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How much to pay a content writer?

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by Bostoncab, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Bostoncab

    Bostoncab Elite Member

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    sorry to post this here but I imagine people who look here know best.

    I may be getting a bit of capital soon and one of the things I wanted to try was hiring a content writer.

    How much does it cost to get a full time content writer. Someone who can turn out quality content daily on a variety of subjects?

    What about Part time?

    How much content could I expect for these prices?
     
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    HiggsBoson Registered Member

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    Your smart - figure it out.
    Im searching for this kind of opportunity full time. I can write up to 40-100pages a day. Ive have around 100pages irrelevant fiction sitting aside. Im not sure of the going rate for content but guessing around $.50-1 a page??? PM me to discuss.
     
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    I am full time content writer let me know how much you want to pay and how many articles you want daily

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  4. dshad

    dshad Regular Member

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    It really depends on the quality of the content and the person. Some writers will work for less if you provide a constant flow of work. Again it really depends on who you hire as a writer.
     
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    matei Junior Member

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    $1/per page?
    40 pages per day? So, according to my math: 500/words per page*$1*40 pages/day=20,000 words for $40? All unique and well written?
    Come on....

    I am content writer and I charge about $0.75/100 words.
    If anybody is interested, I can write up to 3000 words per day on general niches, and up to 1500-2000 on difficult niches. Obviously, the rate for difficult niches is a bit higher.
     
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    It all depends on the job. The more technical or creative that you want the more it will cost you. Anywhere from 1.00-5.00 per page.
     
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    At $1/ 100 words, you can get a native writer. At half the price or by paying something more, say $0.75/100, you can get a non-native writer. Rates apart, this is actually a contradictory question, as every client has a different set requirements and every writer expects a distinct pay, as per his/her potential. However, when you are on the lookout for a content writer, then there are innumerable things, which you need to keep into consideration. Some of them are:

    1) Your budget: The budget is the basic criteria for hiring a content writer. For instance, as you said that you would be getting some capital but would that capital be enough for hiring a highly proficient native writer? Or would that capital just let you hire some good non-native writers.

    2) Level of quality: Next thing, which can play a crucial role in hiring a content writer is the level of quality expected by you. For instance, if you are on the look out for pinnacle level quality on diverse niche, then you need to prepare yourself to shell some bucks out of your pocket. Though, the money spent now will reap results on the long term, as a highly qualified people can turn out to be money churner for you but this is just for the preparatory basis. However, if you are fine with some ups and downs in terms of quality, then amount spent on the writer's salary would be comparatively lower.

    3) Native Writers/ Non Native Writers- This may seem off the track but this is absolutely a valid thing to consider. It is the blend of above two considerations. For instance, if you are having good budget in hand, then getting a highly qualified native writer would not bother you at all. However, if you have a tight budget but you need quality content, then hiring the same native writers would pinch your pocket. Here, non-native writers come into play. Initially, it will be a hit and trial method until you get some writers who meet the quality benchmark set by you but it is certain that in some time you will get reasonable writers who give you top notch quality without much issues.

    I spent around six years to gather a team of such peerless writers who can literally write on any given topic, with complete ease and deliver acme level quality. Hope you find this helpful.
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