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New to this - Tell me about this Article Writing thing

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by -Revolution-, May 25, 2013.

  1. -Revolution-

    -Revolution- Regular Member

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    Well all I really wanna know is how much money do you guys make daily or monthly.
    How much time do you spend and the average pay per article? Thanks!
     
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    thedorf Senior Member

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    I am currently paying $5 for a 500 word writeup, if that helps at all.
     
  3. codexehow

    codexehow Power Member

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    I earn $30 net for a 500-700 article at Constant-Content, and 1.4/word at Textbroker and w/e other content mills I might use as the need arises. 1.4 would be a good average for them.

    There's a huge discrepancy between CC and content mills because CC attracts a higher caliber of clientele. Remember this bit of corniness: Content is king and quality is queen. Penguin made it clear to webmasters that they can't just spin articles all day and hope to rank well. At least, that's the idea.

    I haven't branched out into private clients yet, as I don't do this full-time.

    You can start out at DigitalPoint selling 3-4 500 word articles for $10. It won't pay any bills but it will help you build your confidence.
     
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  4. Lemonhead811

    Lemonhead811 Registered Member

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    1) It totally depends on how long you work, and who you work for. When you start out writing you just want to build up some confidence and get some reviews under your belt. After you're confident you can write a high-quality article fairly easily, start looking for higher clients and provide reviews from past clients :).

    2. My private clients pay between $8-10 for the usual 500-word articles, and I usually scan iWriter for some decent-paying articles as I'm an elite writer there now (usually there's 5-10 articles for $16.20/500 words that I can write per week). Depending on the topic, I usually take between 30 minutes to an hour to write an article. This was a lot worse in the beginning but after you've written a few hundred articles you'll get the hang of it and it will come faster.

    Good luck!
     
  5. ContentWriter

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    I already stopped in writing full-time as I now own a content writing firm and I have employees (writers) who do the work for me.
    But how time do they spend in writing? I don't stress and stretch them that much so I always give them, at least, 24 hours to deliver 5 to 10 articles. I know that some of you may still say that they're stressed and stretched with 5 to 10 articles in just 24 hours. But I don't hire just anybody. I only hire people who are either as good as I or people who are better than I.

    My typing speed, based on my last check, is ta 94 words per minute (wpm). A 500-word article will only take me 10 to 15 minutes. That's already inclusive of research if it's a topic that does not require heavy research. So, if I will write 10 x 500-word articles, 2 to 3 hours will be more than enough. So, in 24 hours, my writers still have 15 to 20 hours to do non-work related activities. Hence, they're not stressed or stretched that much. Not at all.

    I escalated my rate as I acquire experience and knowledge in different types of writing. I am now priced at $0.02 per word on article, blog post and product description writing. For web content writing, it's at $0.04 per word and the list goes on and on.

    I hope that answers your question(s).

    iPBS
     
  6. -Revolution-

    -Revolution- Regular Member

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    I have one question
    What is the difference between the Yahoo Voices (Associated Content) and other sites like Triond and textbroker etc.