25 Best Paid to Write Sites to Make Passive and Upfront Income
Hubpages is hands down, the best paid to write site I have ever written for. This is where I am writing right now. Unlike Squidoo, it is less strict on it's policies, but Google still ranks it's articles well, so it's useful to make some recurring income and also backlinks to your blog (allows links). It has a special payment system, and you get paid with from the Hubpages Ad Program, Amazon Affiliate Program, and Ebay Affiliate Program. However, it still requires a Google Adsense account, but you can get a payout with $50 instead of Google's $100.
Squidoo is a very famous site to write for, the best thing is that you don't even have to have an approved adsense account, which is one of the reasons this site has so many writers. However, Squidoo has a very strict policy, and some people get banned without notice. Squidoo has a unique ranking system, where each article is a "lens" and you get a ranking from #1 (most popular) to about #250,0000 for new articles that isn't indexed into Google yet. One of my articles there hit #150 and I earned $21 that month.
Bubblews is also a nice site, you can earn lots of money if your post goes viral, but otherwise, it doesn't make you much. It's awesome for teens and amateur writers who can't wait to get their cash, all because of it's patented unique payment system. It pays you for each view, like, and comment you get (1 cent for each one), so it you get 100 views, 20 likes, and 10 comments, you earn $1.3, quick! The downsides are 1) You need to get to $50 to redeem. 2) Some people get banned easily. 3) There are so many people submitting their articles, that in the few seconds between you submitting your article and you moving to the home screen, you are already ranking fourth because 3 people submitted articles in those few seconds. :D
4. Demand Media
5. Yahoo Voices
Upfront Payment Sites
- Accepts US Writers Only.
- High payment - $15-20 Dollars per Article
- Your articles get listed on high-PR sites like eHow and Livestrong.
- Hard to get approved.
- Picky Editors :)
- You have to find jobs in the job board.
- Write reviews of products, whatever you like.
- You get paid from $2-$5, the rate changes every few minutes.
- If they don't like it, they pay you the bulk rate, which is the regular rate divided by 5.
- Bad reviews recently about how Reviewstream doesn't give payouts, or doesn't accept your articles. It used to be a good site and paid honestly, but recently, an article that should deserve the regular rate is paid the bulk rate, and an article that is bulk rate, gets rejected. And that means that I am writing 600-800 word articles for less than $1! Plus, sometimes it says "We aren't interested in your review at the time" or "it isn't specific enough".
- If you have lots of rejected articles on Reviewstream, submit them to Squidoo or Hubpages.
- Pays a lot - $100 for a 1000-word list!
- Example "10 Awesome Games that were never Published......Why?"
- Hard to get accepted.
- You get a backlink to your social media profile/blog/website.
- Lots of jobs availiable, you almost never run out of jobs.
- 3 Tier system - Standard, Premium, Elite.
- Payment for Standard Writers (No application process, just sign up)
- 150 words - $1.25
- 400 words - $2
- 500 words - $2.5
- If you wrote 30 accepted articles at got an average rating of 4-5 stars, you become a premium writer, which gets double the pay for standard writers.
- If you wrote 30 accepted articles at got an average rating of 4.5-5 stars, you become an elite writer, which gets 4 times more money than standard writers.
- You also get special requests.
Writedge and Dailytwocents
Check out this review on pay per view writing sites - writedge and dailytwocents.
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