Content writing is one of the best ways to make money online. There are some lines of work that are very well suited to the online world. Visual media related work like graphic designing and photography is one such example.
Writing content is another. What would the internet be without written content? There is no shortage of content writing jobs and there is always a need for good writers.
If you want to make money writing content, you should know that it’s a skill that has to be acquired. Writing online content can be different than usual writing. It needs to be simple straight forward and segmented. We will talk more about how to write well in another post.
But rest assured, you will need to know how to write good content if you hope to get good and regular work.
There are 3 main ways of making money by writing content.
- Write a blog.
- Write on content sharing sites.
- Do content writing jobs.
We have already spoken about how to make money by writing a blog in another post. It’s a wonderful endeavor to take up if you are ready to make a long tern commitment.
Write on content sharing websites. These sites let you write on virtually any topic of your choice. Your articles are published on the website and populated with advertisements and paid offers of their choice.
Depending upon the popularity of your content and the number of people who click on the ads, you get paid by these websites on a revenue sharing basis. Since these websites rank swell with search engines and receive a lot of organic traffic, your content can start seeing visitors right from the time that you post it.
Online Content Writing Jobs. There are plenty of these available, specially on the popular freelance websites. That’s not all.
Once you have experience and a good work history under your belt you can find content writing jobs on a more permanent basis. There are huge content writing companies that employ thousands of people to write. Sites like about.com invite people to become permanent writers with them in the guise of “guides.” Some of the sites where you can explore content writing jobs are: