Did you become a freelance writer so that you could spend less time working and more time enjoying life? This is one of the many reasons that people decide to become a freelance writer. Unfortunately for most freelance writers this is just a dream and not their daily reality. Most freelance writers put in 12 to 14 hour workdays trying to get all of their freelance writing work done. The reason for these long hours is that most freelance writers are writing for clients and not for themselves. The way to change this is that every freelance writer needs to start building residual income today so that they can get away from writing for other people.

Residual income is getting paid over and over again from articles that are posted on the Internet. The two most common ways to get paid over and over again on articles is through google adsense or other advertising and affiliate marketing. These are usually the ways that most freelance writing clients make money from the articles that you sell them. Why not take charge of your own financial future and start making residual income from your articles yourself.

There are many ways to get started as a freelance writer to start building residual income. You can start writing for revenue sharing sites that allow you to own the rights to the work that you publish on them and share with you the advertising revenue. The good thing about going this route is that most of these sites are highly ranked with the search engines.

You can building residual income with your own niche web sites and blogs. This will take a little more work because you will also need to build traffic to these sites to begin to make residual income from them. The upside to going this way with residual income is that you do not have to share any of the revenue with another business.

There are many other ways for a freelance writer to begin building residual income. Once you have your residual income up, you can start cutting back on client and work and start enjoying life again.