Monday, November 26, 2007

SEO Article Writing Rates--How to Determine What to Charge: Post #8 of Freelance Writer's Technology Month

I hope everyone had a happy holiday and are keepng busy working off the calories. I know I am!
I apologize for not posting on Friday. I'm in the process of setting up the affiliate program for Inkwell Editorial's ebooks and launching two new sites ( and and was knee deep in content writing for them. More on this in the full post.

Today's post is extra long and talks about SEO article rates, eg, how to determine what to charge, where the industry is headed, why this is the next "hot" sector for freelance writing and why the rates are going up. FYI, I spoke with two industry experts who gave some valuable insight into this hot niche. Read on.

FYI, the holidays are a great time to launch new projects, fine tune old ones and test new money-making niches. Why? Because there's less work distraction this time of year. So, while everyone's mind is on the holidays, get a leg up on your marketing, advertising, new product launches, etc. You'll be well positioned to march ahead of the competition in late January/early February when everyone turns their attention back to work.

Editorially yours,
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UPDATE 11/30/07: Following is a link to every post in the Freelance Writer's Technology Month series.
Intro Post: New Series - Freelance Writer's Technology Month
Post #1: The 4 Fundamentals of Making Money Online
Post #2: SEO Content Development: How to Drive More Traffic to Your Website
Post #3: Niche Marketing: How to Choose a Profitable Niche
Post #4: Software Tools for Niche Websites
Post #5: Turn $1/Day into an Online Empire: How to Make Money with Minisites
Post #6: 4 Controversial Ways to Get More Traffic for Your Website
Post #7: 5 Ways to Get a Job Writing SEO Articles
Post #8: How to Determine What to Charge as an SEO Article Writer
Post #9: How to Optimize Your Website to Get More Traffic
Post #10: Social Bookmarking Software & 9 Money-Making Conclusions from Freelance Writer’s Technology Month
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