best places to begin article writing career

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Hi there,

I would like to know what are the best places for a person who is interested in starting an article writing career and make some money in the internet.
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  • Profile picture of the author Manoj V
    You can try freelancing sites and apply for ads which require article writers.
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  • Profile picture of the author mindreaderwriter
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    You can post your thread in the Warriors for Hire Section of this forum.
    I have a thread in there for my writing services.
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  • Profile picture of the author imgeek2727
    This forum is a good place to start, you might also want to check out Online Internet Marketing & Search Engine Optimization Forum and Freelancer.com - Hire Freelancers & Find Freelance Jobs Online these sites make it pretty easy and there are always people advertising jobs.
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  • Yeah!This forum is really the good place to start with. I already get clients from here.
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  • Profile picture of the author GoBlog
    Beside starting from this forum, you also try using iwriter.com. It's the best place for writing career.
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  • Profile picture of the author robertwin45
    This forum is an ideal place to post your ads and find your first clients. First of all, you should think of an impressive ads with your excellent writing skills to draw visitors and convince your clients

    Best lucks!
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  • Profile picture of the author JaynKeth
    They are a lot of people asking about good writer service. Just take a look around, and you can probably find a few clients.
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  • Profile picture of the author JustinDupre
    Try freelancing over at oDesk.
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  • Profile picture of the author veheme
    Odesk.com, Freelancer.com, Elance.com

    I haven't tried out iwriter.com but I bought a few articles from there and it seemed a decent place.
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  • Profile picture of the author sksinghsanjeet
    Apply for article writer in freelancer.com
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  • Profile picture of the author linkpacts
    you can apply at odesk.com and onlinejobs. Webmasters are in desperate need of someone who can provide quality content to their websites at a consistent pace. Just make an account and clarify your skills and experience. Give it a try, I am sure you will find a article writing job in no time.
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  • Profile picture of the author ivanadee
    warrior for hire section is cool
    but if u want to do some tests, just try fiverr (fiverr.com) first.
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    • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
      I will be posting an ad in the Warrior for hire section soon, but for me, I've been using oDesk since March, and it's ok. I'm just starting to get good jobs coming in, it can take a while to build a reputation, and 99% of jobs posted are ridiculous 500 words for $1 jobs, but I've been getting up to 15 articles a week, and next week will be even more. It's not a living wage for me, but I have had my fingers in other pots.

      One thing to consider is getting a portfolio up, though. Since I've had a portfolio and have been attaching relevant samples to my applications, my success rate has gone from 5% to 50%, although I still need some work, although I'm not sure how much I'll be using it in the future

      Oh, and Freelancer? I found that awful. It takes too much money directly from you, with fees that are not obvious like oDesk, and the %age of usable jobs is tiny, maybe 0.1% of them, or less, are for normal writers, the rest are for those $1 for 1000 words or even worse writers... I've deleted my profile from there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jhangora
    Hi Kajol, nice to see you on the Warrior Forums. More Niche has some great products my friend. Keep working on them rather than writing for some one else. You do have a day job to take care of the bills
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  • Profile picture of the author ProAffiliate01
    You could go to Fiverr or job bidding sites to obtain freelance work. Sometimes you can find companies who will hire a full time blogger.
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  • Profile picture of the author eac07740
    Hello kajol shafiq. Have you looked into selling articles with constant-content.com?
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    • Profile picture of the author cashp0wer
      Warriors for Hire section on this site would be my first place. The ad is only like $20 I think. You should have your own writer's website also to showcase your work.
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  • Profile picture of the author laurencewins
    Check out my WSO. I have over 100 sites that have different types of jobs including writing sites and I am sure you can find some work there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Benjamin Ehinger
    Originally Posted by kajol shafiq View Post

    Hi there,

    I would like to know what are the best places for a person who is interested in starting an article writing career and make some money in the internet.
    There are dozens of places, but don't underestimate the power of your own website. I started here on the forum with an ad in the warrior for hire section and now have my own website. There is money to be made, just don't sell yourself short or you will end up working for pennies instead of dollars.

    Benjamin
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  • Profile picture of the author Victoralexon
    Check out sites such as www.iwriter.com, www.thecontentauthority.com, www.constant-content.com, www.elance.com, www.guru.com, www.vworker.com, www.odesk.com, www.freelancer.com and www.fiverr.com.

    You could also start a thread in the 'Warriors for Hire' section.

    Also take a look in the 'Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You' section.

    I hope that helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
    Indeed Racquel, however, if you are completely new to writing for SEO purposes, then the freelancing sites like oDesk are very useful for building up your understanding of your clients needs without damaging the brand you build for contacting directly.

    After writing 50+ articles for some nice cash, then you will have built up a better knowledge of what you can do, what your client wants and how you can target your audience better. Meaning that when you do come to actually contact directly, you are a far better writer and a far better marketer, and you will sell more for more money.

    That little bit of 'easy' work can go a long way to increasing your confidence, knowledge and ability.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dazzling Content
    Never try Freelancer.com! They refuse to allow refunds on cancelled or incomplete projects, which is basically 10% of the total project cost. If, for example, you got hired for a $300 job but the employer decides to cancel the job or goes missing, you will still be charged the project fee of $30 whether or not you got paid!
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    • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
      Originally Posted by Dazzling Content View Post

      Never try Freelancer.com! They refuse to allow refunds on cancelled or incomplete projects, which is basically 10% of the total project cost. If, for example, you got hired for a $300 job but the employer decides to cancel the job or goes missing, you will still be charged the project fee of $30 whether or not you got paid!
      Indeed. I started one project, but the employer was an imbecile. His instructions were abysmal, and he got angry when I said I wanted to end it. So he started a ticket against me. I agreed to it if he paid the money to cover the freelancers fee, and then I emailed them to cancel my profile. A joke.

      Girlfriend also did some work for them, and they ended up taking more money than she got paid! Rubbish, and full of imbeciles.

      So far, though, I found oDesk good - and sorry to keep mentioning it, I haven't got round to trying out the others mentioned because I'm so happy with how oDesk was working for me. Won't need it soon, hopefully, though
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      • Profile picture of the author kajol shafiq
        I would like to express my sincerest thanks to everyone who has chipped in with his or her valuable advise. Article writing may not be a huge money-earner, but for people who are struggling with their online pursuits may think of diverging into this field to start earning. I am sure there are many others here who are thinking alike, especially those who have a penchant for writing.
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