How can I get an article published?

1. Approach lots of publications and ask if they'd consider letting me write a test piece.
2. Ask friends if they know of any publications that might consider letting me write for them.
3. Self publish a selection of articles as a Zine
4. Look for freelance writing positions online.
5. Write a long copy ad and pay for it to be put in a magazine.
6. Contact lots of writers who publish online and ask them to be on the podcast and then ask them if they can hook me up.