There are a number of people who are very much interested in writing articles and making money out of these. The fascinating thing about this writing process is that you can easily do it anywhere even in the comfort of your home.
For these people, there are some techniques that you will need to develop in order to be successful. After developing these techniques and using them effectively you will surely be on your way to making money out of your travel writing. Here are four of the techniques that could prove very useful for you.
- One of the ways to make money as a travel writer is to complete writing project on the numerous ‘project’ sites that are on the internet. There are a host of them out there and include sites like DoMyStuff, Guru, and Elance. All these websites and others have hundreds of writing projects posted on them each and every single day. It is very simple to accomplish this task on the websites. All you have to do is to set up a free account as a content provider, and then you will be able to respond to requests for writing projects. After successful completion of the writing project the funds that accrue from it will be directly deposited into your bank account. You can easily withdraw it from any ATM in the world, especially if it is MasterCard or VISA.
- Indeed another simple technique is to be writing for your own blog. This way you will be able to use your travel stories to generate traffic to it. This is because there are a host of people who are very interested in getting enough information about travelling. If you are able to gradually develop your blog space, in not time you can attract a lot of people to the point where you will then sell ad space or products related to your blog. Even it seems very simple; there are a number of people who have thousands of dollars through this process.
- One of the most common methods is to sell your stories to travel newspapers and magazines. However, this is the method or technique that pays the least of all. What you can here is to place a query to the newspaper or the magazine about the subjects of interest they like to receive. From there you can do your own research as to how to write your topics or materials before writing and selling it to them. You can easily find these newspapers and magazines from your library or more simply the internet. These days the latter provides the most effective means of locating some of these institutions. The only risky thing about this technique is the fact that you can never be sure as whether the company will guarantee the payment. For most of them your articles will be easily rejected if it is considered as a low grade article.