So you want to work from home writing? You’re in luck. If you have the grammar and research skills, there is plenty of work from home to be found in this industry. Today I have rounded up freelance writing jobs that pay a decent wage ($.10+ per word) and are known to frequently hire remote workers.
About.com is a popular website offering expert advice on every topic imaginable. They aren’t too open about their rates, but word on the street is pay is $300 to $700 per month with experts writing six to 10 articles per month. They always have openings available for a wide variety of niche topics.
The Masters Review accepts fiction and narrative non-fiction works of up to 5,000 words from new writers. They are highly selective but pay at a rate of $.10 per word ($200 max).
Writers Weekly features articles that help people make money from writing. They pay $60 for articles of 600 words.
Oyster.com is a sister site to TripAdvisor. The site offers hotel reviews and travel advice. They are looking for experienced writers with a love of travel. They pay $50 per blog post.
The Dollar Stretcher is a website and magazine focused on all aspects of frugal living. The company pays for articles appearing in their print version and possibly some guest posts not requiring an author link. They are interested in articles up to 800 words.
Knoji offers consumer guides related to product and company reviews. Their writers are paid monthly by PayPal at average rates of $.08 to $.30 per word. They are seeking writers that have a portfolio.
Cracked reportedly pays $100 for your first accepted article and they have no professional requirements. You just need to be funny, smart and creative. This is a highly visible site. You can get some good exposure here!
The Escapist publishes content related to video games, comics, movies, science and tech. They no longer offer a flat fee but you will be able to accept or decline their offer prior to publishing.
Consumer Search is another site offering buyer guides. Writers follow a template, researching popular products and providing unbiased feedback. The pay is reportedly phenomenal, but they are extremely picky in their hiring. You will likely need to go through several steps in the hiring process.
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