Make Money Writing Articles Online


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A recent study indicated that from 50% to 90% of all content on a website is in the form of articles that are designed to target and draw in visitors, who are then turned into paying customers. For that very reason, if you have good writing skills you can make a good living online writing articles as a freelance writer.

So what important skills are required to make it to the top – you will for certain need to understand search engine optimization and how to optimize those articles so that those articles can be ranked according to the desired keywords. If not, the articles you write for your clients will not rank, and will be lost somewhere within the world wide web, leading to dissatisfied clients.

You must also have a good command of the English language as the articles will be expected to be free of spelling and grammatical errors. You should write using simple sentences that are easy to understand.

You will need to know how put together those articles. You should be an expert in the subject you are writing on or have very good research skills. When you are researching you might read a few articles, and it’s important that you don’t make the mistake of accidently copying sections from the researched content word for word. Otherwise, your new article will fail Copyscape.com scan, which is the gold standard when it comes to checking for plagiarism.

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There are a number of excellent freelance sites where you can sign up and then get your chance to bid on jobs that are looking for writers. Each job post will have its own criteria determined by the potential client. Some of these sites charge writers a monthly fee and a lower commission, while others don’t charge a monthly fee and have a higher commission. Read the sites policies and fee structures to find out more.

You can also earn money by writing articles for revenue sharing sites, where you earn a percentage of the sales or advertising income paid to the site. This type of income is referred to as passive income, and a number of news sites use this type of structure. It allows for fresh new content to be provided for the news site on an ongoing basis, and in return an opportunity to earn income exists.


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Another option is to write articles and then post them on your own blog where you have advertising from Chitika, Google Adsense, or another third party banners that allow you to earn revenue.

Article writing is a great way to make money online. It’s interesting, and it allows you to set your own rates. The more experience you have, the more you will make.

Let me know what you think, do you agree or disagree? What would you like to learn about to make an online income, please comment below I am interested in what your views are.

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