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    *No Longer Accepting Entries* BuzzFeed Community's Writers' Challenge Has Been Extended Through Sept 15th, And You Can Earn $$$ For Making Viral Posts

    We're giving away cash for the top Community posts between June 15 to September 15, 2021. Here's everything you need to know!

    👉 This is it: Your chance to earn real money by writing BuzzFeed posts!👈

    Think you can write a viral BuzzFeed post? Have a little extra time on your hands this summer? Join our Summer Writers' Challenge for a chance to get paid for the brilliant ideas floating around in that big beautiful brain of yours! Sign up for an account here to get started.

    the basics

    We’ve hosted some fun BuzzFeed Community Challenges in the past, but this one’s our biggest yet!

    From June 15, 2021 through September 15, 2021, BuzzFeed is paying you cash for each post you create that reaches a certain number of pageviews. Any post you publish during this timeframe could earn between $150 and $10,000 if it falls within one of the following traffic tiers:

    graph showing traffic tiers and prize payouts

    Any post that doesn't violate our Community Rules and is created and published between June 15, 2021, and September 15, 2021 can be entered into our BuzzFeed Community Writers’ Challenge, as long as you meet our eligibility requirements (more on that below)!

    All you have to do is select ✅ the opt-in box in your draft 🚨before publishing your post 🚨 to submit it into the challenge. It'll look this on the right side of your draft:

    If you're using the mobile editor, you can find the opt-in checkbox by clicking the options icon in the top right corner.

    We will not count any pageviews accumulated on these posts after October 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. EST.

    👉 You'll need to sign up or log in to your BuzzFeed Community account to submit a Community post. You can do this here! 👈

    Please make sure the email address you sign up with is one you check — this is how we'll be reaching out to you.

    Psst — here are guides to help you with making lists and non-quiz posts, and one for quizzes, too!

    eligibility requirements
    what am i agreeing to by opting in?
    how do i know if i earned money? how do i get my $$$?
    How does a post get traffic anyway?
    how do i get my post promoted on Buzzfeed?
    tips to increase the chances of your post getting promoted
    can i change my mind after i've opted in?
    I forgot to check the opt-in box when I published my post. what now?
    do i need a working email address linked to my account?
    still have questions?