20+ Best Websites that Really Pay You to Write Tutorials

by Simrandeep Singh on April 30, 2010

Web designers and developers have great ways to make money both online and offline. But if you are looking for ways to make good amount of money quickly and you are skilled with designing then you can write for sites that pay you for your tutorials. You can make easy money ranging from $50-$300 just from a single article.

You not only earn money by writing paid tutorial but you also get a link back to your website/blog at the bottom of your article. After writing the paid tutorial, the article becomes the property of the particular site and you can not publish it anywhere else.

In this article I’m going to list 20+ best websites that really pay you to write tutorials.

  1. Go MediaZine ($300)

    Go MediaZine pay upto $300 for each accepted article. Go MediaZine is a great place to find freebies, design tutorials and tips.

    Link: Write for Go MediaZine

  2. Tutorial9 ($150 – $300)

    Tutorial9 is a famous source for best tutorials and resources around the web. If you are skilled with Photoshop, Blogging or Photography then you can write for tutorial9 and get paid $150-300 for each accepted tutorial and $50-150 for each accepted roundup and blogging article.

    Link: Write of Tutorial9

  3. Photoshop Tutorials ($150 – $300)

    PhotoshopTutorials.ws is a popular website for tutorials related to Photoshop and design. You can write for them and you will be paid $150 to $300 for each of your accepted tutorial.

    Link: Write for Photoshop Tutorials

  4. WPWbHost ($150)

    I wrote my first ever paid article here on WPWebHost. After writing on WPWebHost I got an idea of compiling a list of paid tutorial resources. They are very trusted people and they pay you immediately after accepting your article. They accept article related to WordPress only.

    Link: Write for WPWebHost

  5. Tutorial Board ($150)

    You can write for Tutorial Board if you are skilled with Photoshop, Adobe After Effect, Autodesk Maya or any industry standard CG software. They will pay you $150 per accepted tutorial.

    Link: Write for Tutorial Board

  6. SitePoint ($100 + Bonus)

    Sitepoint is a popular place for web professionals. It is popular for its books and articles. When your article is accepted on sitepoint, you get $100 +Bonus according to the pageviews of your article. Bonus ranges from $50 to $250.

    Link: Write for SitePoint

  7. Vectordiary ($150)

    Vector Diary
    Vectordiary is a source for Adobe Illustrator tutorials and tips. If you something to share about adobe illustrator, you can write for Vectordiary and you will get paid $150 for each accepted tutorial.

    Link: Write for Vectordiary

  8. FlashMint ($150)

    The people at FlashMint are looking for talented Flash Developers to contribute articles to FlashMint Tuts. If you’re skilled with Flash, Flex, ActionScript, Animation then you will get paid $150 for your work. You will also get a short link with self promotion with a link to your website.

    Link: Write for FlashMint

  9. Psdtuts+ ($150)

    If you have the skill to write an excellent tutorial to produce a unique and impressive effect/design/graphic, then you can write for psdtuts+ and they will pay you $150 per accepted tutorial.

    Link: Write for Psdtuts+

  10. Pro Blog Design ($125)

    Pro Blog Design
    Pro Blog Design is looking for articles related to WordPress, Web Design, JavaScript, PHP, Photoshop tutorials, SEO and site analysis tools.

    Link: Write for Pro Blog Design

  11. The Tech Labs ($100)

    The tech labs is looking for tutorials related to Adobe flash, Adobe flex, Adobe Air, Adobe Flash light and Actionscript 3. So if you are skilled in any of these you can show your skill here and you will get paid $100.

    Link: Write for the Tech Labs

  12. Hv-Designs ($100)

    If you have the ability to write excellent tutorials or Photoshop related round-ups then you can write for hvdesigns and get $100 USD or loads of hv-designs goodies free of charge along with some free advertising for your own website.

    Link: Write for hvdesigns

  13. Freelance Switch ($60)

    Freelance Switch is place for freelancers. If you have something to say about freelancing then you can write for Freelance Switch and get paid $60.

    Link: Write for Freelance Switch

  14. Psdeluxe ($50)

    Psdeluxe is looking for talented designers. If you are skilled with Adobe Photoshop then you can show your talent here and you will get paid $50 for each accepted article.

    Link: Write for Psdeluxe

  15. PSD Rockstar ($50)

    Writing tutorials can be quite a challenge, and PSDRockstar.com is always on the lookout for talented photoshoppers to teach the community great techniques and tips. In return for your hard work writing a great tutorial, they’ll pay you upto $50 USD via paypal.

    Link: Write for PSD Rockstar

  16. KingTutz ($50-$300)

    If you have the skill to write an excellent tutorial then King Tutz will pay great rates in USD for each tutorial that is accepted ($50-$300).

    Link: Write for KingTutz

  17. SpyreStudios ($50-$160)

    SpyreStudios is a design blog with a focus on typography, design trends, inspiration, CSS, HTML, WordPress, jQuery, minimalism and blogging. If you are a talented designer who enjoys writing and blogging then you can write for SpyreStudios and get between $50 – $160 for each accepted article.

    Link: Write for SpyreStudios

  18. 1stWebDesigner ($30-$40)

    If you can write design related articles and want some money for your articles then you can write for 1stWebDesigner and you will get $30-$40 for each of your article.

    Link: Write for 1stWebDesigner

  19. Nettuts+ (make an offer!)

    Nettuts+ accepts articles related to HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, CMS’s, Simpler PHP and Rails techniques. If your article is accepted you will be paid $150.

    Link: Write for Nettuts+

  20. Vectortuts+ (make an offer!)

    Vectortuts+ is looking for tutorials using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Fireworks, CorelDraw, Inkscape, Adobe InDesign and you will get $150 for every published article of yours.

