You might not know how perfect you are for the online platform. Sometimes forget that we know something that can enable us to build a career online. Today I will talk about how to establish a career as a content writer. You may love to write. You may be writing something every day on a Facebook wall. Sometimes you write stories or poems. I bet that you have not ever thought that your writing experience can be used to make a profession online.
What is content writing?
In a simple word, a content writer is a person who gets paid to write some article for any person or website. I myself am writing the contents of this website. But someone may not be able to write their own contents, and then they hire a content writer to write on behalf of them. So, you can be a successful content writer also. Content writing will not only help you to earn money but also will enable you to learn new things. Because the person who will hire you will provide you with some documents you yourself have to find the necessary information to write the article by googling. Thus If you write 200 articles you will learn many things. After sometime you can create a website for you and take yourself to a new height.
All the content writing can be divided into two types-
- Software or system process content writing – suppose you will write about the inner working of a software or a system. Then you have to know everything about the software and write them in a structured way. This style of writing content is called software or system process content.
- Review content writing– This style of content writing is all about writing the review of a product in a way that helps to market a product. Believe it or not, 70% of total content writing is of this category. Review contents are shorter & easy to write than software or system process contents.
What type of content in this article?
You might be wondering, what type of content this article is? This article is a system process content. Because I have been describing a process in this content. How to develop oneself as a content writer? How to make a career as a content writer?
“I have already said that there are two categories of content writing contents.”
Now I will talk about types of content. There are many types of contents. But I will talk about the most important types of content.
- Video content: Suppose you have made a video for your YouTube channel, now you can write a review post of the video, this type of content is called video content. And if someone publishes video content of his YouTube videos on his website then the website will up in the ranking fast. So, it can be said that video content is a good way to gain website traffic.
- Questionnaire content: In this type of content a product is reviewed in a Q&A style. This type of content is very popular among the people as they can easily relate to the topic. So this type of contents is able to gain traffic easily.
- Trending topic: Trending topics which are raising the storm in the teacups are a good source of writing contents Trending topics are useful to gain site traffic easily.
I hope that from the article you have come to an understanding that you can make a career out of content writing. If you see some online marketplace for freelancers, you will see the values of good content writers yourself.