Are you interested in writing a guest post for Paid to Write 101?
I accept posts on the following topics:
- How to find freelance writing clients
- How to make more money as a freelancer
- Mistakes freelance writers make
- Branding tips for freelancers
- Writing tips
Most of the guest posts I accept cover 1 very specific topic in detail instead of a broad spectrum of topics. For example, I am more likely to accept a post entitled “10 Tips for Getting More Freelance Blogging Jobs” instead of “10 Tips for Getting More Freelance Jobs.” Be specific and intentional about the skill you are teaching.
You can feel free to run a topic idea by me during the open submission period (see below), but I do prefer full posts.
Please run down this checklist before you submit your guest post for consideration:
- Does my post have a clear introduction and conclusion?
- Does my post include at least one link to another post here on PTW?
- Have I included a 2-3 sentence bio? (May include up to 2 links)
- Is my post at least 750 words?
- Does my post have a kick-ass title that will grab the attention of readers?
- Have I checked the PTW blog to make sure this topic has not be covered yet? If it has, does my post bring something new to the table?
- Do I back up any claims with supporting data and links?
- Is my article easy to skim, with headers, bullet points, bold text, and pictures where relevant?
- Is it March-April or September-October?
That last one is important! I only read unsolicited guest posts during 4 months of the year (2 in the fall and 2 in the spring) in order to keep my to-do list more manageable.
Payment is $50 per post upon publication.
I do expect guest writers to promote their piece at least once or twice on their favorite social network or via email if you have an email list, so if you cannot commit to doing this, please do not submit your post. I will provide you with images you can use to promote the post if you need them, as well as a badge for your sidebar if you want to tell others you were published on PTW.
I have a limited budget for guest posts. First priority goes to well-written posts from Market yoU students. Second priority goes well-written posts from email list subscribers and members of the PTW Facebook group. So if you want to increase your chances, that’s how to do it!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your submission or topic idea. No unsolicited Facebook messages, LinkedIn emails, Twitter DMs, etc. please.