timely payment for successfully completed projects. Project rates and fees are negotiated on an individual basis at the time of project assignment.




17. Genealogy Today


Genealogy Today, LLC (incorporated 2004) has been publishing unique data online and offering innovative services since 1999. They are an independent company with close ties to the genealogy community and the businesses that serve it.

Genealogy Today is a specialized portal providing unique databases, search tools and original articles, along with links to the newest sites and online resources. They also offer subscription based databases and newsletters, and over 500 products.


  • Writer/Reporter - GenWeekly: looking for additional writers for weekly publication. Pays monthly based on number of items published.
  • Writer/Columnist - Australia: Help put together articles and news items that would be of specific interest to researchers in Australia or individuals with Ancestors from there. Pays monthly (in US Dollars).

All you need is a reliable Internet connection and a flexible schedule. You will use e-mail and Instant Messengers to stay in communication throughout the work day.

Awards and other information:

18. Good Old Boat Magazine


Founded by Karen Larson and Jerry Powlas, Good Old Boat magazine is a bimonthly publication for sailors focusing on maintaining, upgrading, and owning cruising sailboats built since the late 1950s. Readers are part of a community of sailors who have similar maintenance and replacement concerns. In addition, the magazine reviews sailboats in current use but no longer in production and publishes historical articles about the people and companies in the sailing industry who have influenced the fiberglass designs now considered to be "good old boats."

They publish articles focused on pride of ownership and articles that discuss upgrades, maintenance, refits, and restoration of good old boats. In addition to these core themes, they publish articles about vendors of good old boat products and services and histories of sailing industry companies and individuals who have influenced the industry.

Payment Information:

Writers Guidelines:

19. Horkey Handbook 


Horkey Handbook prefers personal stories with practical, actionable advice. Think posts that will help freelancers (writers or otherwise) launch or grow their own web-based businesses. Do you use certain tools in your freelance work? They want to hear about that too.

They are diligently working in the background on a new series of posts that will help freelancers with practical tips and advice on how to get published on popular websites. So if you’ve been published on a major website, and would like to share the process and answer some questions, please email them. 


Payment: In addition to a byline, you’ll receive $50 per approved post. (They will be upping their rate to $75 shortly)

Lengeth of Posts: Aim for 800-1,200 words. (Posts could be shorter or longer as needed, but this range is what you’ll typically find on the blog.)

Resource Page:

  • Interested Candidates: Please email your post (including your bio and social media/website links) and headshot to

20. HubPages


HubPages is the #1 spot online to write high-quality, long-format beautiful, informative magazine-style articles.

HubPages is a network of user-generated content sites where people write for the love of it. Over 50 million people explore HubPages every month.  HubPages is an open community of passionate people - writers, explorers, knowledge seekers, conversation starters. Asking questions. Finding answers. Interacting and informing. Sharing words, pictures and videos. 

To Join Visit:

21. Income Diary 


Well over 200,000 people visit IncomeDiary every month. IncomeDiary was launched in March 2009 and thanks to the help of over a dozen writers, IncomeDiary have been able to publish hundreds of articles! 

Every article you write will be published under your name. Each writer has a authors box which shows your name and bio. It will be sent to 10,000’s of people via their mailing list and social media accounts. Pay is negotiable. 

  • For more information and submit an article please visit:

22. Intense Blog 


IntenseBlog is a fast growing, multi niche blog. IntenseBlog is always on the lookout for talented individuals to contribute high quality articles and tutorials. The benefits of writing for IntenseBlog are not only getting more traffic and backlink to your website, but also the powerful way to gain exposure and introduce your blog to their fast growing community.

They will pay you between $20 and $50, depending on the the tutorial’s content.They feature articles in these main topics: Blogging tips, Making money online, Web design and Web tutorials. 

  • For more information email: or visit:

23. Landscaping Ideas Online


Landscaping Ideas Online is a website with the latest & popular landscaping articles & tips.

