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Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring Writers

Software writers need to know about hundreds of software options. Without this knowledge, they cannot compare apps and SaaS to help people choose the best tools. The level of experience needed means that you can expect to pay about 10 cents per word. The price usually goes up when you want to hire a software designer with strong writing skills. If you want to write to software developers, expect to pay at least 13 or 15 cents per page.

You can hire a software writer by browsing the profiles on content-creation platforms. When companies hire writers independently, they need to vet each person’s skills. Writer platforms do that part of the work for you. Instead of comparing hundreds of resumes, you can browse a few profiles to read writing samples, client reviews, and author bios. It’s the easy way to hire a professional.

Software writers focus on different topics within the category. If you want someone who writes about business apps, look for someone who has published several reviews of popular tools used by companies. If you want a software writer who can create tutorials for engineers and developers, then you need someone who can create functional apps and write clearly about the process.

Software writers can offer several benefits. Publishing content that engages your audience will help grow your brand’s reputation until other company’s think of you as a thought leader. Software writers can also use SEO strategies to improve your page rankings. As your pages move up in search engine results, your website will get more traffic. That equals more opportunities to sell software or earn money from ads and affiliate links.

The size of your company and budget largely dictate how many software writers you should hire. If you operate a small business with one piece of software, you might only need one writer to produce a weekly blog and social media posts. If you manage the sales division of a large company, you may need a dozen or more writers to prevent your competitors from getting higher search engine rankings than you.

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The Importance of Hiring Software Writers

Software writers have a deeper understanding of technical topics that your audiences need to know. Many of the software writers on the Scripted platform have experience developing software in a variety of languages, including Python, Java, C/C++, PHP, and JavaScript.

Whether you want to communicate to an audience of programmers or you want content that attracts potential users, it makes sense to hire a writer who understands software from the inside out.

Why Hire a Software Writer?

Software writers need to know more than how to engage audiences with content that people want to share with each other. They also need to understand how software works. Even a little technical experience will make a writer’s content more authentic.

Many of the freelance software writers on Scripted have experience:

  • Working as software developers.

  • Developing custom code for websites.

  • Creating content for software developers that want to attract new clients.

  • Writing educational scripts for online courses.

The average writer doesn’t know a lot about software. Most software developers, however, don’t know how to connect with target audiences. Hiring a software writer gives you the best of both worlds.

The Benefits of Hiring a Software Freelance Writer

Hiring a software freelance writer helps you save money while giving you more flexibility. Hiring a staff writer means that you need to spend time and money onboarding new employees. If the software writer doesn’t fit your company’s culture, then you have to start the process again to find a better candidate.

When you hire a freelance software writer, you can:

  • Choose a specific writer with the skills needed for each of your content projects.

  • Find a group of professionals with years of experience working remotely.

  • Avoid the high cost of paying a full-time employee’s salary and benefits.

  • Keep your operational costs as low as possible by renting smaller offices and buying less equipment.

  • Get writers who understand the importance of search engine optimization (SEO).

  • Save money by taking control of your payroll expenses.

You can spend a lot of money hiring a full-time software writer with limited skills, or you can save money by hiring software freelance writers who match the needs of your projects. A freelance writer is almost always the better option.

Finding a Software Writer on Scripted

Scripted makes it easy for you to find the perfect software writer for your projects. The platform has thousands of freelance writers with experience developing content for blogs, social media posts, landing pages, email newsletters, and product descriptions.

Start your search by browsing writers with expertise in software. You can read their writing samples to find a few freelancers who understand your brand’s voice. You can also look at each writer’s ratings to make sure you choose a professional who meets deadlines and exceeds expectations.

Scripted lets you invite freelance software writers to pitch topics. Writers will submit their ideas and price quotes. Once you review their pitches, you can select the best option for your project. Over time, you will likely find a small number of writers you love working with.

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