What you bring to the table: A talent for expressing yourself concisely, putting an idea into words and meeting deadlines reliably. Companies often want content pertaining to a specific field of expertise, so it helps to sell yourself in your areas of strength.
Expect to earn: There is a vast range of pay for writing Web content, from nothing up to hundreds of dollars per assignment. The median pay for a full-time content writer is $35,200. You can earn as much as $66,000.
Sign on: Check listings at indeed.com or register with the Yahoo Contributor Network (contributor.yahoo.com), which pays for assigned content; the more traffic a post gets, the more money the writer earns. If you think you're a fit for a specific company, e-mail a sample post and offer your services.