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How To Make Money Writing for Mobile Apps

Cash in on the smartphone craze with brief and compelling content for readers on-the-go

By Susan Johnston - February 14, 2011

While some lament the loss of print magazines and other markets, savvy, forward-thinking writers are branching out into new platforms.

Just ask Scott Weber, a Laguna Beach-based screenwriter who's written 11 self-guided tour apps for "The screenwriting business is very difficult right now, and I was looking through listings for writing jobs," he explains. "The idea of doing these walking guides just seemed like a fun thing to do." His goal is to create 25 different tours.


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