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Mary Gutale


SEO Copywriter for impactful branding!

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Dickson Dagogo

Lagos, Nigeria

Experienced Article & Blog Writer | SEO writer

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Talik Evans

South Africa

Engaging SaaS blogs that convert 💡✨

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Jomarie Jay Inamarga


SEO Writer, SMM & SEM Expert for Your Business💡

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Katharyn Duffy

United Kingdom

Compelling Content Writer & Research Pro

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Md Mamoon Moulavi


Quality-focused SEO Expert & Content Creator

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Claire Coll

San Diego, United States

Engaging Gen Z wordsmith & SEO maven

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Velin Dragoev

Sofia, Bulgaria

I turn SEO channels into revenue engines!

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Stefanie Kreisman

Chicago, United States

Global Blog Writer with Brand Experience

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Jeet Kumar Ambasth


The Most Approachable Writer for Blogs & Articles

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Sufian Shahid

Punjab, Pakistan

SEO Writer | High-quality guest posting

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Kyle Ferreira

South Africa

Professional wordsmith. SEO & Copywriting

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Muhammad Amir Amjad


Bilingual Pro: English to Spanish Translator

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Arooj Mumtaz

New York, United States

Engaging Brand Voice for Business Growth

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Nooze ethullah

Coimbatore, India

E-commerce expert & SEO writer extraordinaire

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Mushma Sh.

Islamabad, Pakistan

Easing my clients into growth ✨

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Vinayak Darphe

Pune, India

SEO Specialist & Web Developer Extraordinaire

Common projects for SEO Writers

Writing SEO-optimized blog posts or articles.

Creating SEO-friendly content for website pages.

Developing a content strategy with SEO optimization.

Conducting keyword research and creating a keyword strategy.

Writing product descriptions with SEO optimization.

Creating SEO-optimized social media content.

Tips for working with and hiring SEO Writers

Define your SEO goals

Before hiring an SEO writer, have a clear understanding of your SEO goals. This could be improving your website's ranking on search engines, increasing organic traffic, or enhancing your website's visibility to a specific target audience.

Review their past work

Look at the SEO writer's previous work to gauge their writing style, keyword usage, and ability to produce engaging and optimized content. A good SEO writer should be able to provide samples of their work that show their ability to write content that ranks well on search engines.

Ensure familiarity with SEO best practices

The writer should be familiar with SEO best practices, including keyword research and optimization, meta tags, and creating SEO-friendly headlines and content. They should also be familiar with SEO tools such as Google Analytics, SEMrush, or Ahrefs.

Maintain good communication

Effective communication is key to a successful project. Ensure that the SEO writer is responsive and understands your SEO goals and content requirements. All communication and feedback should be done through Contra to ensure a smooth working relationship.

How to hire SEO Writers

Define your SEO needs

Have a clear understanding of your SEO goals before starting the hiring process. This could include improving your website's ranking, increasing organic traffic, or creating SEO-friendly content.

Post a detailed job

Post a detailed job on Contra outlining your project requirements, SEO goals, and the type of content you need. This will help attract SEO writers that are the best fit for your project.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and past work. Look at their profiles, reviews, and writing samples.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask them about their SEO writing process, how they conduct keyword research, and how they measure the success of their content.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right SEO writer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline. Remember, all payments on Contra are commission-free.

3 questions to ask when interviewing SEO Writers

1. What is your approach to SEO writing and how do you conduct keyword research?

2. Can you provide examples of your work that have ranked well in search engine results?

3. How do you measure the success of your SEO content and what tools do you use for tracking and analysis?

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Frequently asked

SEO writing is the practice of creating content that is optimized to rank well in search engine results pages (SERPs). This involves conducting keyword research and incorporating these keywords naturally into the content, among other SEO best practices.

SEO writing is the practice of creating content that is optimized to rank well in search engine results pages (SERPs). This involves conducting keyword research and incorporating these keywords naturally into the content, among other SEO best practices.

A freelance SEO writer creates search engine optimized content for websites, blogs, and other digital platforms. Their goal is to create content that search engines will rank highly, thereby driving organic traffic to the site.

By hiring an SEO writer on Contra, you gain access to top-notch freelance talent that can help boost your website's SEO performance. Contra's platform enables a seamless hiring process, easy communication, and secure transactions without any commission fees.

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

SEO writers typically use keyword research tools like Google Keyword Planner, SEMrush, or Ahrefs. They may also use content analysis tools like Yoast SEO or Hemingway Editor, and analytics tools like Google Analytics to track the performance of their content.

The cost of hiring an SEO writer on Contra can range from $15 to $35 per hour, depending on the writer's experience and the complexity of the project.

Freelance SEO writers get 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. Payments are held in an escrow account and are only released after the client approves the work, ensuring a secure and fair payment process.

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