Copywriting to Earn Income, Can it Work for You?
Most businesses have a website now and they either try to post the information themselves or they hire out and have others do it for them. This is where copywriting to earn income comes in for you. You can be the one to apply to do the writing that promotes the products or services of these businesses.
There is free information all over the internet on how to perform copy writing, copy writing 101 is just one example. Copy writing is a market that most of us can easily get into, we all have experience in different areas. But, first step first, you need to learn more about copywriting.
You need to pick a niche that you are experienced with to show your clients that you know what you’re writing about. There are numerous well established niches that are available to you, niches that have a need for capable copywriters. To find out more on this I would recommend you check out AWAI.
Is there ample work out there for copywriters? As an example I am providing you with a link to some of the copywriter jobs that are available in Canada via the Indeed or the Jooble websites. A couple of other sites you can check out are Elance or O’Desk, which are freelancing websites where a variety of different opportunities are available to you.
If you’re just starting out as a Freelancer who is looking at copy writing to earn income you may want to do a bit of Pro Bono work just to get yourself established. You can later use copies of your pro-Bono work as a sample to show prospective clients.
When you are actively marketing your writing services, even if you are performing the work for free, you need to maintain high writing standards. To get and maintain a strong foothold in the writing industry you need to keep your clients happy. Be prepared to do your research. Learning how to use SEO properly is a definite bonus for you and your clients.
As most of us know more and more people are turning to the internet to earn income from home and many incorporate copy writing as one of their main staples for increasing their earnings potential. You pick the niche you want to write for, you want to pick an area that you are very familiar with. As your writing progresses you can always gain more knowledge in other areas to expand your writing opportunities.
Successful internet copy writing is an opportunity that holds the possibility of enormous growth for you and your home business. Some of the statistics I have found on the internet claim that copy writing salaries can range from around $40,000 – $80,000 per year. This is a rough estimate on what you could potentially earn as a freelance copywriter.