Academic writing is a battlefield. Or a chessboard. Or a stock market with its stakes, bears and bulls. When you work with one agency only, it is not a big deal to manage your routine. But if you prefer to diversify risks by writing for several websites, you need a solid strategy. It can be changed once you have reached your goals, but it is critical to keep within one plan of action at the very beginning - even if it means treading a troubled track for a while. We have prepared 4 major strategies for working with several academic writing agencies you might follow in depending on a result you pursue. Strategy #1. Maximizing Profit During High Season If you are one of those all-nighter..
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..
Academic writing is a domain where none of mistakes is for free. Every technical omission costs extra time, money, nerves and even a client. However, with all those late night revisions, simultaneous urgent orders or just those days when everything tends to go wrong, it’s easy to lose a grip for a moment and leave a few aspects unnoticed. A well-known scenario, right? What if we told you that with a special checklist from EssayLancers and just 20 minutes of pre-submission time you can eliminate all those setbacks and deliver a perfect paper sample? Devote the last 20 minutes before the submission to the points in this checklist and save tons of nerves, hours of re..
It is a classic pain and the eternal struggle of an academic writer - to finish a research paper fast and to minimize mistakes at the same time. How many times did you spot a ridiculous omission right after sending an assignment to a client? How many unpleasant letters did you get from the “Editing and Proofreading Department” with mistakes underlined through all the paper which you have been written all night not to violate a deadline? For those who claim that Ginger doesn’t work as it should, and for those not satisfied with the limited abilities of Grammarly’s free edition, we prepared a list of free online proofreading services. But before you start using ..
Academic writers can write anything, but when it comes to simple correspondence, 49% create a dissertation proposal instead of a 3-sentences answer, 49% don’t go further than “Ok” and 1% pretend they never got any letters at all. Neither of that is a winning strategy, and if you don’t fall into the mythiс remaining 1% of writers who mastered email ethics and mechanics, this article will come in handy. Being an academic writer, you have two types of correspondence - when communicating with a client, and when solving some issues with a support team. Let’s tackle both of them. Writing to Clients Be Available and Answer as Fast as You Can &..
Artem M. is a former academic and creative writer from Ukraine. In 2014 he saw a job offer posted by Livingston Research but wasn’t accepted to write for this company. After that, he started to look for similar websites and soon became a member of WriterBay team. Now he is working as a sound director and composer but always emphasizes that he wouldn’t be able to do it without his academic writing background. 5 Steps to Succeed on WriterBay Every writer has his or her own path to success, I am not sure mine is suitable for everyone, but it worked for me, and I am really glad to share my experience with other writers. Step 1. Start in a Sl..
Low season makes academic writers look for alternative sources of income, and freelance platforms become the viable solution. Such platforms have several advantages if compared to academic writing websites: they offer the variety of tasks, and an academic writer can diversify his or her work accordingly, not getting stuck with the “master’s paper on psychology” and similar; payment rates for urgent orders are much higher than the average cost of the same assignments at academic writing sites; they provide writers with an opportunity to gather writing experience in different fields and use writing profile openly; they allow withdrawing earnings when nee..
Imagine any Queen of the United Kingdom. Every gesture is precise and full of grace. Nothing is too much, but everything is in its place. English grammar took after the ruling monarchs, and if you didn’t do the same by the right of birth, it is time to use your right for some online education. Make use of this list containing the trickiest English grammar traps, and you will easily avoid them further when doing your writing chores. To make it even more practical we have made several mistakes in this article which you can spot if you read these rules carefully. Can you find all of them? “Make” vs. “Do” : What to Do not to Make Mistakes? You often get stuck with ..
There are two major ways to increase your earnings: extensive and intensive. Recollect high-school History course: some tribes tried to cultivate more and more land with the same equipment and others worked on the smaller patch enhancing the production tools. It’s all the same with academic writing: you can take more and more orders, or you can experiment with different occupations available for academic writers. And one of the possible vocations is writing tutoring, and if you had any questions regarding it, today is your lucky day. 5 Basics You Need to Know about Writing Tutoring before Trying It Writing tutoring is another form of academic help students can receive ..
