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 ..
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..
Fiverr is one of the most fast growing freelance platforms. It has an outstanding potential for creative people and we are sure academic writers are in a “God’s Top 10” in this regard. However, Fiverr significantly differs from other freelance platforms and writing websites, so we decided a small entrance guide will come in handy. Basic Rules to Make It to the Top on Fiverr You can read about advantages and disadvantages of this platform here, and if you decide to try entering it, make a use of the following rules: 1. Do a research. Spend a day or two browsing through the offers of your potential rivals. Unlike writing websites, Fiverr requires a simple regist..
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..
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..
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 ..
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..
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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