Not every time a writer writes a novel or a poem. Not every writer got the opportunity to be a famous journalist. But every writer could be a content writer because it is both respectable and could make a hand full of money out of it.
Before getting into content writing one has to get some toolkit for getting into it.
A writer should have his unique writing style.
As a writer, we know that every writing form has its unique writing style. If we are blogging it should be friendly and sometimes opinionated. If it is advertising it should be short and persuasive. As a news writer, we need to be short in length, informative, with a catchy title at the top. But every category is content, and every type of master of their style of writing makes them in demand.
A content writer needs to be a knowledgeable person, who has some knowledge about the market and its need. For doing that a content writer needs to:
As a content writer writes for readers and researchers, he should write for them not for himself, or for his organization. His writings need to be readers friendly.
Have research about the keywords, and the actual meaning of the keyword should not deviate.
Have information about the well known content writers and their specialties. Also to his readers and their needs.
The most important part of content writingafter the keyword is the title because the title gives an idea to a reader to read it or not.
SEO, HTML, CSS, and WordPress are important for content writing.
Be calm, because it not a very hectic task. WordPress have few levels of atomization, and HTML gives your text a view that you want. You will definitely get the benefit to learn these basics.
The thing which actually matters is the quality of your writing.
Always be original.
Any writer could write in the way he wants to. He could be the one who can discover a new style. It’s all up to you. How you want to present yourself in your writing.
It is very easy to get an idea that your article is not actually same as anyone else. The solution is plagiarism. If your article is accidentally same with any other article it gives you hint about it.
The main aim of the content writing is always the readers and their needs. So write for them, and it is very delightful and fun in writing.
Chetna Sharma is an SEO executive, marketer, and writer. A writer by day and a reader by night. She loathes to discuss herself in the third person but can be persuaded to do from time to time. Find her on LinkedIn here: @chetnasharma