Where can I find good content writers?

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Well, I'm new to the writing world, anyone can tell me how's things going in the content writing business nowadays? What's the average price for a 500 words articles writing on given topic?

Thanks in advance!
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexyew
    Originally Posted by Shuaishuai View Post

    Well, I'm new to the writing world, anyone can tell me how's things going in the content writing business nowadays? What's the average price for a 500 words articles writing on given topic?

    Thanks in advance!
    Hi,

    You can get good writers from elance.

    The price range is about US$5 for an article with 500 - 800 words.

    But you can always negotiate with the writer to get a reasonable price.
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    • Profile picture of the author yuccarichard
      Used elance myself...and only got great results and value for my money...
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    • Profile picture of the author Suze Thomas
      And this is why there are so few good writers selling their services online. Who would turn out good articles for these prices? McDonalds pays better.

      Originally Posted by Alexyew View Post

      Hi,

      You can get good writers from elance.

      The price range is about US$5 for an article with 500 - 800 words.

      But you can always negotiate with the writer to get a reasonable price.
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  • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
    No, a $5 article will generally not get you the required quality. Which native English speakers are going to be happy to work half an hour minimum on your article for $5? You don't ask your graphic designer to work for peanuts and you don't ask your web developer to work for beer money, so why ask your content writer when the words on your page are so important?

    No, for actual quality, you need to pay someone what they are worth - like everything else. For that extra quality you will see results far in excess of what you are getting from a $5 article. There's nothing worse than having your website filled up with spelling and grammar mistakes.
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexyew
      Originally Posted by BudaBrit View Post

      No, a $5 article will generally not get you the required quality. Which native English speakers are going to be happy to work half an hour minimum on your article for $5? You don't ask your graphic designer to work for peanuts and you don't ask your web developer to work for beer money, so why ask your content writer when the words on your page are so important?

      No, for actual quality, you need to pay someone what they are worth - like everything else. For that extra quality you will see results far in excess of what you are getting from a $5 article. There's nothing worse than having your website filled up with spelling and grammar mistakes.

      Hi,

      Haha.. Ok.. since you are a content creator, it is obvious that you will not agree about US$5 for an article. But indeed, you can really get a good writer for US$5 an article.

      Believe it or not? it is up to you
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      • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
        Originally Posted by Alexyew View Post

        Hi,

        Haha.. Ok.. since you are a content creator, it is obvious that you will not agree about US$5 for an article. But indeed, you can really get a good writer for US$5 an article.

        Believe it or not? it is up to you
        You may be able to get one. By luck more than anything. I have yet to find more than 1 in 100 $5 articles which actually give what they're supposed to.

        Are they grammatically correct? Does their word choice fit the intended reader? Do they flow naturally? Do they get all their points in without thinking about a word limit? Do they make people want to share?

        If you do not think about any of these when writing you're not going to create something worthy of the name. What do you expect from this $5 article? What do you intend to gain from this spent money?
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  • Profile picture of the author Spencer Jones
    Originally Posted by Shuaishuai View Post

    Well, I'm new to the writing world, anyone can tell me how's things going in the content writing business nowadays? What's the average price for a 500 words articles writing on given topic?

    Thanks in advance!
    From what I can see the rate for an average 500 word article from an average writer is around $5. Experienced and excellent writers are successfully charging $15 to $25 for 500 words.

    But ever since the last 5 years or so, it's been $5 for the average writer. I couldn't see a major change in that rates.

    Dr.Spencer Jones
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    • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
      Originally Posted by Spencer Jones View Post

      From what I can see the rate for an average 500 word article from an average writer is around $5. Experienced and excellent writers are successfully charging $15 to $25 for 500 words.

      But ever since the last 5 years or so, it's been $5 for the average writer. I couldn't see a major change in that rates.

      Dr.Spencer Jones
      It's not. It's $5 for a below average writer. If you think that is average...

      Look at some of the excellent writers on here (I wish I could be part of their group, not there yet ) and look what they charge. Excellent writers are charging $200-$1000 per piece, which is 750-1000 words. But the people who ask them to work know they get quality and they know that it is going to be read and read by lots of people.

      A $5 article is, at best, not going to harm your business.
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    • Profile picture of the author Martin Pupke
      Originally Posted by Spencer Jones View Post

      From what I can see the rate for an average 500 word article from an average writer is around $5.
      This might be true but only because the entry requirements for entering the content writing service is so low. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection.

