Top 10 Free Online Publishing Platforms For New Writers

Free Publishing Platforms For Writers

If you are a new writer, it might be a little confusing at first to choose the right digital publishing platform to publish your articles online.

Before you go looking for the best publishing companies, you need to decide which platforms are best suited to your topic or writing style.

You need to know what you want to publish, so you can decide which platform will help you find new readers.

Luckily, there are plenty of publishing platforms to choose from where you can publish articles for free.

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With digital publishing, it is easy for anyone to learn how to publish articles online.

There are so many online publishing platforms for writers, so you can publish your writing in a matter of minutes.

What works for one writer might not work for the other. It is also important to know who your audience is when choosing article publishing sites.

Do you want to reach teens, young adults, or adults? Are you trying to reach young entrepreneurs or established business owners?

Once you figure out the type of writing you want to do and the audience you want to write for, you can go ahead and find the best online publishing platforms.

There are also plenty of free writing apps to help you write great content that readers will love.

But you should use a good online grammar checker to make sure your writing is as perfect as possible.

Then you can bring your vision and ideas to the world with digital content.

With so many people reading articles and online content on laptops, smartphones, and tablets, there is always an audience for new writers.

There are many online magazines and sites that accept articles for free.

It’s up to you to find the best digital publishing solution to suit your needs.

To get you started, here is a list of platforms offering free article publishing.


1. Medium


Medium is a very popular free publishing site where you can share your writing.

You can connect with more sophisticated and dedicated readers than you might find on other social media platforms such as Twitter or Facebook.

However, it is similar to a social network in its ease of connecting with other Medium users, but it is best suited to long-form writing.

It is very easy to create and to set up your Medium account. Then take a quick tour and read the FAQs. You are now ready to be published online with your first article.

The publishing tools are super easy to use with click and edit or drag and drop to move elements.

Your content on Medium should be full-length articles that are highly informative. Using original images is highly recommended.

Be aware though that it is not a publishing platform that is suited to short and obvious promotional blog posts.

You can read our How To Use Medium guide for more detailed information about the submission guidelines. But they are really straightforward.


More reading: How To Become A Better Writer With Seven Easy Writing Skills


2. Linkedin Articles


You are probably already on Linkedin. So why not publish your articles there?

Follow the instructions for publishing Linkedin articles and you are ready to go.

With so many people on the site, you are bound to find readers for professional articles.

It has to be one of the best places to publish articles online.


3. EzineArticles

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EzineArticles has been around for a very long time.

It is one of the most popular platforms for new writers to find an audience.

You can submit your articles for free. But make sure your writing is up to standard and free of any grammar and spelling mistakes.

If you are starting a new blog or website, it is a good digital marketing option to get links back to your site.


4. Scoop.It


Scoop.It is one of the most popular free publishing platforms for new writers.

You can publish great magazines on this website, and it does what is promised.

There is a function where you can find great content to help as inspiration.

Simply use the proper keywords, and you will be flooded with information.


5. Issuu


You can find some excellent content on the Issuu, and some entertaining ones as well.

It is a user-friendly platform that anyone can create digital publications.

You don’t need to use any publishing software.

You can also sell your digital magazine directly from the website, which makes it possible to make a little bit of money.

Issuu is definitely one of the leading platforms for anyone who has something worthwhile to say.

With more than 15000 updates daily, you can see why it is so popular with writers who are publishing articles online.

It also gives you the opportunity to reach a lot of people with your writing. It does not matter what your passion is; there is a place for you on this platform.

Your magazine can be about anything from cats to basketball. There are no boundaries.


6. Yudo


If you are a photographer who wants to share your multimedia with the world, you might find that Yudo is for you.

It is a platform where you can mix your writing, videos, photographs, and audio.

Who wouldn’t like to read a digital magazine that offers all of these features?

It does make for a more exciting read and higher sales numbers, so it could be worth a shot.

It is all about having a passion and working hard at it.


7. Article Alley

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Article Alley prefers original content. But that is what you should always do when posting your articles online.

If you want free exposure for your writing, this is a good site to help you on your way.

There is a huge choice of categories, so you are sure to find one that suits your writing topic.


Related reading: The 14 Best Free Grammar Check And Grammar Corrector Apps



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PUB HTML5 is free of charge so you can see if it is the right digital publishing tool for you.

