How To Become a Better Online Writer


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:

  1. SEO: Search Engines Optimization
  2. Social Media Marketing
  3. Email Marketing
  4. 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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    Peter B. Giblett

    Hi Vinaya, thank you for your contribution on this subject of on-line writing, this has been a specialist subject of mine of the last few years. I feel that one of the greatest challenges for any on-line writer is self improvement in all areas, they must become a better writer, become a better editor, become a great publicity agent etc. because the on-line writer must do it all.

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      Vinaya Post author

      You make intersting point. ONline writers are also editor, publisher and marketer.

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      Vinaya Post author

      Perhaps! I have been regularly writing online since 2010.

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      Vinaya Post author

      That’s true. Only writing and publishing are not enough.You also need to market your work

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      Vinaya Post author

      Writing is just one aspect of online writing. If you don’t marlet your works, writing wilkl not yield any results.

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      Vinaya Post author

      As an online writer, you need to learn how to promote yourself. Thanks for coming back.

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      Kyla Matton Osborne

      A lot of writers are introverts and are put off by the idea of having to promote their content. It’s one of the biggest hurdles many from the writing community will face.

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