      Anyone looking for a content writer ask yourself this: Am I happy using "average content" for my business? Because of you are looking to hire the "average" writer for $5 then that's all you are likely to get.
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  • Profile picture of the author AmandaT
    If you are looking for some good articles you can find writers for $15-30 per article. If you want cheap articles you can find them for $5 but don't expect too much out of them. Of course, there are also writers that charge much more than $30 per article. (These prices are for 500 words.)

    It is all about what you want from this article and what kind of quality you are looking for. I would suggest looking around Warriors for Hire or the signatures of members on the forum.
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  • Profile picture of the author evilsaigon
    You can try iWriter. Choose the $5 for a 500 word article option as only writers who have gained good feedback and acceptance rates are allowed to write for this option, so there will be some guaranteed standard.
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  • Profile picture of the author imkaren
    I use article writing etc, price is good, article is also acceptable. Can't afford too expensive article for micro niche websites.
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  • Profile picture of the author scar99
    The $5/article writers usually come from Philippines . I would suggest looking to blackhatw**** for this type of service, choose the ones who have many good reviews.

    Articlewritingetc is the cheapest one I've known. Some Testimonials from WF but I had no idea!
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  • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
    What do you expect to get from these articles?
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  • Profile picture of the author Edman15
    I can suggest you this Forum. As much I know here you will find a lot of good content writers.
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    • Profile picture of the author Robert T Jillie
      I have been using writers at:
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      They offer a wide verity of writers with a verity of skill sets and they actually test their writers for competency so you can see if a writer is going to be a good fit to write your content.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rose Anderson
    When someone suggests you can find great writers for $5 per article it's always a good idea to click on their signature.

    Rose
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    • Profile picture of the author vanse
      I am an experienced native English speaking writer and have sold articles on constant-content.com for $20.
      Articles writers there have to submit articles for rigorous editing before the articles will be accepted on the site.
      Good quality articles there and reasonable prices - you can buy 'for use' which means more than one copy can be sold or you can, for little more, have exclusive ownership of an article.

      You would have to be very lucky to get quality articles for $5 each on fiver or any similar site.
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  • You can get articles for $5 or less if you just want to bury a bunch of backlinks inside of text, but they won't be articles that anyone actually bothers to read.

    But if it's indeed just SEO fodder you're looking for, yes, you can pay $5.
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    • Profile picture of the author SOCAL777
      Originally Posted by JaRyCu View Post

      Here's an example of what you get when you pay $5 for an article:



      That's actually a sample of an article I ordered the other day from a "cheap" source right here on the WF so that I could test out one of my competitors in the WFH section. I ordered 20 articles from him, paid for them up-front, and received 5 in the time frame that I was promised to get all 20 in. I proofed the 5 to see how they were and they were atrocious. I'd been promised an American writer and what I got was someone who had no clue.

      When I complained, I was promised revisions and the completed order within 24 hours. 23 hours later I got this:



      ...and then a refund to my PayPal account. Basically, I wasted 5 days and $14 to get 5 articles that I'm either going to throw away or completely re-write myself for a project I'm working on. Nice investment, huh?

      On the other hand, my clients have rarely ever complained about anything I've sent to them. On the off chance I do get a complaint or even a revision request, it's more to change the tone of the article than anything about the quality of it.

      Threads like this one and service providers like I anonymously mentioned above are why I'm going directly after offline businesses and beginning to distance myself from the WF in the future. If people seriously think that they can spend $5 and get any kind of quality at all, and then they're happy with garbage like I've quoted in this post, there's no point in being here and trying to offer up quality work.

      I'd rather go after a business who understands the value of the written word and what it can provide for them.

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    • Profile picture of the author TheOwlScribe
      Originally Posted by JaRyCu View Post

      Here's an example of what you get when you pay $5 for an article:



      That's actually a sample of an article I ordered the other day from a "cheap" source right here on the WF so that I could test out one of my competitors in the WFH section. I ordered 20 articles from him, paid for them up-front, and received 5 in the time frame that I was promised to get all 20 in. I proofed the 5 to see how they were and they were atrocious. I'd been promised an American writer and what I got was someone who had no clue.

      When I complained, I was promised revisions and the completed order within 24 hours. 23 hours later I got this:



      ...and then a refund to my PayPal account. Basically, I wasted 5 days and $14 to get 5 articles that I'm either going to throw away or completely re-write myself for a project I'm working on. Nice investment, huh?

