Web Content Development/Professional Writing

In this digital world internet isthe information highway and a Web content Writer is responsible for writingoriginal content for websites. Additionally these writes also write for pressreleases, blogs, and articles, for marketing and advertising depending on thenature of business the website promotes. Usually content writers have to workaround the brief provided by a client.  Contentwriter has to be very creative and should be able to express that through wordson the websites.

Career Options

  • - Web Content writer can easily get in-house jobs or work from home. Well established business houses
  • - corporate
  • - retailers
  • - startups
  • - everybody these days depend on good catchy writings and captions to sell their product and services online. Freelancing is also a very good option where a person can simultaneously work on different websites.

Educational Qualifications

  • - People with bachelor’s degrees or higher in the fields of communications, journalism or English are considered qualified. - College degree and/or equivalent experience in Graphic Design and Web development - Experience in desktop publishing concepts and standards; word processing techniques and standards - Background or skills in publishing, editorial operations or desktop publishing - Experience in editorial content creation or multipurpose

Personal Skills

  • - Excellent communications and writing skills - Good listening skills - Multitasking abilities - Ability to work independently - Fairly good knowledge of HTML
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • Macromedia flash
  • MS- FrontPage etc would be of benefit in this profession.

Courses to be pursued

  • A Bachelors Degree which offers coursework in creative technical writing
  • proof reading
  • editing. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism
  • English or Foreign languages. Course in Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Top Colleges

  • Amity Institute of English and Business Communication Address: D- Block, first Floor, Amity University Uttar Pradesh Sector – 125, NOIDA, UP - 201303 Phone: 0120- 4392219 Website: http://www.amity.edu/

Working Conditions

Candidates with good command over language with knowledge of SEO have good opportunities in corporate offices, business houses, retailers, startups as regular employee. One can also work as a freelance writer.

Top Companies

  • Google India Address: Google India Pvt. Ltd, No. 3, RMZ Infinity – Tower E Old Madras Road, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Floors, Bangalore – 560016 Phone: +91-80-67218000 Website: https://careers.google.com/

Successful Persons

Radha Devraj

Radha Devraj is the Senior Administrative Assistant at the well established organization Dell EMC. She was former Executive Assistant at Hindustan Unilever Limited and also former Executive Secretary at Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions.

Zehra Tanirili

Zehna Tanirili is Administrative Assistant at Unilever. She has been Administrative Assistant at Siemens Business Services and also Senior Administrative Assistant at Motorola.