If you are good at writing or if you can express your ideas well then you can definitely get paid to write online. It is not necessary that you should be professional writer or experienced columnist.
6 Popular Ways to Get Paid to Write
An average write can make $2000 or more per month writing articles online. Here we are showing you 6 different ways that can earn you even more money.
1. Get Paid to Write for Others
This is one of the most popular ways to make money as a freelance writer. There are hundreds of ways you can make money writing for others as given below-
- Make money writing articles for blogs & websites of other people
- Proofreading and editing
- Press Releases
- Translation from one language to another
- Writing Resume & Cover letter
- Writing Essay, research paper, scripts, advertisement etc.
- Writing legal documents, contracts, Agreements, Wills etc.
There is a very huge demand for writers for doing all these works. If you have good experience in any of the given way above, you can make great income.
You can find hundreds of freelance websites where you can join as a writer and make money. Here are some of most popular sites for writers-
- Upwork: This sites has become the most popular sites for freelance writers after the merger of Elance & ODesk. You can find lots of work if you are ready to provide quality.
- Fiverr: This is one of my favorite place to find any type of freelance work. You can join Fiverr as a seller and then list your writing services.
- iWriter: This is one of the exclusive sites for writers where you can find all types of freelance writing jobs. You can start with $5 for 500 words articles and once you are promoted, you can make up to $40 for a 500 words article.
- Contently: You can find 2 ways to make money on Contently. First by writing for their clients and second for writing for Contently.
- Freelancer: If you are expert and confident then you can make up to $25 per hour writing on Freelancer.
2. Make money writing as a blogger
I recommend every writer to start a blog even if you don’t want to make money blogging. A blog can showcase your talent through the content you will publish on your blog.
It’s easy to create a blog.
An article written for others will earn you only one time income but an article written for you blog can earn you a lifetime income.
And that’s why blogging can make you lots of money.
There are number of ways you can make money from your blog. One of the easiest way is by placing AdSense ads on your blog.
Another popular method is affiliate marketing. You can promote different products related to the topic you are writing on your blog and make money from each sale that happens through your blog.
3. Make money writing eBooks
If you have some great ideas, knowledge or experience that will be helpful to mankind, you can create an eBook, publish it and make money from this.
Although it looks everything simple to publish en eBook but its not. It takes time, hard work, research and patience to publish your eBook.
We have written a complete article to make money from eBook here. I am sure you will be able to publish and sell it.
There are writers who have sold million of copies of their eBook.
4. Social Media Consultant
Social media consultant is another best ways to get paid to write if f you are good at writing short & viral post.
Almost all the companies in the world need social media consultants who can manage the social profiles/pages of their companies and grow their business.
You need to post creative content so that you can increase followers & engage them. If you are an expert in this field, you can manage profiles of hundreds of companies & make a living.
5. Writing for Newspaper or Magazine
If you have experience of that level, then you can sell your articles to newspaper and magazine. You can get paid between $50 to $300 per article depending on the quality of the article.
You can check these 10 Magazines that can pay you $500+ for one article.
In order to make that much money from each article, you need to do a lot of research for writing the article. Article length should be more than 2000 words to get accepted.
6. Get Paid to Write Erotic Stories
Do you know there is very huge demand for erotica on internet and hundreds of authors are already making big bucks writing erotic stories.
There are number of ways you can make money by writing erotic stories like creating your own blog (very little competition), write for other blogs or companies or write & sell your own books on Amazon & other popular platforms.
Check this podcast from Marla who is telling her story how she made $10,000 writing Erotica.
So there are 6 most popular ways to get paid to write. If you have experience with other ways to make money writing online then share with us.