Just about anyone who blogs for their full-time job can attest that making money through blogging can be a little rough, especially at first. Getting your traffic up and then maintaining steady traffic, bringing in a decent amount of money from AdSense, finding worthwhile affiliates and building a relationship with them that is profitable for both of you… it all takes a lot of time and a lot of hard work before it begins to pay off.
Before you get overwhelmed at the thought of trying to make it all function cohesively, though, there’s another very viable option that will help you improve on all levels – freelance writing.

Below are three ways that freelance writing can help your blog :

Help you become more well-rounded

When you are freelance writing for a living (or even just for supplemental income) you tend to write about a wide variety of topics, as opposed to a blog that tends to fall into a certain niche. Writing about things outside of your normal blogging helps to make you a better-rounded writer, which in turn can improve the quality of the writing on your blog, thus making it appeal to more people, and this inevitably means your blog more likely to be read by more readers… and the domino effect happens, you get the picture. 

Provide an additional income

No matter how much or how little you’re getting paid for your freelance work, the point is you’re getting paid for your freelance work. Whether you use that additional money to supplement your blog income, cover bills that your blog can’t cover, or just put it back into your blog (through hosting fees, domain names, custom designs, etc. – those little expenses can add up!) having some extra side-money can prove to be quite beneficial.

Expose you to new contacts

By freelance writing you’ll be able to interact with more people and make new contacts that can expose you to more freelance work, help you with your blog, provide guest bloggers for your site and guest blogging opportunities for other sites, help you learn new tricks of the trade, offer constructive criticism… and those are just a few of the ways making new contacts can help! The possibilities are endless with all the different ways that having additional contacts can help you out.

Freelance writing is a great way to improve and showcase your writing skills, as well as earn a little money while doing so. There is always room for improvement – be it in freelance writing or blogging – and by utilizing skills from both venues you will have a killer combination.
This Guest post is by Christine Kane from internet providers, she is a graduate of Communication and Journalism. She enjoys writing about a wide-variety of subjects for different blogs. She can be reached via email at: Christi.Kane00@gmail.com