Landscaping Ideas Online is currently Hiring:

  • Content Writers- These articles are generally 600-1500 words in length and can be on a variety of landscaping topics covered on their website.
  • Photographers- You can submit as many pictures as you want and the best pictures will be highly rewarded.
  • Sales Associates- This position is paid on a commission basis for every new landscaping advertiser who signs up to their landscaping contractor directory and lead generating service. This service practically sells itself because the website generates hundreds of landscaping leads every month, and these companies need new leads everyday to stay in business.

For more information please email: 
Or visit:

24. List My 5


List My Five shares top give lists created by you. It is a platform where people can earn money by creating, publishing and sharing their own Top Five Lists online.

You will be paid a percentage of ad revenue generated by each listing page you created and published online. The more top five lists that are published, the more opportunities you have to earn money.

Once your lists are published you can instantly share your new lists with social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Now your friends can view, rate and make comments about your new Top Five lists.

By clicking the Get Started button you can create your FREE account in a matter of seconds. This will give you access to your account homepage where you can start publishing your Top Five lists.

25. Listverse 


Listverse—the original Top 10 site—serves over 30 million pages a month to more than eight million readers. They publish lists that intrigue and educate, specializing in the bizarre or lesser-known trivia. Every day they present three or more new, unique lists.

Questions about writing lists can be sent to submissions staff. (

Lisaverse will pay you $100 for your efforts. You don’t need to be an expert—you just need to have English as a first language, a sense of humor, and a love for things unusual or interesting.

How it works:
It works like this: You write your list (10 items per list minimum), you send it in, they reply and say “Great—we’ll publish it” and send you $100 by PayPal or they'll reply and say “Sorry—it isn’t the sort of thing our readers will love—give it another shot.” Just remember, your list should be at least 1,500 words long.

To learn more visit:

26. LoveToKnow


LoveToKnow offers the most useful information on the topics you want to know more about. Each LoveToKnow channel provides accurate and in-depth resources, written by devoted writers and managed by expert editors.

LoveToKnow writers and editors are a dedicated community of topic experts, paid to research, write and edit informational articles, product reviews, quizzes and slideshows. 

They pay around $20 for articles that contain 650 words or more.

To learn more and apply visit:

27. Metro Parent magazine


Metro Parent Magazine was established in 1986. Over the years they've added new publications, including Pink + Blue, Fun Guide and Big Book of Schools. Their objective is to enhance the quality of life for families in southeast Michigan by providing information about themselves and the ever-changing world.  This is achieved through their print publications, on-line presence, events marketing and other community outreach programs.

Metro Parent Publishing Group is always looking for talented, experienced freelance writers to enhance the magazine, ancillary publications and website.


  • Features (1,000-2,500 words: $150-$350
  • Department columns: $50-75
  • Parent Pipeline pieces: $35-50
  • Reprints: $35

Payment is upon publication. Checks are usually sent out within the first week of the month of publication.Queries and submissions should be sent to Metro Parent’s editor in chief, Julia Elliott, at

For more information visit:

28. Money Crashers

Website:, a popular personal finance site, is currently looking for writers with a passion for detail and research to contribute engaging, informative posts on a range of topics, including, but not limited to, investing, money management, retirement planning, estate planning, tax preparation, credit and debt, real estate, mortgages, frugal living, and lifestyle. Expertise in one or more of these broad areas through direct experience, advanced education, or certification is preferred.

Starting base rate per article is competitive with additional monthly performance incentives based on traffic. Monthly payments are through PayPal or direct deposit.

To apply and learn more visit:

29. Mulberry Studio Inc 


Mulberry Studio is an international, full-service transcription company, dedicated to producing intelligent, precise and timely transcripts.

Mulberry Studio offer a collaborative work environment in an atmosphere that stimulates growth and learning. Mulberry Studio is growing and offering home based employment opportunities for skilled general transcriptionists and proofreaders.

For more information visit: 
or call (617) 864-6693 or 1-(800) 886-4996 for details. 


