Work at Home as an Online Content Writer

by WAHadventures

Finding legit work from home can be a struggle. However, if you are up for writing online content then true home based work can easily be found.

Work at Home Freelance Writing

Writing Online Content

There are always website builders, bloggers, content generating sites and so forth searching for fresh new freelance writers to supply them with new and updated information. There is not a high level of skill required to work from home as a writer. A simple understanding of the English language and the ability to understand basic grammar concepts will get you far. If you are looking for legitimate work from home and are able to write then you are set. 

Many freelance online content writers are able to make a full time income. However, never mistaken the fact you are working online from home as an easy job. Writing is tough. It can be tiring writing articles over and over again each and ever day. Some people and companies do not pay enough to make it feel worth your time. Also, you may find you spend a good bit of unpaid time simply seeking your next work at home gig or even researching for your current task. But the work load is available and if you choose your articles right, the pay is also available.


There are a couple of tips to keep in mind when you begin writing from home online. First, never accept less than you are worth. There are people who will pay you as little as pocket change for a full article. Do not accept it. There is too much work available online to not make full time income. It is worth taking an extra thirty minutes to find that better paying job. Second, do not over research. If you cannot find the basic information you need to write the article then it coule be too involved for the pay. Limit the time spent researching. Finally, offer more work. When you work for individual clients be sure to follow up your submissions with a suggestion of another article. The client may take your idea and pay you for yet another submission or they may just keep you on the list as someone to return to the next time they need something. Working online as a freelance writer is a business. Treat it that way and win your customers/clients business!


If you are new to writing online content then be sure to build up a set of resorces for places you can find new jobs leads and clients. I suggest you keep an eye on Work-at-Home Adventures and Freelance Writing Source. Both are great ways to get an insight to work at home jobs and land that dream online writing job. 

Updated: 08/14/2012, WAHadventures
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Denise Hilton on 10/17/2017

I would also suggest reading the guides on They share really good sources for making money online.

That_FishLady on 06/02/2011

When I first started freelancing, I was always getting lost in my research! There were just too many new and interesting topics that I ended up wanting to know everything about.

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