University Web Developers

University Web Developers

Donna Dralus
  • Female
  • Des Moines, IA
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share Twitter

Donna Dralus's Groups

Donna Dralus's Discussions

Freelance Writing Rates
6 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Donna Dralus May 4, 2012.

Gifts Received

Gift

Donna Dralus has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Donna Dralus's Page

Latest Activity

Donna Dralus joined Anne Petersen's group
Thumbnail

Usability

A group for those interested in usability principles, practices, and testing.
Sep 4, 2013
Donna Dralus replied to Donna Dralus's discussion Freelance Writing Rates
"Thanks. I'll check them out."
May 4, 2012
Michael Fienen replied to Donna Dralus's discussion Freelance Writing Rates
"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.…"
May 3, 2012
Donna Dralus replied to Donna Dralus's discussion Freelance Writing Rates
"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."
May 3, 2012
Donna Dralus replied to Donna Dralus's discussion Freelance Writing Rates
"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…"
May 3, 2012
JAaronAnderson replied to Donna Dralus's discussion Freelance Writing Rates
"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…"
May 3, 2012
Ashley Festa replied to Donna Dralus's discussion Freelance Writing Rates
"Hi Donna, 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…"
May 2, 2012
Donna Dralus posted a discussion

Freelance Writing Rates

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
May 1, 2012

Profile Information

Employer?
Grinnell College
Website:
http://www.grinnell.edu
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
usability, accessibility, content authoring
What CMS are you using?
Drupal
What department or office are you in?
Communications
Primary Job Responsibility
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)
Number of students at your institution
1600

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of University Web Developers to add comments!

Join University Web Developers

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Elsewhere

Latest Activity

Profile IconChris Waters, Derik Casper and John Gardner joined University Web Developers
1 hour ago
Anne Vaassen joined Mark Greenfield's group
Thumbnail

WordPress

This group is for all those using WordPress as both a blogging platform and as a CMS
1 hour ago
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
" It’s the last day to submit your gadget ideas! One idea = a free T-Shirt, but more submissions = more chances to win free OUTC15 registration!"
yesterday
Ryan Richter is now a member of University Web Developers
yesterday
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Calling all presenters! It's time to submit for OUTC15. Learn more on our blog. "
yesterday
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Hey, OU Campus developers and site administrators! Don’t miss out on this month’s Training Tuesday on Sept. 30th at 11 AM PST, featuring how to create your own gadgets. Register now! "
Friday
Sara Clark posted a discussion

Oct. 18-19: Web conference for college students in Portland, Ore.

I’m writing to let you know of an awesome opportunity for any of your current students who have an interest in a web-related field, whether it’s on the technical side or content-creation side (or both!): CrowdSource Summit: A Conference for Emerging Web Professionals.This conference is presented by the Higher Education Web Professionals Association, known more affectionately as HighEdWeb. I’m a member, and I attend its Annual…See More
Friday
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"  Have you ever looked up your institution’s walk score? Learn why you should share that information in today’s blog post! "
Sep 25
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Only one week left to nominate OU Campus for a Critic’s Choice CMS award AND University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award. Thank you for your support!"
Sep 24
Profile IconCesar De La Garza and Timothy Hew joined University Web Developers
Sep 24
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Help build up the next generation of web pros by sending your students to High Ed Web's CrowdSource Summit. "
Sep 23
John Jackson posted a discussion

Web developer

The Web Communications team at Virginia Tech seeks a web designer/developer. This is an exciting time to join our team. We are migrating to a new content management system and expect this person to assist in the effort to develop templates, implement designs, and help us determine how the visual standards will evolve for new devices. Going forward, the successful candidate will work to develop new layouts for the web, mobile devices, and apps. Full job description with a  link to the…See More
Sep 23
C.S. Sherman posted discussions
Sep 23
Jenn Baker posted a discussion

University of Alaska Fairbanks Digital Communications Manager

The Digital Communications Manager is a key member of the leadership team of the Marketing and Communications office. Reporting to the director of Marketing and Communications and working with highly motivated colleagues, the manager will oversee a cohesive, leading-edge digital communications strategy that advances the university's national and global impact and image. The manager will oversee staff responsible for the UAF website, social media, and videography. The Digital Communications…See More
Sep 22
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Another responsive site! Way to go Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Looks fantastic! www.clarion.edu"
Sep 22
Profile IconJenn Baker and Jose Vidal joined University Web Developers
Sep 20
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Loving all the gadget ideas! Have you submitted yours? http://omniupdate.com/campaigns/gadget-challenge/2014/"
Sep 19
Sean Walsh posted a blog post

The Results are in: TERMINALFOUR Higher Education Web Survey

In our first annual higher education web survey report, almost 250 individuals and 169 higher education institutions reveal where they focus their online marketing activities, how they measure their online efforts and how they engage with their audiences. Discover the results for yourself by downloading a free report today: http://www.terminalfour.com/survey2014/See More
Sep 19
Mike Tackett is now a member of University Web Developers
Sep 18
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Look who’s responsive now! Clark College went live with their new site. Congratulations! www.clark.edu/"
Sep 17

UWEBD has been in existence for more than 10 years and is the very best email discussion list on the Internet, in any industry, on any topic

About

© 2014   Created by Mark Greenfield.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service