Advise for content writing Outsource or not?

by seangt
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Hi all,
Im looking for some to write for me but also heard alot from people that outsource to philiphines really cheaply can anyone provide some input or prior experience with outsourcing?

Im basically looking for content that goes for web hosting. For example in any hosting company their are offers and come sign up why you should sign up with us... I was wondering where can I get some one to write that for me and how much would it cost I'm hoping it can be done cheap the whole thing. But my concern id if I have some one do this for me I pay and thats the end of everything or are there any copyright issues with the person that writes it. Im looking for all any advice you guys can give me.
Thanks
seangt
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  • Profile picture of the author Gabe77
    For starters, you can try posting the job to freelancing sites. Make sure to tell them that you own the articles once you've paid them. They cannot sell it as plr nor put the articles in their portfolio. Make sure they understand and comply.
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  • Profile picture of the author seangt
    Thanks for your reply,
    good tip Gabe77 will keep that in mind.
    One question though what is plr. still looking for anyone with any other input.
    Thank you,
    seangt
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    • Originally Posted by seangt View Post

      Thanks for your reply,
      good tip Gabe77 will keep that in mind.
      One question though what is plr. still looking for anyone with any other input.
      Thank you,
      seangt
      PLR means "public label rights" and what what that means, to sum it up, is that it is material that is open for public use. The best thing to do with PLR material is to rework it and make it unique.
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  • Profile picture of the author seangt
    Thank you QualityCopywriting for clarifying that!

    Still looking for any further input and greatly appreciate it,
    seangt
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    • Originally Posted by seangt View Post

      Thank you QualityCopywriting for clarifying that!

      Still looking for any further input and greatly appreciate it,
      seangt
      Further input? Well, it was already mentioned that using the freelancing sites is the best place to do what you are planning and I completely agree with that. The biggest concern with working with those who are not native English speakers is that sometimes the work will leave a little something to be desired as far as quality is concerned. The best thing to do is to hand inspect each article that your writers put out for quality before delivering it to your customer.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sid Kaplan
    You actually have a lot of options:

    1) go to several outsourcing services (elance, odesk etc) and ask for bids. Specify that you retain all rights to the articles and they cannot be sold or distributed in any other manner. Also, decide how long you want each article as it will make a difference to the price (ie 200,300, 400, 500 words).

    2) buy some PLR articles which should not be that much and rewrite them yourself so they have your voice and style. Not hard when you are working with an existing article. You save money on this approach. You should rewrite about 30% of the article and change the title.

    Cheap is not necessarily good. If you get a crappy article you really will have thrown your money away. Decide what it is worth to you to have good articles written by someone who has demonstrated their skill (samples or a portfoilio). You may pay a bit more for great articles but then your visitors and the search engines will be that much happier.

    Much success to you.

    Sid
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  • Profile picture of the author seangt
    Ok thanks you guys,
    Appreciate your advice.
    seangt
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  • Profile picture of the author johnpaulgrant
    Just make sure you see sample work and a relevant degree. My company only hires those that have completed their degree and have exceptional english
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  • Profile picture of the author copywarrior
    You can hire professionals to write content for you. It can be a great business practice provided you choose the right service providers.
    To hire someone to write for you, you can either try the various freelance sites such as elance, scriptlance etc or you can browse our very own WSO section or Warriors for Hire section.

    PLR stands for Private Label Rights- if you choose to buy PLR content you have to check the rights associated with the pack that you buy. However, do bear in mind you should rewrite PLR articles and make them atleast 40-50% unique to get the best results.

    There are many article directories which will never allow you to post PLR articles. So before you start using PLR articles, learn the right ways to use them.

    Hope this helps.

    Thanks,

    JayB.
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  • Profile picture of the author clubvikram
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    that is how i started, i posted a project on one of the leading freeelancers sites. got 50 articles written at a very reasonable cost from somebody in india, he gave me 500 words article for $2 only.
    i tried using power article rewriter by sebastian kohl...
    but the results were not so satisfactory, then i got to know about this Matt Callens new product, though i reached there by an affiliate link, but it was definitely worth a try.
    http://www.myarticlenetwork.blogspot.com
    Mat callens product was a mere $47 a month, i re wrote all my articles (10 different versions of them) so i had 500 article at just $147.
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    • Profile picture of the author elle56
      Originally Posted by clubvikram View Post

      that is how i started, i posted a project on one of the leading freeelancers sites. got 50 articles written at a very reasonable cost from somebody in india, he gave me 500 words article for $2 only.
      i tried using power article rewriter by sebastian kohl...
      but the results were not so satisfactory, then i got to know about this Matt Callens new product, though i reached there by an affiliate link, but it was definitely worth a try.
      http://www.myarticlenetwork.blogspot.com
      Mat callens product was a mere $47 a month, i re wrote all my articles (10 different versions of them) so i had 500 article at just $147.
      I have used myarticlenetwork myself. Great software. I prefer using this method than having someone rewrite the articles for me.
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  • Profile picture of the author ken_p
    try posting on odesk.com, and im sure you will get a lot of responses, not only from the philippines..also from india, which i heard they are good too.
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  • Profile picture of the author Karen Connell
    Why don't you check out 'Warriors For Hire' on here?

    There are lots of Warriors advertising their writing services.

    Regards

    Karen
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  • Profile picture of the author xohaibx
    If you want to get some really good writers at cheap rates, go for the ones who have their own personal blogs, just try looking for such blogs on Google ... That's the best way to judge their writing style as well as get in touch ... Don't expect to get rock bottom rates ... You'll need to negotiate and sound professional ... Trust me, it takes effort, but works
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    • Profile picture of the author clubvikram
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      Originally Posted by elle56

      I have used myarticlenetwork myself. Great software. I prefer using this method than having someone rewrite the articles for me.
      oh yeah it is one of the best softwares available in the market for spinning articles, it is not like other products. and it is pretty easy to use too...

      Originally Posted by Mustafa Khundmiri View Post

      If you want to get some really good writers at cheap rates, go for the ones who have their own personal blogs, just try looking for such blogs on Google ... That's the best way to judge their writing style as well as get in touch ... Don't expect to get rock bottom rates ... You'll need to negotiate and sound professional ... Trust me, it takes effort, but works
      i would suggest you to get them written at freelancer's site only, coz you really get real cost advantage with them. getting freelancers from bog, yes i have done that too... but there i have to pay minimum $5 for 500 word articles, which is a fair price, but if you could save some extra money, then whats wrong?
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  • Profile picture of the author Maria2009
    thanks so much for useful info
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