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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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D.A., Sasha, and Jeremy are three examples of awesome content writers on Scripted.

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.

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.

What Do You Get On Scripted?

Any Content Type

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  • User Reviews & Success Metrics
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  • 24-hour Turnaround Available

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Browse Our Top 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.

Pamela G

Melbourne, Florida, United States •

Pamela has been a freelance writer for over 10 years. She enjoys writing about interior design, health and fitness, and marketing content.

Customer Ratings: 6

Genesis D

Last online about 2 hours

I'm a Canadian expat living in Guatemala and I've been writing ebooks and articles, as well as website copy, for the past decade. My areas of interest include travel, food, parenting and business, but I'm always open to work on new topics. My research skills are excellent, so let me know what you're working on!

Customer Ratings: 73

Jennifer C

Usk, Washington, United States • Last online about 1 hour

***Will be unavailable December 7, 2020-January, 4, 2021 - Christmas Break. I apologize for any inconvenience. See you in the New Year!*** Jennifer (J Lynn) Cameron is a full-time freelance writer and editor enjoying life in the Pacific Northwest. She's written online and hardcopy content since 2010 and enjoys helping brands find their voice. She's written for various niches, but her specialties are sales, marketing, accounting, and finance. When she's not capturing a brand's voice (or dreaming about Machu Picchu), she enjoys design and reading. And coffee.

Customer Ratings: 325

Bridget Miller is a writer and editor with a business background. She has a specialized MBA in International Economics and Management, which provides a unique perspective on business challenges. She worked in the corporate world for many years before transitioning to writing, and has experience across multiple diverse departments including HR, sales, marketing, IT, commercial development, and training.

Customer Ratings: 12

Lisa R

Phoenix, Arizona, United States • Last online about 1 hour

I have been writing for two other paying websites. Between the two, I have written more than 700 blogs, articles, and other pieces. I have almost never been rejected and very seldom get revision requests. My price estimates always include all prep time, writing of the piece, proofreading my work, and any revisions that may be requested of me. I am excellent at doing research and writing projects as well as descriptive pieces. I can write on any topic with authority. I enjoy doing this work very much.

Customer Ratings: 32

Cristina N

Veneto, Italy • Last online 2 days

***November 2020: Currently available only for editing jobs.*** A professional editor and writer since 2012, I've edited or written articles on all kinds of topics, but my specialties are science, health, and project management. My former career in academia has taught me how to do thorough research and back up all claims with facts. I love to translate complex information into clear, concise, and creative copy that helps and inspires the reader.

Customer Ratings: 21

Ruby S

Last online 4 days

I love to travel and immerse myself in different cultures. I have written Lifestyle and Travel pieces for travel and tours sites, e-commerce platforms, and offline businesses over the years. In addition, my Biology degree and training in Practical Nursing helps me write Healthcare and Sciences articles.

Customer Ratings: 113

Chelsea S

Fox Island, Washington, United States •

I'm here to help you find the right words to represent you, your brand, and your story. After earning a degree in creative writing, I spent six years working for a global ministry as an in-house copywriter and editor. While there I worked on marketing emails, web content, newsletters, curriculum, ebooks, content marketing and more. During that time I began editing and ghostwriting full-length books and have spent the past 9 years as a freelance writer and editor, focusing on blog posts, articles, content marketing, and ghostwriting. My experience has taught me the importance of creating content that expresses the voice of the client. You have something important to communicate to your audience, and I want to help you discover the best way to share your ideas with the world.

Customer Ratings: 85

Magda P

Emilia-Romagna, Italy •

Magda writes about Italy, travel, living as an expat, self development, food, nutrition and general marketing copy for brands in the creative industries.

Customer Ratings: 6

kathy a

Cleveland, Ohio, United States • Last online 13 days

Kathy Adams is a writer and editor with more than 20 years of professional experience, winning several awards from the Associated Press for investigative journalism. Brand blogging (writing posts for your brand) is her specialty -- especially for home decor, home improvement and craft-related topics. She also ghostwrites content for authors and A-list music artists' websites and book projects. Kathy enjoys inspiring the best in others, whether that be through writing about creative, healthy and useful projects or about ways to find happiness through creative outlets such as music and writing. She also enjoys inspiring others to do what they can to help others, whether it involves organizing food and clothing drives or simply recognizing the best in one another.

Customer Ratings: 44
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