Do You Appreciate Your Freelance Writers?

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Carla Tensuan

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As a busy business owner, it’s crucial to recognize and appreciate your freelance writers and their valuable contributions to your company’s success. Their hard work and dedication should never be overlooked or taken for granted.

If you find it challenging to express your gratitude towards these talented individuals, don’t worry, we’ve got your back! Here are 50 creative ways you can appreciate your freelancer writers. By adopting these techniques, you can ensure that they feel valued, motivated, and inspired to continue delivering exceptional work. So, let’s dive in and discover how you can express your appreciation and keep your freelance writers happy!

  1. Ask for their opinion and advice.
  2. Be there as support.
  3. Be transparent about what is happening in the company.
  4. Consider offering a full-time job.
  5. Establish expectations and deliverables.
  6. Feature your writer in a blog or social media post.
  7. Give a cash bonus.
  8. Give a gift card or voucher.
  9. Give a personalized gift.
  10. Give credit to your writers.
  11. Give them autonomy.
  12. Invite them to team meetings.
  13. Invite them to your company’s events.
  14. Invite them to your company’s training programs.
  15. Offer to pay higher rates.
  16. Pay your writers on time.
  17. Provide access to company resources.
  18. Respond promptly.
  19. Send a creative brief at the start of a project.
  20. Send a handwritten thank-you card or note.
  21. Send a thank-you email.
  22. Send tax documents promptly.
  23. Send them some company swag.
  24. Set regular meetings and discuss new ideas.
  25. Share details of your company’s success.
  26. Survey them and ask for their feedback.
  27. Take feedback seriously.
  28. Trust in their expertise.
  29. Work on new projects together.
  30. Write a testimonial.

If you want to appreciate your freelance writers, you can do a lot by simply being present. You don’t need to get elaborate or make a big production out of saying “thank you.” Let them know that you appreciate them and their input. Work together to figure out what would make them most happy.

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About the author

Carla Tensuan is a freelance writer, editor, and communications specialist. She specializes in crafting creative copy, blog content, and press releases. She enjoys listening to podcasts, reading books, and practicing yoga in her free time. She lives with her husband in Manila, Philippines.