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How Absolutely Anyone Can Use Spinning To Make $50/hour [Updated]

Note: The idea for this post came from a piece I wrote back in 2012. Since then, WordAi has progressed to Version 4, which is notably more advanced than the original. I thought this method worked well with WordAi Version 1, but WordAi Version 4 takes the viability and efficiency of this technique to a whole new level.
 
 

Most guides you see talking about article spinning are solely focused on creating huge amounts of content to help better rank your sites. While SEO is a great use for an article spinner, there are many methods that barely anyone has thought to use. These hidden gems are lucrative and will give you the edge you need to make some serious money.

With that in mind, I’ve decided to talk about one of those methods today. It’s simple to do and doesn’t require any SEO, or really any expertise. All you need are basic English skills and the willingness to actually put in the time. You may be very skeptical of any story about making $50/hour without specialized skills. I can assure you (I double checked the math and even included video proof) for every hour you devote completely to this process, you can be making $50/hour, or more. If you operate inefficiently, you can expect to make less, but if you streamline your process completely, you could be making closer to $100/hour.

Even if you work half as fast or half as much as I do you would still be making $25/hour. That might not be the “get stupidly rich” money you’ve heard about, but that is pretty damn good for a job that requires no special skills. And if you want “get stupidly rich” money, this will still work for you. Why? Because, as you’ll see later in this post, you can pay other people to do this for $10/hour, sell their work for $50/hour, and keep the $40/hour profit for yourself without having to do any work!

There has got to be a catch!

That’s the best part, there is no catch! You are just an extremely efficient content writer. Still don’t believe me? Let me address the reasons you’re not navigating to the nearest article spinner at this very moment. I’ll start with the most obvious one:

Alex, freelance content writers do not make $50/hour!

You are right, and I’ll do some basic math to prove it (and then tell you how you can cheat and tweak those numbers).

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Freelance content writers generally charge per word and not per hour. A good writer can usually charge somewhere between $1.00 and $1.50 per 100 words and can write around 750-1000 words per hour. That works out from anywhere to $7.50/hour to $15/hour. But that doesn’t even include the time spent acquiring new writing clients. So how did I make the jump from a $10/hour job to a $50/hour job? I found a way to boost productivity from writing 750 words per hour to writing 8,000 words per hour! If you write 8,000 words per hour, and charge a modest $0.65 per 100 words, that works out to over $50/hour!

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Typing 8,000 words per hour.. you said this was something anybody could do.

You got me there. The real secret is not that content writers can make good money. The secret is that you can be a content writer without having to write a single article for yourself. In reality, content writing does not have to be hugely difficult or time consuming. Content purchasers judge content in two ways: readability and uniqueness. Readability is straightforward: just read an article and see if it makes sense. Uniqueness is easy to understand, but a lot harder for people to judge. In the end, all a user can do is check Copyscape and see if the article has any duplicates across the web. So you can just rewrite an existing article, and as long as the content makes sense and passes Copyscape, you will have a happy buyer on the other end. Not only will the buyer accept that the article is unique, but Google will as well.

Okay, so how am I supposed to be this hyper-productive content writer?

You get help. I let WordAi do all the heavy lifting; I just put the pieces together and quickly proofread to make sure everything flows well (I only write guides like these when I can personally vouch for them). With the help of Wordai, my process can be boiled down into 3 steps. First, I find an article directory (searching “article directory” on Google will give you hundreds of them) and search for the type of article I want. Next, I put that article into WordAi, which does 99% of the rewriting for me. Finally, I skim through the result to make sure it is unique and readable.

Can I just use any spinner to do this?

You could, but you will end up regretting it later on. The issue with most other spinners is that if they produce unique enough content, they make mistakes so often that you end up having to rewrite the entire article anyways. Or the article comes out pretty readable but you end up with so few synonyms that you’ll have to rewrite 50% of the article yourself before it can pass Copyscape. WordAi’s Version 4 Turing Spinner (aptly named after the Turing Test it strives to beat) is able to minimize the tradeoff between readability and uniqueness, producing easily readable spintax that is unique enough to pass copyscape.

As you are about to see in the video below, my article is spun with a uniqueness of 86% from the original (any text above 80% uniqueness will generally pass Copyscape). This means I do not need to mess with editing the unchanged phrases in spintax and can go straight to the spun text.

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In the above video, I rewrote the first 423 words (the first 5 paragraphs) of a draft for the article you are reading now. As you can see from the video, it took me under 3 minutes (2:44 to be exact) to paste, spin, edit, and export. Let me show you the math:

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At the speed you saw, I was making more than $50/hr, but just to err on the safe side, I chose a slightly more conservative number. You might be thinking “wait, your calculations did not factor in the startup cost of finding articles”. I did not need to find content for this example, but not to worry, finding free articles from directories like Ezine Articles takes just a few seconds. Once you get into the groove of using WordAi to help you rewrite articles, you can easily make $50/hour selling your articles to tons of eager clients. There is no other spinner in the world that is sophisticated enough to generate spintax that is this readable AND is unique enough that it can pass Copyscape right off the bat, so you will be wasting time and money if you use anything else.

