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How To Land Online Content Writing Jobs From Home: Helpful Guidelines

Many people choose freelance working. It has a number of advantages that include a lot of free time, a flexible schedule, good wages, and so on. Still, as any job, it needs to be started. Unlike regular jobs that begin after you are hired, freelance working in general and online content writing in particular begins at the moment you find people who need your services. The Internet is huge, much bigger than the job market in your area. That’s why it can be a problem to find customers immediately. The following guidelines will help you organize your work properly without wasting time and efforts.

  1. Begin with figuring out what you can do and what you need to learn.
  2. If you are going to create content, you need to know at least something about the demands to articles that customers need. You can master the information on your own, using manuals that are available in numbers on the Web. Alternatively, you can try using other people’s experience and join a training course. Both the ways are equally effective; the choice is the matter of your preference.

  3. Determine the areas that are interesting to you.
  4. The choice of the areas you can embrace in your content writing determines the circle of your potential customers. There is a range of the most popular subjects that are demanded on the Internet, like fashion, health, autos, law, family life, etc. Choose the areas that are the most common to you, that demand no specific knowledge if you have none.

  5. Determine the way you’d choose to search for customers.
  6. You can get registered at online marketplaces that are attended by both the authors and customers. Posting your texts there, you can sit waiting until somebody is interested in your articles and purchases them, possibly, leaving an order for future. Also, you can try offering your articles on your own, getting in touch with webmasters, owners of popular websites, online publications, business owners who want to promote their business in social networks, video game developers, etc. A lot depends on the quality and topics of your texts.

  7. Determine how much you can do within a day.
  8. You don’t need a lot to become a good writer: time, devotion, accuracy, self-discipline, and the access to the Internet. Still, if you, for any reasons, undertake more than you can physically handle, you will rather lose than win. Production of texts of a low-quality, running off track, and hating the routine will hardly bring you success.


  • If you intend to become a good writer, this blog will surely help you out!

    August 28, 2014 | (10 ) Comments

  • Very helpful for starters in a freelancing, but also good for advanced writers!

    September 5, 2014 | (10 ) Comments

  • Great tips from professionals! Good to see so many updates!

    November 19, 2014 | (10 ) Comments

  • Great ideas using which you'll never get down! Very useful for writers to get their skills prepared to freelance career.

    December 15, 2014 | (10 ) Comments

Expand Your Job Search and Add More Sources to Your List of Freelance Writing Resources

Keep your source list updated and continue expanding your search options. Sometimes writers are not able to land good writing jobs because they don’t expand where they look. In many cases good jobs are not advertised. You need know where to look and who to get in touch with when it comes to reputable sources with writing job leads. Great writers will know where to go to get work. This means your resource list should be diverse with leads in different niches. You should have an idea of which niches and writing jobs are in demand and those that offer lucrative earnings on a regular basis.