Should I write all my own blog posts?

Should I write all my own blog posts?

Discussion in 'Content Management' started by Catherine1, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. anton

    anton New Member

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    I think you should, but its not bad if you ask for advice from any of your friends or anyone that you think can help you improve pr check your work.
     
  2. Kayel

    Kayel New Member

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    I find several clients looking for ghost writers for their blog and I think it doesn't matter if you hire someone to write a content for you as long as they follow your style (for consistency). Usually, the client (it is you in your case) for the writer's sample work. They might be listed as different author because they are "ghost writers", but then you can still ask them to write a new one for you, or if that writer has their own blog they can give you it's link so you can check their writing style.
     
  3. EasyDeasy

    EasyDeasy New Member

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    I guess the best way is for you to give them trial assignments. Make them write in a way you would specifically want them to. That would make clear who among your pool of candidates can deliver.

    The challenge, however, is in finding people willing to do trials. Maybe you can do paid ones?
     
  4. Catherine1

    Catherine1 Active Member

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    I am thinking about doing that but how do I find good ones though?
    I have asked a couple but they haven't really been much help.
    Where do you find the writers for your clients?
    I was thinking about doing something like that but I really don't even know where to start looking for writers. Do you have any suggestions?
     
  5. Kania

    Kania Active Member

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    Many of the writers are from countries that a little money can go a long ways so they can do writing cheap with the hope to get more business. Some do not mind if they lose a few customers who only want the free ones because they are happy just to get some of the customers that stay with them.
     
  6. Maria Marketing

    Maria Marketing Active Member

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    That is something that I thought about as well. Maybe you can contact the blog owner and ask about the writer.

    I was thinking that it would help me with my site as well so I can have more time to promote my site so that can help.

    Do you remember the sites that hired writers? I was wondering if the writing was good so I might ask about the writer.
     
  7. Catherine1

    Catherine1 Active Member

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    I was not really looking at it like that but that is a good point. :)
     
  8. JennyJ

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    I like to write all my own blog posts but that is mostly because I want to make sure the quality of the posts is good.

    If you can find a writer or service that offers quality posts then I don't think it would really matter who writes the posts.
     
  9. Catherine1

    Catherine1 Active Member

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    The quality is one of the concerns that I have though about many times. I am afraid that if someone writes low quality posts then that can hurt my blog or I would have to edit them myself and that would defeat the purpose of saving time by hiring someone.
     
  10. Kania

    Kania Active Member

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    You can find some cheap writers but just remember that English might not be their first language so there might have to check the posts for errors before you post it.
     
  11. Catherine1

    Catherine1 Active Member

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    I have thought of that which is something that concerns me because if I have to do editing myself then it will not save me as much time as I would hope for.
     
  12. Kania

    Kania Active Member

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    I was thinking that if you find one and it only has a few mistakes to correct and it was cheap then it would be worth it because it will only take a few minutes.
     
  13. JennyJ

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    I am sure that it could harm your blog or maybe even lose you some readers so I would just try to find a writer that allows you to have them make you revisions if they are not the quality you expect.

    Maybe state what exactly you are expecting before you pay for any services.
     
  14. Catherine1

    Catherine1 Active Member

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    I guess that would be fine but I am worried that there might be a lot of mistakes that I would have to correct. If it took too long to fix then I might as well write my own.

    I would be doing that for sure. I was also worried about losing some of my readers if the quality was not good.
     
  15. JennyJ

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    That is one reason why I have not had anyone else write my posts. I am afraid that people might see something that is poor quality and leave and not come back again. I know that I have left blogs that had poor writing and never went back myself so I think many others would probably do the same thing.
     
  16. Catherine1

    Catherine1 Active Member

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    I have left some for the same reason which is why I have my concerns about using outside sources for my blog posts. I have seen a lot of poor quality articles that you have to try to figure out what they are meaning and sometimes you are still not sure.

    I don't want people to come to my blog and see something that is poorly written and judge my whole blog based on one blog post.