My Legal Content Writer Can't Provide Any References. Is This a Problem?

My Legal Content Writer Can't Provide Any References. Is This a Problem?

Every so often, I'll have a client ask whether or not I have contact information for someone who has worked with me in the past.

Although I have an extensive Upwork profile, filled with a great deal of positive feedback from my legal blog writing and content writing clients, this question might make sense in other industries such as with graphic designers and virtual assistants. But ghostwriters frequently can't give references.

In fact, it is very common that they are legally obligated to keep the names of their clients private.

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Why Is Legal Content Writing So Unique?

Why Is Legal Content Writing So Unique?

When you are looking for the opportunity to hire an experienced legal writer, it makes a difference who you select and their background.

While this person does not necessarily need to have a JD and in fact, you may want someone who specifically does not have a JD, it is a good idea to carefully vet a freelance legal content writer because this type of writing is unique from many other styles.

Most people who are successful with different types of freelance writing will approach legal in a very different way. There are different rules associated with writing for a legal landscape.

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Why Legal Accuracy Matters for Blog Posts for Your Law Firm

Why Legal Accuracy Matters for Blog Posts for Your Law Firm

If you have made the decision to outsource your content writing to someone else for your law firm, this is an important step that can remove pressure from you and ensure that the important task of content marketing is completed.

However, I have seen way too many attorneys in my five years of experience outsource to the wrong person and then kick themselves later because of a lack of legal accuracy.

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Video: Why Experience Counts in a Legal Writer

Video: Why Experience Counts in a Legal Writer

Most law firms around the country are already aware of the numerous benefits afforded by content marketing. Some may have not even started the process, some may have blogged but it's been six months since you updated it, and there's a lot of questions that come out regarding content marketing and why it's so important for law firms.

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Three Questions to Ask Your Legal SEO Content Writer Before Working Together

Three Questions to Ask Your Legal SEO Content Writer Before Working Together

If you've made the decision to hire a legal SEO content writer, congratulations, as it can be an excellent opportunity for you to grow your business and focus on what's truly important while also knowing that your content writing goals are being achieved. If you're hiring a legal blogger, however, you need to carefully vet this individual before deciding to work together.

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How to Vet a Freelance Writer

How to Vet a Freelance Writer

If you've finally made the decision to hire a freelance writer to carry out some or all of your content marketing strategy, this is a wise decision that can allow you to stay in control of your time and your work day while also knowing that a true professional is working on your projects. However, deciding how to vet a freelance writer is just as important as making the decision to outsource, to begin with.If you don't evaluate the potential freelance writer carefully and set the relationship off on the right foot, you might find yourself asking for revisions or getting frustrated halfway through the project

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