Question – Is it possible to make income with freelance writing?
This is the main question that comes in the mind of each and every freelance writer when they enter into freelance writing field.
Answer – Surely it is possible to make good income by doing freelance writing. Many people earn good income by working as a freelance writer. Better research and experience can make a writer perfect which enables him or her to make a good income.
Sites with bid option – There are many sites in which people will hire contractors such as designers, writers, virtual assistants, programmers and many more. As you know, some of these types of sites will display the money earned by each individual.
As soon as a writer or any professional wins any project and he completes the work, the employer pays for it. In most cases the employer pays the writer through a secure system of the bid site. In such cases the total income earned by the writer will get published in that site which others also can see if the go to the profile of such writer.
Recently in Elance.com, which is a bid site, it showed that a writer earned a sum of 16,000 USD in a period of six months.
Mouth to Mouth advertisement – there are many blogs and forums available for writers to participate and share work and to find partners in writing. I also found a blogger who earns more than 5,000 USD through such a forum. But I didn’t found that how long he is doing blogging and how many hours he is working on it and also don’t know how the stars are came there.
Community Polling – Recently I made polling in a community of the writers in which I asked about their earning. I just asked them about their monthly earning.
From their reply I came to know that 44 percent of the writers are earning below 1000 USD per month. 27 percent of them are earning an income of between 1000 USD to 2000 USD in a month. Other 28 percent of writers are earning more than 2000 USD in a month. Here it is to be noted that 50% of them are working average 8 hours a day and about 50% of them are having an experience of more than a year.
Conclusion – from this it is clear that you can earn a good income which will be suitable for a decent living. Just like other career, here also you have to invest your time, service to make a career in a good way and also commitment. Also you have to create valuable contracts, make sale of your work and have to use your skills maximum to make it a