Today’s idea list is going to be for 10 ways to build a writing career:

  1. Old school – apply to be a writer at a newspaper or magazine
  2. New school – start your own blog. Develop a following and sell stuff to your following.
  3. Test headlines on social media to see what sells. Then develop a landing page, iterate your sales copy, and sell stuff.
  4. Hire yourself out on writing brokerages like iwriter or textbroker.
  5. Self publish on Kindle
  6. Create stand alone information products
  7. Publish articles on web 2.0, build following, sell stuff
  8. Write video scripts for people looking to create the next viral video
  9. Write the great american novel one tweet at a time, get social shares, get media coverage, profit
  10. Write press releases.

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