People who are unfamiliar about the way the internet works and the way businesses are done online seem to have this idea that making money online is a very difficult thing. They have this assumption that only people who are internet and technology-savvy can make money online. Well, nothing is farther from the truth. Earning a substantial amount of income online is not as difficult as you think. The truth is as long as you know how to use the internet, even the most basic of it, you can be an online earner if you want to.
Skills like marketing, coding, design and other skills are of course very important and they will hugely help you along the way but not having these skills does not mean you have no chance of making it in the internet business arena. If only to give you some comfort, there are teenagers out there, 14 and 16-year olds making a killing online. There are also senior citizens who just learned how to use the web and yet they are the owners of profitable online ventures. What do these mean? One thing only – anybody can make money online. No matter who you are and no matter what level of internet-saviness you belong to, the internet is a level playing field. Everybody has a chance of making it.
If you are just starting out looking for ways on how to earn money online, it is advisable that you try the fastest and simplest ways before you graduate to more advanced strategies. This way you get to learn the skills of internet marketing without any huge risks involved. There are a lot of ways out there in fact that do not require any investment from you. The only investments you are going to make are your time, your hard work and of course your determination as well as patience.
In this article, we are going to focus on one of the best and easy make money online way – writing web content. If you are to look into what the internet contains in general, most of the content are in the form of textual content. Articles, essays, and other types of texts account for more than 60% of the internet’s content. These are articles written by bloggers, freelance writers, journalists and a whole bunch of other content creators.
So how exactly do you make money online writing web content? There are three common ways of doing this. One, you can write for yourself, publish your articles on your own blog, and make money by placing ads or affiliate links on your blog. Two. you can become a freelance writer and write for clients on a per assignment basis which means you get paid per article or per word. Three, you can apply to write as a regular corporate blogger or online journalist. The difference between this and freelance writing is that you get paid a fixed income every month. Whereas in freelance writing, the amount of income you earn in a month will depend on how much clients and assignments you get.
You can of course employ the above-mentioned three strategies all at the same time to maximize your earning potential.