      On the other hand, my clients have rarely ever complained about anything I've sent to them. On the off chance I do get a complaint or even a revision request, it's more to change the tone of the article than anything about the quality of it.

      Threads like this one and service providers like I anonymously mentioned above are why I'm going directly after offline businesses and beginning to distance myself from the WF in the future. If people seriously think that they can spend $5 and get any kind of quality at all, and then they're happy with garbage like I've quoted in this post, there's no point in being here and trying to offer up quality work.

      I'd rather go after a business who understands the value of the written word and what it can provide for them.

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      -- j
      You HIT the nail on the spot. Totally agree with you. People who go for cheap will always end up with useless junk.
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  • I think it's going for about $5 to $10 per 500 word article nowadays. That, however, still depends on the quality of work and the caliber of the writer. Also, some employers tend to lowball and some writers tend to over charge.

    If you come to think of it, the pricing really just depends on how well negotiations went.
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    • Profile picture of the author cashp0wer
      $5 for 500 words is for a very below average writer. I pay my writers much more than this but they are high quality writers. I guess it depends on what type of writing you want. You will pay more for the better writers (and it is much worth it)
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    • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
      Originally Posted by Andy Button View Post

      You can get articles for $5 or less if you just want to bury a bunch of backlinks inside of text, but they won't be articles that anyone actually bothers to read.

      But if it's indeed just SEO fodder you're looking for, yes, you can pay $5.
      Why would you, though, as 'backlink fodder' is useless and may even impact you negatively... after all, you're not providing any value.

      Originally Posted by Don Adrian View Post

      I think it's going for about $5 to $10 per 500 word article nowadays. That, however, still depends on the quality of work and the caliber of the writer. Also, some employers tend to lowball and some writers tend to over charge.

      If you come to think of it, the pricing really just depends on how well negotiations went.
      :-D
      Are you talking about per 100 words here? As if not then read what people post before hand. You can get a good quality full article for $5. It is possible. You're going to have to spend $5,000 to actually find one, though.

      No native English speaker who actually has a grasp of grammar and tone is going to sell a full size piece for $5, it's like spending an hour to be able to buy a beer, or even less after fees and taxes. It's ridiculous how anyone can think this, you don't pay your web developer $5/hour.
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  • Profile picture of the author nedunaija
    Originally Posted by Shuaishuai View Post

    Well, I'm new to the writing world, anyone can tell me how's things going in the content writing business nowadays? What's the average price for a 500 words articles writing on given topic?

    Thanks in advance!

    I can write for you. I'll charge you $12 per 500 words. You may want to drop your email address if you are willing to give me a try.
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  • Profile picture of the author ahmar2
    Hello,
    When I started my career, I started as a writer. I charged $1 per 100 words that is $5 per 500 words article. However things have changed since then and now you can find hundreds of good filipino article writers on Odesk who can give you 500 words article for $1.5 no kidding.
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  • Profile picture of the author contentwriting360
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    Hi Shuaishuai,

    If you're a solo writer, $5.00 per 500-word article isn't advisable. A company like us (small company) can afford that price because of the volume of orders we regularly receive from our clients. We're talking about thousands of articles every quarter of the year.

    A good native English solo writer should be charging $0.05 per word as the bare minimum.


    Originally Posted by Shuaishuai View Post

    Well, I'm new to the writing world, anyone can tell me how's things going in the content writing business nowadays? What's the average price for a 500 words articles writing on given topic?

    Thanks in advance!
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    • Profile picture of the author SOCAL777
      Originally Posted by contentwriting360 View Post

      Hi Shuaishuai,

      If you're a solo writer, $5.00 per 500-word article isn't advisable. A company like us (small company) can afford that price because of the volume of orders we regularly receive from our clients. We're talking about thousands of articles every quarter of the year.

      A good native English solo writer should be charging $0.05 per word as the bare minimum.
      $25 still seems like a lot to pay for a 500 word article. Are there people out there who are actually willing to pay that much for quality content?

      It's funny when I see people on Freelancer requesting articles for .005 cents per word. It's even funnier when you see dozens of foreign freelancers fighting for those projects.
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    You could seek a writer on a broad-based freelance marketplace like Elance, which makes hiring your writer a simple matter.
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  • I charge $1 per word. Keeps out the riff-raff. Keep in mind, that figure is negotiable, but I'm starting where I want to be.

