Posted on December 2nd, 2011
Hey, guys! We can finally say that we’ve chosen the winners for our “Start Writing and Get Us Laughing” contest! There were a lot of great submissions for the contest, and we really had a difficult time choosing the winners.
Of course, if you followed the information about the contest on our page, you probably know that there were certain submissions, which were claimed to be fraudulent by the contest application.
We stress the importance of the fact that this statement doesn’t mean that there is a 100% full proof method to identify cheaters. There are certain clues, which might suggest that. That’s why innocent contest participants could have lost the chance to win the contest. That’s why we have decided to accept all of the submissions and let the jury decide. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on December 2nd, 2011
This article is the first piece in a small series of articles, which will tell a little bit more about the customers, that we, as freelance writers, have to deal with on day-to-day basis.
You’ll also learn certain techniques, which will help you to work out a solution for a problematic situation with an inadequate customer.
Problematic Customer Profiles #1: The “Next Time” Customer
Freelance writers who operate their own writing businesses encounter many different types of customers through their everyday business dealings and soon become adept at customer service in addition to writing. Eighty per cent of the time, freelancers and their customers enjoy a smooth business transaction from job to job and a mutually beneficial business relationship.
However, in certain cases, a certain type of customer appears, one that causes trouble for various reasons. The communication skills of the freelance writer become paramount in these circumstances. What follows are a few communication tips for self-employed writers to continue to receive payment and referrals from even the most problematic clients. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on November 25th, 2011
“Many people quit looking for work when they find a job” explains the workers’ attitude towards jobs and their wish to work. However, this statement concerns mostly those jobs which do not correspond to the worker’s abilities and desires.
Such jobs bring money, stability and full day of work; however, they fail to provide workers with pleasure, self-realization and freedom of choice. These jobs refer mostly to the full-time employment and oppose to freelancing which consists in self-employment and dealing with various types of works.
Therefore, both freelancing and full-time jobs have advantages and disadvantages, the preference is given to freelance work in respect of its independence, freedom of choice and ample opportunities.
The first thing that becomes obvious while comparing full-time jobs with the freelance employment is the dependency. The workers are completely dependent on the employer when working for someone since they have no possibility to choose the working time, type of activity and place of performing it. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on November 24th, 2011
With this article we continue our series of publications highlighting updates, implemented or planned, for the RWC admin panel.
These updates are designed to make our operations more user friendly and reliable – we’re doing everything possible to make your time with RWC more enjoyable and efficient.
Maximum order length
A lot of writers have been unpleasantly surprised when they have discovered that there was an upper limitation on word count on their orders. At first this might seem illogical; after all, the more content you provide, the better deal the customer is getting for their money – or so it might seem. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on November 16th, 2011
This article starts a series of publications that will keep you updated on all the ways that we amend/add to the RWC admin panel to perfect the great user experience we provide you.
These articles will highlight some of the technical, managerial and other innovations that we work on every day.
You are welcome to leave your feedback about these updates in the comments section.
The updates are scheduled to be added on a weekly basis. It is a highly technical process to implement these system changes, so you can expect some updates to be implemented right away, and others – later on. So, this week in “Latest Updates”:
Plagiarism Report for Candidates
We receive a lot of applications from writers from all around the world. Of course, a lot of them are not accepted because our requirements concerning writing quality are quite strict. Many of these rejected candidates contact us later with questions regarding our reasons for declining to hire them. Read the rest of this entry »