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Writing for dare life online - It's reality
Do you believe in your writers voice?
Many writers online today have come here to earn an income. I would like to tell you if you have done so by choosing to sign up to Hubpages, then I believe you've done a wise & good thing indeed for yourself. One thing however about such a not so well known factoid, is that many of us new age online writers may not fully comprehend all that it takes. (Plan on writing for years here, especially if you truly looking to earn a regular paycheck! or better.)
There's tons of things we are to learn to master before thinking that just by writing some article, even in the 100's or 1000's. That such a thing will earn us some real hard core cash that's enough to pay our bills. The truth to the matter is, if you yourself are going to depend on any form of online income as your source of income, and your only source. Then it would also be wise to dig deep into such a writers network you've chosen to join, before hand. (Research the place like no other, and learn the ropes from your peers if at all possible, even contact staff members if need be).
What's so funny is, even if you have a hardcore writers voice that can muster up massive amounts of words in various genre's and niches. Even then you still need to do your homework as to what it takes to survive on the web today. So yes, you need a good writers voice, but be certain that learning curve your looking to discover to earn real money is steep.
Our peers will judge our written works first, so write with heart
The reality of commercial writing is the nail that seals the deal
Those folks whom learn to master the art of writing about trending content online will be able to ride the waves of digital fame. It depends on what type of writer you are, your knowledge you bring to the online worlds stage. Your depth of understanding in how the Internet works as a whole, and it takes consistency of keeping your viewers occupied with 100% relevant information.
Those who manage to write evergreen content (Relevant article written 6 years ago by Hubpages CEO Paul Edmondson) topics online will do even better, but when combined with commercial subject matter and purposes is by far the perfect formula, if done with top notch delivery of writing and content skills arrangement as well as high quality screen format.
To do such a thing you must eventually become a research expert, and one that knows how to balance out oneself while writing words that appeal to the viewers. Imagery counts for a great deal as well, but you will need to learn the governing laws that are always present about copyright issues. You need to learn about the creative commons usages and licenses if you're to utilize any copyrighted works both digital or from on the ground.
Crossing this bridge is tough, but if you wanna earn as a writer online, some things are truly necessary and others are not
Research for the Hubpages Community
- Understanding Hubpages web traffic, article writing ...
Tips on understanding hubpages traffic, and how to improve your hubs overall performance on the web as a whole.
- Intense thorough review of Hubpages
This is an official review of the Hubpages network, and from the time of becoming a hub author some 14 odd months ago. read more...
Facing the online reality for what its worth
Applying these newly found skills to that of commercial writing will help to boost your ability to adhere to the technological constraints that aren't always visible (Google Panda & Social/Pro networking acceptance in online communities). Hubpages for instance will try to automatically warn their authors of any violations, either during the editing and publishing process of authored content, or after publishing if anything is found out of good standing within their laws & requirements.
You can make cool commercials on Youtube & inspirational ones
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Writers are us!
We are writers aren't we, many of us are here just to show off our talent with a massive online community of followers. Then there are a large amount of us whom have come to network with folks, and to lead them back to our official online business locations. All being done daily and nightly at all times, so to help us gain much more notoriety and potential web success in the end. There are those who write for a hobby here, which is a truly awesome reason indeed.
Then there's other writers who just care to earn a few dollars here & there, mainly to supplement their income or to test the waters online maybe to potentially get rich quick. (All valid reasons.)
With today's online technologies, we are faced with social media constraints, and also methods and ways to help our presence online catch wind and gain momentum on a much larger scale. People tend to lose sight of what they're doing in a network due to all the noise that goes on there.
I've witnessed a bunch of folks even get discouraged due to online trends going against their favor, and watching their statistical data take huge drops in numbers. This for some means a much smaller pay check month to month. However for those whom are wise and diehard types, they shall remain steady and unmoved by such fluctuations of a digital sort.
Start your own movement or movements today with words & the strength of community
Our words must have true purpose!
Writing for commercial purposes is a noble cause all in itself, and should never be looked at as something beneath any other writing purpose. When made a comparison of by those writers whom try to appear to be the most self righteous about not writing for such a purpose. Many unsure writers in such a niche might be shaken up a bit by such rhetoric. Be sure to know however, that those who remain the most firm about their reasons for becoming a online writer are steadfast and shall not waver for nothing.
That kind of shenanigans spoken on up above surely does indeed go on here online, but it never shakes this authors nerves at all, because one must remain focused on the prize if anyone is to achieve true online success.
Either way we all are writers in the end no matter what people think of us, and our words are to someday travel far, especially if we write them with true impact from within, with good grammar & loaded with high quality relevant content.
Note: Improving on oneself, ones knowledge, word delivery, writing style etc... is a plus. This is a sure way to appease your online viewers with making constant progress no matter what you choose to write your articles about.
