For many people, online writing is becoming a lucrative career option. Online writing is little different from traditional writing, that is writing for print.
In order to become a great writer you need:
- Good language skills
- Good writing skills
- Ability to put ideas, thoughts and perspective on words
- Fresh ideas, brilliant ideas
If you have aforementioned skills, you can become a good writer. However, in order to become an online writer, you need more than that. As an online writer, you must know
Content promotion and marketing
Contents promotion can be drilled down to four main points:
- SEO: Search Engines Optimization
- Social Media Marketing
- Email Marketing
- Blog/E-Zine/Website Marketing
Use key word or key phrase in your title, sub-title and the body of the article. It is better to use a long tail search term as the title of your content. Use photos, videos and graphics. Images, graphics and video enhance your online article/post, good photos always attract readers. Once you have well written article properly optimized for search engine you can begin marketing on social media, or market through email or blog/ezine/websites.
Last but not the least, in order to succeed as an online writer, you must have an eye to recognize the topic that get more views on search engines and social networking and book marking sites. More views always mean more ad impression thus more money. Some of the topics that make more money are health, beauty, finance, investment etc.
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