25 Examples of Writing That Pays Well
Copy, Business, and Technical Writing
Copywriting and technical business writing are quite lucrative. Have you explored all the possibilities out there? The following is a list of the different kinds of copywriting, web writing, and business/technical writing available.
These include brochures, postcards, perhaps even signage. Also, think about the parts of a whole: slogans, taglines, etc. All need to be written by someone. Physical and online outlets need these same services. Can you write a convincing email? Then you may be able to provide the service for others.
This is a great place to start for the beginning freelancer. Websites need content to be well-placed in search rankings and serve their potential customers. Some web writing is geared to Search Engine Optimization (SEO). It means writing in a way that will best capture search engine traffic.
Writing for blogs can mean several things. You may be hired to write for a blog network, which means you're creating for one blog that is part of a company of several blogs (sometimes hundreds in a particular category). Or, you may be hired by a company to blog for and about them—sometimes with a byline/credit and sometimes without it.
This is a slight variation in sales writing; you're selling a human!
With distance learning becoming so much more common, many distance learning companies are turning to freelancers for help with the materials required. In addition, educational publishers and online education websites may also be a good target for those versed in K-12 and higher ed.