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How to Succeed in Online Writing Jobs?

by JobLance on September 12th, 2010

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Internet has opened up vast ocean of opportunities for people who want to work from home like moms, retired personnel, and even for people who want to earn some extra income in their free time, for example, students.

One of the most popular online jobs is that of content writer. Content writers are needed for various jobs such as article marketing, press releases, sales copies, for writing auto responder emails, to write product descriptions, reviews, business reports, proposals, etc. Thus, if you have a flair for writing, then you can transform your passion in to money making opportunity.

Well, if you have decided to foray in to creative writing to make money, here are some quick tips for you:

  • Finding Writing jobs: There are several freelancing sites which offer job opportunities to writers. Some of these include GetAFreelancer (Freelancer.com), and ScriptLance. These are free sites, and you need to pay a percentage as fees, only when you are allotted a project. Register with these sites, and do create your profile, where in you give details about yourself, your background, create a portfolio, where you can give samples of your previous work done.

Now, it may be time consuming to visit all the sites that you have registered with to find the relevant job. So, instead of going to various sites, simply visit JobLance.inFo, and you can glance at jobs published in various sites at one go.

  • There’s no substitute to hard work. You may have to learn new things if you want to succeed. You may also need to spend some time doing research so as to do full justice to task at end. But, believe me, its worth it, because that is the only way to succeed.
  • Learn new technologies: There are several projects where the buyer demands that you do the writing as well as submit it to article directories, or that you need to post it in WordPress blog. A few buyers may ask you to use Google Adwords to understand keywords in use. So, try to learn new techniques. This will help you to be in the market. Remember, a little extra effort on your part will turn in to a huge payout at a later date.
  • Give quality: Always insist on giving quality to your buyers. If you give quality to the buyers, chances are they will want to hire your services for longer duration, and may even not mind to pay you more.
  • Be creative: Be imaginative and use your own experience to add flavor to the article you write. Add your personal touch, your magic to your articles. Do not resort to simply change few words here and there.
  • Last but certainly not the least, people of varying caliber and educational background use Internet to find information. So, let your articles be simple and easy to understand. It should have a free flowing style to engage the readers’ attention, and be free from technical mumbo jumbo.

If you can follow the above tips, then success is sure to come your way!

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