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I just found Articlemarketer offer ghostwriter service. Is it good?
I also used the content spooling's ghostwriter service, their price is $17 per article, but you'll get 4 version of that article, so you can submit them seperately in order to avoid too many duplicated articles on the web.
But after I request an article work, I found the article is not good, not interesting, not useful for readers.
Is Articlemarketer's ghostwriter service also like that?
I hire a ghostwriter in order to submit good articles to top directories, and for my sites' content.
If you don't live near a university, a quick call to the jobs officer will get results, they will post the information for you.
I run my own promotional content business, and I often need to hire ghostwriters. I've found that if you want low-end articles and quality, then paying between $5 - $20 means low-end is what you're going to get.
I've used Elance before, but that can be a bit cumbersome to navigate. However, I did find some great writers on there. I currently use one of these writers. They have a membership for $18.95, gives me discounts and free submissions, etc. They charge per word ($0.20 for members), which although you might think costs a lot is a fair price.
I've used them for about 20 articles and sales letters now and my returns have been well worth it! But sounds like you're after the lower end, so they may not be for you.
[edited by: engine at 4:31 pm (utc) on Mar. 26, 2008]
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You most definitely get what you pay for! You can find "inexpensive content" through your local college or through a low cost freelance site, but you may waste time on unquaified applicants or may miss deadlines if an unreliable writer is hired.
Request samples, references, and check that the writer offers some sort of contract or agreement specifying the timeframe, copyright information, and payment details.
You may also want to inquire about revisions (a good ghostwriter should give at least one revision at no extra charge).
Prices for ghostwriting can range from as little as 1 cent a word (sometimes even less for off-shore writers) to as much as $1 a word (even more for specialized projects).
I would recommend posting the job on a job board or website like Craig's List and screening the applicants carefully - or searching Google for companies/individuals that may fit your needs.
I tend to be a little biased when it comes to the best company to choose ;-)
[edited by: Write_2_Plz at 12:23 am (utc) on April 28, 2008]