There are dozens of writing agencies in the market and even being the most hardworking writer, you can’t, and actually shouldn’t, try all of them. It is not a secret that writers tend to change agencies, adding new ones to their portfolio and leaving those not answering financial and usability demands anymore. We’ve prepared a roadmap for such occasions: here are our considerations of small and big agencies. Pros and Cons of Working with Smaller Writing Agencies Pros Cons Entry tests are easier and shorter Registration process takes less time 1-stage account confirmation Less attention paid to a writer's communication with clients. It means you can get..
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!
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Academic writing agencies are constantly looking for new authors. It is a fast-growing industry, and its development highly depends on the increasing number of universities accepting international students from all over the world. Good news is, with the growth of educational opportunities increases the necessity in academic writers. To satisfy this need, among other options, writing agencies use referral programs to encourage existing writers to enlist the new ones. The basic rules of referral programs are simple enough: being a writer of a particular agency, you receive a promotional code, spread a word about it, and once someone is registered using it and starts submitting or..
Sasha B., 29, is an academic writer and a ghostwriter. She tried working with different agencies, and WizardWriters was among them. Sasha spent about 3,5 years working for this writing website. She got a PRO-status in half a year and made freelance writing her main occupation for some time. Now she is working more as a ghostwriter and a creative writer but still takes some academic assignments from the clients she worked with previously. When you start working as a freelance academic writer you feel like every order you can get should be yours. It is not only a question of money or rating, it is more l..
Ira P., 29, is a copywriter and translator who tried different aspects of these careers. Among them was being an academic writer for 4writers.net. Ira spent about 6 months writing for the agency at the beginning of her career. Even though it was a part-time job, she had a chance to develop new skills and get an understanding of how it all works. And even though Ira doesn’t take academic orders anymore, her story might be interesting for those Ukrainian writers who consider this path for themselves. Unintentional Beginning Absentmindedly browsing the web, I once saw an advertisement announcing the vacancy for academic writers who could work from anywhere in the world and ..
You know that there are hundreds of writing agencies out there but when the time to look for a job comes, you spot only several decent options to choose from. The truth is that you always need to be on the lookout for a good writing agency even if you have the job you like very much. It is because you never know what will happen tomorrow. Besides, being hired by more than one writing company is not new to academic writers, and money is never too much. Taking that into account we offer you a list of academic writing agencies where you can apply for a position of an academic writer. Go through it and stock up with several options. So, let’s start from the leaders: ..
“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”Alan Kay If you have decided to create your own academic writing agency, you must have enough experience to run the business or you are an ambitious kind of a guy. Either way, you have to realize that setting up a company from square one is not easy. Of course, success has something to do with luck, but it is not the most important factor that influences business development. As Alan Kay says, it is better to create all the proper conditions for your company’s future, and, in order to accomplish that, you need to take action. 1. Gather a Good Team You can’t create a fully-featured business alone; you need to..
EssayShark ranks among the top writing agencies and for many academic writers getting a job at EssayShark is a dream-come-true. EssayLancers tried to have a sneak peek into the goings on of the company. Read our interview with Margaret Campbell, EssayShark Manager. Q: Your company has a rather bright name and image. What do they represent and why do you prefer being associated with a shark? A: As you know, sharks can continue to swim while sleeping and they sleep with their eyes open. These principles are also applied to our writing agency: we're available 24/7, so our customers can sleep peacefully while their papers are being written by our team of professional writers day a..
Malik Buledi is an experienced academic writer from India who really has what to say about writing agencies. He wants to warn newbies in this sphere that it is not so easy to achieve success in academic writing because of high competition. He tells that writing agencies are not the best employers for freelance academic writers. Want to know why? Read through his article and keep in mind his warnings. When inexperienced freelance academic writers want to start writing, they are usually advised to apply to different writing agencies (nowadays there are loads of them). But nobody tells them the whole truth that comes up when you get foot into the writing agencies’ business. I..
Academic writing is a varied market with a huge range of services implied. It has become a part of the lifestyle for many freelancers worldwide. Whether you are only curious about trying it or already on the path, we bring you this article with a rundown of the industry and some useful resources to help. Who Are Freelance Essay Writers Academic writers are professional writing freelancers who ride their own compact but agile vehicle through the market, cost effectively sustaining themselves and their business. With all kinds of demographics participating, we’ve run up some numbers to get a clearer picture. So, a typical freelance writer would normally be a non-native English speaker a..
UvoCorp is one of the most well-known writing agencies. The company boasts of the wide staff, strict corporate rules and competitive rates. EssayLancers tried to find out more about the success of UvoCorp in the interview with Kamila Cheriani, Manager of Writers Department. Q: How many registered writers do you have? Where are they from? A: We already have over a thousand freelancers from 40 different countries, which gives us a possibility to cover different time zones, when customers place orders. It's not a secret that it's harder to hire an ENL (native speaker) writer, so freelancers from the US, for example, are not the majority. However, ESL writers shouldn't ..
There are dozens of writing agencies in the market and even being the most hardworking writer, you can’t, and actually shouldn’t, try all of them. It is not a secret that writers tend to ..
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 thei..
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