Do you love to write? If you do, you could start making money free writing online. Not a cent of investment, without competition, just cold hard cash for your efforts fast.

What do you need to get started? Absolutely nothing except your enthusiasm, writing skills and the knowledge of where to find work and you can start making money today by writing.

Why are there so many writing jobs online? The internet is exploding and needs one thing to make it grow, constant content, fresh and interesting content every minute of every day.

Where should you look for writing jobs online? There are many ways to make good money quickly with no investment.

Here are some places to start writing for cash:

Online article banks. Online article banks like Associated Content, Infobarrel, Squidoo, Hubpages and the like are always on the lookout for new, fresh content. Their compensation varies, but if you are diligent and willing to build a large portfolio, you can make significant money writing for these sites.

Article writing as a contractor. These jobs abound for native English speakers and are the quickest way to earning solid incomes online. Internet marketers, bloggers and website content creation is big business and the work is steady, private positions are the best paid by far. You can find these jobs by looking on Craigslist, posting a free classified on Craigslist, or checking the internet marketing forums.

Writing for an article writing service. Article writing services like Textbroker and others contract with those needing content. You can bid on and are assigned jobs according to skill level. These services pay under a penny a word, but always have immediate work. Most articles required are short, under 400-600 words or less and easy to write. If you work quickly this may be the option for you.

Ebay ad writer. Alternatively, you can contact Ebay power sellers and write auction listings for them. You may be surprised how many need help and these writing gigs usually pay better than article writing services.

There are many, many ways to make money online with only a moderate amount of writing ability. While the content you turn out may not be Pulitzer Prize winning material, most of the data entry needed online is short article writing, article rewriting, or ad / auction description writing. If you can write at college level, with accuracy and clarity and have acceptable spelling and grammar, those are the only skills you will need to make money free writing online.