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We’re Hiring Freelance Technology Writers

MakeUseOf is a consumer technology website with 21 million monthly pageviews. Our team consists of tech enthusiasts from around the world and we’ve been helping people make the best use of their digital tools since 2006.

Pay and Expectations

We are looking for long-term freelance relationships with writers worldwide. In addition to article pay, we offer a monthly performance bonus based on how your articles perform.

Our ideal candidate has credentialed expertise in technology, such as a relevant college degree, certifications, or past work experience. However, we do accept experienced writers with a proven background who are willing to grow into areas of expertise.

Candidates must be proficient in WordPress and able to pitch article ideas regularly. Accepted candidates will start with a probationary period.

We are specifically looking for writers in the following topics:

Social Media Writer

Relevant areas: Tutorials and explainers about social networking apps and social media for regular users. We do not cover business marketing.

Example Social Media articles:

Creative Writer

Relevant areas: Adobe products like Photoshop or Lightroom, as well as photo, video, and music editing software and apps.

Example Creative articles:

iPhone Writer

Relevant areas: iPhone and iPad tutorials, troubleshooting, list of the best iOS apps, and similar guides.

Example iPhone articles:

Mac Writer

Relevant areas: Mac tutorials, troubleshooting, software lists, and similar.

Example Mac articles:

Linux Writer

Relevant areas: Linux tutorials, Linux software, comparing distros and DEs, etc.

Example Linux articles:

Programming Writer

Relevant areas: Programming tutorials, techniques, explanations, and other relevant information for all levels of programmer.

Example Programming articles:

How to Apply

Please email us at apply [at] makeuseof [dot] com with the subject as “2020 MakeUseOf Writer Application”. Begin your email with “Challenges are what make life interesting.”

Include links to three relevant writing samples published on the web, indicate which topics you’re interested in, plus any previous experience you have in those topics, explain why you’d be a good fit for our team, and mention any other jobs/clients you currently have.

Thank you!