How To Make Money From Home: Freelance Writing

As we continue with our series of how to make money from home, we shift our attention to another high-earning job you can do without leaving your room. 

We have discussed the first way to make money from home. Let’s dive into today’s mission.

How To Make Money From Home: Become A Freelance Writer

This is another sure and effective way to make cool cash right in the comfort of your home.

You don’t need a company or  a boss to earn a huge amount of money via this method.

However, you might need someone to help you develop all the required writing skills if you are new to the industry.

How To Start A Freelance Writing Job

1. Discover Your Best Niche As A Writer 

You should know your potential and  the niche or topic you love.

There are different categories to choose from, including lifestyle, news, fiction and non-fiction stories, blog posts and articles, etc. 

You should go for the one you can handle without any stress or disappointment.

You can choose two or more depending on your versatility. 

2. Get Your Computer System or Smartphone

You  need some gadgets and software before you can successfully become a freelance writer.

You must possess an active computer system or a good Smartphone, which will serve as your writing template.

Either of the two devices will help you connect to clients across the world. This is why it must have a quality network service.

3. Download All Required Software(s)

As for the required software; Grammarly and Copyscape are extremely important as they will help you check the quality of your content. 

Both apps are used in checking uniqueness and grammatical errors  so you can be sure your work is free of plagiarism and unseen errors. 

Plagiarism checker is equally a good app for  low-budget or inexperienced writers.

You can download the software or explore its website version to check content’s uniqueness. 

4. Begin Your Search For Clients

Having possessed all the relevant devices and software(s), your next mission is to search for clients who are willing to share their writing gigs with you.

Luckily, blog admin and  YouTube channels are in search of quality writers for their blogs.

Hence, you won’t have to wait long before getting one or two clients. You must find a client that suits your taste by doing the following:

• Create an account with any freelance-enhancing websites such as Upwork, People Per Hour, Fiverr and 

These are some of the well-known online platforms where employees and employers seal a working deal. 

Your profile must reflect your search for job, meaning you shouldn’t create an employer’s profile. 

• Explore search  engines such as Google, bing and yahoo in search of quality clients.

Search for ‘freelance writing offer’ in any any of the above search engines for helpful hints and clues. 

Note that your service charge determines your chances of attracting and retaining clients. 

Don’t overestimate or underestimate  your writing potentials. Endeavor to moderate  your asking price. 


Do you have other ideas to share with us on how to become a successful freelance writer? Feel free to paste them in the comments box below.

Meanwhile, don’t forget to check the six proven ways to become a successful female hairstylist 

By Ibukun Italoye Ebenezer

Having gone through the ups and downs of life, I thought it's best I share my experience with someone out there as source of motivation.

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