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 to the extent of almost making the same as a book editor salary. 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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+
Pro Blog Design ($125)
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
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
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.
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
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, theyâ€™ll pay you upto $50 USD via paypal.
Link: Write for PSD Rockstar
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
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
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
Nettuts+ (make an offer!)
Link: Write for Nettuts+
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+
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+
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
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.