"I'd also recommend not looking into hiring folks for one off, per/word or per/page type writers. I'd look into what you could do with a creative staffing firm to help out, for instance what they do at VitaminTalent.…"
"You make a great point. I hadn't really thought about this. I was handed a freelancer and told "work with her." Luckily, the freelancer is an active alum, but I haven't seen past work. I'll watch for this."
"Excellent points. I was asked by a self-described "print dog" to find out what the going rate was. He says he pays per word for the magazine. But what you describe seems to be standard for a lot of web work. This…"
"another thing to compliment Ashley's points Id think is important is if the chemistry of the person working with you fits your Brand ... I think harmony in this will translate in work produced. Is the writing team getting the vision of the…"
I'm a freelance web writer and I would suggest that you investigate a writer's clips before deciding on which writer is right for you. As for price, I'd say that the saying "you get what you pay for" rings true…"
We're looking to outsource some of our web writing, and have been discussing what rate we should offer freelance writers - particularly for feature articles. In my research, I'm finding a lot of different rates, from less than a penny a word to nearly a $1. I'm just wondering if any of you hire freelancers for this kind of work and, if so, what and how you pay them. (e.g. $.40/word, $100/article, etc.)Thanks in advance for any advice you can provide.See More
Jill-of-all-trades with web. (writing, coding, politics, project mgnt, student mgnt, training, help desk, etc.) with the exception of design (done by graphic designer), and CMS coding (done by app developer)
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"Thanks - I appreciate it! It was a lot of "new" for us. Personally, I'd done a little bit of responsive design (took a class) but nothing at this level. I'd not done HTML5 or really delved into CSS3 and then finding…"
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