In a Facebook group for writers a writer recently asked, “How do you become a paid regular contributor to a blog? Do you just keep pitching stories? Or somehow finagle a recurring column?” My blog management company runs a number of blogs, so we’re constantly hiring regular contributors. But we never advertise these openings.Why? Because we pull from writers we already work with, contributors who wrote a great first post for us, then another great post, then another. When we hire a regular contributor, we want to know we can count on that writer to submit high-quality content on a regular … Read More
Alexis Grant is founder of The Write Life. A digital strategist and entrepreneur, she blogs about alternative careers. Alexis also runs a content marketing company that specializes in managing high-volume blogs.