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Updated on June 24, 2011

Writers Wanted!

Believe it or not fellow searcher, one can in fact make a sustainable living online by responding to the various writers wanted calls across the net.

Is it easy? No, but it is easier than you think.

Are you capable of writing about ANY topic ?

Can you quickly research an article idea?

Can you follow strict writing formats?

If you answered yes, to any ONE of those questions than there is always a way for you to make money from your writing online.

There are hundreds if not thousands of open opportunities saying WRITERS WANTED across the net, the trick is to figure out which model best fits your experience and capabilities and then select the best paying solutions out of those opportunities.

It isnt to easy, it is in fact the Writers Business, not writers play, but there are tons of opportunities, fun to be had and income to be made.

So what kind of writer are you?

Are you adept at explaining complex principles, particularly in the science and technology fields in simple easy to understand language ?

Technical writer wanted

A big demand exists for this small subset of writing, large contracts exist for writing user manuals and opportunities of all sizes can be found at most freelancing sites. A quick glance around any traditional job posting service will usually have a handful of these opportunities available at any time.

Content Writer wanted

Good Content Writers are always in demand, every site on the net is hungry for new content. In addition to the constantly updating freelance opportunities below many partnership companies have sprung up to help provide webmasters with a reputable and consistent supply of information for their sites.

If you can take any topic, research it and write concise text that is still enjoyable to read then content writing is for you.

A good starting point if you are new to online writing is Associated Content

If you are a strong writer and willing to work in a more speculative but higher paying field than Constant Content is for you. Constant Content can easily offer you 50-100 USD per well composed article, you can also exhibit your existing portfolio of writing and offer licensing and usage rights

Read How I Maximize my revenue by reusing content in legitimate ways

Columnist wanted

Perhaps your previous experience falls into the more traditional model of columnist or newspaper writer. Do you freelance for your local paper, did you edit your college newspaper (I did) are you comfortable writing consistently within one specific theme or about a specific region.

Then The Examiner is your best bet, be a syndicated, respected journalist and get paid for it.

Open Writing opportunities

Perhaps writing to guidelines or deadlines isnt your style, well there are still plenty of opportunities for you. This site HubPages allows writers to select their own topics, profit from them and learn the ropes for bigger opportunities. There are similar sites on the web but HubPages has the most authority, shares the most pay and has the best support community of peers

Learn about the Top Ten Best sites to write for on the web

Closed Networks are best for Long Term Success

Open Doors limit Quality Control and cohesiveness, the following is my top recommendation. But, admission is limited. Its worth a try though!

Best HubPages Alternative

- For a short time, the Xobba Network is accepting new writers that are exiting the HubPages and eHow models. The majority of the opportunities are reserved for closed door discussions, but if you consider yourself to be a writer or marketer who puts forth their best effort and would like to move towards self sufficiency in your online writing career ... you should look into Xobba

The application process is informal -begin discussion about Xobba Opportunities, be prepared to show existing portfolio examples and converse briefly about marketing models you follow. Serious Inquiries will be rewarded, it is worth your time and the offer is only open for a very limited time. Traditionally, the network is invite only.

Xobba features

  • 90% In Post Impression Share
  • Geo-Locating Amazon Impression Share
  • Backend tools including link shorteners and image editing
  • Hyper Responsive Administration
  • A community of writers from DS and HubPages
  • Assistance in Learning the Wordpress Format
  • Rewards that include Free Hosting and SEO tasks
  • An intelligent community
  • A closed door policy
  • Monthly Contests
  • ..more

Contact Xobba with your interest and background - the best opportunities are never public

Other Writing niches

Other possible techniques for making money from your writing, include Ghostwriting for other blogs or celebrities, Article Rewriting or Spinning, Guest Posting and Optimizing content along SEO principles.

If you benefited from this article do me a big favor and take the time to share this article using the button below. Pass it to your Facebook friends, Tweet it, Digg it or in anyway help spread the word.

If you would like to link to this article, feel free! I would appreciate it if you used the anchor text of "writers wanted" or "write for money online"

Send me a message and a link and I will return the favor from another site in my network.

If you choose to join any of the suggested networks, contact me and I will assist you in any way possible,

Good Luck!

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    • profile image


      8 years ago

      Thanks for the hub very informative.

