Thousands of people nowadays have chosen to be their own boss by working as freelancers. Internet has created great opportunities for these people. Many types of writing skills are highly required on the internet industry. It is possible for writers to make decent money by doing what they know best and have an interest in. There are five ways writers can employ themselves. These are creative opportunities. They require hard work, self-motivation, dedication, positive attitude and lots of spirits, and willingness to endure financial risks. Five ways writers can employ themselves are freelancing, copywriting, article (web-content) writing, blogging and writing consulting services. These are potential opportunities that can be tapped online and offline platforms.