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20 Best Article Writer

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Alexandra Fasulo

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Common projects for Article Writers

Writing blog posts on specific topics or industries.

Creating engaging and informative articles for online publications or websites.

Developing SEO-optimized content to boost website visibility.

Writing long-form articles or whitepapers on complex topics.

Creating content for newsletters or email campaigns.

Writing product descriptions or reviews for e-commerce sites.

Tips for working with and hiring Article Writers

Clearly define your project

Before reaching out to a freelance article writer, make sure you have a clear vision of your content's desired tone, style, and voice. This includes the topic, target audience, and any specific points or messages your content requires.

Review their portfolio

Take time to review the writer's portfolio on their Contra profile to ensure their writing style matches what you envision for your content. Look at their previous projects, noting the clarity, readability, and engagement of the articles.

Understand their expertise

Ensure the freelance article writer is proficient in the necessary software and tools, such as Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or specialized writing tools like Scrivener. Their ability to leverage these tools is crucial to the successful development of your content.

Communication is key

Good communication is vital for a successful freelance project. Ensure your article writer is responsive and open to feedback and changes. Regular updates on the project's progress can help mitigate any issues that may arise. Remember to use Contra's communication tools for all discussions and reviews.

How to hire Article Writers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from an Article Writer. This could include the topic, target audience, tone, style, and any specific points or messages your content requires.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to writing, and how they handle various aspects of article writing. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Article Writers

1. Can you walk me through your process for researching and writing an article on a new topic?

2. Can you provide examples of similar articles you've written in the past?

3. How do you handle feedback and revisions during the writing process?

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Frequently asked

An article writer is a professional who creates written content for various media such as newspapers, magazines, websites, and online blogs. They are responsible for conducting research, writing, editing, proofreading, and meeting deadlines.

An article writer is a professional who creates written content for various media such as newspapers, magazines, websites, and online blogs. They are responsible for conducting research, writing, editing, proofreading, and meeting deadlines.

Hiring an article writer on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Article writers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of article writers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require article writers often include creating blog posts, writing articles for online publications or websites, developing SEO-optimized content, writing long-form articles or whitepapers, creating content for newsletters or email campaigns, and writing product descriptions or reviews.

The cost of hiring an article writer on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the article, the writer's experience and skills, and the project duration. It's best to discuss the project scope and budget with the writer to get a more accurate quote. On average, article writers on Contra charge between $30 and $500 per hour.

Freelance article writers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

Article writing is a form of content writing, but specifically for publication in various media such as newspapers, magazines, websites, and online blogs. Articles are typically written to convey information or ideas on a particular topic or subject, and are often researched and structured to provide readers with a clear and informative understanding of the subject matter.

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