    Link: Write for Vectortuts+

  21. Aetuts+ (Make an offer!)

    Aetuts+ pays you an agreed amount for every accepted tutorial. They are looking for extensive tutorials using Adobe After Effects. So if you are skilled with Adobe After Effects then you make some money by writing tutorials at Aetuts+.

    Link: Write for AeTuts+

  22. Pxleys (Upto $200)

    If you think you have the talent to write your own unique tutorials, then this is your chance!
    Writing a tutorial for Pxleyes can earn you up to $200 per tutorial and will give a lot of name exposure for you or your website!

    Link: Write for Pxleys

  23. Tut Toaster ($50-$200)

    Tuttoaster pays you $50 to $200 for every accepted article. The article may include tutorials, freebies and roundups.

    Link: Write for Tuttoaster

If you are aware of any other genuine website that pay for writing tutorials and articles, you can share it with us.

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Simrandeep is the owner and editor-in-chief of TricksDaddy. He is a part-time blogger from India. Catch him on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

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{ 30 comments… read them below or add one }

Agent de bord April 30, 2010 at 1:21 pm

Thanks a lot it’s first time to know i can earn from The Tech Labs
thank a lot again
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Debajyoti Das April 30, 2010 at 5:28 pm

Wow this is such an amazing Article…. Much Needed….. Writing a good tutorial is not very hard but getting paid > $100 for it simply amazing.

Thanks for the Links…. have to give it a try.,…

Btw, I saw your article on WPwebhost…. it was good too.
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Simrandeep April 30, 2010 at 8:31 pm

Thanks for your appreciation Debajyoti… We can write great articles if we are paid for our work and these sites are paying an amazing amount for writing tutorials.


fatabbot May 1, 2010 at 2:32 am

Another one, up to $200 per tutorial, depending on size and complexity: http://www.pxleyes.com/tutorials/info/

I’ve also written some shorter, simple tutorials for them, and it was still always over $40 per tutorial.


Simrandeep May 1, 2010 at 9:37 am

Thanks for sharing :)

Updated the post with your link.


Amit @ blogging May 2, 2010 at 1:45 am

I didn’t know about this. They are paying handsome amount for writing tutorials. Great way to make money online. You sure showed me a new way!


xphunt3r May 2, 2010 at 9:50 am

I am really not aware of this………… I will some time on these websites…….. Thanks for Info
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Shekhar sahu May 2, 2010 at 11:29 am

This is a superb post, let me try with flash and photoshop.


Simrandeep May 2, 2010 at 11:37 am

Sure buddy… You should try your luck and skills… If your tutorial is accepted then you will get handsome amount of money quickly along with a back link to your blog :)


vijay May 2, 2010 at 1:04 pm

This will surely improve our writing skills and self confidence about writing.Thanking you.


Deluxe Blog Tips May 2, 2010 at 8:42 pm

Great list. I will try to write some posts for these websites. Thank you very much.
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P.K.ARUN May 2, 2010 at 11:57 pm

Dude you collected amazing website list… most of the website you listed here are not know to me. Thanks for sharing.


Simrandeep May 3, 2010 at 1:43 pm

Thanks Arun :)

Hey you started a new blog ?


P.K.ARUN May 3, 2010 at 3:23 pm

yes dude.. :D
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Swagat May 4, 2010 at 1:07 pm

Nice collection.. time to earn..
.-= Swagat´s last blog ..Falling objects synchronized to produce rhythm | Video =-.


Simrandeep May 4, 2010 at 2:37 pm

You can start earning now by writing tutorials :)


palla ramarao May 5, 2010 at 6:01 am

hi, great collection list… But most of them are Adobe Photoshop etc related. Are there any websites that pay for any niche type of articles like Windows, Apple, Technology etc. I will be interested in those. Also writing engineering articles, any website pays?


Simrandeep May 5, 2010 at 6:31 pm

I don’t know about any such websites. If I get the list I’ll post about that too :)


Sarah November 16, 2010 at 4:42 pm

Pxleyes does, they support practically any graphics program


jack May 5, 2010 at 8:04 pm

Hi Simrandeep
You have done a very beautiful job.Many people will earn after reading your post about “20+ Best Websites That Really Pay You To Write Tutorials”.The information which you have given is very useful for the beginners and the people who are thinking of doing something.appreciatable really.Thanks for sharing this kind of information.God bless you!!!!Keep it up.


Anish K.S May 12, 2010 at 11:06 am

Thanks Simran for this Post.
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Murlu May 14, 2010 at 6:09 am

I keep kicking myself for not writing for these blogs. The funny thing is that I do know Photoshop, Web Design and other subjects related to these blogs extensively.

I guess this post has shifted my gears, time to get to work :)
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Simrandeep May 14, 2010 at 9:35 am

If you expert in Photoshop and Web design then you should write posts for these sites. You will also get link back to your blog. Double benefit :)


Robin May 18, 2010 at 9:57 am

Nice list.. will pick the sites in sequence to write articles for them :)


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Jennifer R May 29, 2010 at 5:41 pm

Writing an article is not hard but writing something new is very hard for everyone :)
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Hein June 1, 2010 at 1:33 am

Here’s another one, instant pay upon approval ;)

.-= Hein´s last blog ..Showcase of Multi-Colored Color Schemes in Web Design =-.


Simrandeep June 1, 2010 at 6:56 pm

Added your link.

Thanks for visiting here :)


Zeeshan Khan September 16, 2010 at 10:29 am

Nice work. thanks for post.


Atif February 26, 2011 at 12:24 pm

Wow. Its means we can make some money from these websites. Awesome collection thanks


susan balongo December 5, 2012 at 5:57 pm

Hi, i just realized that i can make money online through tutorial and the grate websites that can pay me for my work which is very interesting. thanks a lot.


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