7 Places That Will Pay You to Write About Business

If flowery language and pretty prose turn you off, business writing might be up your alley.

This is sharp, informative and to-the-point writing about all aspects of business – from HR to SEO. If you have a mind like a CEO and can write about buzz-worthy office topics, check out the seven publications below that will pay you to write about business.

Michelle Pippin

Freelance Mom

  • http://www.freelancemom.com
  • Write an article for moms and parents who are also freelancers and solopreneurs
  • Articles must “offer current practical and actionable advice and tips”
  • Types of posts: personal articles, researched articles and education based articles/guides
  • 900 – 1500 words
  • $75 – $100 per post
  • Submit your outline to lisa@freelancemom.com following these guidelines


  • https://w.iworkwell.com
  • HR experts wanted to write/edit instructional articles about topics related to managing people
  • Must have significant HR knowledge, expertise and education
  • 1500 – 3500 words
  • $115 – $195 for original articles; $20 – $75 for article editing; 20% bonus available for complex articles/difficult topics; 10% bonus available for articles submitted early or on time
  • Apply through the online questionnaire following these guidelines

Douglas Business Magazine

Rank Pay

Your Online Biz

  • http://youronline.biz/
  • Submit a guest post to Your Online Biz about growing online businesses the smart way
  • Word count and specific topics are unspecified online
  • $100 per post
  • Fill out the contact form to get more information about submitting your guest post

Government Executive

  • http://www.govexec.com
  • Submit an article to Government Executive; “a monthly business magazine serving executives and managers in the federal government”
  • Contributors should be professional journalists, or former or current federal employees
  • Feature stories (1000 – 2500 words) or Advice/Comment section (650 words)
  • Feature story categories include Management Issues, Agencies, Government people and Civil Service Options
  • Paid; rates not published online
  • Submit your query following these guidelines

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