What: Contently connects content writers and companies to produce content for corporate websites, brochures and sponsored posts

Expected pay: $0.25 to $2/word

Commissions & Fees: NA

Where: Nationwide

Requirements: Writing experience in a relevant topic area



  • Connects content writers with companies looking for content
  • The site does not allow writers to bid against one another
  • It establishes a price for each piece and then offers the jobs to a group of writers who are qualified to complete the work.
  • Reasonable range of pay
  • The pay is clearly described so you can decide whether the pay is worth the time of the project
  • When you register and post your profile, the site includes a link to your past work
  • If the site’s editors determine you are qualified to write for one of their clients, they will contact you with the offer and details.
  • Clients determine the pay. According to the site, rates generally fall into the following ranges:
    1. Articles with secondary sources (300-700 words) pay $380-$630 USD
    2. Reported stories with primary sources (400-700+ words) pay $570-$890 USD
    3. Multi-source stories with 3+ primary sources (400-700+ words) pay $1,140-$1,400 USD
    4. White papers (1,000-5,000 words) pay $1.70/word USD
  • Publishers are required to accept or reject a writer’s work within 15 days; the site then collects payment and transfers it within 30 days.


  • It can take time before you’re offered a writing opportunity

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