30. Next Wave Advocacy LLC. @ Home


NextWave Advocacy is looking for a few great writers.  In addition to over-the-phone positions, they offer an exciting freelance opportunity for individuals with top-notch written communications skills.  GO Team Writers do not make outreach telephone calls, but they do enjoy many of the same advantages of joining the GO Team.

Job Posting:

They are currently looking for tech-savvy, enthusiastic independent contractors to help advocates write letters about various legislative topics. This project based work is part time or full time depending on your flexibility and availability.  You choose your own schedule based on available project hours, work in your own home 20 hours or more, impacting the political landscape. 

$13.00 per hour

For more information visit:

31. One Step Reviews

One Step Review's mission is to help prospective buyers make the right buying decisions. They take great pains to find out as much information on each product as possible.

For more information visit:

At this time they are accepting writers only from the following countries/continents:

United States
New Zealand
Europe (ALL Countries)
South Africa

  • They pay writers either by Paypal or through Amazon Gift cards



Website: proofreads and edit business documents. Every document received is reviewed independently by two editors, providing a level of review that catches virtually all errors and makes written communications clear and concise. 

ProofreadNOW proofreaders and editors must pass a battery of tedious and difficult editing tests before they can be added to the team. Very few of those who apply to be a member are accepted because our standards are very high.

Visit for more information. 

33. Ruralite magazine


Ruralite magazine is a monthly family-oriented, general-interest publication used by 48 rural electric cooperatives and PUDs in seven Western states to communicate with their members. It has a circulation of 325,000. Sample copies are available for a 9×12-inch SASE with $1.61 of postage affixed. 

All freelance submissions must be preceded by a detailed query letter addressed to the Editor, which must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) for a reply. Queries also are accepted via email at gro.etilarur@csitruc. Acceptance or rejection is usually within one month. Lead time for seasonal articles is four months. 

Payment ranges from $50 for a short, 100- to 200-word feature to $500 for a major, well-illustrated article. Stories and artwork are purchased as a package. Ruralite buys one-time publication rights, as well as the rights to put the stories and photos on Ruralite’s Web site, archive, news service for member co-ops, and for any and all promotional purposes for Ruralite. Payment is on acceptance. 


  • The Editor:
  • Ruralite Services, Inc. (503) 357-2105

Writer’s Guidelines:

34. Sasee 


Sasee welcomes editorial submissions from freelance writers. They are looking for new, unpublished, first-person, non-fiction material that is for or about women. Essays, humor, satire, personal experience, and features on topics relating to women are our primary editorial focus. Diversity of subjects that reflect all age groups and variety of writing styles are invited.

Articles should be no more than 500 to 1000 words in length. Payment varies for submissions. 

For more information visit:

35. Scary Mommy


What started as an innocent on-line baby book in early 2008 to chronicle Jill Smokler’s stay-at-home days with her children, quickly transformed into a vibrant community of parents, brought together by a common theme: Parenting doesn’t have to be perfect.

Seven years later, in February of 2015, Scary Mommy was acquired by Vinit Bharara of the media company Some Spider, LLC. With new resources, talent and passion, Scary Mommy will continue to serve as a trusted resource and breath of fresh air for millions of imperfect parents.

Scary Mommy is in search of highly relatable and general humor material. Lists and short essays (under 900 words) seem to work best, while personal anecdotes or specific personal stories do not.

To write for Scary Mommy visit:

$100 per original piece of content

  • They will not pay for a piece if it has appeared anywhere online

36. Seeking Alpha


Seeking Alpha is the premier website for actionable stock ideas, opinion, earning calls, and analysis -- giving voice to more than 10,000 contributors and providing a social platform for investors. Seeking Alpha was named one of 2014's "100 Hottest Startups" by Wired Magazine UK, and the Most Informative Website by Kiplinger's Magazine.

Earn $500 or more for your best ideas and compete for two weekly $2,500 performance awards. 

