5 Fundamental Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Freelance Health Writer

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. — Abraham Lincoln

In 2011, fitness enthusiast Derek Flanzraich quit his job.What to ask when hiring a freelance health writer

He hoped to use his media business experience to create the defining brand and business for healthy living.

In just one year, his brand became arguably the fastest growing site in the health and fitness space. Shortly after the website’s first birthday, Greatist was hitting one million unique visitors per month.

The content was original, well-researched, and above all, consistent. It was on the back of his team of freelance health writers that Derek’s site became an industry leader.

Today, nine of every ten organisations are undergoing a Digital Transformation– investing in technology and business models that effectively engage customers at every touch point. Otherwise known as content marketing.

Like Derek, if you do it right, your business growth can be off the charts.

But there are layers upon layers of shit to sift through when looking to outsource tasks online. Especially when it comes to hiring freelancers.

Now assuming you’ve realised you need to invest in health writing services, and don’t anticipate wasting your time with hopeless freelance health writers, consider these five questions before you make any decisions.

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8 Hurtful (Yet True) Scenarios That Demand You Invest In Professional Health Copywriting Services

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Sometimes in life it’s hard to admit you need help. Whether it’s love-life, business, or repeat DUI speeding convictions, we’re hard-wired to try and at least look like we can handle it ourselves. That’s human nature. But there’s a fine line between confidence and ego. In this post, I’m calling your ego out with a list of eight hurtful – yet true – scenarios that […]

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The Miracle Article That Will Magically Burn Fat And Change Your Life!!

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Nope. That ad above is not a ridiculously-convenient-yet-ironic example on what this article is about. It’s actually a screen-grab of an ad repeatedly shown to me last month. Apparently I Google nutrition content often? Now considering I have seen it on many occasions, it’s fair to assume this ad was a successful campaign for an […]

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The 10 Greatest Lessons The FIFA World Cup Can Teach You About Freelancing

Argentine attacker Rodrigo Palacio got it wrong.

This article originally appeared first at the Health Writer Hub. I know what you’re thinking. Attempting to find worthwhile similarities between freelancing and FIFA’s social media record-shattering tournament seems like a bit of a stretch, right? Well, time to warm up. I was lucky enough to attend the first fortnight of festivities in Brazil, and […]

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Pfft… Copywriting. What Does A Copywriter Do That I Can’t Do Myself?

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A small business owner strapped for cash is like Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce at a press conference. They’ll try to cut costs wherever possible. They are reluctant to spend additional money on services, of which content marketing — including a strong social media presence, a blog for the SERPs, and persuasive copywriting — is viewed as inessential. This mindset stems from a lack […]

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