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      Paula Atwell 

      8 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Just checked out your site. Very nice and great idea. :)

    • sunforged profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from

      @eculligan, Funny Thing, I just got the new Writers Market in the mail today and I was reminded of this rather dead hub. I got discouraged with this hub as HP publishing rules kept me from using full feeds for all the jobs, so I was unable to actually make the good resource that I had imagined.

      What I ended up having to do was build a whole website instead. So keep an eye on, Ill add a Technical Writing section for you in the next week or so. Thanks for swinging by!

    • eculligan profile image


      8 years ago

      This was an excellent hub! I do a lot of technical writing and would enjoy helping out some Companies on my free time to earn extra cash. Nice Hub!

    • Lynn Nodima profile image

      Lynn Nodima 

      9 years ago from United States

      Thank you for an excellent resource for writers. I voted this up!

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      9 years ago

      Thanks very much Sunforged for the wonderful hub loaded with opportunities for people like me. I have bookmarked this hub for future reference, it's very useful.

      Thanks for sharing.



    • Zsuzsy Bee profile image

      Zsuzsy Bee 

      9 years ago from Ontario/Canada

      Twitted your hub just now. Thanks for sharing.

      regards Zsuzsy

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      Army Infantry Mom 

      9 years ago

      More options and oppertunities than what I had relized,... i appreciate this information and definately will be checking them out,.. thats after I bookmark this hub !!!

    • RTalloni profile image


      9 years ago from the short journey

      Thanks for this eye-opening info. Will be referring back to it soon!

    • Dao Hoa profile image

      Dao Hoa 

      9 years ago

      Thank you very much Sunforged. I've been looking for jobs like these. I book marked it for future search. Great hub.

    • Paradise7 profile image


      9 years ago from Upstate New York

      I've got this bookmarked, to look into more deeply a little later on. Too tired right now and my brain is fried, but manana...

      Sounds good, not too fishy, not to shabby, I hope!

    • emievil profile image


      9 years ago from Philippines

      I'm a current online academic / technical writer for my field but I'm still looking for more writing opportunities. Your hub is certainly high in my list of hubs to read for these opportunities. Thanks sunforged.

    • chenmikehk profile image


      9 years ago from North Borneo, Malaysia

      I shall try my luck at some of them. Copy writing and Travel writing of some Asian and European countries might be up my street. Thanks.

      As to link, how do you do that? I have no idea as what is anchor text as well.

    • sunforged profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from


      All of the posted jobs, outside of the one specifically explained (links in text)are constantly updated via feed, they are real freelance posts each specific to the type (technical,content,rewrite/spin etc.)

    • chenmikehk profile image


      9 years ago from North Borneo, Malaysia

      Thanks for the heads up. Will you be updating all the opportunities?

    • Victoire profile image


      9 years ago from Paris, France

      Great article. I appreciate the information---

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      Jeffrey Neal 

      9 years ago from Tennessee

      Thanks for this info. A couple of these sites I'm familiar with, but you turned me on to some I hadn't heard about.

    • GPAGE profile image


      9 years ago from California

      I love hubs like this sunforged! Thanks for the info ; I'm keeping this one in my files to go back to......Best, GPAGE

    • sunforged profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from

      @Les Trois Chenes, there are usually ways around such things, I mostly only write about that which I have first hand experience with but Ill see if I can figure out where your from and send you off regional opportunities in writing ops

    • Les Trois Chenes profile image

      Les Trois Chenes 

      9 years ago from Videix, Limousin, South West France

      Thanks for all this inf. Tried Examiner but seems open only to US residents. Will have a good read of this article and follow up links.

    • sunforged profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from

      @Kartika You have commented on other articles in this series so much of the information will be familiar BUT this Hub is unique that it is constantly being updated with real job opportunities in the feeds. So if you check back on your bookmark you will always have job opps ar at least ideas

      @Aqua, in all online income sources, maybe just all income in general creating multiple sources and streams really ads to your security, an din my case I thrive on the variety

      Thanks for stopping by!

    • Aqua profile image


      9 years ago from California

      You're right - there are tons of opportunities out there for those of us who like to write. I believe diversity is *key* when writing in the online world. The more sites one writes for, the better.

    • kartika damon profile image

      kartika damon 

      9 years ago from Fairfield, Iowa

      Can't wait to spend time with this hub - bookmarked it to read later! Thank you, Kartika


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