Affordable CONTENT Writers - I am looking for you.

by BJ Min 19 replies
Hi,

I am looking for CONTENT writers such as:
- getresponse.com newsletter
- blog writers
- original content ARTICLE writers
- article spinning people

But I can only afford around the $2 - $10 per project (article). So if you
can do it at this price, please let me know.

I am looking for someone who can be there for LONG TERM.

Please PM me or just write your response here on this thread.

Thanks
BJ

PS...People outside of US are welcome too.
#main internet marketing discussion forum #affordable #content #writers
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  • Profile picture of the author BJ Min
    I've gotten a few replies but wanted to see if there was ANYONE else who would be
    interested in a long term project for content writing?

    Thanks
    BJ
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    • Profile picture of the author KenJ
      Your budget is too small for me. That is true for many warriors here I am sure
      Pay me $12 - $30 and we could strike a deal and you would have some fantastic written real estate to make money with
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      • Profile picture of the author Platinum Matt
        I've been doing a lot of writer hiring lately and it ALWAYS surprises me how many "writers" make really, really, really bad mistakes in their replies to an Ad to be a writer...

        Kenj, your example is PERFECT.
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        • Profile picture of the author Ben Roy
          Originally Posted by Platinum Matt View Post

          I've been doing a lot of writer hiring lately and it ALWAYS surprises me how many "writers" make really, really, really bad mistakes in their replies to an Ad to be a writer...

          Kenj, your example is PERFECT.
          It's always more useful if you actually mention what people SHOULD be doing instead of just point out shortcomings or alluding to some unspoken better way of doing things.
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          • Profile picture of the author Platinum Matt
            His mistakes are that obvious, a "writer" wouldn't need them pointing out.

            I'm not trying to be a dick here but it gets SOOOOOOO frustrating trying to hire writers and you get people that don't know the difference between "your" and "you're" and "writers" who don't use even basic punctuation like in the post above.

            If you are applying for a job as a WRITER, you'd better damn well be able to write... Especially in your first contact with the guy you want to hire you.

            My new rule is to not even read an application from any non-native English speakers... I have gone through over 40 applications this week and ALL of the non-natives make really silly, basic mistakes.

            I'm NOT looking for Shakespeare, hell, my own writing is shocking - but I AM looking for somebody who can write as we talk and has adequate English skills.
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            • Profile picture of the author jfrovich
              Matt thanks for pointing this out
              saved me a pm and possible poor articles.
              you make an excellent point
              thanks

              Originally Posted by Platinum Matt View Post

              I've been doing a lot of writer hiring lately and it ALWAYS surprises me how many "writers" make really, really, really bad mistakes in their replies to an Ad to be a writer...

              Kenj, your example is PERFECT.
              Originally Posted by Platinum Matt View Post

              His mistakes are that obvious, a "writer" wouldn't need them pointing out.

              I'm not trying to be a dick here but it gets SOOOOOOO frustrating trying to hire writers and you get people that don't know the difference between "your" and "you're" and "writers" who don't use even basic punctuation like in the post above.

              If you are applying for a job as a WRITER, you'd better damn well be able to write... Especially in your first contact with the guy you want to hire you.

              My new rule is to not even read an application from any non-native English speakers... I have gone through over 40 applications this week and ALL of the non-natives make really silly, basic mistakes.

              I'm NOT looking for Shakespeare, hell, my own writing is shocking - but I AM looking for somebody who can write as we talk and has adequate English skills.
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              • Profile picture of the author ecoverartist
                If there are folks out here who know and appreciate how much research and work it takes to actually write high quality, keyword rich, non-spun articles "from scratch" - and are willing to pay good money for outstanding work...


                ...I am looking for you
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                • Profile picture of the author TheVCF
                  We would Love! to find some Writers willing to trade their Writing Services for other products and/or services we have to offer and/or may acquire!

                  And we are More than Willing to Offer Fair Value in exchange for Your Writing Services!

                  And you can get Credit for your writing, build your reputation! and ...

                  We will Recommend you to Many Others, if you do Good Work for us!

                  Any takers?

                  Please Contact Us if you are (remotely) interested, ok?!

                  Thank you for your help and participation and Have a Great Day!

                  - Michael
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                • Profile picture of the author KenJ
                  Well platinum
                  What on earth are you talking about.

                  I write
                  I write as an english speaker,
                  I write completely well researched articles that my customers rave over.
                  I write completely original content. You will not find my content anywhere else - the reason is that I have written it myself.
                  No spinning, no copying no cheating.
                  I write!!!!
                  that's what I do
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                  • Profile picture of the author Simon_Sezs
                    Originally Posted by kenj View Post

                    Your budget is too small for me. That is true for many warriors here I am sure
                    Pay me $12 - $30 and we could strike a deal and you would have some fantastic written real estate to make money with
                    Originally Posted by Platinum Matt View Post

                    I've been doing a lot of writer hiring lately and it ALWAYS surprises me how many "writers" make really, really, really bad mistakes in their replies to an Ad to be a writer...

                    Kenj, your example is PERFECT.
                    I have looked over this 'example' for like 5 minutes and other than a missed period, I have absolutely no clue what makes kenj's post as a perfect example of poor writing.....
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                    "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." Ben Franklin
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                    • Profile picture of the author Emailrevealer
                      I can recommend Warrior Sylvia Rolfe . She's fast and great work.
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                      • Profile picture of the author Sylvia Meier
                        Originally Posted by Emailrevealer View Post

                        I can recommend Warrior Sylvia Rolfe . She's fast and great work.
                        Why Thank You.

                        Unfortunately though, the OP terms of affordable do not fit in my rates.

