4 Tips for Finding the Right Content Writers for Your Business

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Content writers can be needed for many different reasons, whether it is that you have a shortage of time to write enough content for your business, or you have had the idea but want to source out the articles so that they will be written by someone who has more in-depth knowledge about the topic. Finding the right content writer for your business is definitely a challenge, but it needn’t always be that way. There are so many different opportunities to find them and things that you can be on the lookout for to make sure that whoever you pick is the right fit.

Visit Good Websites

There are so many different ways for you to be able to find content writers for your business that it can sometimes seem like an overwhelming task, so much so that you aren’t sure where to even begin. You could look into some blogs that have by-lines and contact people that way or you can visit websites that are specifically set up for finding content writers. When using these websites, you will be able to sort through different applicants to find the one that fits your criteria best. You will have the opportunity to define which topics you will want the content writers to be knowledgeable about when you are posting the job, for example, a company related to medical issues will want freelance medical writers or biotechnology researchers to help the writing process (see kolabtree.com for more), and how much experience they have written for businesses, for example, you could want someone who has done a similar job before, so that you are confident in their abilities.

View Writer’s Portfolios and Reviews

One way to judge a content writer’s skills is to look over the work that they have already completed, this can be done by looking at their websites or portfolios. A lot of the time they will be submitted when the writer applies for the position, however, if you haven’t posted a job advert, or are simply looking to see what kind of talent is available then there is the possibility of looking at different blogs and websites to see people who could write for you. By visiting a writer’s website, you will generally be able to find the reviews from those that they have worked for before which will be a good look into the kind of writer that they are. If you want to see their work style for yourself, which is always advisable, then there is the option to look through their portfolio, which again should be available on their website, or there will be a link to some of their past work.

Check Potential Writer’s Knowledge

When you are looking for a content writer for your business it is important that you find a contender who already has the knowledge that you require or has the ability to research the topics so that they can discuss them in-depth. There are several different ways that you can achieve this, but most commonly, this can be done by either getting this information from the writer’s portfolios as discussed above or asking for a sample article.

Set Your Budget

One of the most important things to remember as a business is to set a budget when deciding on the right content writer. This is because if you are looking for a freelance writer, in particular, they will all have different rates depending upon their experience and skillsets. So, it is important before you begin looking for the right content writer that you have a budget in mind. If you have a smaller budget you may want to look into getting an entry-level content writer as they are cheaper, but if you have a higher budget you will potentially be able to look for someone with more experience.

Final Words

There are many different things to consider when choosing a content writer for your business, as it can be a challenge to weigh up experience and budget. But to find the right person, you need to take the time to look over their past work, read their reviews and visit the right websites to find all the information that you need to make an informed decision.

 

Michael Pignataro
co-CEO - Operations at 'corePHP'
Michael spearheads ‘corePHP’s software solutions and service offerings. Focus on sales and marketing for the organization. A huge believer in family and has an amazing wife and 4 beautiful children. Loves camping and hiking.

Michael's philosophy is simple: "If you can dream it, we can do it."
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Michael Pignataro

About Michael Pignataro

Michael spearheads ‘corePHP’s software solutions and service offerings. Focus on sales and marketing for the organization. A huge believer in family and has an amazing wife and 4 beautiful children. Loves camping and hiking. Michael's philosophy is simple: "If you can dream it, we can do it."

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