Want to be an Online Writer, then go get yourself these three things. And I say,Get it because I firmly believe that nothing is impossible, but the term.
1) A 24 hours internet connection which also means a laptop or PC and regular electrical supply.
2) A good command over English and an intelligent mind to grasp the workings of the internet especially the basics of online marketing tools and techniques.
3) Patience, Patience, Patience…and more. You may have excellent writing skills and a fantastic vocabulary to boot. You may be really bright and a pro at SEO. You are online – connected day and night. You work hard and expect results. You will get it- if you know how to wait for it .
So, do you think you have it in you to be an online writer?
If you are living in Africa or India you might be facing problems with irregular electrical supply and slow internet facilities. It’s amazing how much people in the west like the US and UK take for granted. Really, they rarely(almost never) have power supply cuts and the internet just runs here like it’s on “high speed”. I know the difference because I have experienced it myself.
Now language, can be issue because though most of us from the former British colonies speak English and we may have a big degree in the language even. The fact is, it doesn’t come to us as naturally and then there are all the colloquial terms and conditions we are blissfully unaware off but it does reflect in our comments and writing style. Never mind we can always try and learn how to do it better in the English Way!
As for the online marketing knowledge and skills, again the only advice I can give is to, get acquainted and keep refreshing, because there are innovations being introduced nearly every day!
Finally, give yourself the time to write, re-search, and sell your work. Be kind to yourself: expertise takes a while to process and express. Along the way there will be road blocks but you’ll reach the end if and only if you persevere. Patience and Persistence, my friend, are the greatest virtues every online writer should aspire too inorder to be successful!
All the best!
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