                        I charge 4 cents per word and have a very quick turnaround time. If you would like samples of my work or would like to hire me, shoot me a pm and I am sure we can work something out. Otherwise, I wish you the best of luck in seeking a writer to perform at the level of quality you want, at the rates you are suggesting.

                        Sylvia
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                        • Profile picture of the author Steven Wagenheim
                          I have to agree with Matt on this one. If you're going to apply for a job as
                          a writer, you better frickin be able to write and know how to put a period at
                          the end of a sentence, even one as long as this one, like this. <----period

                          I absolutely cringe at some of the stuff people pass off as writing.

                          But who am I to judge? I sometimes run off and start babbling like an Andy
                          Capp comic book reject.

                          But I also don't go applying for jobs as a writer.
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                    • Profile picture of the author Platinum Matt
                      Originally Posted by Simon_Sezs View Post

                      I have looked over this 'example' for like 5 minutes and other than a missed period, I have absolutely no clue what makes kenj's post as a perfect example of poor writing.....
                      Looks like you didn't need 5 minutes, you've spotted it. 2 missed periods is absolutely 100% reason for me to dismiss a writer's application.

                      When you are weeding out the good from the bad, their covering letters can often be all you have to go on, and if a writer can't take the time to punctuate a post appropriately WHEN TRYING TO PURSUE WORK *WRITING* then I personally bin their application. It's the NUMBER 1 biggest mistake these people make.

                      Here's a tip for aspiring writers wanting to work with IM'ers... Make EVERYTHING you write, in IM's, in forums, in Emails - as perfect English as you can! Punctuate everything. Use proper grammar. EVERYTHING... EVERY time. EVERY word you write is YOUR advertisement for your services.

                      Another tip, if you have ONE SINGLE bad article in your portfolio, GET RID OF IT... Because I will NOT read them all, I'll read a section of ONE article, if that isn't any good - it's over.

                      Now, if you're looking for one off jobs and pocket money then you'll probably be ok being "sloppy", but if you're looking to win good, long-term clients (I've had one of my writers in full-time work since about 2002) then you HAVE to give good first impressions.

                      Proof read EVERYTHING. Check everything. Make everything perfect. It takes a minute extra to read your own articles and correct silly little mistakes - SO DO IT... To people like me, it MATTERS...

                      Most "writers" selling their services, can't really write basic English. It's so frustrating.

                      So, you want to stand out above the rest and win good, solid, long-term clients?

                      Then don't rant on about "you get what you pay for"... Prove that with EVERY word you write, you are BETTER.

                      Inject personality into ever post. Every article. Write in good CONVERSATIONAL English. And when you're chatting over Skype... PUNCTUATE everything. Use capitals. Write in good English... It speaks VOLUMES and sets you apart from the rest.

                      I thought my rant was over, but I'm not done...

                      Also, don't expect to be paid TOP dollar straight off the bat... Be willing to work a bit cheaper than you'd like and not just for 10 articles. Or a week. A client won't want to hire you if he thinks you're going to double your price after a few weeks.

                      GOOD clients will increase what they pay you over time - when they KNOW how good you are, and how invaluable you will inevitably become to their business...

                      GOOD WRITERS ARE HARD TO FIND... We WILL do everything we can to keep you writing for US... But you have to prove how good you are and build a relationship with the client. You won't do that asking for $20 or $30 for a web content article when you have no track record.

                      Ok, I'm done. I hope this post helps somebody.
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                      • Profile picture of the author Sylvia Meier
                        Originally Posted by Platinum Matt View Post


                        GOOD WRITERS ARE HARD TO FIND... We WILL do everything we can to keep you writing for US... But you have to prove how good you are and build a relationship with the client. You won't do that asking for $20 or $30 for a web content article when you have no track record.
                        I agree with most of what you posted above, with the exception of the part that I quoted.

                        I have stated my rates and have had many warriors contact me at those rates. I have very little track record, except for those who are members of my PLR list and the clients I currently write for. I don't ask them for testimonials, because I hope that my writing skills in response to posts are more than enough to show I can use punctuation and know how to spell check etc. There are many that ask for the $20-$30 rates and get it out of the gates, and those clients that have hired them, raise the rates from there as they see fit. Why start at $5 and work your way up, if you can start at $20 and work up from there?

                        Just my two cents.
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              • Profile picture of the author Platinum Matt
                Originally Posted by rahails View Post

                Well, how do you know that an application is from a non-native English speaker? What basic mistakes do they make in their writings?

                I'd say these are a couple of the biggest ones:

                You're and your...

                Misuse of plurals... Adding S to things that shouldn't have S on them. "Writings" when they mean "Writing"

                Etc

                There are LOADS more but they are usually subtle...

                I've noticed the guys from the Phillipines, India, Egypt etc that CAN write REALLY good English charge the same as writers in the USA - often more!... but then, why would I use them over somebody from the USA?

                Anyway, this is all just my opinion and from my personal observations of working with and hiring writers for many, many years.
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      • Profile picture of the author VinceNouvel
        I just get a deal of 200 article, 500 words for $5 each and I can say that the quality is excellent. Don't worry mate.. you will find somebody here.. I just cant share my writer with you.. They been quite busy lately.. I need to keep them all for myself
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  • Profile picture of the author Kenneth Maddux
    Is the price based on words? What kind of articles do you need? Let me know. Ken
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    • Profile picture of the author Paul Buckley
      I'm surprised at all the critics of kenj's grammatical errors jumped only on his missing periods. That is straining at gnats when the hard one to swallow, for me, was ending a sentence with a preposition.

      I've often thought of offering my services, particularly to non-native English speakers, as an editor. I'm such a good spelling Nazi and grammar Gestapo
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