Content writing for the web is a great and very popular way to earn money online. A freelance web content writer usually contracts with a service or agency to write articles for clients who are building or adding content to their websites. A lot of college students have found a good source of income in the work of content writing.
Here are few questions you need to ask yourself if you want to become a freelance web content writer:
Are you interested in the Web?
Most Web writers love the Web. They browse it a lot and love reading other Web pages. Determine yourself whether freelance web content writing is a good fit for you. The forums at wahm.com and warriorforum.com are full of information from people who write and/or use affiliate marketing to earn a living.
How do you get started?
Once you have clips and a website to show you are serious, there are many online venues where you can advertise, such as craigslist or elance. Also check out freelancedaily.net—a site that combines job postings for freelancers from a variety of sources.
Do you have good Web writing skills?
If you’re writing for readers, you should understand how people actually read on the Web. You need to polish your writing skills if they’re rusty. Choose a writing specialty and spend time reading Web content in that specialty. Make sure you review the basics of common mistakes of grammar, spelling, and punctuation.