I see people all the time who are interested in working from home online and most enter this business without any formal writing experience.
I thought we could discuss a bit about if and when it is time to holler “article writer needed!”
Yes, there are options for getting content on your website. This is one of the biggest reasons people who start out decide they can not do this.
They could not be farther from the truth!
Let’s take a look at how the dictionary defines writing. (Note number 7)
Number seven says written
If only it were that easy!
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Writing For The Internet
Writing for the internet is a whole different animal than writing anywhere else.
People are in a hurry and articles need to be to the point, written clearly and simple to follow.
I tell writers new to the internet they must write content on a 5th-grade reading level.
If the words are hard to follow, or if the story is not being told clearly your visitor will be gone and off to the next article online.
The clearer and to the point your article is, and the more clear and simple the call to action is, the more interaction you will get from your visitors.
That would be great all by itself but yes there is still more to it than that.
For an article to make page one of the search engines (ranking good enough to where you can receive traffic from searches) you must have good quality original content that is well written.
Not only will poor writing even with good content drive visitors away it will also drive the search engines away.
So what do you do if you can build your website, have great content ideas and you understand how keywords work and are good at looking them up, but you simply are not a good writer?
Or you simply do not want to write content?
You hire a good writer!
Hiring A Writer
There are countless services out there offering to sell you original SEO friendly articles.
They are cheap and they are everywhere and 99% of them are completely a waste of time.
Most are spun articles ( copied from others) or stolen copies from other sites.
This is a very dark place to be searching for a legitimate writer, but there are only so many options so you must know what to look for.
A good article writer for hire will have examples of their word on live sites.
- These articles, when checked with a free plagiarism and spell checker, will pass the test and the articles will be simple, too the point and accurate.
- Check them out closely, and use this tool or a comparable one to check their work.
- The writer will have a legitimate way of billing you through their business, for example, the use of Paypal invoices or the likes.
- References should be available upon request.
- Writers will be able to look up low hanging fruit keyword and keyword phrases to use naturally in your articles if needed
Back in 2011 a company went as far as creating software that wrote news articles by itself, without human intervention and many networks are using it today!
Now I do not know about you but I am a writer myself and this kind of software seems to take the personal touch out of writing.
I would hope there would not be a day when everything we read is created artificially. 🙁
So we have determined that is is fine to use a writer for hire for whatever reason you have for not wanting to write your own content.
We covered what to look for and what to avoid when searching for a writer.
Hopefully, this article has helped you in your decision on whether or not you should be looking for a writer for hire.
Keep in mind I do offer my services for hire and you are more than welcome to check out my credentials and see if maybe I might fit your requirements 🙂
Good luck with your adventures and thanks for taking the time to visit me!
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