[Poll] Article Writing Service - Your Honest Opinion

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Hi Warriors,

I am looking to launch an article writing service in a few weeks and would like some feedback on my pricing structure and planned rate of delivery for the articles.

My planned monthly subscription charge will be $247 for 100 articles (400 words).

Basically when someone pays, articles are delivered in batches of 25 each week.

Any feedback through the poll would be greatly appreciated. And please be brutal!

Thanks,

Hav
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  • Profile picture of the author Trivum
    Price looks good, but of course the HUGE question is what's the quality like?

    Pretty obvious.
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  • Profile picture of the author adionline
    The price is low for 100 articles (which is good) but more importantly what is the quality of the articles and are they 100% unique?

    If you can write high quality articles then you'll be flooded with work, especially at that price.

    How will you be keeping up with demand? Are you going to be outsourcing, or hiring staff? I assume that finding good writers and being able to keep them around at that price tag will be difficult.
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    • Profile picture of the author havplenty
      Originally Posted by adionline View Post

      The price is low for 100 articles (which is good) but more importantly what is the quality of the articles and are they 100% unique?

      If you can write high quality articles then you'll be flooded with work, especially at that price.

      How will you be keeping up with demand? Are you going to be outsourcing, or hiring staff? I assume that finding good writers and being able to keep them around at that price tag will be difficult.
      I've started assembling a writing team already. I am running a very tight ship in terms of quality, so fingers cross.
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      • Profile picture of the author adionline
        Sounds good! Just put emphasis on quality and turn around and you'll be golden. Do you have a website yet that I can bookmark and check out later?
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  • Profile picture of the author woonkiat
    I will be learning about outsourcing of articles in my internet marketing course soon, so iy seem that the reply is that those pricing are OK and I agree that how the quality of the articles are? for that kind of pricing. have to wait and see.
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  • Profile picture of the author R Hagel
    If I saw that deal, the first thing that would spring to mind is that the articles are crap.

    I'm not saying they actually are crap, but that's what would come to mind. Here's why:

    1. If you're outsourcing these articles, then you're paying your team very little (...and that's assuming you want to pocket a profit for yourself, which makes the writer's cut even smaller). So, this is probably SEO fodder, something that spinner software could do.

    2. If you're doing it yourself, the next assumption is that you're going to get rushed and pressed for time. This leads to poor-quality articles, missed deadlines, etc.


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    Again, I'm not saying any of this is true or that any of this would happen. HOWEVER... some of your savvy consumers are going to have these thoughts running through their heads as they consider your offer.

    Cheers,
    Becky
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    • Profile picture of the author havplenty
      Originally Posted by R Hagel View Post

      If I saw that deal, the first thing that would spring to mind is that the articles are crap.

      I'm not saying they actually are crap, but that's what would come to mind. Here's why:

      1. If you're outsourcing these articles, then you're paying your team very little (assuming you want to pocket a profit for yourself). So, this is probably SEO fodder, something that spinner software could do.

      2. If you're doing it yourself, the next assumption is that you're going to get rushed and pressed for time. This leads to poor-quality articles, missed deadlines, etc.


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      Again, I'm not saying any of this is true or that any of this would happen. HOWEVER... some of your savvy consumers are going to have these thoughts running through their heads as they consider your offer.

      Cheers,
      Becky
      Well at least from the feedback so far, the price seems fair. To answer your question about quality; I can say that all articles will be written by people with university credentials. The bulk of the team I have assembled so far, have presented quality work. Of course I am not looking to exploit them, and if I can charge more per article and still attract a decent number of subscribers, then I'll take a look at bumping the price a bit.

      Thanks very much for your feedback though, it's much appreciated.

      Hav
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  • Profile picture of the author LudVanDaal
    If they are unique and well writen, it's very good price
    You should provide some article examples
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  • Profile picture of the author cyphix
    Yep.... price is very fair, though as others have said this is going to hugely depend on the quality of the articles; I'd be prepared to pay quite a bit more for really good quality UNIQUE articles with good grammar, punctuation etc..
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      Are you offering unque articles where each member receives 25 new, original articles per week exclusive to that one member?

      Or are you offering sets of the same articles to more than one person?

      Would topics be of your choosing? Or would they be targeted to the niche of the buyer using his keywords?

      I'm assuming the first but I don't see that specifically mentioned.

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      • Profile picture of the author R Hagel
        Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

        Are you offering unque articles where each member receives 25 new, original articles per week exclusive to that one member?
        That's a good point. The title "article writing service" triggered my assumption that this works like a regular article writing service, where each customer gets unique articles every week. But if this is more like a PLR membership site, then my answer would be a bit different from above.

        Cheers,
        Becky
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  • Profile picture of the author fazlerocks
    Hi..

    Weekly delivery of articles to your customers is the best option. This also gives flexibility to exchange feedbacks timely.
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  • Profile picture of the author mookinman
    $247 is very good.. but what's the quality like???
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  • Profile picture of the author havplenty
    Guys, your responses have been really great. I definitely have a clearer sense of how to move forward with this.

    I can say that the quality will be exceed the $247 in value. I am really trying to make this service stand out, so high quality will form one of the pillars of the service.

    @Becky: each customer will get a unique set of articles each month, so there should be no concern about 'your' articles being duplicated across the web. It's definitely not a PLR type service. In fact, at launch I will only have 20 spots, and ideally once things are ready for launch, each spot will have a dedicated writer.

    As soon as I have all the pieces in place, I'll let all interested parties know.

    Thanks once again to all of you for the guidance.

    Hav
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  • Profile picture of the author fated82
    I am paying about US$5 for an article at the moment. It is completely SEOed (means that I give them a topic and the keyword and they produce a 500 words article.

    My point is, you should try a few different price point to see what stick. Price should not be the reason people come back to you, the amount of value should.
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