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Want to earn online but sick of the same fake methods that won’t work? Then you are at the right place! In this post, I am going to talk about the ideas that really worked for me.
If you love to write or want to earn online, I am sure you must have come across many websites that give absurd ways to earn, most of which don’t usually work. Don’t get me wrong, there are some genuine ways too but to find them was really a perilous work. So here I am today to walk you through those genuine ways that really worked for me.
If you are a writer who wants to earn online or just anyone looking for ways to earn some money, this post has something for all of you. (If you want some tips on improving your writing skills then do visit my blog WRITE LIKE PRO.)
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The table of contents gives you an overview of the whole post. You can read it from the beginning (maybe you’ll find something for you) or directly jump to the topic you find interesting by clicking on it.
So… are you ready to bag some cash now?
What is Freelance Writing?
You must be wondering what Freelance Writing actually is and why is it such hype. Everyone is talking about freelancing nowadays so what is it?
Who do you write for?
How much do you earn?
Where do you get clients?
What you have to write?
Freelance writing is a huge domain. In simple words, a Freelancer is a self-employed person who works on projects independently and gets paid for them. The pay varies from project to project and definitely on the companies. The pay is usually good too and the projects are not too difficult (exceptions are always there but they pay you good too).
You get to choose the work and you get paid for it. Let’s say I only want to write fictional short stories, I will choose the projects that ask me to write only fictional short stories. In this way, I am getting paid for doing what I like and this is the main concept of Freelancing, you get paid to do what you really like.
All you have to do to be a Freelance Writer is to make a profile on freelancing websites like Freelancer, Upwork and many more. It is free of cost and if you like it, you can purchase the premium version too. For me, the free ones work pretty well too. Now you can search for the work you want to do and get started.
A blog is a website where information is shared. It is generally owned by individuals as I own Write Like Pro where I share writing tips and advice, book reviews, ways to earn by writing and everything related to books and writing. I personally love blogging because I can write whatever I want and be financially independent. In Freelancing, we have to write for clients but in blogging, you are directly connected with the readers. It is an amazing experience, to be honest.
To blog, you just need to find something you would love to write about and start writing. You don’t need anything else to begin. Many websites allow you to make your own blog for free.
As you grow, you can choose some premium plans and start earning. Do you know the best part about blogging? It has no limits on how much or how you can earn. You can earn by putting ads on your website, affiliate marketing or you can even sell your products.
Many bloggers earn $10,000 per month by just blogging and all you need to be like them is to begin writing because as the quote goes, “The first step is always the hardest.”
For beginners, Wix, Blogger and WordPress are amazing. They are free and easy to use. Wix has many beautiful templates and WordPress has an amazing community. Even the premium plans start as low as $2 per month and if you need a little more discount and tips on how to begin comment below and I will share some secret ninja techniques.
PS If you make a blog, do share in the comments below. I would love to read it!
If you need tips on how to begin writing, check out my post HOW TO WRITE LIKE A PRO IN 5 EASY STEPS and if you are scared about grammar or language, check out my review of Grammarly that can save you from a lot of headaches and embarrassment.
3. PUBLISH YOUR OWN BOOK
It is what it is.
One of the best ways to earn money by writing is to get your book published.
Some things never lose their value. Getting published is a huge milestone in every writer’s life.
But with time, publishing has evolved a lot too.
Traditional publishers still exist but the introduction of self-publishing has revolutionized the writing world. In self-publishing, you pay for your books to get published and you are responsible for everything like book cover and publicity but if you pull this off, you get to keep all of the royalty too.
If you think it seems scary to put your money out there, then you can also try Kindle Publishing on Amazon that lets anyone publish their books for free. It’s really amazing and I would like you all to try it once.
PS If you ever self-publish, don’t forget to inform me. I would love to read your book.
If you want me to walk you through self publishing on kindle, comment below.
I hope you really enjoyed this post. It would really mean a lot if you could share this too. I will be waiting for your comments. Keep tuned in to Write Like Pro!
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