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Whether you are currently building a scalable content marketing strategy or aim to revamp past strategies, hiring freelance writers can help you reach your marketing goals.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring Writers

The time savings and reduced costs associated with hiring a freelance writer are definitely among the top benefits. A professional freelance writer will be able to take over any project you're working on, ultimately completing it in less time than an inexperienced writer and to a higher standard. Meanwhile, their expertise means they know exactly what to ask, streamlining communications and further reducing your time commitment.

The cost of a freelance writer can vary widely depending on their experience, niche specialties, and education. Most charge per word, with $0.10 to $0.15 being a fairly typical range. However, absolute beginner writers may start out charging just pennies per word while highly experienced writers who specialize in a certain industry or style (such as sales copy writers) can justify $1 per word or even more.

The whole idea behind outsourcing is to save yourself time, but it's well worth investing some of your time into the research and vetting process if you're hiring a freelance writer for the first time. Alternatively, you can save yourself that legwork by going through a content production company like Scripted that has already tested and pre-vetted writers for you. Still, you should always read proposals carefully, look at writers' profiles, and ask questions about relevant experience to determine who's the perfect fit.

Freelance writers can be found all over the web. Some have their own websites where you can work with them directly while most find clients through an open freelance service platform, such as Scripted. Others apply and get accepted into the closed platforms of content production companies where they may need an invitation or go through an interview process to qualify. Scripted is one example of a closed platform where writers must apply and be approved in order to gain access.

There are many traits to look for in a freelance writer, but perhaps the most important are research capabilities, responsiveness, communication skills, and an overall dedication to your niche and your project. Look for a writer that expresses interest, if not passion, in the topic at hand and ask questions to ascertain what exactly they think makes them the perfect fit. A great writer will be able to sell themselves and their skills based entirely on merit, without using ""discounts"" or other questionable tactics.

Find Your Perfect Freelance Writers

Search top freelance writers to write high-quality content for the freelance industry. As a Scripted member you will be able to reach out to them directly, negotiate price, and start short or long-term assignments with ease.

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Back in beautiful Paradise, California, Carole is a writer with 12 years experience creating SEO-minded copy for blogs, retail websites and various other online projects. She is also a seasoned editor whose passion it is to rewrite or perfect original content.
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Michelle Harris
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Stop banging your head! Michelle loves creating *Platinum Level* content that gets results (and rids you of headaches)!!! Michelle is an entrepreneur w/ 20+ years as a writer, designer and marketing guru plus a background in education, medicine and the environment. As a Ph.D. candidate, she's researches biomimicry and has an MS in marcom, an MPhil in management-finance and a BA in premed biology. When not writing, you’ll find her motorcycling, belly dancing and roller derbying. Read more here: https://www.scripted.com/content-marketing/writer-spotlight-michelle-h
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Catherine Lovering is a freelance writer with bylines on Healthline, Interest.com, IvyExec.com, and Paste. Her areas of expertise include health, consumer information, personal finance, legal marketing, small business, individual and corporate taxation, insurance, Canadian tax law, Canadian consumer finance, digital marketing, content marketing, fitness, and public policy. She holds an LLB (JD) from the University of Victoria.
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Ocean Malandra
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Ocean Malandra is a journalist and travel writer that divides his time between Northern California and South America. His work has appeared in everything from Business Insider and USA Today to Vice and High Times. He specializes in food, travel, health, environment, and cannabis.
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Tim Stroud
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During the past decade, Tim Stroud has written hundreds of articles for several well-known Internet content providers, including Media Piston and Textbroker. Currently, Tim does most of his Internet content writing for Scripted. In addition to his writing career, Tim is a life-long professional musician and entertainer, and has performed throughout the US, as well as the Netherlands. Tim currently lives in Key West, where he is married to musician/writer Keely Brown, who is a Scripted writer as well.
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Sydney Chamberlain
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Sydney Chamberlain is a content writer specializing in informational, research-driven projects. When writing, she focuses on delivering insightful, valuable content with the goal of making measurable impacts for her clients and their brands. In her personal life, she's passionate about travel, wellness, and technology, and those interests often tie into her work. You can learn more about her at sydneychamberlain.com.
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Josh Clark
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Josh is a content creator who has written $12 million in grants and currently runs the content sections for multiple property management companies and travel companies. Josh has worked with high-profile clients ranging from cardiologists, to travel companies and professional athletes.
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Jo Ellis
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Jo is a Professional Writing and Communications graduate who writes clearly and concisely with a fierce command of grammar. She grew up in Darwin, Australia and wishes she could say she wrestled crocodiles before breakfast but the truth is they really freak her out. She's happiest writing about entrepreneurship, online marketing, small business, and startups, but is fairly versatile, especially in the lifestyle space.
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Michael Schlossberg
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Mike is a writer and government official based out of Pennsylvania. He has written two books, been featured in numerous nationally known websites, including Governing Magazine, The Mighty, and Mental Floss. He maintains a blog on mental health, has written numerous op-eds in local papers and completed over 2,500 freelance articles for other services. His specialties include public policy, health care, mental health, social media, video games, business, finance, marketing, and more.
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Laurenzo Overee
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I am a writer with two purposes - to entertain and inform. I consider the content a flop if it fulfills neither. Let's work together to realize your ideal content. I believe in working closely with clients to exceed their expectations. As such, I tend to emphasize the importance of discussing every nitty-gritty detail in every step of the collaboration for the most fruitful experience. I'm always looking forward to fresh opportunities in sharing my passion for writing and language toward improving the world of content. Let's work something out!
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The Importance of Hiring Freelance Writers for Your Website

