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Hire a Freelance Content Writer

A content writer produces a wide range of content specifically for online consumption. You can easily find the right freelance content writer on Guru, based on your specific requirements. A content writer can handle a wide range of projects including the following:

  • Website copy
  • Product descriptions
  • Articles, blogs and press releases
  • Social media posts
  • Landing pages
  • Banner content
  • Whitepapers

You may also hire web content writers to create ad copies, video scripts and technical content. You can hire content writers with a wide range of different fields including marketing, journalism, SEO, business or various other arenas.

Choosing the Right Freelance Content Writer

A website content writer is a professional with a deep understanding of how search engines work. Their focus is to create content that is relevant and useful to the target audience. The right website content editors should have:

  • Excellent writing skills in a wide range of styles
  • An in-depth understanding of consumer needs and the elements that motivate them online
  • Proficiency in vocabulary, grammar and spelling
  • Exceptional organizational and research skills
  • Knowledge of online marketing strategies, especially SEO, SEM and SMM
  • Great command over the use of writing software programs, like content management systems (CMS), to prepare structured drafts
  • Familiarity with article formatting on web

Expert blog content writers have experience in researching relevant topics. They can also create clear marketing copies for promotions. They can proofread and edit content based on client feedback. A skilled marketing content writer can coordinate with content editors, designers and marketing teams to ensure that the requirements are met.

What to Look for in a Freelance Content Writer Profile

When you search for content writers on Guru, you should look for the following factors:

  • Proven track record as a web content writer
  • Experience in using a popular CMS such as WordPress
  • A large portfolio of published content
  • A thorough understanding of web publications
  • Qualifications commensurate with the field of specialization

The right content managers will have the relevant background based on what you are looking for, preferably journalism, marketing, publishing or other fields.

Guru Tip: When looking for a freelance content writer, make sure to choose a professional who has substantial experience within your required niche and the type of project you have.

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