    Sincerely,

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    • Profile picture of the author SOCAL777
      Originally Posted by Vince Runza Online View Post

      I charge $1 per word. Keeps out the riff-raff. Keep in mind, that figure is negotiable, but I'm starting where I want to be.

      Sincerely,

      Vince Runza
      $500 for a 500 word article? That's insane. haha
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      • Originally Posted by SOCAL777 View Post

        $500 for a 500 word article? That's insane. haha
        Obviously, I'm not just writing articles about the heartbreak of psoriasis. That price is for landing page content, with full SEO treatment (on page and under-the-hood). It's a blend of content creation and copywriting: grabs and keeps the reader's attention and gets him or her to take action.

        Nevertheless, you're right -- I'm insane!

        Regards,

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        • Profile picture of the author SOCAL777
          Originally Posted by Vince Runza Online View Post

          Obviously, I'm not just writing articles about the heartbreak of psoriasis. That price is for landing page content, with full SEO treatment (on page and under-the-hood). It's a blend of content creation and copywriting: grabs and keeps the reader's attention and gets him or her to take action.

          Nevertheless, you're right -- I'm insane!

          Regards,

          Vince Runza
          Ah, that makes sense. Good for you. That rocks!

          When I read your post, I envisioned you charging $500 for a general 500 word IM article. haha
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    • Profile picture of the author Karen Blundell
      Originally Posted by Vince Runza Online View Post

      I charge $1 per word. Keeps out the riff-raff. Keep in mind, that figure is negotiable, but I'm starting where I want to be.

      Sincerely,

      Vince Runza
      that's what my sister charges - offline
      The Dollar Store mentality in here, and on the Internet in general as of late, has forced many of us to look to the offline world to get paid what we're worth.
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  • Depending on the type of writing you are looking for, you can find writers any level. If you want good quality unique content that you own the rights to, you are looking at least $10 and up per article. If you are looking for articles that may have some grammatical errors and are from non-native English speaking writers, you can find this all day long for free on article directories. There is a wide range of quality that one can find with website content. I guess, knowing more about what your goal is will define what will work best for you.
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      • Profile picture of the author SOCAL777
        Originally Posted by JaRyCu View Post

        Thank you.

        Not really. How much do you think the guys who write for the NYTimes, Wall Street Journal, or ESPN: The Magazine get paid?

        PS: Please use the multi-quote buttons. See how I got all of your replies into one post?
        I hear you. However, how many content writers from WFs have those type of credentials?

        Multi-quote lesson absorbed. Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author FalconInvestor
    This is a really helpful thread, if not for people actually looking for someone to write content for them, then at least for content writers to see where the buzz is on where to go so that they can offer their services there.

    I'm available if you need me; I'm still building here so I'm willing to give the best prices if only to build my portfolio and reputation.

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    • Profile picture of the author Formal Shorts
      Originally Posted by Alexyew View Post

      Hi,

      Haha.. Ok.. since you are a content creator, it is obvious that you will not agree about US$5 for an article. But indeed, you can really get a good writer for US$5 an article.

      Believe it or not? it is up to you

      I don't mean to be rude, but if you can get "a good writer" for $5 a pop, why didn't you use one for your site?
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    I use B-52 SEO Article Writing Services, they are the best and they let you choose the writer you want.
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  • Profile picture of the author johnben1444
    Am glad people now understand that most article for $5 are junk.

    Actually, i have found this company www.contentwriting360.com very helpful and TAT cool.

    There services starts from $5 but CERTAINLY not crap, note i have no attachment with this company just appreciate their good work.
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  • It's very difficult to find excellent writers in these days. A lot are more into getting on your money than returning good quality writings.

    Some people have to pay more to get quality writers but it's all upon chance. Check out Odesk and Elance. And get a sample article of your own choice before hiring someone. If they are really good and they are willing to get the job, 1 article from a great writer is not such a big deal.

    5$ would always be enough but if the writer is a pro, meet half way on the price. Again, test first before hiring. Too many promise great deals but give you depressing ones.

    (Maybe you can check published articles they have written for more credibility)
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    www.articlez.com has been great for me
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  • Profile picture of the author wyatt2011
    "Epic Write", here on the forum is pretty good and I'm about as picky as they come.
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    • Profile picture of the author BudaBrit
      Originally Posted by extremewebsitetraffic View Post

      It's very difficult to find excellent writers in these days. A lot are more into getting on your money than returning good quality writings.

