I have a friend that's currently out of work and after writing a number of articles for my websites, he decided that he would like to do this full-time. He's University educated and his writing is to a very high standard, miles above the $4 and $5 articles that non-native speakers produce. I paid him £7 an article (about $10) as they are the best articles I've recieved. Obviously that's above market rate, so what should he expect to be paid for 400 & 500 word articles? Also, what options are available to him? Is it best for him to open a services thread on here? What else can he do? Many thanks.