If your stocks are in free fall, I sympathize, but remember that what goes down, eventually comes back up. In the meantime, life goes on, and writing goes on.
I’ll be trying to cheer you up over the next few weeks with some “make money writing” ideas.
If you can write How Tos, you’re golden
There are endless ways to make money writing online. One of my favorite ways is by writing how to guides, tutorials, and simple articles. Most of my writing sites and blogs focus on teaching writers how to do something or other.
Mahalo has a great How Tos page to get your idea-machine roaring.
You can write how tos on anything you know how to do, whether it’s bake Christmas cookies (the example I used in my “find a bestselling ebook topic” video) or __________ – fill in the blank.
How to sell your how tos
A juicy how to can be sold in many ways. You can write simple articles and sell them. You can create ebooks and sell them. You can even base entire content sites are how tos, and monetize by selling advertising on them and in many other ways.
In Sell Your Writing Online NOW (SYWON), we discuss many, many ways to turn your writing to profit: blogs, ebooks, Web sites… And of course, you can create traditional books out of them if you wish. In fact, if your how to is clever enough, agents and editors will call you, if you blog your how tos.
The point I want to emphasize in this article is that YOU CAN MAKE MONEY FROM ANYTHING YOU KNOW HOW TO DO when you write your instructions down for others.
So what are you waiting for? Start chronicling your how tos and make money writing. There’s gold in what you know.
Sell your Writing using Craigslist
Have you discovered Craiglist? This great online classifieds site is your key to an income from your writing. Make money from your writing now, when you discover how, when, where and why YOU should be using Craigslist. If you’re not advertisig on Craigslist you’re losing money.
A Million Writing Gigs: Watch Your Bank Account Grow
Are you writing for the Web? Writing for Web businesses and publishers can swell your bank account each week. Here’s a big benefit – when you write for the Web you get paid half your fee before you begin writing.
Get paid REAL money to write for the Web – from $150 to $250 per hour. Discover “Writing For The Web”.
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