There are just so many great writers out there and I am not one of them. I am not a great writer (not even close to it), but I think I make more money than those that are really good at it.
I want to show you not only how to make money writing articles, but also to make the most of your skill that you already have.
Being that I make money online (writing), I want to share this little “secret” that I use to making money with the not so awesome ability of writing that I have.
I Think Writing is Cool
And that’s about all I have to say about it. Unlike some of you that have a serious passion for it that actually enjoy doing it.
Writing has become a big part of my life and I wouldn’t change it for any other job out there. Along with writing, I love to read what other people have to say.
No more sitting at the bars talking to my friends or meeting up for lunch to talk to them about what is happening with my life, as having children has changed my means of communication.
For me, I like to talk to people. So I find myself getting my message out through my writing. Although I plan to publish my first book next year, my income comes from the writing I already do.
So How do I Make Money Writing Online?
I blog. I’m pretty sure you’ve heard that term before, but the problem is that most people don’t understand what it really is.
I once asked a buddy of mine if he wanted to make money blogging and he immediately brushed me off. “I don’t want to tell people about my life”, was his response and that was it.
Being the narrow minded person that he was, he is still in college while I’m spending my time with my kids. And yes, because of my blogs.
Blogging is a big deal and if you get the right training, you can create an income that most people you know will only dream of.
Blogging is Not Always About YOU
These days, there are thousands of bloggers making money online and I can tell you that they are not talking about their first day at work.
The types of blogs they are running or more on the information side of things. I mean, tell me you have never “Googled” anything in your life?
We all look for things online and that’s simply because we live in this thing called the information age. So why not make money for providing information from your own blog?
The best part about all this, is that you will be creating this blog around something that interests you, while helping people get the answers to something they are looking for.
I have a passion for helping people and there is no better way than to get paid doing just that. Not many jobs can give you the satisfaction of everything in one place.
So How is Money Made?
Money, money, money. We all need it, regardless of what we think of it. You wouldn’t be on this post if you weren’t looking to make more money that’s for sure.
Any who, there are thousands of online retailers that are looking for people like you and me to market their products for them and are willing to pay us a decent amount for it.
This my friend is what they call affiliate marketing. By simply recommending, talking about, or flat out advertising products, you can make money from them.
When you write these articles for your site, you will be adding links and posting ads, just like you would see on most of the websites you are already visiting.
Affiliate Marketing is Absolutely Amazing
Affiliate marketing is a great way to make money online. Unlike a bar I used to run, this business comes with the lowest overhead you can possibly think of.
No more $1,000 rent.
No more $1,000 utilities.
No more buying products.
No more cash registers.
No more calculating profits.
No more cleaning.
And most of all, no more fear of getting evicted!
I am not going to sit here and tell you that my success started immediately. I failed miserably with that bar and it was not the funnest thing ever either.
Without running my own online business, I really don’t know what I’d do. This business is one amazing opportunity and I recommend it to anyone looking to make a change.
How I got my Start Online
If you think my writing is bad, you should see how I was when I first started. I still can’t believe people actually read my stuff even if it was that bad.
The one thing that separated me from the rest was the fact that I wasn’t going to let that stop me from making money online.
If it wasn’t for the community at the Wealthy Affiliate, I really don’t know where I would be. Probably back at my old job I’m assuming.
I don’t have to worry about ever going back to another day job and I now get to spend almost all my time with my kids. Some of the most spoiled brats I know.
They are the only people that can get me off this computer and I can’t complain. They are the reason why I do what I do in the first place.
Every online business starts with a website. This is going to be the easiest part about everything, so don’t worry about it. You have other things to worry about. Like writing.
Then again, this is the department that you are supposed to be good at, which is writing articles. There is nothing better than making money writing about things that interest you.
So if you were interested in running, you would create this site around that topic, but narrowing it down to a more simple niche.
Then you can do some product reviews, which is a great way to make money online, since the internet is the first thing people turn to in order to find more info on a product.
Now wouldn’t it be nice to step in and provide people with some useful information and then get paid for it? The internet is truly a wonderful place, if you use it to your advantage.
Ready to get started? Create your first website (for free) and see how you can start making money with it. You will be amazed at what you can do, all in the comfort of your home.