Article writer needed, to work on per-article basis. This assignment is for a set of 5 articles that meet the below specified requirements.
1) Excellent command over English, with perfect grammar and punctuation, and additionally having an enthusiastic style of writing, with a good amount of variations between articles.
2) Having strong opinions regarding Self Development and Successful Living, as the articles will be related to topics coming under these broad categories.
3) Ability to write unique and original articles in the range of 500 to 800 words.
4) Can communicate via e-mail and Yahoo messenger.
5) Experience writing SEO-friendly, keyword-targeted articles is a plus point.
6) Capacity to deliver an estimated 2 to 7 full articles per week, depending on many factors, including the rate at which you can produce excellent, concrete, and content-packed articles.
HOW TO BID:
All of the following should be furnished, without which a bid will not be accepted:
1) Quote your bid for 5 (five) articles of 500 to 600 words.
Also, separately indicate, in writing, the rates for each of the following:
A) Rate for one article of 600 to 700 words.
B) Rate for one article of 700 to 800 words.
C) Rate for one article of 800 to 900 words.
2) Mention how many articles of very good quality you can produce in a week.
(More is not always good. Quality of content is always a major factor)
3) Mention how long you can foresee working with me, in case I have more such assignments on an ongoing basis (I am looking into the possibility of a long-term association through upcoming assignments)
4) Attach 2 sample articles that are unique, original, and written by you, on any sub-topic of your choice, coming under the broad categories of Self Development and Successful Living. (If these are acceptable as is, and you are awarded this assignment, you will have to then deliver only 3 more articles. If the two articles are not accepted as is, then they would need to be re-written or replaced by different articles)
5) Mention the topic and the key message corresponding to each of the other 3 articles that you plan to write for the remaining 3 articles.
6) Indicate how long you have been a freelance writer, irrespective of how long you have been bidding on this site.
7) Mention the approximate number of hours you need in order to complete (write, format, fine-tune, proofread, edit, and finally deliver) an article.
8) Considering your current workload, mention how many hours you have available daily to take on an additional writing job like this one.
COPYRIGHT, TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
1) If you are selected for the assignment, but the topics already chosen by you do not sound appealing to me, you will have to let me know the topic and key message corresponding to another set of 5 articles that you can write, which would have to be approved by me before you go ahead and write the articles.
2) Articles created by copying text snippets from other sites will not be accepted. You can do research when writing the articles, but every phrase of the article must be written in your own words and style, to produce unique content.
3) The content should not be bloated up with unnecessary words, in an attempt to just make up for the word limit of the article. It should be precise and to the point.
4) I will own all rights on the work, for all articles that are paid for. You will continue to own rights to the sample articles you provide at the time of bidding if I do not purchase them as part of this assignment.
5) Once purchased, you are not allowed to use/re-use the content in any manner whatsoever.
6) I reserve the right to not accept an article that is written for me, if it does not meet my standards. The article may be accepted after rework, if the revised version is acceptable to me.
7) The assignment will be considered completed only when 5 articles are accepted (approved for purchase) by me, one at a time.