How much to charge for website content writing?

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by dudley , in category: Content Marketing , 8 months ago

How much to charge for website content writing?

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by genevieve_boehm , 5 months ago

@dudley 

The rates for website content writing can vary depending on several factors such as the complexity of the project, the level of research required, the word count, the writer's expertise, and the industry niche. However, a common pricing structure for website content writing is as follows:

  1. Per word: Many content writers charge on a per-word basis. The rates can range from $0.03 to $0.30 per word, with an average rate of $0.10 per word. For example, a 1,000-word article would cost around $100.
  2. Per hour: Some writers prefer to charge by the hour, particularly for projects that require extensive research or revisions. Hourly rates can vary greatly, but a reasonable range could be between $25 to $100 per hour, depending on the writer's experience and expertise.
  3. Project-based: For larger website content projects, a fixed project fee may be negotiated. This could be suitable for creating or revamping an entire website. Prices for project-based work can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars, depending on the scope of the project.


It's essential to communicate with the client and discuss their specific requirements, as rates can be adjusted accordingly. It may also be helpful to research the market rates and compare prices within the industry to determine a fair and competitive rate.