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Earning Passive Income Through Writing Essays

Earning Passive Income Through Writing Essays
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Writing is an art form, and writing essays is a highly specialized discipline of writing. For many crafting an essay is an extremely tall order. And this is especially true for students. Forced into the crucible that is school, students must juggle learning, homework, extracurricular activities, family life and social life. Unfortunately, the majority of students are just not adept at balancing the various rigors of life, and it often shows in their essays.

To write a quality essay requires a great deal of research, proper attributions, careful analysis and creative wording. Sounds easy, but above all this requires time, and lots of it. When students are pressed the time allotted to the different steps of writing an essay are often trimmed down. The end result is an essay of low quality, that is if it was even written at all. This is where you and your considerable essay writing skills can come into play.

Being paid to write for someone else is nothing new. It is a great service that can provide the client or customer a very real and very convenient solution to their time or skill problems. Indeed, a skilled and experienced essay writer can net a significant income by outsourcing their skills to people who need them the most. There are typically two ways that a writer can operate; as an independent freelancer or as a contractor for a writing services company.

Operating as a freelancer, the writer would be responsible for all aspects of the business. Asides from doing the actual writing, you would have to attract or fin business, negotiate the terms and conditions, and finally collect payment. This can be the perfect opportunity for those who like to control every step of the process. It provides the greatest amount of freedom and really puts the progress and future of the business in the writer’s hand. While this may provide the ideal setup for some, it may pose to be a great burden for others. Some writers may neither have the ability or interest in running every aspect of their essay writing enterprise, and that’s where writing services companies come in.

Entire companies exist which serves as a reserve for writing talent. A writer who chooses to serve under a company is more restricted than a freelancer, however they do enjoy a host of other benefits. Larger companies usually engage a greater number of clients and, in effect, a larger amount of work and assignments are available. Online writing companies also tend to provide their writers with courses, guidelines and other forms of support to improve their skill and ability to deliver high quality work. Employers also occasionally give bonuses for exceptional work, especially if said work generates positive customer feedback that the company can use for marketing purposes. Writing companies are also as receptive to non-native English speakers as they are to native English speakers, which means that you can usually get work even if English is not your first language.

Once you have chosen the business type you would like to pursue, it is time to make sure that you are well armed and equipped to carry out your task of writing quality essays. While it is true that you can live the digital nomad life while making money as an academic essay writer, there are certain factors that are vital to your success. Not the least of which is a stable high speed internet connection. It will be almost impossible to send and receive files, or to perform online research without a reliable broadband connection. Then there’s the writing device itself. A computer and associated writing software are an absolutely necessity in order to complete and transmit writing assignments in this digital age.

Then comes the time to assess your writing capabilities. What subjects or topics do you have knowledge about or can speak to with some authority? If you find that list to be a short one, then it may be time to either expand your knowledge base. This will undoubtedly help you land more work. Take stock of your current resources. Who or what can you engage to complete your work? How much time do you have to write or complete your assignment? The answers to these questions are critical to success and brutal honesty is required.

Few things in the world can be as rewarding as turning your skills into a money making endeavor. Being hired to write an essay ultimately gives you the freedom to choose how much work you want to take on. Flexibility is your greatest reward and having the opportunity to charge as much or as little as you want (or are willing to accept) for your services. Location independence is another benefit that attracts many to writing essays for money. So if you have been fortunate enough to be a wordsmith, why not give essay writing a try?