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URGENT HELP NEEDED - Article Writing

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by helpwithhabit, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. helpwithhabit

    helpwithhabit Newbie

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    Hey everyone

    I have written a test article for someone and he paid me a a small nominal sum for my work which I was happy to do he now wants me to quote a price for 600 words - web content.

    I have never written articles for people on the web before so I have no idea what the going rate is but I know some one here will know or at least have a rough idea.

    Can someone please help me I really want to write for this bloke but don't know what an acceptable amount is???

    Thanks in advance

    Jordan Elderkin
     
  2. dragoswest

    dragoswest Newbie

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    1$ / 100 words is acceptable if your english is good.
     
  3. helpwithhabit

    helpwithhabit Newbie

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    My English is perfect and all my writing is proof read by 2 people both of which have masters degrees for which they had to write long long essays with correct punctuation and English.

    Thank you for your help I am very grateful you are the first person to offer me advice all day. :):):)
     
  4. sipser

    sipser Newbie

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    Depends on who the client is, how much you're willing to work for, how well you know the topic, etc. If you're not sure, take your ideal hourly rate, divide it by how long it takes you to write an article and quote that.

    I've known people who get paid $2000/mo for 1 blog post/week working for "offline" clients and I recall seeing on BHW that someone was getting his articles for $1/article. There's a huge difference in prices depending on the client/your skill level/knowledge of the topic.
     
  5. sasmachine

    sasmachine Newbie

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    I'd agree with Dragoswest....about $1 per 100 words is a good going rate!!
     
  6. helpwithhabit

    helpwithhabit Newbie

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    Thanks I do understand the price can vary alot.

    I am thinking about not writing for this client as he is very confusing and does not state what he needs writing very well to be honest it is becoming very annoying receiving constant emails telling me he has x amount of writers but he is waiting on me.

    At first I thought he was a scammer trying to con articles but he paid me upfront and is still offering to do so.

    Someone here may also be able to answer a few more questions I have

    Say for example the person I was writing for was not happy with the articles what would happen next?

    Are people who request you write articles for them always so pushy, clingy almost and annoying. I'm not being silly just saying things how I see them.
     
  7. SEO Content Demon

    SEO Content Demon Newbie

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    For simple article writing $1/100 words is enough but when it comes to writing for a website's pages then the price must be ranging between $1.5 to $2 per 100 words. Well, it also depends on writing experience and quality of content. While writing for a site you have to write sales driven content... a bit fluffy.. a bit informative.. but highly oriented to the services offered by the site owner. If you are good at this then go ahead and ask for a good price quote.

    I have been in this field for last some years and making good money through writing only. I am open to accept any order here. Thanks
     
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  8. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I personally pay the user Ramsweb 7.50 per 500 word article.

    His quality is outstanding. Maybe hit him up with a PM and talk to him a bit and he could help guide you as he has been doing this for some time.
     
  9. jayabraham

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    It varies quite a bit. We charge anywhere from $1.40 per 100 words to $2 per 100 words. I even recommended a copy writer to a client who is charging $5 per 100 words. Ideally, put a small sample of your work here and ask the regulars such as Bass Tracker Boats to send you a PM with how much they value it at. Average it out and you should have a pretty good starting point. If you're good, don't sell your services for cheap. Thats the best advice I got from this forum. You will find clients at all points of the graph.
     
  10. hpv222

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    At least $1.5 per 100 words - what people get for $1 per 100 wrods is GARBAGE and I challenge anyone to prove me wrong. I have been dealing with writing and writers for years and I know what I'm talking about....
     
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  11. md1988

    md1988 Newbie

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    It depends on person how much he/she is willing to pay..
    Starting from $1/100 words is fair enough
     
  12. damnit

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    $1/100 words will be fine for the beginning
     
  13. racyc

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    $1/100 words minimum, reserve the right to charge more for special projects, esp. with a short deadline...and seek out new and better clients asap...
     
  14. Omar08

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    I can do this. Do add me up on skype:vferil
     
  15. SilverMovieDownloads

    SilverMovieDownloads Power Member

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    i would also say $1 per 100 words
    and if you want a tool that will help you write i strongly suggest WORDFLOOD greatest tool ever

    here is the full cracked version
    hxxp://www(dot)filestube(dot)com/9eea1f9e6b0bd33b03e9,g/WordFlood-2-0-0-26.html
     
  16. ericthow

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    jsut copy others article.. waste time duh..
     
  17. onlinesolutions1985

    onlinesolutions1985 Registered Member

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    I would like to apply for the said job. I have been working online for 7 years and counting. I can do forum posting, virtual assistance and even writing.

    Here is a rundown of my working experience:

    1. Data Entry Encoder for a Russian Company

    2. Data Entry Encoder and Researcher for a lawyer based in Texas

    3. Copyeditor for Emerging-China

    4. Freelance Virtual Assistant, Writer, SEO Link Builder, Audio Transcriptionist, Project Manager

    5. Freelance Writer

    For article samples just hit the reply button

    If I qualify for the job, please do not hesitate to contact me via skype: reggie.cabayao

    Hope to hear from you soon.
    Kind Regards,

    Ms. R