Over the last couple of weeks, Bliss and I have talked about finding a good medical content writer and how much medical writers get paid. I’d like to follow up on that with how medical content writers charge for their work. If you want to hire someone to blog for your hospital or practice website, what should you expect in the proposal? And if you are a medical content writer, how should you structure your proposal?[Read more…] about How Do Medical Content Writers Charge for Their Work?
Finding a medical content writer can be a lot like finding a romantic match. They need to understand you and your thoughts on medical care so much that they can predict how you would approach a topic. Alas, there is no Match dot com to help you find the medical content writer that completes you. There are some writing certifications out there, but they typically have to do with research and regulatory writing. Even so, you can find someone qualified to do the job if you know what to look for.
First, you need someone who understands how to write for a lay audience on the internet. Someone great at writing up clinical research or with a mastery of all things Chaucer isn’t necessarily qualified for the job. Copyblogger is the resource many content writers use to pursue training in their craft. According to Copyblogger, you should look for the following: