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Online publishers probably get at least one of these emails a day: “Hi! I love your blog. I’m a freelance writer and I just want to get my work out there into the world. Can I share an article on your website? I’ll even pay you for the trouble!”
First, no writer in the history of ever has made a living by paying other people to publish their work—that alone sets off alarm bells. And if the offer is accepted, the product is likely to be a poorly written blog post with a very conspicuous link shoehorned into the text.