Content Writer

20 Best Content Writer

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Vaibhav Khulbe


∞ Converting ideas into digital products ✓

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Brad Bartlett

Kansas City, MO, USA

Your best [freelance writing] friend. 🚀

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Kristina Lopez

Florida, USA

Helping your business help people with words✍🏽🌟

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Karen Le


Multidisciplinary creative ✨

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Celia Mesa

Barcelona, Spain

Bringing Brands to Life with Humanized Content ✨

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Shannon Permenter

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Art-centric content writer

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Michelle Griczika

Massachusetts, USA

Writing that sells✨

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Adara Mitchell 🌟

Washington, DC, USA

📍sprinting towards your business growth goals

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Emily Becker

Chicago, IL, USA

Copy and Content with a Soul

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Mia Salas

Lawrence Township, NJ, USA

Social and Digital Media for Startups

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Myriam Phung


Need a designer? I'm a designer.

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Olivia Kelliher

Nashville, TN, USA

Balancing creativity & entrepreneurship 🚀

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Kalann Washington

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Salubrious StorySelling || Copy & Brand-Voice Adze

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Jason Glynn

Prague, Czechia

Freelance Tech Writer

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Julia Spong

Toronto, ON, Canada

Social Media Manager & Content Specialist 🪄

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Quinn Foster

Lafayette, LA, USA

Impactful Journalist & Copy Editor to the Rescue

Recommended 22x
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Brad Kurtz

United States

Video Editor, Writer & Producer

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EP Creative

Munich, Germany

Making Creators' Visions Come to Life.

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Pius Henry

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Digital Marketing Manager

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Téa Rae Designs

United States

Digital Content Hub - Websites, Graphics & Copy

Common projects for Content Writers

Writing SEO-friendly blog posts or articles.

Creating engaging website content.

Developing compelling case studies or whitepapers.

Crafting email newsletters or marketing content.

Writing product descriptions for e-commerce sites.

Creating content for social media posts or ads.

Tips for working with and hiring Content Writers

Clearly define your project

Before reaching out to a freelance content writer, ensure you have a clear understanding of the type of content you need, the tone of voice, and the target audience. This information will help the content writer produce work that aligns with your vision.

Review their portfolio

Take time to review the writer's portfolio to ensure their writing style and previous work aligns with what you envision for your content. Look at the type of content they've produced, their writing style, and the industries they've written for.

Understand their skills

Make sure the freelance content writer is proficient in the necessary software and tools, such as MS Office, Google Docs, or content management systems. Their ability to leverage these tools is crucial for the successful completion of your project.

Communication is key

Good communication is vital for a successful freelance project. Ensure your content writer is responsive, open to feedback and changes, and communicates regularly about the project's progress. Encourage communication through Contra to keep all project-related discussions in one place.

How to hire Content Writers

Define your needs

Understand the type of content you need, the tone, style, and the target audience before starting the hiring process. This will help you communicate your needs better to the prospective content writer.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include details like the type of content, the number of words, the frequency of content needed, and any specific SEO requirements.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, style of writing, and fit for your project.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask them about their experience, their writing process, and how they handle feedback and revisions.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Content Writers

1. Can you share examples of your work that align with our brand's tone and style?

2. How do you incorporate SEO best practices into your writing?

3. Can you describe a time when you had to adapt your writing to meet a client's feedback?

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Freelancers on Contra come across very professionally. They actually seem to read your job posting and have directly relevant skills, which isn’t always the case on most other freelancer sites. On Contra, freelancers who matched with my job seemed to have the relevant skills I was seeking.

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Frequently asked

A freelance content writer is a professional who produces engaging and relevant content for various mediums such as websites, blogs, social media, and more. They tailor their writing to the client's voice, target audience, and SEO requirements.

A freelance content writer is a professional who produces engaging and relevant content for various mediums such as websites, blogs, social media, and more. They tailor their writing to the client's voice, target audience, and SEO requirements.

Hiring a content writer on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your content requirements on Contra. Content writers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of content writers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require content writing skills often include creating blog posts, website content, social media posts, email newsletters, case studies, whitepapers, and more.

The cost of hiring a content writer on Contra can range from $15 to $40 per hour, depending on the writer's experience, the complexity of the content, and the project duration.

Content writers commonly use tools like MS Office, Google Docs, WordPress, and other content management systems for writing and publishing content. They may also use SEO tools to enhance the visibility of the content on search engines.

Freelance content writers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

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