Rates: $3 for every 1000 words article. DON’T like it, DON’T bid.
• 10 articles of 1000 words each – excluding title. [failure to comply will mean project cancellation]
• Each article must have at least 4 subheadings. [failure to comply will mean project cancellation]
• No copyrighted material can be used. I will not tolerate even one instance of plagiarism. If I find one instance in any one, I will not pay and put the project into arbitration. No mercy at all.
• All articles must be grammatically correct. More than 5 instances of grammatical errors will mean cancellation of the project via arbitration. By grammatical errors I mean, grammar and punctuation errors. Proofread your work before submission. Never blame me if I find errors.
• The articles must have conversational tone in general and they must be informative.
• Articles must be free of fillers.
• Articles must be very informative.
• You CANNOT use informal language or internet slang.
• Articles must have proper opening and closing paragraph.
• You will have to use US English. No UK or Indian or any other English allowed. This means, you have to very careful about the spellings.
Completed articles are to be submitted back within 60 hours of the bid acceptance. This means:
• Power cut or electricity problems – that’s not my concern.
• Internet or ISP fault – that again is not my concern.
• If you fall sick – not my problem again. Better not fall sick because I won’t accept any delays.
• If someone else falls sick – may happen but I have my priorities. You fail to deliver within time; the project will be cancelled even if you have completed 99% of the work.
This is said because your failure to deliver within 60 hours will cost me my time, my money and my client and I will not pay for articles for a lost project on my end.
Use the word “Red Flamingo” at the beginning of your bid so that I know you read the whole thing. I don’t see the words and the bid will not be entertained. ATTACH samples of your previous work. Bids without samples will be discarded. Canned bids will be discarded. Bids with dollar amounts more than my budget will be discarded.