2. CONTENT REDACTOR (COPYWRITING)

January 30, 2020 - Reading time: 3 minutes

All businesses need written content and, if this is your forte, you could earn a lot of money working from home.



To give you some approximate figures, if you are a content editor you could generate about $ 20- $ 300 + dollars for writing articles on platforms such as Matador Network and Lonely Planet.

You could also offer your services to different websites, or apply to some of the many job offers for this specific topic (both face-to-face and virtual) in newspapers, magazines, blogs, websites, marketing agencies, etc.

As in the previous case of virtual assistant, something that can help you win some job offers as a content editor, is to create a web page where you test your talent (with examples of texts written by you), as well as give Know something about your career and experience (links to those websites for which you have previously written).

Remember that the time when you sent your CV or samples of your work by email has passed, and now what is needed is to show you as a professional who is ready for this digital era.

There are no formal qualifications needed for being a copywriter. Much like other forms of writing, copywriting is democratic and accepting of all walks of life, levels of education, background and so on. However, having some of the skills below will make it much easier for you to produce successful copy.
English Language Skills

A high level of English language skills are a must. Clients will expect copy that uses the correct sentence structure, word choice, comma usage and so on. Any copywriter should pay particular attention to the following areas:

  •     grammar
  •     punctuation
  •     spelling

     

So What Skills Does A Copywriter Require?

  • English Language Skills. A high level of English language skills are a must. ...
  • An Eye For Detail. And, to go with English language skills you'll need the ability to spot errors in your own work. ...
  • A Wide Vocabulary. ...
  • Curiosity. ...
  • The Ability To See Different Points of View. ...
  • Research Skills. ...
  • Great Listening Skills.


Quick Tip:

Achieving success with an online job is not a matter of luck, but of desire.

Once You Find Your Niche, Focus!
As you may have noticed, I am one of those who think that when starting a web project, it is very healthy to explore and try different approaches. But in order to excel in the digital world we will have to differentiate ourselves from our competition.

A proven way to achieve this goal is to have a niche and give it an innovative approach (the one you find after trying different themes and points of view), analyzing the reaction of your audience..

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