Placing your words into action on the worlds stage
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I have no skills to write commercially or do I
In all actuality, if you're a prose writer, then you definitely can write for commercial purposes, but if you are to write on the Hubpages writers network. Make certain that it isn't done in an overly promotional manner, and for your soul purpose of bringing back traffic to your web location. This shows that you are only writing here for selfish purposes if you do so, and surely not to truly help the online community worldwide and as a whole. (Hubpages only allow 2 links minimum to any single web location going outbound from hub articles, and they penalize folks who over do it.)
Hubpages authors are held to a much higher standard digitally, and it makes us all become a much more rigid group of writers. However, some folks will be able to both adhere to these rigid standards, plus still be able to spin their terminology with a flair of brilliance, so to entice the online viewers, provide useful content, steer people in the right directions online and the likes, rather than towards the malicious or wrong places on the Internet today.
So where does your writing skills come into the picture? Well if you're not into writing prose, and online articles for commercial purposes; it's pretty tough to earn a massive income here. You can definitely earn a following, but due to the fact that the online world is configured to give praise to the numbers, the highest stats etc... its extremely difficult to rank up above those web pages that are most popular.
This guy is wise and knows his stuff about making money online
Earning online is tough
Basically you will need to earn millions of views and web traffic in high volume in order to earn good money online. The only way to do so is with content that is going to keep viewers occupied on the page or coming back for more. This is also why writing about trends or making relevant content about it all is a pure gamble at best, but well worth a try if you keep consistent on it.
The actuality of how the most popular things get praised over and over in viral numbers is also due to advertising. (How to articles, DIY and crafts articles work wonders when written with great detail, loaded with intriguing relevance and made with a flair of creativity as well as good page navigation.)
Note: Once you build up the confidence to start writing for commercial reasons and to earn money. The delightful feeling you shall receive in knowing that with your earnest efforts, its helping you earn an honest income as a online writer.
This is a true pay off no matter what occurs in the interim and of course it all takes years sometimes, but that comes with such a career type for the average writer, and even some above average who may lack the technical know how. (It's all about balance when its all said and done.)
Writing commercially for an online audience & not for ourselves
Research material on the subject of commercial writing
Commercial writers touch!
Commercial products are looked at as eye candy for the search engines, and mainly because Google is the number one distributor of online goods. Then you have Amazon, Ebay and so many others. If none of these companies were around, the web would look very different for sure, but since these massive online organizations have the largest shares of stock in the online market place. So many of us online and on the ground are being forced to either go the commercial route that they leave trails for, or be used as a marketing tool for massive corporations such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon and the list goes on and on.
This is the likely reason as well, to why many writers are struggling to make it in their own pathways. Video powers have also taken center stage via mobile device, then there's the social networking factors that steal viewers away, which has hurt the potential to attract folks, to per say the reading of a article, or tons of them.
Warning Advisory for bloggers and online writers:
We all need to be advised that the Internet has evolved completely and in a very short period of time, and is now considered to be powered by a thing known as Cloud Computing. Understanding such things today, isn't hard at all. Just try to realize that digitally, our computing powers are beyond what it use to be, allowing us to store, transfer, and share huge volumes of data. (Digital informations in the form of text, images, video, sounds, etc...)
This new age of online everything has definitely changed all in its path, both on the ground and online. Amazing trends have been set, people are trying their hardest to keep up with it all, and so many of us in the 100's of millions are being left behind. This is why remaining an online writer for 5 years plus, and staying determined to keep up is a definite edge on the digital war games at hand.
You shall learn more and more by shear exposure to the latest concepts that the Internet gods release daily and nightly. Some things rise and fall overnight, but others are destined to be a permanent source of potential online success for all those who hopped on in time, and with the right skills as well as will power to ride out the digital storms.
Commercial writing poll
Do you write for commercial purposes and does it pay to do so or not?
Have fun as a writer too, but edit each article over and over again
10 Quick Tech Tips for Commercial Writers
- Use your smartphone to write when your mind is idle
- You can get a iPhone 5 or the new Samsung Galaxy S 4
- They both allow voice to text, making commercial writing simple
- Study up the usages of keywords, back links, image and video usage
- Google and many of the search engines are responsible for web traffic
- Learn the rules and most recent updates of them all over time
- Watch whats trending online and to catch a viral trend may help you
- Learn to utilize video powers and Youtube to produce your own campaigns
- Google has such a thing as Adsense and Adwords - Study them both
- To get monetized properly sign up to Gmail first, then Google Adsense next
- Bonus Tip - after getting monetized on your web locations research marketing concepts, this aspect of the online social web, and social media world will help your writing find accurate targets and purposeful avenues to subject your topics on for longevity. (Good Luck!)