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Looking to outsource copy writing - Where to start?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by lolseo, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Hi guys,

    Im now in a position where Im needing to outsource copy writing for tier 1 links and perhaps for some of my smaller niche sites.

    Up until this point, i've produced everything myself. Onsite content, and manually spun content for tier 1.

    Im wanting to start adding more content to my money sites, and ramp up my link building, hence why im outsourcing.

    The only platforms im familiar with are

    iWriter
    People Per Hour
    Fiverr

    To the people who have experience of outsourcing copy writing, what you recommend, and what are the 'average' prices you pay? I've read $5 for a 500 word article on iWriter will get you decent quality. Ideally i'd like to get my content writers to produce spintax that would let me produce 50-100 article with a unique rating of over 80%. (I currently do this myself). However im not sure if its more 'common' to get individual articles produced, or spintax when outsourcing.

    Literally any and all advice would be appreciated.

    Thanks everyone.
     
  2. boombap

    boombap Junior Member

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    you might also want to look at freelancer and seoclerks.
     
  3. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Any recommendations on which you've personally used and your thoughts/experiences with them?
     
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    On Fiverr I recommend to hire female writers who have just started out to write for money on Fiverr. Some of them are amazing. I'd recommend to avoid established writers on Fiverr because as they have nothing to prove, they far from over deliver.
     
  5. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Thanks for the tip, makes sense to hire new ones i suppose, but why only females?
     
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    lolseo Power Member

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    I've read on a few blogs that guys can outsource 500 words for $5 so $50 is way out of my budget.
     
  8. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Outsourcing an article is one thing but copy writing is another thing especially in the $1 per 100 words range.

    You will get what you pay for.

    Just my 2cents.
     
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  9. zee007

    zee007 Senior Member

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    Try Natasha Nixon in the BH services section. Its about 400 words for $5 and the quality is pretty decent.

    I would then head on over to Fiverr and get someone there to spin the content for me. When I was doing tiered link building, I found a pretty darn good spinner.
     
  10. tdivan

    tdivan Newbie

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    I have used iWriter and you really do get what you pay for on there. If I am just needing content I will pay the $1 or $2 for a few hundred words but I will then need to proof read it and correct grammar if nothing else. I have had to reject a few articles for just being badly spun content. That being said I have a list of writers that I have marked as favorites that do a great job they are fast and I have to maybe correct a tense or two. You can also choose to just send your article to 4 and 5 star rated writers so you pay a little more but you get something for that money and it shows.

    The best thing to do is to try out each site and see which one is producing the best content at the price you want to pay as long as they have a pay as you go structure.

    I personally use iWriter because I know I have the option to reject the article and have it rewritten, and I can choose which pricing tier I want to be in when I create the project.
     
  11. Aluminium

    Aluminium Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Clients always have trouble determining prices and what not, to be honest if you want QUALITY content then you're just going to have to pay for it. If your clients are happy with spun/low-quality content, you could definitely find a freelancer to write a few for you. I've found that most of the cheaper writers are "foreign" to the English language, but then again that's why they're so cheap!

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  12. trustar14

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    If you want quality articles then you have to pay good. By this your content writer taking interest and fulfil your needs