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6 platforms where you can publish sample articles


I will be revealing six platforms where you can publish sample articles in order to successfully bid for work on social media platforms like LinkedIn.

If you have tried to connect with clients on Fiverr, Upwork, LinkedIn and other social media platforms, then I bet you have been asked to present your samples. You can be asked to send copies of samples or a link of your published articles.

Published articles, this is what most potential clients request from writers—when bidding on Upwork, LinkedIn, Reddit, Social Media, and cold pitching.

Submitting links for articles published under your name can increases your chances of winning the clients.

There are so many online publishing platforms where you can publish your samples in a matter of minutes. The options include:

The 6 platforms where you can publish sample articles

How to publish sample articles


This is a publishing platform suited to short and obvious promotional blog posts. If you sell blog posts or other SEO articles that are short, then this is one of the best platforms to publish your samples. This is however not appropriate for those who publish long articles. Consider it when you write articles like short blog posts, product reviews and other short articles.

How to publish sample articles on LinkedIn Articles

LinkedIn has to be one of the best places to easily publish your articles. If you have a LinkedIn account then you have probably heard about this platform. To capture clients on LinkedIn, consider publishing on this platform. You can also refer clients from other social media platforms here because it is one of the best.


You can submit your articles for free. But make sure your writing is up to standard and free of any grammar and spelling mistakes. This platform is strict to notice simple spelling and grammar errors, you should therefore scan your article keenly before submitting it here.

It is one of the most popular free publishing platforms for new writers. Some clients ask for samples from this platform only, so have at least one sample published on this platform to cater for these specific clients. You shouldn’t lose possible clients because you don’t have a sample on this platform.

How to publish sample articles on Issuu

The platform gives you the opportunity to reach a lot of people with your writing. This one of the largest platforms. Your sample will reach a lot of people who can in turn employ you.

How to publish sample articles on Article Alley

If you want free exposure for your writing, this is a good site to help you on your way. This is good platform for newbies who are still struggling to find a breakthrough but have stunning original samples.


There are several other platforms where you can publish articles under your name to use as samples when pitching or applying for writing jobs, you can research on the internet to find more platforms.


Marion Mwangangi is a Journalism student at Multimedia University of Kenya. Apart from being a student, she is a professional graphic designer, an SEO expert and a video editor. Email:

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  1. Everything is very open with a really clear explanation of the issues. It was really informative. Your website is very useful. Many thanks for sharing!

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