Writing For Free Is Not Not Pure Evil, And Here’s Why

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Writing For Free Is Not  Pure Evil And Here's Why...

If you are a writer, I’m sure you’ve seen all the recent to-do about how evil it is for publications not to pay writers, and how wrong it is for anyone to write for free. I take the opposite view, and here’s why. The plumber argument doesn’t hold water – A popular argument against not paying writers is that you would … Read More

How I Was Published (and Paid!) More Times in 31 Days Than In 31 Years

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How I Was Published (and Paid!) More Times in 31 Days Than In 31 Years - Beyond Your Blog Guest Post By Kimberly Zapata

Guest Post By Kimberly Zapata of Sunshine Spoils Milk As I sit in my kitchen staring at the blinking cursor on my blank computer screen, the blinking cursor which is beckoning me — begging me — to write something, I find myself speechless. With an inbox full of rejections and a Google docs file full of titles for pieces yet-to-be-written, I wonder who am … Read More

Publications That Pay For Previously Published Work

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Publications That Pay For Previously Published Work - Beyond Your Blog By Susan Maccarelli

Beyond Your Blog has published several articles about where you can republish your previously published content, but today we’re taking a different approach. Let’s take it one step further. Where can you RE-publish your previously published content AND GET PAID? [bctt tweet=”Where can you re-publish your previously published content AND GET PAID?”] Typically sites that accept your republished content are … Read More

1129+ Places That Pay For Your Writing!

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1129+ Places That Pay For Your Writing! - Beyond Your Blog

Beyond Your Blog is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. If you purchase those items through my links I will earn a commission. You will not pay more when buying a product through my link. One of … Read More

4 Things You Can Do To Land A Job As A Regular Blog Contributor

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4 Things You Can Do To Get Hired As A Regular Blog Contributor - From The Write Life on Beyond Your Blog By Alexis Grant

Originally Published on The Write Life By Alexis Grant In a Facebook group for writers a writer recently asked, “How do you become a paid regular contributor to a blog? Do you just keep pitching stories? Or somehow finagle a recurring column?” [bctt tweet=”4 Things You Can Do To Get Hired As A Regular Blog Contributor @thewritelife”] My blog management company … Read More

To Write For Free Or Not To Write For Free

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To Write For Free Or Not To Write For Free - Guest Post Debat By Blake Mandelberg and Janie Emaus on Beyond Your Blog

That is the question. I often see heated debates on Facebook about whether or not a writer should write for free.  Personally I have written for both paying and non-paying publications, and I thought it might be interesting to have a debate-style post here on Beyond Your Blog where writers argue both sides.  Which side do you fall on (or lean … Read More

5 Sites That Pay For Posts

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5 Sites That Pay For Posts - Websites and Publications That Pay Writers For Accepted Submissions

Although there are lots of great non-monetary benefits that come from having your writing featured on your favorite sites, very few of us would turn down cash as compensation for providing a stellar written piece. Luckily, there are quite a few sites who feel the same (and still more who are working toward being able to pay contributors soon!).   For an … Read More