      Some people have to pay more to get quality writers but it's all upon chance. Check out Odesk and Elance. And get a sample article of your own choice before hiring someone. If they are really good and they are willing to get the job, 1 article from a great writer is not such a big deal.

      5$ would always be enough but if the writer is a pro, meet half way on the price. Again, test first before hiring. Too many promise great deals but give you depressing ones.

      (Maybe you can check published articles they have written for more credibility)
      Sigh.

      No, $5 would never be enough.

      I have a special deal going at the moment but even with that on, there is no way I'm writing for less than $3.50/100 words. That's the absolute minimum I get to and even then, I haven't got there No, you need time to actually research your work, edit your work and you need to be able to think about your clients tone, audience and the word choice, overall subject matter, etc.

      Just getting an article on healthy eating and writing: "You should all look for ways to engage in healthy eating..." is awful. That's bad content. You need to know who your client is looking to attract and write for them.
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  • From my experience, a native speaker with experience would charge $3 - $5 / 100 words.

    The prices some guys are describing (@ $1 / 100 words) are usually from freelancers in India etc.
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    • Profile picture of the author sylviad
      $1 to $5 articles are often PLR articles that have been passed around all over the internet. They are not unique. They are not targeted to YOUR needs.

      Some freelance writers charging those prices actually take such articles and make a few changes to make them somewhat 'unique'. It doesn't take any time at all to do that. Some use article spinners which basically replace certain words. This often produces articles that make no sense. If the "writers" actually knew grammar and English, they would know that such articles are garbage.

      I've heard of freelance writers who write on a topic for several clients and sell the same or slightly modified versions to all of them.

      If you're hiring a freelance writer, regardless of the price, be sure to run it through Copyscape or some other copyright program. They compare the article with similar ones on the internet to see if it's plagiarized / stolen. You would be in trouble if you used such copy on your site. Some companies are diligent in spotting stolen articles being posted online and will quickly tell you to take them down.

      If you try to submit them to some directories, they will do that copy check and find out it's copyright protected by someone else and reject it.

      So there's a lot to consider when looking for a freelance writer. Consider, too, that there's more involved than just rattling off 500 words and collecting the cash. Articles I've done usually include at least some degree of research to make them unique. Even articles I've been asked to rewrite involve additional research. Depending on how much, one 500 word article can take an hour. Who works for $5 an hour? Certainly not me. And certainly not for $10 an hour, if I can get 2 done in 30 minutes.

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    • Originally Posted by ThorstenWesterberg View Post

      From my experience, a native speaker with experience would charge $3 - $5 / 100 words.

      The prices some guys are describing (@ $1 / 100 words) are usually from freelancers in India etc.

      So you something like telemarketers " Good morning we providing internet providings what kind of providing do you want us to providing"
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  • Profile picture of the author TheWrightWords
    About.com pays what amounts to $40-50 per article (for guides and topic writers)
    Demand Studios? $25-350 per piece
    WriterAccess (Level 5) you can negotaite as needed, I generally charge $100 per piece there (though I only get $70 of that)
    Elance YMMV
    Magazines --I write crafty decor stuff, $375-700 is average, but I also get compensated by the paint/paper/glue company if I mention their products, another $75-350 per article.
    Entepreneur.com pays $100 per article
    Inc pays the same
    The gold mine? Private clients and non profits

    The figures here are not insane at all, IMO.

    Think about this-- that $5.00 per page writer (that's hopefully $5.00 per page, it sounds like this poor guy is going to have to fight to get to the $5.00 level at some places)-- is he going for quantity or quality? Is he going to focus on research, on word use, on grammar, on quality and on making your article the best it can be, or is he going to churn it and burn it out as fast as he can, so he can get to the next...and the next....and the next....
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    Originally Posted by Shuaishuai View Post

    Well, I'm new to the writing world, anyone can tell me how's things going in the content writing business nowadays? What's the average price for a 500 words articles writing on given topic?

