Writing has always been a great way to start working from home and earn money and with the advent of the Internet and content marketing the demand for good quality writing has never been greater. Let’s look at some of the ways you can start writing for pay.
Working from Home you can:
Start a Money Making Blog
Choose a niche and blog about it until you get a large enough audience, then start promoting advertisements and affiliate products on the blog. This method will take a while but it can be quite lucrative, you just have to remember to keep hitting the publish button. If you haven’t achieved your revenue goals with this type of blog it’s simply because you haven’t hit the publish button enough, just keep on going pushing good quality content out to your target audience until your goal is achieved.
Write Online Content for Website Owners
Many website owners hire ghostwriters to write online content for them. Usually the writing is around 500 to 1500 words long about a particular niche. The pay can be low depending on your niche, but a smart writer can make a reasonable hourly rate. I actually use ghostwriters for the writing of blog posts for my clients websites, these writers learn about a particular niche and then write regular articles, which guarantees work each month. Imagine having ten, twenty or more companies all giving you regular work.
Write and Publish Books
Writing books hasn’t changed for many years but publishing has, if you write a book, you can easily self-publish online today using Kindle Direct Publishing. All that’s left is marketing your masterpiece.
Create Manuals and Other Technical Information
Technical writers are in high demand, you can be charged with writing how to information to use software, apps, and more. If you’re good at taking technical information and making it understandable to normal people, you can charge good rates and make a good living.
Become a Copywriter
This is a specific type of writing that involves understanding how to write to sell something. Copywriters write sales page information, advertisements, proposals, tag lines, mission statements and content designed to sell.
Write Press Releases
Often costing hundreds of dollars per press release, a press release writer needs to understand how to write information in a particular format that hooks the news organization and the reader in enough to learn the story behind the information.
Resume | Social Media Profile | PR
People are looking for jobs and they need help perfecting resumes, social media profiles like LinkedIn profiles, and writing PR to promote their business.
The niches are truly endless as more and more opportunities present themselves online daily. Not only can you do any and all of the above, when you write for pay, you can also choose the target audience for whom you want to write. Choosing your audience is a really important when you want to write for others. It can help your understand your topic as well as how much money you can make doing it. Working from home and writing for pay can be very lucrative and is a great way to make money working from home.