The design is sleek and simple, which is exactly what you want as a beginner.

We do not need websites that are too confusing to use.

The great thing about this platform is that your publications will appear professional on all devices.

It can be a computer or a mobile device. The results are the same.

You can publish interactive elements in magazines, catalogs, brochures, and create rich-media flipping books.

If you are trying to get your name out there as an influential writer, you might want to give this website a try.


More reading: What Is The Best Software For Authors Writing A New Book?


9. Joomag


With over 500,000 publishers using this website, you can understand why Joomag is included in this list.

You can manage your subscribers easily on this platform and add more as and when you please.

It gives you full control over your publications.

Use might want to use a good grammar checker to help you write flawless articles. Then you can launch your own campaign.

You can use your mailing list to notify all of your subscribers when you publish a new article.

You can also send emails that you write exclusively for your subscribers to make them feel part of the team.

It is an easy way to promote your work.


10. Easy Articles

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Easy Articles is another site that accepts and publishes articles from writers on a lot of topics.

You can get article writing tips and can submit your article for free. As the name says, you can easily publish your articles.

There are many other services and options, but if you are new to article writing, it is a great site to get you started.



There are no limits anymore when it comes to interactive content creation and digital publishing.

Anyone can learn how to publish articles online.

With all these fantastic platforms available to you, it is just a matter of putting in the work.

Many have native apps for iOS, Android, and Google Play. Check your App stores.

Before you know it, you are going to be writing for free article submission sites, your interactive magazine, or even get started on your new book.

All you need is your drive and passion to get you towards your goals.

Give one of these websites a try, and you will be publishing your fantastic articles in no time at all.

Derek Haines

A Cambridge CELTA English teacher and author with a passion for writing and all forms of publishing. My days are spent teaching English and writing, as well as testing and taming new technology.

17 thoughts on “Top 10 Free Online Publishing Platforms For New Writers

  • October 25, 2020 at 1:09 am

    Good morning. Please I am a prolific writer. I write on a broad range of topics and areas ranging from Marriage, Relationship, Politics, amongst others. How do I publish my articles please?

  • October 1, 2020 at 1:11 am

    Fine, thank you.

  • July 29, 2020 at 5:08 am

    I want to publish my poetries. Where I can get it published?

  • June 21, 2020 at 5:39 am

    I’m looking for free publishing platform. I want to publish an article I wrote while I was in college. This an academic article for educators (teaching profession). What is the appropriate website for that.


  • September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

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  • September 1, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    As they say always seek knowledge I would like to seek knowledge and become one of the best poets ever in history by explaining to people about what’s love

  • August 25, 2019 at 11:53 pm

    Kindly please keep providing me the work related to writing . Iam hard working and dedicated.

    • November 24, 2019 at 11:51 pm

      “Life is my teacher and living is my lesson.”
      I believe everyday you live, you learn alot from life. When you stop living is when the lessons stop.
      Article is informative and useful. Reading it has set me in motion. I now know how to proceed. The lessons are a step forward in the right direction.

  • June 20, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Very valuable information. Lot of secrets, thank you.

  • December 26, 2018 at 8:33 am

    Hello Lisa,
    Great article. Thanks for bringing these tools on one platform for the world.
    Keep up the good work.

  • September 12, 2018 at 10:42 am

    Hello we are publishing house based in Rwanda Africa, we would like to get in touch with you for more information on the on how we can work with you in publishing working in have books for kids both fiction and non fiction kindly tell me how we can work together.
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    • September 12, 2018 at 11:06 am

      Please use our site contact form if you wish to get in touch with us.

  • August 29, 2018 at 12:14 pm

    I want to publish a book. What is the process ? Can I contact you ?Nearest office ?

    • August 29, 2018 at 12:48 pm

      We only offer advice articles on our site, Abraham. Sorry, but we do not offer personal support or coaching.

      • August 2, 2020 at 12:07 pm

        Is it possible to publish a small article regarding medical science

    • May 11, 2019 at 8:34 am

      Frankly speaking, and as human beings, we always learn from one another. You may good in x and I’m good at y, for that reason I may need your help and you may need my help. It’s a mutual learning.

      • October 1, 2020 at 1:09 am

        Hi Derek Haines, I would like to publish my short gospel articles, Where do I start?


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