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..
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..
As you can see from the title of this article, we are going to cover another grammar topic to boost your writing skills. But, unlike the previous topics, where everything was more or less clear, compounds are forerunners of the anarchy where the most definite word is “sometimes.” Sometimes compounds are written together, and sometimes they are hyphenated. Already having fun? Wait till we tell you more. Types of Compounds There are 3 kinds of word combinations: Open – two or more words written separately (e.g. mineral water, mountain plants, etc.) Hyphenated – two or more words with a hyphen(s) between them (e.g. non-English-speaking, two-mile walk, etc..
If in real world time is money than in the world of academic writing time is a real treasure. The time of a writer, every minute of it, has its value in hard currency and the loss of it means a loss of monthly earnings. Surely, it’s not an eye-opener for you, and you must have tried tons of time management tips. But… all in vain. Why? Because they don’t take into account the specifics of academic writing. Too broad, too vague… And what about time-saving techniques for library research? Any tips for quick formatting? Not a single word. It’s time to sort things out. Below is the practical 4-week plan to manage your time more effectiv..
Punalur Chandrasekharan is both a writer and a Creative Head at Gbrainindia.com, India. He writes for films, TV series and documentaries and also directs them. Being a graduate from several universities he has been working in almost every field related to academic and creative writing. Looking back and analyzing his experience, Mr. Chandrasekharan wrote a letter addressing himself as a young writer, whom he was years ago. What I Want to Say The competition for survival manifests in every phase of our lives, and the field of online academic writing is not an exception. It might become a treasure trove for the skilled, but for many others, it brings only uncertaint..
Every experienced writer has his or her own “I Wish I Knew” list, in which you can find all sorts of pitfalls, dilemmas and not optimal choices from the time they were newbies. We asked freelance academic writers with experience to share some pieces of advice from that list with us. Enjoy and don’t forget to make notes! Advice # 1. Wordiness is Harmful "If one cuts a six sentence paragraph to four without changing the meaning of the piece, that's great. Wordiness is harmful. It confuses the reader and lowers the quality of the paper. Imagine yourself explaining advertising or computer functions to someone with no knowledge of it. Impossible, right? Writing for..
There are bright sides of academic writing, and there is a shadow part. EssayLancers went undercover to make an investigation of essay writing accounts for sale. In 2015 we already presented you with an in-depth study of this shadow market. Hence, now you can not only read about online academic writing accounts being sold but also see the dynamics. In this article, we will cover “why,” “where,” “what” and “how much” of the academic accounts on sale market. The Story behind This Investigation It all started with our attempt of a journalistic research under cover. The idea was to buy an essay writing account and see how simple that..
If you are a non-native, here’s a question to you: Do you want to write like a native speaker? It’s a simple question, and the majority of non-native academic writers will probably say “Yes!” A small part will claim that it’s impossible. And some will take a stand and debate the meaning of “native speaker.” But the truth is that everything depends on you. Non-native English writers prevail in the freelance academic writing industry, and it’s a fact, not a theory. So, if you’re willing at least to try to write like a native, there is certainly something you can do. Everything Is about the Flow What do you know about fluency?..
Writers say there is nothing more dreadful than choosing between infinitive and gerund when writing an essay. While it might be true, we have prepared a quiz which will both test your knowledge on this matter and help you remember more of what you learned. Can you score 12 out of 12?
When EssayLancers was just created, we had an ambitious plan to do something really useful for academic writers worldwide, something practically applicable to their daily writing routine. And we started gathering details of your experience to write on burning aspects of a writer’s career: we wrote about scam agencies, gave tips on how to deal with clients completed lists of websites where you can 100% earn extra money. On the 30th of March, we have made a level up - we arranged the first free online webinar for freelance academic writers. It was a new exciting experience we were eager to live through..
Academic writing is a battlefield. Or a chessboard. Or a stock market with its stakes, bears and bulls. When you work with one agency only, it is not a big deal to manage your routine. But if you pre..
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 proc..
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