Subscribe Today

We will keep you with useful tips, guides and secrets everyday. Get it soon.
Name
Email address
Spam free & Secure :)

How to make $4,000 per month as mediocre writer

In today’s post I’m going to show you a money making method that worked when I first started freelance blogging. It is pretty easy to learn and you could earn and accomplish a lot in no time.

When I first started blogging, I had no clue about anything. I didn’t know how a good post should look like, how it should be formatted and most importantly, how much I should charge per one post. Logically, I didn’t know the last one as I really didn’t know whether I’m writing something quality, mediocre or posts that sucks. I was afraid to ask my audience what they do think of the posts I was presenting to them because the answer could crush me and kill all my motivation. But finding more about my skills was a necessity to my further success.

Once when I felt I really wrote a good post I went to couple of people and asked them to rate my post. I only asked for honest feedback and I find out that I was mediocre writer. Some even said they didn’t liked a single word I wrote. Well, too bad. I didn’t give up because I knew that there is plenty of work for guys like me in the freelance world. I also worked a lot on improving my skills so I could eventually raise my rate as quality rises.

What the work consists of

When I was starting out I didn’t have clue that some of the bloggers were getting $200+ per post. I was mostly focusing on smaller gigs that were paying between $10 and $30. However, the quality of such posts didn’t had to be that high and my work was mostly focused on:

  • SEO Articles
  • Article rewriting
  • Cookie-cutter blog posts

SEO writing mostly consists of writing a post that focuses on some important SEO factors such as keyword density, keyword diversity, H2, H3 tags and similar. The quality was not that important and clients really didn’t wanted a masterpiece. They were only looking for posts that rank.

Article rewriting was also pretty easy. There were two type of clients that wanted their articles rewritten: ones who wanted to stay in a race with new Google algorithm and ones who received article full of errors from some other freelancer. I was just doing a good job and I was able to keep my all clients happy.

Cookie-cutter blog posts are the ones that doesn’t require a spectacular fancy writing that costs couple of hundreds. Clients are mostly looking for a solid post that will fit into their budget but still be quality enough to keep most of the readers happy.

How to land these types of jobs

I find out that people who need writers all the time are SEO companies. There were plenty of those all around the Internet and they were paying a solid rate as they were freelancers and knew how much work needs to be put in getting something quality.

I was usually approaching SEO companies by email which didn’t resulted in very good response rate since I was getting only around 20%. However, that was enough as the SEO companies who got back to me had thousands of articles that needed to be written or rewritten.

The key to my success was outsourcing. I hired around 10 writers who were producing articles on a daily basis for me while I was only taking orders and getting percentage from every job. That was great for me and I knew I could last long like that.

 

Comments

comments

Happy to have your attention if only for a moment. My name is Luke and I'm a #1 rated freelancer in USA. If you are willing to read more posts that I wrote, hire me or find about who I am, visit my website http://www.lukeyoung.business/

Site Footer

Join our Updates

We send newly fresh and beautiful contents to your inbox regularly. Enjoy each premium newsletters in your mail.
Name
Email address
Your email will never be shared
© Copyright 2011 - 2016 MakeMoneyInLife.com