by latnem
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Hey Warriors,

Can you let me know what writing outsourcing companies you have used with success? I want to review perhaps the 5 most used services. Money is a factor but the articles must be readable not just crap.

I'm hoping I can find a company or person that can write some solid review articles about a specific product and perhaps general articles related to certain niches.

Please don't sell me your service I am looking for comments from customers.

Thanks Guys.
#outsourced #writers
  • Profile picture of the author FokusNow
    Iwriter is a quality service. When the writer is done with the article you have the option to accept or decline the finished product.

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  • Profile picture of the author Tmill
    I have real life employees that write articles for me for my smart adsense sites, but I have been told that fiverr is a great place to hire people to write for you. Just make sure it is good content.
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    • Profile picture of the author Eddie Titan
      Originally Posted by Tmill View Post

      I have real life employees
      What are you implying here? You have real life employees as apposed to, what? fictional employees? :rolleyes:
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  • Profile picture of the author raegrex
    You can try Fiverr. Make sure you sort by ratings to filter out the poor quality writers. for 5 bucks the reviews they can do are pretty good
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  • Profile picture of the author ezmystic
    I've used fiverr and got some good ones, and what is $5? a beer if you're lucky
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  • Profile picture of the author JD_Sanders
    I've had real good luck using iWriter.
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      • Profile picture of the author Paperchasing
        Originally Posted by Ramo View Post

        How are you so lucky? All I have found is complete junk in iWriter, but I am going to try selecting "elite" instead. The last 700 word article I had written had the phrase "you should check out...." 11 times. It seems like all I have gotten out of 20 or so articles is 30% concise sentences, 40% filler just to meet the minimum word count, and 30% that makes me scratch my head and wonder what they are talking about.
        It's always funny when people are surprised that they get crap from a service that sells itself on being cheap, cheap, cheap. What can you expect from writers making less than half a cent per word, especially in a system with no qualification and that essentially penalizes writers more for doing good-but-not-great work more than it does those who do poor work? In that kind of system it doesn't pay to try to put out anything but the minimum acceptable quality, so why do anything else?
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      • Profile picture of the author nellterry
        Originally Posted by Ramo View Post

        How are you so lucky? All I have found is complete junk in iWriter
        That's because iwriter's rates are complete junk. That's why the work is complete junk, too.
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    • Profile picture of the author taurasmark
      Originally Posted by JD_Sanders View Post

      I've had real good luck using iWriter.
      Do you have a link?
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  • Profile picture of the author kret0s
    I outsourced on elance... good experience overall

    Costs aren't too high.. quality-wise = not bad (Most of my hires are from US or Canada which brings pretty good quality, I stay away from like India or w.e, cheap content but not the best in terms of quality)

    I wouldn't use Fiverr for writers. Quality control is hard on fiverr imo
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  • Profile picture of the author laurencewins
    Once you have spent your time scratching your head trying to find a writer and failing, pm me and we can discuss my rates and services.
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  • Profile picture of the author HatKing
    You can also try oDesk and interview a few people to write content for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert X
    Since money is a factor,, then it seems like you should be looking for a writer on Fiverr. You can't beat $5,,,, or can you?



    But,,,, I also think the maybe you should give it a shot yourself. I'm personally tired of all the crap that people outsource. Is there anything that was written by the actual site creators anymore?

    I think when you outsource and just put up garbage on your sites that was written by someone that has no interest or knowledge in your topic,, you really lower the quality of your sites. Why do you think so many new marketers fail. Because they don't create anything,, they outsource
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  • Profile picture of the author sonu703
    fiverr works good for me. its cheap as well.
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  • Elance is the best for quality bar none because it is impossible to spam there. They only let contractors on the unpaid system send in 10 applications a month. Look at the writing jobs posted there, and you'll see that most people are getting applications from experienced writers with good ratings.
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  • Profile picture of the author noangel
    Is there anything wrong with outsourcing the grunt work and then
    taking the bones and making a product by bumping it up to standard?

    By the way, I'm trying to figure out a way to outsource my exercise routine,
    and get toned up, while I sit on the sideline and drink iced chocolate!
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  • Profile picture of the author NddS777
    I probably shouldn't say this, but I've had great success with these guys in the past. Try them. Good rates, decent content.

    https://seoarticlewritingpros.com/
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    • Profile picture of the author noangel
      Howzit Ndds777 ;-)

      Thanks for sharing.

