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I'm a newbie and want to break into content writing market, can anyone help?

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by roxblade, Jun 11, 2015.

  1. roxblade

    roxblade Newbie

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    • Lengthy articles (3k characters) or short articles (300 words), or anything in between.
    • Well-researched.
    • Well-named and non-protected images added.
    • No grammatical, typo, spellings, or stylistic errors.
    • Standard, American, or British English.

    These are the characteristics of my writing. But I've never really written for payment. I write articles however, which are good quality and well-praised, but are limited to academics, professionals, and entertainment news magazines that don't pay.

    So I need some works so that I can break into the paying content writing market. I am willing to write for less than a professional writer, as I'm mainly in need of networking and establishing myself as a good content writer -- and I know that everyone starts small.

    Can anyone please help me with this? I would be very happy.
     
  2. onair

    onair Junior Member

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    Freelancer, Odesk, Elance, Fiverr, SeoClerks, iWriter... you can get paid work form each of these sites and on iWriter, you don't even have to bid to get work.

    You can even PM people in this forum, just check out the WTB and looking for freelancers sections.
     
  3. flc735

    flc735 Regular Member

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    You just have to start writing. Get use to doing that consistently and the rest will work itself out.
    Start at Textbroker. They have a revision process to give you a chance to fix any mistakes before a client has a chance to reject it. iWriter doesn't so I would stay away from there.
    The fact that you are native English speaker alone puts you ahead of the majority of your competition so don't overwhelm yourself at the beginning with too many freelance sites. Just get writing.
     
  4. ergophily

    ergophily Newbie

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    Hi,
    Add me on your Skype - ergophily. I need a content writer.
     
  5. roxblade

    roxblade Newbie

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    Most of them, especially Fiverr, are not too newcomers-friendly. I made an ID, but had to delete it soon. Plus, those websites cannot give me connections. I think having long-term relationships are more important for me than short gigs for $5... And no one even accepts my gigs! I don't know what people really want!
     
  6. alias2002

    alias2002 Regular Member

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    You have excellency and talent. Go on freelancing sites and open account their.
     
  7. rave12

    rave12 Regular Member

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    PM me your rates, I'm looking for a few writers. I believe that everyone deserves a chance!
     
  8. dietcoke55

    dietcoke55 Newbie

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    If you are genuinely looking for advice, why have you posted this in the "Hire a Freelancer" sub forum and not the "Associated Content & Writing Articles" sub forum?