Everyone has their own skills and special abilities that make them unique. Some find that their talent is painting or drawing, others find joy in acting or singing. Just like that, captivating anyone with their words is a skill in and of itself. Being able to hook people with your story is a rare talent, in my opinion. As the Joker once said, if you are good at something, never do it for free. Here are six ways to make a quick buck from your way with words.
We’ve all gotten those emails from random companies that don’t like advertisements at first glance. They try to hook you in with a cleverly written story or something witty that catches your attention. Companies have realized to be great at advertising, they must try to be more human with their efforts. This is where you come in. These companies are willing to pay upwards of $150 per email and upwards of $1000 if you are experienced enough. So this is a great place to start out if you are looking to lend out your ability to weave a narrative.
Emails aren’t your thing? Then why don’t you try out the original place for storytelling on the internet?- blogs. Though not as popular as they used to, they are still paying a pretty penny to those who are able to mould content that fits the blog’s theme and writing style. They upwards of $100 per post.
- Social Media Campaigns
Anyone who is anyone uses social media. So it is no surprise that companies are looking to make big money using it. Companies use social media to connect with their customers and size up the competition. It directly influences their decisions so if you can make it into this space, these organizations are ready to cough up upwards of $2000 per month.
If you aren’t good at writing content that is personal in nature, then websites are a great option. Everyone needs a website and those people are paying $1500-$3500 for a website of 3-5 pages. If you have a tech background, this is a match made in heaven.
- Video Marketing
With video sharing platforms like YouTube worth billions of dollars, it is no wonder people want a piece of that huge cake (of money). With upwards of $200 per minute of video, there has never been a more lucrative time to get into video marketing. This is a great option for those who want to produce teaching resources or make funny skits on the internet!
- Case Studies
If you have visited any big website, there are always testimonials from customers that detail their experience with the particular product or service that the company provides. These are usually what sways potential customers into buying as for most general people, all the technical just flies above their heads. If you have a background in journalism this is a great option for you. These case studies will fetch you upwards of $1500.