I'm applying to a Craigslist ad, and it asks how much I want per word. Anyone know the going rate?
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In all due respect for myself and my abilities, I think the wage needs to be fair, above any minimum wage, charging for any specialty one may have, how hard it is, the size, time and efforts included and so on. If one has a degree for writing that sh
I'm not sure what is reasonable. Back in the 1960's one popular magazine was willing to pay $2000 dollars for a high quality short story. It published short stories from successful writers like science fiction writers Isaac Asimov and Arthur C Clarke
I have noticed you on Elance, and we have both done work for the same client.
With that said, I have recently posted a blog about this subject somewhat. Some writers are cutting throats of other writers. http://gringoboricua.com/write/charge-writing/
I agree, you need to build up credibility, especially on Elance. They allow you to upload a writing sample on your profile for potential clients. You more or less have to sell yourself as a writer. It's worth a try!
You gave the best answer so far. Thank you!
Honestly, I prefer to be paid by the article. I know my limitations and how much time it takes me to do the research or write and edit myself. I will be looking for your hub but just a quick question - what are your thoughts on Smashwords?
I vary my bids on Elance based on how much research is needed. I'm a good writer, with lots of experience, though not on Elance. I've just secured a job for 10c per word with minimal research writing B2B articles.
With a degree & experience in writing, you should expect approx. 200/story. I don't agree w/ an amount per word. Writers should value their talent and ability; otherwise, you have a Spotify situation- and no one can live on that. No Insurance eit