I am currently looking for methods of generating extra income 'on the side', and have always been very interested in offering article writing services online. I am conscious that there are numerous ways to enter this market, ranging from websites such as TextBroker, to other mediums such as self promotion and the Warrior Forum.
For a bit of background information, I am a 30 year old successful professional from the UK, working within a huge private healthcare organisation. I enjoy writing and would like to use this as leverage towards a bit of extra income. I like to think of myself as a well educated, articulate professional with an ample vocabulary. However, I have no experience of entering this world.
Does anyone have any suggestions or advice on how I can begin creating a portfolio of work which will help me subsequently win future projects and aid my development? I am unsure on which article writing sites are best to begin with (please bear in mind I am based solely in the UK). I should also add that I am perfectly happily offering any initial work free of charge in order to gain trust and provide a platform to demonstrate my capability.
Any advice would be massively appreciated.
Thanks very much guys!