Writing is an extremely versatile profession. Online writing jobs run the gamut from freelancing for consumer magazines to self-publishing on the Internet. Freelancers often build a business over time, contantly networking to find new outlets, but regular online writing jobs are always welcome.
Online Writing Jobs
Typically work-at-home writers and editors work as freelancers. However, some companies do hire telecommuting employees for writing jobs. These online writing jobs are mostly entry-level.
About.com contracts with more than 600 guides who are experts in their many different fields. They write online content from home and are paid a minimum of $675/month to start. However, compensation increases with page view growth. About also contributing writers for subtopics in its sites. Pay for these writers starts at $500/month.
Writers are paid based on the performance of their "brand" or page views of the news content they write. Payment is based on page views and contributers are paid in minimum $100 increments.
Associated Content is an open content network, which allows people to publishing content on any topic, in any format (text, video, audio and images). Its writing jobs are very self-directed in that writers reap financial rewards based on the number of page views the articles they choose to publish receive.
Like a search engine but with live work-at-home guides answering the questions, ChaCha pays per answer, which it says averages out to $3-9 per hour.
Demand Studios accepts applicants with writing, editing and filmmaking skills. They are assigned to produce made-for-the-Internet content that appear on sites like eHow.com, LIVESTRONG.COM and dozens more sites. Writers are paid both on a flat fee and revenue sharing basis.
Writing jobs at Examiner.com are for writers with insights and knowledge about local events and communities in topics ranging from sports and parenting to food and green living. Pay is based on the size of your readership.
Pays bloggers (with a cultural background from the U.S., Canada, Australia or UK) $4 per 300-word blog for posts about family life and other subjects.