20 Best Copywriter

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Carmel Kundai Makaya


I'll help you clarify and share your story 💛.

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Brad Bartlett

Kansas City, MO, USA

Your best [freelance writing] friend. 🚀

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Kristina Lopez

Florida, USA

Helping your business help people with words✍🏽🌟

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Mia Salas

Lawrence Township, NJ, USA

Social and Digital Media for Startups

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Shannon Permenter

Phoenix, AZ, USA

You make the art, I do the rest

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Emily Becker

Chicago, IL, USA

Copy and Content with a Soul

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Amy Suto

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Book Ghostwriter + Developmental Editor

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Michelle Griczika

Massachusetts, USA

Writing that sells✨

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Kalann Washington

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Salubrious StorySelling || Copy & Brand-Voice Adze

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Bella Brillantes

Orange County, CA, USA

Eat shapes for breakfast & drink colors 'til dawn

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Jason Glynn

Prague, Czechia

Freelance Tech Writer

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Olivia Kelliher

Nashville, TN, USA

Balancing creativity & entrepreneurship 🚀

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Quinn Foster

Lafayette, LA, USA

Impactful Journalist & Copy Editor to the Rescue

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Joshua Bernard

Martinsville, VA 24112, USA

Creative SEO writer for hire ✍️

Recommended 3x
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Chhavi Malik

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Brand Alchemist | Content & Copywriter

Recommended 5x
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Pius Henry

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Digital Marketing Manager

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Téa Rae Designs

United States

Digital Content Hub - Websites, Graphics & Copy

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Ken Shew

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Brand Designer & Creative Strategist

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Samantha Taylor

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

Social Strategist + Creative ✨

Common projects for Copywriters

Website Copywriting: Creating persuasive and engaging content for a website.

Email Marketing: Writing compelling emails for a marketing campaign.

Social Media Content: Crafting captivating posts for social media platforms.

Blog Writing: Writing informative and engaging blog posts for a company's website.

Product Descriptions: Writing enticing product descriptions for an e-commerce site.

Ad Copywriting: Creating persuasive copy for advertising campaigns.

Tips for working with and hiring Copywriters

Define your project requirements

Before starting your project, have a clear vision of what you want your copywriter to accomplish. Whether it's creating content for your website, writing a sales letter, or crafting social media posts, knowing your specific needs will help you hire the right copywriter.

Review their portfolio

Look at the copywriter's previous work to gauge their writing style, creativity, and ability to deliver compelling and persuasive content. This will help you assess if their skills align with your project needs.

Set clear expectations

Communicate your project timeline, deliverables, and feedback process to your copywriter. This will ensure that both parties have a clear understanding of the project expectations and deadlines.

Use Contra's tools

Use Contra's built-in tools for communication, project management, and payments. This can help streamline your project process and ensure a smooth collaboration with your copywriter.

How to hire Copywriters

Define your needs

Before you start looking for a copywriter, clearly define your project requirements. This includes the type of content you need, the tone of voice, the target audience, and the project deadline.

Post a detailed job

When you post a job on Contra, provide as much detail as possible about the project. This helps potential copywriters understand if they're a good fit for the job.

Review applications and portfolios

Review the applications and portfolios of potential copywriters. Look for someone who has experience in your industry and has a writing style that matches your brand's voice.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with potential copywriters. Ask them about their experience, their writing process, and how they handle revisions. This will give you a better idea of their working style and whether they'd be a good fit for your project.

Set clear expectations

Once you've hired a copywriter, make sure you set clear expectations. This includes the project timeline, the deliverables, and the feedback process. Regular communication is key to a successful project.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Copywriters

1. Can you share some examples of your work that are relevant to our project?

2. How do you approach a new copywriting project?

3. Can you explain your process for incorporating SEO best practices into your writing?

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Frequently asked

A freelance copywriter creates persuasive and compelling written content for various marketing channels. They can help improve your brand's visibility and engagement by crafting engaging content for your website, social media posts, email marketing campaigns, and more.

A freelance copywriter creates persuasive and compelling written content for various marketing channels. They can help improve your brand's visibility and engagement by crafting engaging content for your website, social media posts, email marketing campaigns, and more.

Hiring a copywriter on Contra allows you to access a broad pool of talented freelancers who can help enhance your brand's communication. With Contra's commission-free platform, you can manage your projects, communicate with your copywriter, and make payments easily and efficiently.

To hire a copywriter on Contra, you can post a job with your project requirements. You can then review applications, shortlist candidates, conduct interviews, and finally hire the best fit for your project.

A copywriter can work on a variety of projects including website content, blog posts, social media content, email marketing campaigns, product descriptions, ad copies, and more.

The cost of hiring a copywriter on Contra can vary depending on the project's complexity and the copywriter's experience and skills. On average, freelance copywriters on Contra charge between $25 and $45 per hour.

On Contra, freelance copywriters can get paid on a per project, per hour, or per milestone basis. The payment for each project or milestone is held in an escrow account and is released once you approve the work or automatically within three days.

Copywriting is the craft of writing persuasive messages that prompt people to take action. It involves creating compelling headlines, taglines, call-to-actions, and body copy for various marketing mediums such as websites, emails, social media posts, ads, and more.

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