Page View and Base Payments Contributors earn a base payment of $35 for every article plus an additional $10 for every 1,000 page views their articles generate. Only premium articles (articles that are exclusive to Seeking Alpha) are eligible for these payments.

Article Awards Premium articles may also be selected by editors for special inclusion in the Seeking Alpha PRO program and may also receive an Outstanding Performance designation. PRO Top Ideas and PRO articles receive guaranteed minimum payments of $500 and $150 respectively. Outstanding Performance awards are chosen every week and earn $2,500.

For more information:

37. Simple Talk


Simple Talk is always publishing new and interesting views and ideas. They try to keep coming up with fresh ways of presenting information.  Subject matter for Simple-Talk will generally be chosen.

Simple Talk articles come from a whole range of writers. Many people will submit articles for publication: usually, these articles contain ideas and insights from busy IT professionals. Sometimes, their eye is caught by some exceptional writing on a blog or forum, and they ask the author if they’d like to contribute. Often, they meet potential authors at conferences. 

  • Simply send an email to telling us what you would like to write about, and a little about yourself and your experience.

To learn more visit:

If you would like to write for Simple Talk, contact their editor Tony Davis at

38. The Penny Hoarder


The Penny Hoarder is looking for freelance writers who have fun, unique ideas for earning, saving or investing money. They'd love to hear your personal experience, especially if you can share detailed numbers, strategies and advice.  700 to 900 words. Write in a bloggy, friendly style that’s fun to read.

  • Submit your post as an editable Google Doc to

Pay: $75 for submission


For more information visit:

39. Top Tenz


TopTenz is no longer accepting unsolicited article submissions or ideas. They are using only staff writers and are not accepting new staff writers currently.

If you would like to know if this changes, please subscribe to their site as they will post an update. You can subscribe here:

  • $50 per post.

40. Tut Toaster


Tut Toaster is always on the lookout for talented individuals they’ll pay you $25 to $50 for your Articles and Tutorials.

If your tutorial is accepted, Tuttoaster will pay between $10 and $25, depending on the size. Payments are made immediately upon acceptance. If they find that copyrights have been infringed on, you will not be paid and the tutorial will be automatically denied.

for more information.

41. WordFirm Inc.


Wordfirm Inc. sometimes seeks skilled editors to work as independent contractors. On occasion they look for other publication professionals—such as writers, graphic designers, and indexers—to partner with us on publication projects. These freelancers all work from their home office through the Internet, so location is not a factor.

Online Application:


42. WriterAccess


WriterAccess is a cloud-based platform connecting thousands of customers with a liberated workforce of writers, editors, translators and content strategist.

  • Writers:  US-based writers, copywriters, storytellers, technical writers, legal writers and more.
  • Editors: US-based proofreaders paid by the word and editors paid by the hour. 
  • Translators: Prime spots for translators, trans editors and trans creators around the globe.
  • Content Strategy: Looking for US-based strategists to provide content planning, optimization and workflow services.

For more information visit:


Website: is an online writing community where writers can post their work, get reviews, befriend other writers, and more.


44. WritersDomain


WritersDomain is a branch of an online marketing company. They work with top writers and editors to produce high-quality, engaging content for our clients. Their in-house team consists of editors, writers, and a support staff. Their remote team consists of at-home writers in America, Canada, France, and even Australia! Writers produce thousands of pieces of content each month, and they're growing every day!

Writing Guidelines:


45. The Write Jobs (Writers Write)


Writers Write® is the Internet's largest writing site, consisting of thousands of webpages. It is a major online resource for editors, publishers and writers. 

The website includes writers of all kinds, including published authors, beginning and professional freelancers, journalists, novelists, poets, screenwriters and songwriters. The website also provides an enormous amount of information for beginning and established writers, including articles, databases of links to writing resources, job listings, blogs, online communities, daily writing-related news, a writer's guidelines database and an award-winning magazine, 

The Internet Writing Journal® which provides articles, book reviews in all genres, interviews with authors and media leaders, and other features. It is also the home of the popular Writers Blog. 



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