Freelance writing is the fastest means to start earning cash online; you can start right away without having a blog or prior experience and it can be done from the comfort of your home with little or no supervision. To me, this is what it means to work from home. Freelance writing involves time and effort that is why you need to be dedicated. If you are not into freelance writing yet, then I must let you know you are missing out on something big; the need for fresh content online is ever growing, there are many blog owners out there who are willing to pay writers for unique articles. Most people feel they can’t be a freelance writer, is that the case with you? If it is, then I will tell you this: You can do it! Writing is a form of communication, the more you put this skill to use, the better your writing skill will be over time. So start from somewhere today, start writing post for your blog and for others, your writing will improve within a short period of time.
What It Takes To Be A Freelance writer
To be a freelance writer who writes for money, there are some things you will need.
- As a freelance writer, you need to adhere strictly to deadline; Most of the client you will be writing for will need you to deliver within a short period, which means you have to put extra effort to make sure you deliver your content before the deadline.
- A reliable internet connection and a personal computer are needed; this will help for easy submission of your content when you are done. It won’t be cool to try submitting an article and your internet connection is down.
- Freelance writing also requires extensive reading. Since you will be writing for a wide range of topics, you need to read extensively to be able to get a clear view of the topic you are writing about. This will help you to write well detailed articles.
Where To Get client To write For
There are many places online to get clients; some sites share revenue generated by your articles, while others pays you instantly for contributing to their website if your article is accepted. Below are three websites where you can find clients to write for.
Problogger Job Board
Under job board section of problogger, there are lots of clients who need content for their websites, they are willing to pay you handsomely for it. To get a client, go to job board section of problogger, search for articles that interest you and meet your income criteria. Most clients will require you to send a CV or sample of writing to them; they also specify what they want you to apply in the article. Just follow the procedure in the job board section in order to be considered for these writing positions.
Warrior Forum Hire Board
Warrior forum is a great place to get clients, because it allows direct contact with clients, they are always in need of fresh content and they are professionals who know the worth of your article. This means you won’t be writing for a few bucks but for the real value of what you offer.To start, go to hire board on www.warriorforum.com, respond to post in wanted board and discuss with clients. Putting some great contents on warrior forum will also help to market you and at the same time sending backlinks to your blog.
Flippa is a place where websites are being sold; it is the best place to get information about website, their content strategy and who owns them. You can take advantage of this and get good clients to write for. Whenever a new website is sold, track the buyer, inform them about the services you offer letting them know they can contact you in the future if they need writing service.
These are just a few places on the web where you get paid to write. A friend of mine, Onibalusi Bamidele has compiled a list of 30 Websites that Pays You to Contribute an Article Instantly. Read the article and start getting clients to write for. Wishing you best of luck!
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