If you have a writing passion, you can earn a lot by writing articles online at home for other websites and blogs. There is always a shortage of good content writers online. Many website owners and companies are looking for writers for their websites. You can write anything any topic or write within a niche specialised to you. You can offer your service in English or any language you know. You can charge them any amount per article based on your writing quality and length of the article.
You can also do copywriting and earn even more. In copywriting, you write about a product or service for a company. You write it to make people buy more or make a lot of sales. If you have a good copywriting experience, big companies and marketers will hire you.
Now, let’s learn how to write articles and earn money in India from the comfort of your home. For making money, you need to have an excellent writing skill. So, at first let’s study how to write content before trying a way to earn money.
How to write articles for other websites or blogs?
As you know, website owners or companies want to get high rankings in search engine results. They want to achieve top positions in Google first page results and get lots of traffic. So, you need to write for people as well as Google. You should have the writing skills for both.
For people, you should write your best to proof that the product or service is worth for money or best of its kind. Your content should persuade them to make sales, download or do anything. Hence, you need to improve your skills. Check the following books to learn the online content writing secrets from experts:
For Google, you should have some SEO skills. For this purpose, read this article > How to write SEO articles fast that rank high in Google.
But if you don’t have time to read that long page for now, follow the steps below. Let me tell you in brief here:
Step 1. Get a topic keyword for the article. If you don’t already have it, use a good keyword research tool. Try to find the best target keyword with high search volume and low competition.
Step 2. Now, write the article focussing the target phrase. Persuade readers. Include the keyword once in the title. Once in the first paragraph, and a few times throughout the body as per the length of the text. Write in a natural way. Avoid keyword stuffing. Then, type it in a MS Word document, if you were writing on a paper. Read once and check for English grammar and spelling errors. Also look for any omissions and mistakes for once.
Step 3. This step is very important to make the article Google friendly (Note: You can do this after or before writing it). For SEO writing, you need to find LSI keywords for the main keyword. Such semantically related words and phrases are important. They will help to create a focussed article for the main keyword. Google ranks high a nice content with semantic keywords. But finding highly relevant LSI keywords for yourself is a headache. Instead, hire an freelance expert for a small charge to find them for you.
Step 4. After the order delivered to you, you’ll get the semantic keywords along with TF-IDF report. Now, look at the semantic words and phrases you received. Sprinkle any missing words or phrases throughout the article. Make sure the sentences are meaningful and in natural flow. You can add a new sentence or paragraph, if any. You don’t need to include them all. Choose only relevant ones your topic supports. According to the TF-IDF report, you should use a particular word or phrase more times or less.
Step 5. Finally, read your article for any mistakes and omissions. Adjust until it becomes satisfied. Make it a perfect human readable piece of content. Readability is also an important factor for a quality content. Improve the readability score with Hemingway App. After that, deliver it for getting paid.
Every article written as above will be satisfactory to your clients. Because, after some time, Google will start ranking and bring many visitors to their sites.
How to earn money writing articles online in India?
Ensure you have a strong writing ability as above and want to make money writing articles. Do some of the following ways to earn money online:
1. Start a blog on article writing services.
Start a writing blog and show people that you are dong article writing services. Start writing articles for your blog and show your expertise and testimonials (if any). Provide a convenient payment method for customers. Display better pricing as compared to other services online. See their services and learn how they are successful. Promote your blog/website to your best to get attentions from many clients. Work for clients in India and abroad and start earning.
Read this article >> How to start a blog for free.
2. Join a freelancers website.
Are promoting your blog and finding a good number of clients hard to you? Join a popular freelancers portal. In freelance article writing, you won’t have the burden of building your blog and promoting it. They charge a small fee from your earnings. Look for the most popular portal to lessen the work of promoting your services. Sites like Fiverr and Freelancer are the best sites to sell your services at any prices. At Fiverr, you can charge starting $5 (around Rs. 350) per article. Give a price for your service on word limit.
Read this article >> Make money from Fiverr.
3. Find websites who are looking for article writers.
There are many websites offering freelance writing jobs in India and overseas countries. They pay an amount fixed by them per article. Before joining, you may need to give a proof of writing experiences or expose a test that you can write very well to please their clients.
Some websites Indian writers can join to earn online:
Some websites you can join as a copywriter:
4. Find a writing job
Many company and firms in India and also in other countries are offering writing jobs online. You can find them in job sites. Prepare a nice resume and submit to them. Click on the following link and search as ‘content writer’ or ‘freelance writer’:
In the above, you have seen four ways to earn money as an article writer. Which one is the best way for you? Let’s discuss about it.
First, starting a blog is the easiest one to you. Here, you are the boss. You have the complete freedom for work and time. You can work independent without any supervision of anyone. But, you’ll have to build a nice, trusted site, and also to drive lots of traffic to get more works and create earnings.
Next, joining a freelance site to sell your article services is easy. You don’t need to worry much for getting customers. But think that there are also other sellers listing similar services like yours. If so, you need to learn the techniques for getting your listing in the higher search positions. Struggle for your listing to receive more views and orders.
Third, joining other websites needs to qualify their requirements from you. If you can pass it, it’s OK. You can earn as much as depending on writing projects given to you. But, you need to look for trusted, high paying sites before joining any of them.
At last, for joining a company or firm for a writing job, you need to write a good resume to get a call. You need to pass their test or exam and meet their requirements. If successful, you may work for part time or full time. Get a salary every month, or an income for writing articles online.
Decide yourself which one is best for you. It depends on your present skills and time availability. But for any of the above ways, you need to be a good writer who can give results. Learning from experts will reveal you success shortcuts and can increase success rate. So, Read the above guides. Learn how to write effective and powerful articles. Make money online as a writer.
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