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Buying English Long-Term Writers Needed

Discussion in 'Content Creation' started by Gerhard Homveld, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. #1
    Open positions for writers - English. Native and non-native welcome to apply. I am looking for writers I can easily work with over the long-term - not someone just looking to make a quick buck.
    SEMrush
    Please, no time wasters.

    I will require anyone interested to complete a sample article. This article will help me determine if your writing style is what my clients are looking for.

    Writers should be able to do around 4,000 words per day. NO PLAGIARISM.

    Pay rate will be between $4 and $5 per 1,000 words.

    I'm not looking for the best writers. I'm willing to give the inexperienced an opportunity here, but you need to be serious about applying and I need to be able to communicate with you easily.

    If you are interested, send me a message and I'll send you instructions to do a sample for me. We will then talk business from there on.

    Looking forward to some applications :)
     
    Gerhard Homveld, Jul 9, 2018 IP
    SEMrush
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    DuneDreamer Active Member

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    #2
    I can read you someone else's article for $5 if I'm not busy and have nothing else to do.
     
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    #3
    Seems about right. From the way you worded your alluring invitation, it sounds like you've hired people at this price range before and experienced poor communication, copied content and poor content altogether.

    Don't worry, no one contacting you is going to be looking to make beer money. I guess people who drink really cheap $1 beer cans from the local gas station might but other than that, I doubt it.

    Does anyone ever wonder what people are doing with this content? Are they expecting rushed out nonsense to topple search engine listings or something? I never understand what people are hoping to accomplish with content like this.
     
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    #4
    This is the kind of rambling I do not expect on Digital Point Forum.

    We are in 2018, why are you dragging us back to 2008? And even back then content wasn't really this cheap.
     
    Kenya Writer, Jul 17, 2018 IP
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    raketeer_mom Well-Known Member

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    #5
    Plus one for you girl. Back in 2008 $.03/word was the starting rate for non native English writers.
     
    raketeer_mom, Jul 25, 2018 IP
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    coreygeer Notable Member

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    #6
    Getting work from here at even $.02/word is seemingly impossible now. The second you mention anything above $1/100 words, people think you're expensive and they expect academic standards of quality for less. It's sad to see the deprecated state of appreciation for writers and content today.
     
    coreygeer, Jul 30, 2018 IP
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    MHamal Peon

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    #7
    What the hell are these rates here? I'm mainly a translator and getting AT LEAST $0.06 per word for TRANSLATION, which is much easier and faster than content creation!!!
     
    MHamal, Aug 5, 2018 IP
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    Spoiltdiva Prominent Member

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    #8
    Truly shameful that you would accept such rates. Before I sold my small translation service I never accepted less than $0.10 per word and sometimes received as much as $0.14 per word. Even with those rates I usually had more work thrown at me than we could do, and often parcelled out work to others.
     
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    MHamal Peon

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    #9
    Well. Good for you. With those rates I would make $200K a year working ALONE. Not sure how you've managed to get such high rates...
     
    MHamal, Aug 5, 2018 IP
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    #10
    It is quite SIMPLE. She provided QUALITY and SERVICE to people WILLING to pay for them.

    If you want to get a good rate of pay, all you need to do is to provide QUALITY and SERVICE. Once the word gets out, you will NEVER need to worry about lack of work at YOUR price.
     
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    Spoiltdiva Prominent Member

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    #11
    And I also would have had to put in 16 hour days which I refused to do. There were 3 of us in my business so it was all divided. My rates were and are competitive where I live. In 3rd world countries where I suppose you live in, it's a different situation.
    (French to English-English to French/Government contracts/business contracts etc.)
     
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    #12
    Well no, I do not live in a 3rd world country. I live in Finland... I'm doing around 120 hours/month and still making €80K a year. So I bet you were close to becoming a millionaire with a team and your rates ;) I accept any tips on where to get that high paying customers!
     
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    Spoiltdiva Prominent Member

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    #13
    "A millionaire"....."$200,000 K per year" your math is over the top. As to tips I was working for many years for an advertising firm as well as having my translating service. It's called multi tasking, and from this I came into contacts and contracts. Try being proactive instead of sitting on your a.. and maybe you can start making some $$$.
     
    Spoiltdiva, Aug 6, 2018 IP
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    #14
    Umm. As I said, I'm getting $0.06 per word right now, and still going to make close to 100K this year. How is 200K over the top, if I had your rates which are over 2 times my rates?
    And don't you think 100K a year is making $$$? You're just mad you had such ridiculously high rates and still got nothing to yourself. Means you're just bad at doing business ;)
     
    MHamal, Aug 6, 2018 IP
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    Spoiltdiva Prominent Member

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    #15
    If this is an example of the quality of your English, you won't be getting any work from clients from this site. Tu es un homme tres stupide.(Olet tyhma mies)
     
    Spoiltdiva, Aug 6, 2018 IP
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    #16
    What was wrong with my English in that one? And I've never said I do the content writing myself... By the way, your Finnish sucks, too, so up yours. Do you get some satisfaction from bashing other people on the internet, when the original post had nothing to do with you? Are you retarded or something?
     
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    Spoiltdiva Prominent Member

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    #17
    In post #7 you "bashed" the rates, then I questioned yours. Seems that while you can give it, you can't take it. As to the quality of your English, if you can't even see the mistakes then that is problematic. Over and out and my apologies to the OP.
     
    Spoiltdiva, Aug 6, 2018 IP
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    #18
    Of course I'm gonna bash a rate of $0.01 per word! That's slavery right there. And please point out my mistakes in that sentence. There's no errors there. Maybe you're just too simple to understand English yourself.
     
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    #19
    "Still got nothing to yourself" should be "Still have nothing to yourself". Out of respect to the OP send me a PM if you wish to continue this conversation.
     
    Spoiltdiva, Aug 6, 2018 IP
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    #20
    Back in 2008, the typical rates here (and they were the lowest for DP) were $5 per 500 words. The marketplace isn't the same place now.
     
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