10 Places That Will Pay You to Write About Tech

If you’re an expert on all things WordPress, Photoshop, IT or web design, this is the list for you. If you eat, sleep and breathe technology plus you’re a writer looking for a paid gig, look no further.

Check out 10 places that will pay you to share all of your tech expertise.

The Graphic Design School

  • www.thegraphicdesignschool.com
  • Write an article or tutorial on Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or open source design or utility software for designers
  • No word count specified; images must be minimum 700px width
  • $100 – $200 for each accepted article/tutorial
  • Visit this page for submission guidelines


  • www.sitepoint.com
  • Write an article on one of seven categories: HTML & CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Design & UX, and Web.
  • Posts include Quick Tips (500-700 words), Articles (800-1500 words), Tutorials (1500-2000 words) or video content
  • Paid; payment reported between $100 – $150
  • Submit your article through their online form following the guidelines on the page


  • offers.indeni.com
  • Write a post about IT operations. As they say, “If you’re really good with firewalls, load balancers, routers, switches, or servers, we’d like to work with you.”
  • Write a simple how-to (100+ words, $50), in-depth tutorial (800+ words, $100) or architecture advice (1500+ words, $200)
  • $50 – $200
  • Submit your contact information and short pitch using their online form

Slick WP


  • www.wphub.com
  • Writers with some development background or with a pulse on the WordPress community can write a post about topics such as web design trends, top selling themes and WP coding best practices.
  • 800 – 1200 words
  • $100 – $200 per post
  • Email support@wphub.com with your published links and writing history following these guidelines


  • http://labmice.techtarget.com
  • Write real-world documents about IT topics such as Windows 2000 Administration, Computer Security and Technical Project Management
  • Articles they are interested in include: Field Notes, Best Practices, lessons learned, white papers, written material, guidelines, how-to’s and technical explanations
  • Minimum 1000-1500 words
  • $0.25 per word; $60 – $100 per article for inexperienced writers; more established writers should get in touch to negotiate higher rates
  • Email submit@labmice.net with your bio, outline and other requested information as per these guidelines

Photoshop Tutorials

  • Photoshoptutorials.ws
  • Write a quick tip, tutorial, article or round-up on all things Photoshop
  • Articles earn $25 – $50; quick tips earn $50; tutorials earn $150 – $300
  • NOTE: They are currently only accepting articles and not Photoshop tutorials
  • Submit your article following these guidelines

TechEdge Magazine

  • www.tcea.org
  • Write a story about technology in education
  • At A Glance article (500-700 words, $50); longer feature article (1000+ words, $125)
  • Submit your article or idea to Susan Meyer (smeyer@tcea.org) following these guidelines and editorial calendar with deadlines

Windows IT Pro

  • http://www.itprotoday.com
  • Write a how-to articles for IT professionals (up to 2,500 words); strategic articles on industry trends, policies, and development (up to 2,000 words), or reader-to-reader tips (up to 1,000 words)
  • Paid; payment based on writing experience and quality of article
  • Submit your proposal/article via email with a bio, outline and area of expertise following these guidelines


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