If you’re worried about your new content writing service, you’re not alone. It sometimes seems we’re surrounded by scammers, especially for online services. And if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. This doesn’t mean you have to give up on outsourcing your content generation needs. After all, just like in any other partnership, you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find the prince. So how can you figure out which writing service offers bona fide service and significant ROI? Request an example of their work, and if they offer one as part of their standard package, even better.
Free samples are good
No matter how pricy or pocket-friendly your article writing service seems, it could still be a time-waster. Look at the writing on their website – from their About Us page to their service descriptions. Is the writing up to par? Review their clients’ websites. Assuming the client blog was populated by your prospective article writer, it gives a good visual of your target writer’s abilities, track record, and consistency. Here’s another point to consider. We all wrote essays in school, so we can all do it. But we all know how to wash dishes, prepare basic meals, and mop floors. It’s just that by getting a cleaner or ordering take-out, we free up time for things we’d rather do ourselves. Things we can do better.
So do you really need outsourced writing?
Yes, hiring an article content writing service may feel like an unnecessary expense. But – following our earlier train of thought – pizzerias have perfected their specialty, so your culinary prep time can be spent more productively. Focus on your specialty, and get writing experts who gladly apply theirs. Of course, you get what you pay for. If the words are cheap, the article writing service may well over promise and under deliver. This doesn’t mean that you should pay a premium. Look for a professional article content writing service that offers a bulk rate, and insists on first giving you a free trial article.