ContentSpree.com is the premier online marketplace for freelance writers. Where writers from ... More
ContentSpree.com is the premier online marketplace for freelance writers. Where writers from around the world connect with businesses seeking high quality writing services. What we do: Simply put, we enable businesses to quickly and easily find qualified writers for their project. And we help manage the process from start to finish. Everything from selecting a writer, communicating with the writer during the creative process, and paying the writer after project completion is handled through Content Spree. Why we're different: Finding qualified freelance writers can be challenging, but we make it easier by only allowing the best writers to participate on our site. By strictly enforcing the Content Spree code of conduct, we ensure that both writers and employers meet their goals. We believe so much in our writers that we back every project with the Content Spree guarantee. If you aren’t completely satisfied with the work you’ve received, we’ll refund your money.
Last updated 20 Feb 2012
Published 20 Feb 2012
As a freelancer myself, especially in the early days, I certainly paid my dues to enough "content agencies" to know where the larger slice of the pie ends up. Content Spree, on the face of it at least, appears to have added some welcome transparency to the process. On top of that writers who sign up and the businesses they write for get to communicate rather than leaving the management of a project to the guy in the middle. It’s not all free of course but writers will at least know how much a potential employer is offering before Mr Ten Per Cent takes his cut rather than just accepting an agencies price for the job. Additional fees are payable for enhanced services and we’ll come to those a little later.
It is free to join and writers who register can upload their CV and samples of previous writing to their profile as well as listing particular skills and preferred genres. Businesses with a writing job to fill can register and post details of it along with the minimum/maximum cash on offer. The site then provides a project dashboard allowing employer and writer to stay in touch throughout the process.
As well as the bidding process the site caters for contests where employers can receive a number of submissions and choose their preferred one with the winner walking off with the cash.
The thorny subject of getting paid for what you write is covered in some way by the...