      I'd like to fine someone with reasonable prices to help write ebooks.
      Let me know if you know of anyone.

      Baie Dankie and I'll be jetting over to the Mother City soon. Can't wait!

      Kind Regards,
      Angela
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      • Profile picture of the author NddS777
        Originally Posted by noangel View Post

        Howzit Ndds777 ;-)

        Thanks for sharing.

        I'd like to fine someone with reasonable prices to help write ebooks.
        Let me know if you know of anyone.

        Baie Dankie and I'll be jetting over to the Mother City soon. Can't wait!

        Kind Regards,
        Angela
        No problem.

        Yep, beautiful place indeed; you'll have a blast.

        Will PM you shortly.
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        • Profile picture of the author MiFortuna
          I use Fiverr and have received decent quality articles in various languages. Not bad for 5$
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  • Profile picture of the author StevenJones
    for good american writers with the best use of the English language; Article Ghost Writers, Freelance Article Writing Services - Articlez.com
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  • Profile picture of the author anshuldayal
    I have had a great deal of success with The Content Authority with both writing fresh content and re-writing top quality PLR content for my blogs.

    You can get a pretty decent 100% unique re-write for $3-$4 from PLR articles.
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  • Profile picture of the author AlexRyan
    You can outsource with success, but you need to go through some trials beforehand to find the right individuals.
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  • Profile picture of the author Webpromotion
    I personally use freelancer.com

    If you pay a good rate, you can get pretty good articles.

    A friend of mine swears by these guys textbroker dot c o m
    I have not tried them but they look like they could write real quality articles.
    they are a bit pricey
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  • Profile picture of the author adammaxum
    All of the freelance websites are relatively the same for outsourcing..

    odesk, elance, guru

    You basically get what your pay for. If you're looking for good writing, ONLY hire someone from an English speaking country, preferably US & Canada. Sometimes the Filipinos are decent, but you'll have to re-write some of their content at times.
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  • Profile picture of the author money fan
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    Try iwriter(dot)com
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  • Profile picture of the author kea55
    i think you should try out textbroker.
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  • Profile picture of the author textbroker
    latnem, we'd be happy to work with you on your project. Whenever you outsource, though, please think through what you need before sending off your request, no matter who you work with. Think about your audience, your niche, and what you want the piece to do. Those three things can help the writer, whether found here or on Textbroker, do a great job for you.

    noangel, there's nothing wrong with polishing and/or reworking the basic research or drafts from another person. To be fair, when you start working with your author, let them know you'll be publishing with your name. This way, it's clear to both parties from the get-go.
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  • I have had really good luck on Odesk. I have used people from the phillipines and only paid two dollars per article. As long as you are clear in your hiring terms, request sample work, and hire someone with a proven record you will be OK. It is very important to be clear with what you want though. If the quality of work is not up to your standards you can end the project without payment and post the reason why.
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  • Profile picture of the author Victoralexon
    I'm just about to start writing at www.iwriter.com

    They have a standard-premium-elite article system, which basically means that you can choose to pay more for articles of higher quality.

    Now that said, even the elite articles are quite cheap (about $1.50 per 100 words) which is something to keep in mind. I guess you will get what you pay for.

    Also check out The Content Authority

    I hope to be accepted there as well.

    Take what I said with a bit of grain of salt though, I haven't bought any articles myself.
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    • Profile picture of the author Brad Callen
      Originally Posted by vicalexan View Post

      I'm just about to start writing at www.iwriter.com

      They have a standard-premium-elite article system, which basically means that you can choose to pay more for articles of higher quality.

      Now that said, even the elite articles are quite cheap (about $1.50 per 100 words) which is something to keep in mind. I guess you will get what you pay for.
      Thank you for writing on iWriter. Regarding the $1.50/100 words. As our user base grows larger and larger, I have MANY MANY ways that Elite writers will get paid heaps more than that. It's just a matter of our customer base growing to an adequate level before we implement many of the ideas in my head. Don't worry, it's coming. The more money that our writers make, the more we make... so trust me, this is top priority.

      Thanks again. Hope you had a nice Christmas holidays.

      Brad
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  • Profile picture of the author Anthony J Namata
    If you're a good writer yourself and simply want someone who isn't so good but on the cheap, you may hire writers from freelancer.com. Get the ideas that way (some of them are quite good), and then rework them! I wrote an eBook "How to Turn a Dull Article into a Blockbuster" based on this method.
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