Tarek Chaaban

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How to Start a Web Content Writing Business

Feeling tired of your 9 to 5 day job? Or are you someone who wants your work to revolve around your life and not the other way around? Then starting a web content writing business is the best that you could do. You can start your own business right at the comfort of your own bedroom. Now you can have utmost control over your time and work at your own schedule.

However, before you drop your day job completely and plunge into your home based business, you must learn some pointers about how to start a web content writing business beforehand.

You must have excellent command of the English language. Whether you plan to write your gigs yourself or you hire writers to do some of the job for you, you must know the rules of writing. Writing for web content is different from writing for newspapers or school projects. It must be concise, clear, and fun to read so that your readers wouldn’t look for another website to browse.

You must have a reliable computer with a reliable Internet connection. Web content writing has a fast turn-around. Your clients wouldn’t want to wait long for you to finish the job. They want it done as soon as possible. A slow computer or a slow Internet connection will probably frustrate you in this business.

You must know where to find your clients. If you don’t have clients who need your service, you wouldn’t have any job to do. Finding and keeping clients are some of the most crucial aspects in a web content writing business. There are forums and ad placements for writers online that you can Google search to find reliable clients. Once you have the clients, keep them satisfied by submitting error free, plagiarism free and quality written articles to keep them wanting your service.

You must have reliable writers. Once you obtained reliable clients, the next thing to do is look for reliable writers. Again, there are ad placements and you can post your vacancy for this purpose. Keep those writers who have passion to protect your business and are easy to communicate. Training and keeping a good relationship with them will benefit your web content writing business.

Once you’ve learned the art of web content writing business, there should be no reason why you will not succeed in this undertaking. All you need to do is have patience and never stop learning about web content writing. Always remember that learning is a process.


  1. I’m interested in starting my own web content writing business, but what rates should I charge? Also, do you have any recommendations on how to split up the earnings between myself and the people I might hire to write for me?

  2. i want to start content writing for some company.So ,please let me know in detail the steps for content writing.I am a student and ned employement.

  3. Wish to write contents, but being a fresher want an oppurnity in this field along with my study.

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