7 Business Opportunities For Aspiring Ghostwriters

Ghostwriting has been a long term profession traditionally used by authors of books. With the onset of the increasing use of the internet for business and especially with the increasing usage of article marketing over the past six years, ghostwriting has changed dramatically.

Ghostwriters, also known as freelance writers, are now finding that they are in high demand for much more than just writing books. The profession of writing has been steadily changing and now writers have so many different areas that they can become an expert in and earn a decent wage.

The demand for writers is ever increasing. Here are 7 different ways that you can use your writing skills as a business opportunity.

7 Business Opportunities For Aspiring Ghostwriters

7 Business Opportunities For Aspiring Ghostwriters

1) Article Marketing – highly in demand and an ever growing necessity. Any business owner that has an internet site needs content. The smaller the business, the more they many need to outsource and purchase ghostwritten products.

2) Press Releases – still an excellent way to announce business changes. Hiring a writer to write a great press release can drive a lot of traffic and being able to write a good release will make you good money.

3) Blog Posts – any and every internet business should have some type of blog to interact with their clients. Keeping fresh content is critical and being able to write good content can be great pay.

4) Ebooks – writing an expanded article called an ebook is a fabulous way to earn a living and the demand on certain topics is high. These ebooks are resold multiple times by the client.

5) Ad Copy – usually written by marketing specialists, but if you have experience in writing good copy, you can make great money writing it for others

6) Social Media – writing for social media outlets is becoming increasingly popular. It can be a bit controversial as customers want to know that they are interacting with the company, but it may be a decent addition to ones writing repertoire if you are an expert in social media and how it works.

7) Reports and Books – expanding your business into reports and books can be a great addition to your ghostwriting business. Most likely the best way to earn the most amount of money.

I am sure that there are many other ways that a writer can use their skills to earn a living. Each of these methods is a viable business opportunity on their own but combining the ones you are familiar with may carve out a great niche for you to market and grow your own ghostwriting business.

Direct Sales – How A Ghostwriter Can Help With Your Marketing Campaign

Direct Sales – How A Ghostwriter Can Help With Your Marketing Campaign

If you have a home business with one of the direct sales companies, it is very important to have an online business presence. One of the ways you can market your business online is to hire an affordable ghostwriter. Here is what an experienced ghostwriter can do for you.

1. write professionally written newsletters that you can email out to all of your party hosts, customers, downline team, etc. This will free up your time to work on other aspects of your Direct Sales Business.

2. write professionally written blog posts for you and post them to your blog. He/She can write them directed towards your niche, keyword load them and properly do the keyword linking so that your blog posts rank high in search engine results.

3. write expertly written articles for you that pertain to your niche. You will submit these articles with your own resource author’s box on them to various online article directories, web sites, other blogs, etc. Article marketing is a great way to drive traffic to your business web site.

4. write business advertisements for you to use in your email marketing campaign, classified ads, etc.

5. write expertly written web site content for you to post to your business web site on just about any topic that you would need.

As you can see an experienced ghostwriter can do a lot to help you market your business online. He/She can write newsletter content, blog content, web site content, articles and ad copy to help free up your time for other business tasks.

Shelly Hill Co-Owns The Two Classy Ghostwriting Chics with her business partner Chris Carroll. You can find their online web site at http://www.twoclassyghostwritingchics.com This article is copyright 2011 by Shelly Hill and The Two Classy Ghostwriting Chics. All Rights Reserved.

Why Should I Use a Ghostwriter?

Ghostwriting has become a viable and affordable option for many marketers on the Internet these days. With the transition of sales and business from brick and mortar only businesses to now needing a presence on the net as well, many businesses are struggling to create the perfect blend needed to capture and convert customers. The days of “build it and they will come” are long over.

Article marketing and blogging has been known to drive traffic to websites for many years and now with the onset of social media thrown in the mix, fresh content is critical. But what to do when you are out of ideas? That’s when a ghostwriter steps in.

A ghostwriter can create a multitude of different products for your personal use on your blog or website, even on your social media sites. Look at this list of options that you can use.

Articles – usually 200-600 words on a particular topic
PLR articles (definition: Private Label Rights) – a grouping of articles you can use as a base to rewrite and post
Blog Posts
Product Descriptions
Business Advertising
Simple Press Releases

And there are more options as well. If you are thinking about using a ghostwriter to help you create perfect content for your site or blog, see what we can do for you.