New Job Opportunity for Writers at

Writers, like myself, are always looking for more opportunities as time passes.  We are constantly looking for higher paying jobs, constantly applying and constantly hoping, wish and praying that we get the job. I came across this job opportunity today and I am currently in the application process.

ABOUT.COM GUIDE OVERVIEW Guides create content specifically to help our users in their moment of need.

Every month, millions visit us for help with everything from health care and parenting issues to advice on travel, cooking, technology and hobbies. We’re looking for passionate, experienced writers to join this group of Guides, covering one of our available topics in depth.

All Guides are freelancers who work online and set their own schedules, giving them the flexibility to work at the time that’s best for them. There are other advantages, too, including a compensation plan that offers a monthly payment for content produced as well as incentives for performance, support from our highly-trained editorial team, and the opportunity to take part in our Guide-focused PR program.

All potential Guides go through a two-part online orientation and evaluation program, learning about our editorial standards while writing articles and blog posts and publishing them on a test site with our publishing tools. During evaluation you’ll be evaluated by an editor, who will give you comments on your work before making a final decision at the end of the process. You can read more about the process here.

Interested in applying to become an Guide? Check our list of available topics and see if one matches your passion and expertise. We look forward to reading your application.


According to’s guide facts, writers can earn up to $675 per month withn the first two years of becoming a guide. There is a minium of $500 a month afterwards. pays Guides by measuring pageview growth (month-over-month for Guides in their first year, and year-over-year every year after) with payment incentives for pageview growth. If your pageviews grow, you will never make less than $675 per month.


Simply click this link and you will be redirected to the Application page where you will choose a topic, enter your personal information, submit a 500+ word article on the topic chosen and fill in your experience. After this process you may or may not be chosen for the program. If you are, you will undergo and extensive training period with close communication with an editor.


By the way, you can also apply to be a Topic Guide here and a Video Producer here.


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