Do you love to write? Then why not get paid to do it? Work at home writers are needed by a wide variety of companies. If writing isn't your thing though there are plenty of other legitimate opportunities on the work at home companies page.
How do I get hired?
Most of the companies listed below have a simple online application but you do usually need to submit some sample articles. If you are a blogger you can use articles from your blog or guest posts you have done. If you think you are cut out to be a freelance writer but do not have anything published online yet then you need to find a free site that allows anyone to publish articles and write some posts for them before you do anything else. No, you won't make any money, but it will help you land a freelance writing job if you write well and can prove it with your articles published online.
What companies hire freelance writers to work from home?
Check the Pro-Blogger job board for jobs writing as a blogger
Photoshop Tutorial Writers
Web Design Blogger
Apple Product Writers
Also use these freelance writing platforms:
These platforms work mostly on a bid type basis. Other writers bid on the some work assignments and one of you is chosen. You get paid once your work is completed. Make sure you have a good idea of how long the task will take you before submitting a bid.
Have great ideas for greeting cards? You can get paid to write those too.
If you are new at writing greeting cards, this How to Write Humorous Greeting Cards kindle book is a great resource.
- P.S. Greetings, Inc.
- Avanti Press
- Blue Mountain
- Oatmeal Studios
- Paper Rose
- American Greetings
- It Takes Two
Love to write but would rather start your own blog and work for yourself? Then check out my Quickstart Guide to Blogging to get your blog off the ground quickly and then my Blogging for Money resource to monetize into a business.
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