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How much time do you spend writting articles ?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by dan92, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. dan92

    dan92 Registered Member

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    I am currently creating content for my new sites, in a niche I know almost nothing about and it is really pain in... you know where:DI spend like 3 hours on a 1000 words article
    Do you have any tips how to speed up this process ? Any kind of software?
     
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    eternalwarrior Junior Member

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    Use distraction free writing software like ZenWriter
     
  3. starvinmarvin14

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    Buy them? Lol or if you don't care about quality, just scrape and spin them with something like Wicked Article Creator.
     
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    ja1myn Senior Member

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    These on site or off site articles?
     
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    coolboy113u Junior Member

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    3 hours for 1000 word articles is good for a start. Keep things organized like research the things before you start off.
     
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    smartie19889 Newbie

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    I spend around an hour - hour and half for a basic article.
     
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    kryptonite Newbie

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    Whats the most used article topic..my guess would be gossip, movies and sports
     
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    jass11 Elite Member

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    If you feel you are wasting too much of time then just buy the articles,there are some great writers on this forum :)
     
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    If you feel like, you're wasting money for article then, write yourself - don't think about time & days :)

    If you feel like, you're wasting time for article then, buy articles in BST section -don't think about money :)
     
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    SpookSEO Senior Member

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    I spend an hour writing a 500-word article, but of course, it also depends on the topic. If you want a software, use an article spinner but only provides poor quality. If you'll proofread the spun article, it will give you a lot of headache. Better yet, it's best to write it manually.
     
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    Just save yourself the time and buy them :)

    I never need to buy them, I just scrap and spin them as quality doesn't matter in my niche.
     
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    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Exactly.

    While I do a lot of content writing myself, I'm also operating in a niche where knowledge matters, and my articles are for people, rather than search engines.

    If I was operating sites where I need the content solely for search engines I would outsource the content any time of the day. And in your case - since you said you know next to nothing about the topic - the quality could easily be even better when outsourcing!

    When choosing between spending 3 hours on writing an article vs. paying $5 for it the correct choice should be a no-brainer (unless you value your time at less than $1.66 per hour, in which case you have a bigger issue to deal with).

    Outsource your articles and invest your time into more beneficial tasks, such as developing your sites further, advertising them, etc.
     
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    Usually, until my eyes start bleeding. Spun articles are not doing the trick for me. Buying them not a good ideea either( lack of creativity).
     
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    edgarcuevos Junior Member

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    Any of you use MS word to directly export articles through it??
     
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  16. antagonist

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    I don't know how much experience you @OP have with writing in general.

    But if I were you I would choose from one of three options:

    * Make writing a habit so you enjoy it (and get faster)
    * Outsource the whole process and let others worry about it
    * Learn to spin content propery


    Personally I love writing, it's more than just a tedious task for me. I believe that's why it's easy for me to write a nice 1000 word article in about 30 - 60 minutes. It really depends on the topic though so just choose niches you're genuinely interested in. Saves a lot of time and also the pain in the a$$.
     
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    Words of wisdom from an expert, who has no idea what he is talking about...:eek:
     
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    bnaimy Newbie

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    Well, its depends on how rutine you are with your writing, i know people who write a 1000 word article in less then 30mins.
    If you want quality articles then i guess 1 hour pr article should do it...just my assumptions thought
     
  19. laur.laurix

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    How did you figure that out?

     
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    Most of the time I will pay for articles, because it is a more efficient use of my time. but sometimes, if I need them faster, I will write a few myself.

    It takes me about 10 minutes or less to write 500 word articles. I am a pretty fast writer in general, and usually only write for simpler niches, which helps. The best advice I can give is to not over think what you are writing. This slows you down so much. Just write as if you were talking about the subject, and if you are a fast enough typer you can get the article finished pretty fast. Keep in mind, that you are writing for search engines and not people so every article does not need to be a work of art.

    If you are writing for people, than disregard my advice, as most of my writing is done for only SEO purposes.
     
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