How to make an extra $1000 writing technical articles

Have you ever fantasized about writing technical articles for a living? How would you react if I told you that some companies would pay you up to $300-$500 for an article you write?
If you want to earn for writing technical documents, then this article if for you.

This article will show you the list of companies that pay you for writing. Earning money from writing as a software engineer is very good because it will make becoming a documentation engineer’s journey easier. In addition, you get paid to grow and hone your skills in their product/tool.

I will list a few points that will make it easy for you to get a freelance technical writing gig.

  • Have at least two in-depth technical articles hosted on a writing platform like Medium, Dev.to, Hashnode, and LinkedIn.

The points above are very relevant when you are applying for a freelance role as a technical writer because every company or writing agency wants to hire the best.
Back to the reason for this article, I have worked with a few writing agencies and companies that pay you for writing about their product, and I can tell you for free that you will learn a lot and grow more in software development.

Companies/ Agencies that pay you for writing

1: Draft.dev

They pay up to $500 per article.

Apply

2: CircleCI

They pay $300 per article.

Apply

3: Bird Eat Bug

They pay $100-$300 per article.

Apply

4: Codemagic

They pay up to $300 per article.

Apply

5: Adeva

They pay up to $200 per article.

Apply

6: Airbyte

They pay up to $900 per article.

Apply

7: Ambassador Labs

They pay up to $300 per article.

Apply

8: Hashnode Web3 blog

They pay up to $150 — $400 per article.

Apply

9: Linode

They pay up to $400 per article.

Apply

10: Strapi

They pay up to $200 per article.

Apply

11: Vonage

They pay up to $500 per article.

Apply

Conclusion

As a software engineer, you can make an extra $1000 for writing for any of the above companies and it will be of an advantage to gain more experience about the product/tool you are writing about and make money out of it.

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Nwokocha Wisdom Maduabuchi

A software engineer with considerable experience in mobile development, native Android, and IOS development(Xcode), flutter dev, technical writing and community