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Mistakes to Avoid when Creating an Order Request

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Textbroker authors are willing to surmount nearly any obstacle imaginable to complete the order request of a client. Unfortunately, this well-known sense of reliability can sometimes be taken for granted. There are instances when order descriptions are exceedingly obtuse and demanding for the topic or author level in question. In order to clear the air, let’s take a look at some common mistakes to avoid.

Appreciate the Level of the Order

It only stands to reason that authors rated at Level 4 or Level 5 are accustomed to in-depth order descriptions. However, it makes little sense to write a two-page explanation for a 300-word text and place this material within the Level 2 category. Not only is this approach frustrating to the author, but it might not be appropriate for lower levels. Clients who wish to receive top-notch work should request orders at higher levels. Simply stated, you get what you pay for.

Brevity is the Soul of Wit

There are inevitably instances when a long order description is obligatory so that an author appreciates what is being requested. Still, this is not always the case. Certain subjects could be explained with a few short paragraphs. This approach will expedite the creation process and never forget that Textbroker authors have the ability to send across a message if they require additional details.

Keyword Usage and Frequency

Keywords represent the veritable SEO “backbone” of any well-written article. This is why they need to be chosen carefully. Practices such as keyword stuffing will inevitably reflect negatively upon the text and misspellings impact the quality of the content. There are also instances when a client could request 20 or 30 different keywords within a 400-word article. While Textbroker authors will ultimately oblige, the end result can appear awkward and poorly written.

Unclear Order Requests

While it might appear that our authors are able to walk on digital water, the fact of the matter is that content guidelines are invaluable. Examples include:

  • The tone of voice.
  • The intended audience.
  • Restrictions such as referring to competitors within the text.

Generic order descriptions will generally result in the creation of non-specific content. Writers are not mind readers, so please be as specific as possible.

The relationship between a client and an author represents a two-way street, so be sure to look both ways before crossing!


About our author

Ron first arrived in Barcelona, Spain in 2007. Although initially pursuing a career in wealth management and finance, he learned that the content writing community provided the highest level of personal satisfaction while still being able to personally help clients. He has been a full-time professional writer since 2011. Some of his other interests include martial arts and bodybuilding.

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