This day is celebrated on November 30th, as 30.11.1986 is the date of the first recorded mass computer attack, which made computer specialists think hard about security and protection. The first attack aimed ARPANET, the predecessor of the Internet, and caused $92 million loss. It would be great to find comfort in thinking that only big companies and providers suffer from such attacks, but it is far from the truth. Academic writers are in the risk group, as they receive payments through the variety of withdrawing systems, send and download a lot of files and submit personal information at academic writing agencies’ websites. In this article, we will give you both general instru..
Two months of the intense academic writing have gone, and we bet you are somewhat tired of in-depth research and citation styles. If you have already been dragged into several revision processes your distress might be even stronger. We have an option which will allow you to make a break once in awhile and earn some money for it. Earn Money Watching Movies and Translating Subs at Sfera Sfera is a big digital company which supports video production and distribution. It was founded in 2011 and since then hired more than 3000 professionals around the world. It works with 76 countries and covers more than 50 languages. Making it simple, they make subtitles and voiceovers for different typ..
You know everything about making money writing, but what about winning some cash for the same activity? There are dozens of literary contests waiting for you to apply. In this article, we will give you the condensed information about such competitions and offer contests to enter right now. We believe there is no need to motivate you on winning up to $1500, so only useful hints, no aside talks. Types of Literary Competitions Online Blog articles It is good to start with such contests because participation takes not too much time and efforts and you can see it as a great practice accompanied by an opportunity to win some cash. It is a common practice to publish top-10 art..
Applying to the writing agencies is becoming more and more difficult. Every single candidate should be ready to overcome sleepless nights, learn the road to the library by heart, forget the time their favorite sitcom is broadcasted, but first of all to become a grammar-guru. We are here not to throw a scare at you, but to help you get ready for the most important writing test in your career life! Pass our quiz and make sure you are on the right track to fill the position at the dream company. Off we go!
10th of October is celebrated as World Mental Health Day. As the feeling of going crazy is inherent to all academic writers at some point of their work, we couldn’t ignore this day. Mental Health in the Workplace The World Federation for Mental Health, the international organization, aiming to prevent mental disorders and provide treatment of those who have already faced it, announced 2017 to be a year of a Mental Health in the Workplace. According to the WFMH, employee’s psychological stability and mental health are often neglected by the employers, as they are hard to measure and are of seemingly less importance to productivity. The reality is that more and more profess..
Revision is an awful word in the vocabulary of any academic writer because it means working for free under time pressure with a nervous client as a bonus. Due to the difference in time zones, most of the revisions are sent at night or early in the morning. To keep your head above water, follow these brief instructions and deal with revisions efficiently and less stressfully. Step 1. Panic. You didn't expect this coming, did you? We bet you thought we would persuade you to calm down and pay the utmost attention to the details. We will talk about it later. Meanwhile, give yourself 2-3 minutes to go nuts. Hate the client. Hate academic writing. Hate the world. Decide to quit. Rem..
Vladislav Kurdyukov became an academic writer at the age of 15 and since then has mastered the art of finding direct clients in the variety of spheres. Now he works with animation, game industry and crowdfunding platforms, but keeps insisting that his experience in academic writing made it possible to succeed in other spheres. Vladislav doesn’t believe in agencies, freelance platforms and is sure that only constant search of real clients can earn you a decent amount of money and reputation. Here is his story. ..
Either it is a new writing season, or you are just new to academic writing, you have to pull yourself together and provide your clients with the best results possible. Consequently, to ease this process, EssayLancers decided to create an ultimate wealth of guides that will help you refresh your memory and get armed for a new season. Well, off we go! Your Client Is Your Backbone #1: How to Make a Client Trust You As soon as you are assigned to the order, the very first mission is to show your best self and make sure this client will add you to the “favorite authors” list. Quick Note: Always make a plan; Communicate with a client; Respect client’s time; Keep y..
Though every season has precisely three months, with roughly the same day count, summer tends to fly by quicker. It seems like only yesterday we shared ideas on how to survive through another low season, and now we present a checklist you need to go through before throwing yourself into another academic writing race. September is coming along with the orders, sleepless nights and lots of technical issues you better solve now not to deal with them in the turmoil of a new active season. No more “I wish I knew” regrets, use this checklist and don’t lose time and money. To make it easier for you, we have prepared some tips and links, on how to deal with this che..
Academic writers work for students all over the world. Writing assignments, proofreading, editing, tutoring, conducting complex researches in the last moment - anything to make someone’s college life easier and more successful. Every professional academic writer has close to similar set of qualities in the war chest: impeccable English, good analytical skills, ability to find any information in the limited period of time and a few more superpowers. But was it so back then in college or university? What it was like to be a student for the current academic writers? What kind of students were academic writers? Let’s get a little nostalgic together. One of the Top Students in..
Probably nothing determines who we are more than the work we do and the way we do it. Answer these 7 questions describing your daily academic writing routine and get to know how to spend your vacation both pleasantly and efficiently. You get points for every answer, add them and find out which type of vacation you need. What do you do first thing in the morning? answer letters from clients and check if there are new orders available - 4; check on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and enjoy browsing the Internet for some time in bed - 3; go to the shower and make yourself adjusted to the idea of a new day full of unexpected situations - 2; do some stretching, have..