    Thanks in advance!
    Use oDesk or elance for writers. you can find good writers anywhere around $2-$10 for 500 words. Make sure you hire someone with good experience. check their profiles and feedback score.
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  • Profile picture of the author TimothyTorrents
    10$ - 15$ for a good quality 500 word article.
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  • Profile picture of the author David Sneen
    To do $5 posts and make a liveable wage, you would have to do 3 in an hour to make $15 an hour. Even if you typed 50 wpm as you were composing--a major accomplishment, that'd be 10 min used up. If you are to do 3 posts in an hour, you have used 10 of your available 20 minutes and you have 10 min left for italicizing, underlining, links, and editting. Guess what gets left out....editting!!!

    If you are trying to get a SE ranking and visitors to your site, editting is key; you cannot afford errors in your blog.

    The only other people who would produce $5 posts are those who would work for $5 an hour. There are very few people who talk and write at all like me that would do that.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ethan Zammit
    Textbroker.com hands down, for any content. At low rates per word. And Quick turn arounds.
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  • Profile picture of the author cassandraw
    With content writing, you get what you pay for. You can get articles for less than $5, but chances are they won't do much for your website. I charge $10 an article, but I know many who charge much more than that.

    You can find good writers on elance, odesk, or even on this forum.
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  • Profile picture of the author cnicely
    Hey there, I've been having tremendous success with I-writer lately. Just make sure you choose writers who have positive marks. Pay that extra $.50 or whatever it is. It is worth it.
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  • Profile picture of the author jawasismanjanik
    you can check at warrior to hire section. lot of members have offered articles writing services. the price range around 3usd to 10usd per 500 words. make sure to read the review to get the best quality content. they also offer discount when order in bulks
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  • Profile picture of the author getin2learn
    The ever-lasting fight between supply (writers) and demand (buyers) is also living here in the writing business. Additionally spiced with completely different perspectives of these two.

    But this fight does not help answer the question "Where can I find good content writers?". Also, the question is not revealing what is "good content writer" - is it good because it's cheap, or fast, or provides good content regardless of the price or turnaround time, ... :confused:

    So without further ado, I would recommend 2 services that I've had good experiences in using them:
    Fweez - Article Marketing / SEO Content / Web Content Writing / Keyword Research
    99centarticles.com

    They were good for me in terms of quality, price and TAT - and for the purpose I have hired them (I didn't need scientific dissertation, though ).
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  • Profile picture of the author Adie
    Originally Posted by Shuaishuai View Post

    Well, I'm new to the writing world, anyone can tell me how's things going in the content writing business nowadays? What's the average price for a 500 words articles writing on given topic?

    Thanks in advance!
    You can find them at:
    Warriors for Hire Folder
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  • Profile picture of the author icoachu
    It depends on how you define "good." Too many people define "good" as "cheap." As mentioned by the rant above this might come back to haunt you if CHEAP is your only criteria.

    You should look for content that is both AFFORDABLE and offers GOOD VALUE to your site's readers. What's good value? At a minimum, the content should be:

    1) well-researched
    2) engaging
    3) 100% original - it must be copyscape-compliant
    4) cohesive

    That's just the minimum. Your particular niche might require further additional elements.
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  • Profile picture of the author lalit657
    Sir,you can try on odesk,elance,ezinearticles.com is the best place or you may try on fiverr also...
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  • Profile picture of the author Karen Connell
    What people seem to forget is that the writing part is the easy bit for most writers.

    It's the research that takes the time if the writer is asked for an article on a subject he is not familiar with.

    Anyone who charges $5 per 500 words is working for peanuts - and you know what you get if you pay peanuts...
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  • Profile picture of the author Allissa
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    The answer to your question must always start with the question: what will you be using the content for? This will determine the quality you'll need, and thus the average price you'll have to pay!
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  • Profile picture of the author OmarNegron
    When we first started we actually wrote up over 5K articles (I know...sounds crazy). But eventually built a team and now offer a service for people looking for content.

    All I can tell you is if you use Elance or any other service you may have to expect to receive some errors and you may have to work with them to adjust to your overall style.

    Price ranges will differ depending on the person and how bad they "need" some cash. Just take your time.

    Also the warrior for hire section is pretty good, I have a service myself you can see it in my sig. Hopefully you find it useful!

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  • Profile picture of the author GetShorty
    You need to get high quality articles these days, look for people who specialize in the field you are promoting.

    A good original 500 word article may cost between $10 to $80 depending on the author.


    $5 is absolute peanuts, what type of person is going to write a high quality article for that price?
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  • Profile picture of the author bdwilliams
    Is there any money in writing original content? I am new to the SEO thing and the only thing I seem to be good at is writing original content.
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