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How to get more Money out of my writing?

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by Tolzoh, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. Tolzoh

    Tolzoh Newbie

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    Hi Everyone!

    I've been a writer for past 4 years or so and I've seen some really stupid rates for articles. I mean rates that aren't even worth a single minute you spend writing.

    So my question is, how to get more money out of writing?

    I already know the suggestion "develop good relations with the client etc etc" but still, there's got to be people (clients) out there who think that what they require, deserves more than a few pennies. I want to know how to reach them?


    Thanks in advance for your replies.
     
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  2. Smart SEO

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    Perfect timing. Check your PM. Thanks
     
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  3. SkyrocketSEO

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    How much do you expect per 100 words?
     
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  4. Tolzoh

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    I'm a newbie here, so can't really reply to your PM. :)

    If the min wordcount on an article is 500, which takes anywhere between 30mins-2 hours. The minimum rate per 100 word shouldn't be less than $3.
     
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  5. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    No offence, but the quality of your writing isn't worth $15 an article. You can hire some pretty good writers for that much. I think you're more likely to get ~$6 an article from what I have seen.
     
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  6. Tolzoh

    Tolzoh Newbie

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    or maybe you've only seen underselling writers so far? You know the kinda ones who are desperate for work cuz of their needs? I know cuz I've been in that position.......A Lot!

    and I want to change that and start looking for peeps who aren't "cut-throat-etcs" with the help of this thread.

    Had to start somewhere...right? ;)
     
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  7. cecle

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    If you are a writer expecting $3 per 100 words you should at least punctuate your responses correctly...
     
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  8. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    If your work is good enough, people will pay for it. As I said, and I don't mean to be rude, but your work isn't worth $3/100 words.

    I don't know why anyone would pay you $15 an article when you could get a similar quality for $5-6 elsewhere, unless you got lucky and found someone who didnt know what they were doing and would happily overpay.
     
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  9. Tolzoh

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    Sorry. Didn't knew this forum had grammar nazis.
     
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    favorshows Regular Member

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    If you want to work as a writer I would recommend you think twice before you say something like that, unless you think that grammar is irrelavent for writers.
     
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  11. Tolzoh

    Tolzoh Newbie

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    Strongrly agree with you bro! But that's exactly the problem I'm trying to overcome. Call it competition or whatever, but the rates are crappy just because someone is always willing to work on unbelievably low rates (regardless of their geographical location) and the clients don't even bother to think twice about paying good rates.

    btw, I'm currently getting $2.5ish/100 words.
     
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  12. steelballs

    steelballs BANNED BANNED

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    Here is the hand you played in your OP and your follow up posts...

    What?

    The answer is you are spieling with all the focus of turning this thread into an UNPAID for BST sales pitch...

    Time for you to back off before you get blasted...
     
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  13. keytenx

    keytenx Supreme Member

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    A good writer can be seen by the way he converse or response to other people, as a writer you should always be cautious on whatever that is your gonna response be it grammar or punctuation, because whether we like it or not, successful people are so meticulous. They always want the best for their money. :)
     
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  14. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    I honestly think that is on the high side so I doubt you will find people to pay more.
     
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  15. cecle

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    I think you mean know. Like meathead I don't intend on insulting you but it's very clear your writing ability does not justify anything above $1/100words. By the way all article writers SHOULD be grammar nazi's!
     
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    If you start a thread in hopes of getting high rate offers for your writing, then you must expect that people are going to be super critical of your writing. Also you yourself need to be super critical of your writing/posting (at least in a thread where you are trying to advertise/promote your professional writing abilities).
     
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  17. kool121

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    Check the site below for better rate of articles.

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  18. souldetective

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    yeah "Tolzoh" please read forum rules, you cannot tell anything like this on the forum.
     
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  19. SEOtime

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    Developing good relationships is a great idea for your money to increase. You also need to have some great content and be willing to go the extra mile. I have found that I sometimes have to accept jobs that were lower than what I wanted but as I worked with the clients, my pay increased quite a bit because they liked what they saw.
     
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  20. Tolzoh

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    No disrespect to anyone regarding the G'N comment.

    For all the people who think I'm here to score jobs - I'm not!!

    I only created this thread to ask people about "How to get better writing rates" Period!

    You're criticism is welcomed, but so are you're suggestions regarding the subject.
     
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