Academic writing is not only a profitable occupation but also a respectful and meaningful job, which, as we believe can change the world for better. At the same time, being an academic writer is challenging, time-consuming and not always beneficial regarding financial stability, especially in the low season. Here are some symptoms which alarm you to think of leaving academic writing for something that suits you more now. Zero Tolerance to Clients Clients might not be easy to tolerate sometimes, that’s true. They forget to mention some crucial details regarding assignments, send papers to be revised for nothing and want you to be another Michel Foucault almost for free..
You have registered as a seller on Amazon.com, done the research, chosen the niche and even ordered or started to write a book. You are almost done picking a picture for the cover page and saved some dollars for editing and formatting on Fiverr. Now it is time to learn how to promote your book to receive reviews and purchases. Step 1. Make your book free to collect feedback. Reviews are the most valuable currency on Amazon and you should do anything to get them. Start with “selling” your book for free. 3-7 days are enough, but you will have to promote it very intensely through additional sources during that time. Once your book is published press “promote and..
In the previous article we gave some insightful information about why it is possible to earn a fair amount of money on Amazon selling books. Also, we explained how to register on Kindle Direct Publishing. We hope you followed our instructions, because today we move forward to picking up the topic for a book, writing or ordering it and formatting. This will be a completely practical article, so if you need additional inspiration you can address the first part of the manual. So… Let’s conquer Amazon! Choosing a Niche and a Topic Choosing a niche and topics for a book is the most important and creative task in this endeavor. We will work only with non-fiction literature her..
Essay Lancers is a platform which helps both writers and agencies, not only to earn money but to establish fruitful and lasting working relationships. As every relationship has its problems, today we will talk precisely about them. We have conducted a survey among academic writers and defined the following issues, which spoil their relationships with agencies. To which of these complaints would you put your name? Complaint #1. Fines. The most common and bitter complaint. What is surprising, the bigger and more stable the agency is, the less fines for minor cases it imposes. For example, such giant as Uvocorp is famous for being one of the most lenient and adequate companies when it c..
A little warning to start with. If you dream to become a famous writer and change the world with your novels, this is not the article to count on. This article is for those who want to get legal profit staying within the writing related business. So, we are starting the series of posts on how to earn money selling books on Amazon. Any Questions? We suspect you might have some questions or even objections against the adventure we suggest. Ready to answer them right away. “Which books?” Yours. Or almost yours. Let’s say, officially yours. “I don’t write books.” You will, after you finish reading this article. Or no. In that case, we have a trick for ..
Every occupation has its myths and freelance academic writing is not an exception. No matter whether you have traded an office desk for freelance writing or started your career registering at an academic writing website, you were under the illusion of the perfect working process. We have already covered the legends which others believe in when it comes to academic writing. Now it is time to bust myths which affect academic writers themselves. If you are an easy impressionable person, we suggest you don’t read further and keep your worldview undamaged :) Myth #1: “I can work when I want to.” Reality: You work when you can, when you can’t and just a little bit more..
Missing a deadline is an unfortunate, but almost inevitable situation, especially in a high season. Some writers say that the worst part of it is being fined or receiving bad reviews, while others are terrified by a necessity to make a legitimate excuse. How about a matrix which will help you convert real thoughts into exquisite excuses? Small hint! You can make as many matches as you want. Mix parts across the matrix, just make sure to follow the golden formula of excuse: Starting line + Confession + Reason + Apology + Promise. Jokes aside, if you have missed a deadline we advise you to follow these tips and minimize the damage because your reputation an..
There is a classic image of a freelance writer. He or she has a broad imagination, works in some “artful mess” or creates masterpieces in a dawn, or lying on the green grass under the tree in a city park. Mostly nothing of this is true. You have a family to take care of, or parents worrying that you don’t have a “real job”, or a partner, who thinks that if you stay at home, you are available for a small talk and housekeeping. If you want to earn enough as a freelance academic writer, you will have to master setting boundaries. Otherwise, you will work as a full-timer and earn as if it is just a hobby. Explain the Difference between Freelance Work ..
Alla Okhrimenko is a freelance academic writer from Sumy, Ukraine. She works with several agencies but always prefers to write for private customers, when there is an opportunity. Her favorite topics are related to politics, history and social studies. In this article she shared her philosophical ideas on the values behind the freelance academic writing. When EssayLancers asked me to give some tips for new academic writers, I didn't want to do it. Why? I don't believe in such pieces of advice because they never help me much. "Do more research," "never miss a deadline," "be responsive," - all this doesn't make sense for most of the wr..
This day is celebrated on November 30th, as 30.11.1986 is the date of the first recorded mass computer attack, which made computer specialists think hard about security and protection. The first atta..
Two months of the intense academic writing have gone, and we bet you are somewhat tired of in-depth research and citation styles. If you have already been dragged into several revision process..
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