Today’s consumers rely on websites to help them decide how they will spend their money. They look for authoritative, trustworthy sites that make them feel confident. If you don’t have a professional website that inspires confidence in potential buyers, you will lose sales.

Hiring a freelance writer helps ensure that your website will attract visitors to your site. Once people visit your website, the expert content will convert them into paying customers and clients.

Why Hire a Freelance Writer?

Experienced, professional freelance writers can craft messages specifically for your target audience. By hiring a freelance writer, you do more than improve the quality of your content. You also get effective website pages, blog posts, email newsletters, and social media content that reaches the right people with powerful messages.

The Benefits of Hiring a Freelance Writer

Some experts say that developers create about 400 new websites every minute! Do you have a plan that will make you more competitive than other organizations?

Hiring a professional freelance writer makes it easier for you to get higher search engine rankings. Today’s freelance writers understand the importance of search engine optimization (SEO). They have experience:

  • Choosing keywords for your titles, headlines, subtitles, meta descriptions, and content.

  • Using the right percentage of keywords to attract search engine bots.

  • Linking to supportive pages that will help boost your site’s trustworthiness and ranking.

You can also improve your business’s outreach, content campaigns, and conversions by hiring freelancers who know how to:

  • Create emails with captivating subject lines and convincing CTAs that get more people to respond.

  • Write video scripts with engaging dialogue that will keep viewers watching.

  • Produce podcast scripts that use interesting topics and descriptive dialogue to attract a wider audience.

  • Make social media posts that people will want to share with their friends, family members, and colleagues.

When you hire a freelance writer, you don’t get stuck with a single employee who knows how to do a couple of things well. You gain access to hundreds of writers who specialize in diverse topics and media formats. Choosing a freelance writer gives you a better chance of success because you can get better results from every piece of content you produce.

Finding a Freelance Writer on Scripted

Scripted makes it easy for you to find the perfect writer for your next project. The Scripted platform has hundreds of professional writers with years of experience. You can search for writers with the expertise you want, browse their profiles, read their sample content, and hire the right person for the job.

Scripted’s platform doesn’t even force you to generate your own ideas. You can invite writers to pitch ideas to you. Accept the ones that you like and reject the ones that don’t appeal to you.

Using Scripted will also help you save money. Hiring an in-house writer means spending money on benefits as well as a salary. You even pay the employee when you don’t have any projects for them. With Scripted writers, you pay a straightforward price for each piece of content that you need.

Start your 30-day free trial with Scripted to see how well the service can work for you. Using your free trial is the best way to discover the benefits of hiring freelancer writers for your website.

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