Are you an expert at doing something? Have you mastered a process? Is there something that you do so well that you can teach it to others?
I firmly believe that we can learn something from everybody, and everybody can learn something from us.
So what process or processes have you mastered? I bet if you give it some thought you can think of something. How would you like cash-in on your knowledge or skill?
Tutorial Writers Wanted
If you make the effort to find them, you’ll discover that there are quite a few websites out there that will pay you to write how-to guides, and tutorials for their audiences.
So, if you think that you can break something down into a step by step process that is easy to understand and replicate, you should check some of these sites out, and consider making some easy money writing for them.
This website is looking for those with technical expertise to share their knowledge with the community. They want contributors to write tutorials and best practices for Alibaba Cloud products & services, specifically content that addresses customer pain points.
If you submit a tutorial that gets published, you will be paid between $200 and $300 depending on the complexity of the tutorial. If you become a regular contributor, you’ll get a bonus of $150 for every fifth article that you write.
These guys pay $50 for shorter tutorials, around 500 words, that they call quick tips. Anything related to audio recording, or music is what they are looking for.
If you have any expertise in welding, you might consider submitting a tutorial to this website. They are looking for practical how-to articles around 2,000 words about anything welding related for which they pay 3 cents per word, which would be right around $60.
This is a licensed mold removal company based in Canada. They seek contributors for their blog who can write expert tutorials pertaining to the following topics:
- Environmental services
- Mold removal
- Asbestos testing
- Water damage restoration
- Air duct cleaning
- Pollution inspection
- Building inspection
If you can contribute a well written, expert tutorial that gets published, you will be paid $200 to $400.
This website publishes cooking tips. If you can submit a good tip on ways to solve a cooking problem that gets published, Cuisine At Home will pay you $50.
This is a blog about web design, and pays contributors for design tutorials. A payment amount is not specified, however, it is stated that if your tutorial gets published, you will be paid.
This company seeks technical writers for their blog. They want tutorials related to installing or configuring open source software on the following Linux distributions: Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, and Arch Linux. If you write a tutorial that they want to publish, the pay is $50.
This company is accepting contributors to write for them on the following categories:
You may add relevant images to the article, and include a link to your own website. However, if they publish your article, they reserve all copyrights, which means you cannot sell your article or publish it elsewhere. They want articles to be between 1,000 and 3,000 words long, and they MUST begin with the words “How To”. They do not want you to focus on SEO keywords, instead, they want you to use words that are appropriate. If your article gets approved for publication, you will be compensated in an amount up to $60.
This website is a place where people can go to find free, and premium vectors, photos, and PSDs to use for whatever they may need them for. They accept tutorials for their blog that are related to design, illustration, animation, and other things pertaining to digital art. If you submit a tutorial that gets published, your payment will be $100.
Free Pik also accepts photo, and vector submissions for their visitors to use. If you submit photos or vectors, you will be paid on a per download basis. In other words, each time someone downloads your photo, or vector, your payment increases.
This website publishes tech news, and tutorials. They are looking for tutorial submissions on the following topics:
- Website design
Your technical knowledge can get you paid $100 on this website for comprehensive tutorials, $50 for simple tutorials, and $25 for updates on previously published tutorials.
King Tutz is actually a tutorial blog network with 3 separate tutorial websites under the King Tutz brand. Those that submit tutorials to any of the 3 websites are paid quite well if their submissions get published as payments range from $50 to $300 depending on the length, and complexity of each submission. The 3 websites that you can write tutorials for are as follows:
- King Tutz Photoshop which publishes tutorials about, well, Photoshop
- King Tutz Entrepreneur which publishes small business advice
- King Tutz Web which publishes tutorials related to coding, and web design
This company offers services such as logo design, graphic design, website design, web marketing, and search engine optimization. They welcome contributors to their blog who can write in depth tutorials on anything design related. They highly encourage contributors to include screenshots with their tutorials, and even a short video or two. Payment for submissions that they want to publish is open for negotiation.
You can probably guess what type of tutorials this website publishes as the name says it all. They are offering $50 for your Photoshop quick tips, and $150-$300 for full tutorials. They also accept regular articles, and roundups for which they pay $25-$50 for the ones that they publish.
On this website, you can get paid to write articles, create videos, or even design infographics. Plesk is looking for tutorials, tips, guides, industry insights, trend observations, and case studies pertaining to the following topics:
- Docker & Plesk
- Website scalability and performance
- Web security
- Development basics
- Hosting & cloud industry
- Digital agency life
Plesk pays $50 for updates and short articles. $100 is offered for articles over 1,000 words, simple infographics, and short videos. For articles over 1,500 words, detailed infographics, or long videos, Plesk pays $200.
PXL Eyes caters to the photography community with daily photography and photoshop contests. They accept tutorial submissions to their blog for which they pay $200 for the ones that they publish.
In their blog about office life, Quill looks to publish tips, and tutorials about resolving common office issues. If you submit a tutorial to Quill that gets published, you will be compensated according to one of the three following payment tiers:
- $50 for short, simple guides on resolving common office issues
- $100 for tutorials that tackle issues which require more guidance and clarity
- $150 for tutorials that answer complicated problems with various solution paths
These guys are looking for Semaphore developers to write tutorials for their community site for which they pay $200 for the ones that they publish.
This website is looking for contributors to submit content that would be helpful to first time moms. If you submit an article that gets published by Stork Guide, you will be paid $50.
Tut Toaster looks for contributor tutorials, articles, freebies, and roundups that pertain to pretty much anything web related. They pay $25-$50 for the submissions that they accept.
This is a web and graphic design blog that welcomes design tutorial submissions. If they publish a tutorial that you submit, they’ll gladly pay you $150.
This website’s slogan states, “Get paid to write about anything. ” You can submit tutorials on any topic that you wish and, as long as it is original and fairly well written, they will publish it on its own page. Tutorial Tub uses a revenue sharing model to compensate its contributors, so when you submit a tutorial that gets published, they’ll put a few ads on the page with your tutorial, and every time someone clicks one of those ads, you will be paid. This means that the more people you have reading your tutorial, the more money you will make.
This website is looking for subject matter experts to write high quality tutorials for them on a regular basis pertaining to the following topics:
- Information Technology
- Software Quality management
- Java technologies
- Mainframe technologies
- Web development technologies
- Project Management
- Accounting and Finance
- Big Data
- Microsoft technology
- Business intelligence
- SAP Modules
- Open Sources
- Soft Skills
- Academic subjects from Engineering and Management
- Any topic with which you can write great content
If you want to write for Tutorials Point, you must produce a sample write up of 2-3 pages to show your writing capabilities and command over a chosen subject. If you get hired as a writer for Tutorials Point, pay ranges from $250 to $500 per tutorial that you write.
This is a blog that focuses on producing content for illustrators, especially tutorials to help illustrators improve their skills. The owner of Vector Diary accepts guest submissions for which he will pay contributing writers $150, if their submission is published.
This website is looking for cloud developers to submit tutorials pertaining to cloud computing. They have a tiered payment structure for the tutorials that they publish, see below.
- $75 for short tutorials & article posts
- $150 for tutorials of 750+ words in length
- $300 for in-depth tutorials of 1,500+ words in length
I’ve probably only scratched the surface as far as the number of websites out there that will compensate you for contributing your knowledge. If you just make the effort to seek these websites out, you’ll find them. If you have discovered any other sites that pay out for tutorials that were not mentioned, please, put them in the comments below.
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