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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