Wait, what about eager clients? How am I supposed to find them?

Free content is valuable, but it is more valuable when you have people wanting to buy it. There are tons of places to sell content, and because you are writing faster than all of your competitors, you can offer your content cheaper than anyone else. That makes it really easy to build demand and get clients lining up for your services. But enough talking, I’ll just give you a couple sources where you can sell content with minimal overhead hassle or time investment:

All four of these are great places to sell content; I’ve had success with each of them. And of course, if you are looking to scale, there are even better sources (I left those out so readers can find them on their own)… However, if you’re a dedicated WordAi user, send us a message and maybe I’ll give you a hint 😉

The absolute best way to sell content, no matter which site you use, is to turn those initial customers into repeat buyers. I have done deals with clients that need millions of words per month, every month! Having guaranteed work from clients you are familiar with will make finding and writing content much much easier, which converts to less time spent searching and more dollars in your pocket. Even better, once you have a good number of stable contents you won’t have to waste any time looking for new customers and can dedicate more of your efforts to churning out content!

So how much money can the average person really make with this?

Initially, while you are finding your first clients, you may only make $50-60,000/yr. However, once you have a stable list of clients, the average person could be making $91-104,000/year doing this. If you only want to work part time, you can probably earn half of that. And once you’ve reached that point, you can just pay somebody else to use WordAi for you while you spend your day on the beach (or wherever you want to be) collecting your check while doing absolutely nothing!

How Absolutely Anyone Can Make $25/hour With Spinning

EDIT: This post was written in 2012, well before WordAi Version 2. This method still works really well, but the video is out of date and a lot of the calculations here are a little off. This is because with WordAi Version 2 it is now even quicker and even easier to create a high quality unique article (usually requiring no editing at all!)

I’ve noticed recently that most people who use spinners are only using them for SEO. Although spinning is great for SEO, there are many other ways to use spinning to make a lot of money.

With that in mind, I’ve decided to talk about one of those methods today. It’s actually pretty simple to do and doesn’t require any SEO, or really any expertise. All it requires is basic English skills and the willingness to actually put in the time. When I say $25/hour, I mean $25 per hour you devote completely to doing what I tell you. That might not be “get stupidly rich” money, but that is pretty damn good for a job that requires no special skills. And if you want “get stupidly rich” money, this will still work for you. Why? Because, as you’ll see later in this post, you can pay other people to do this for $10/hour, sell their work for $25/hour, and keep the $15/hour profit for yourself without having to do any work!

So What is This Super Secret Thing I’m Doing?

That’s the best part, there is nothing secretive about it at all! You are just a content writer. Now let me address all of the reasons you think this won’t work and show you that you’re wrong. I’ll start with the most obvious one:

But Alex, Freelance Content Writers Do Not Make $25/hour!

You are right, and I’ll do some basic math to prove it (and then tell you how you can cheat and tweak those numbers).
Freelance content writers generally charge per word and not per hour. A good writer can usually charge somewhere between $1.00 and $1.50 per 100 words and can probably write 750-1000 words per hour. That works out from anywhere to $7.50/hour to $15/hour. But that’s not even including the time spent acquiring new writing clients. So how did I turn this $10/hour job into a $25/hour job?

I found a simple way to take somebody who writes 750 words per hour and turn them into somebody who writes 4,000 words per hour! And if you write 4,000 words per hour, and charge a measly $0.65 per 100 words, that works out to over $25/hour!

Typing 4,000 words per hour is typing over 1 word a second. You said this was something anybody could do!

You got me there. The real secret is not that being a content writer can make money. The secret is that you can be a content writer without having to write a single article for yourself. The two ways content purchasers judge content is readability (quality) and uniqueness. The first one is pretty easy to figure out (just read an article and see if it makes sense). The second one, uniqueness, is a lot harder for people to judge. In the end, all a user can do is check Copyscape and see if the article has any duplicates across the web. So you can just rewrite an existing article, and as long as it makes sense (both the grammar and the content), and passes Copyscape, you will have a happy buyer on the other end. Not only will the buyer think the article is unique, but Google will as well, and to be honest… since the article is rewritten, it is unique!

So here is how you rewrite an article at 1 word per second

You don’t. When I do this (I only ever do guides like this if I have personally tested it myself first to make sure it works), I rewrite maybe 3% of the words in the article. I get WordAi to do all the rest! So, I find an article directory (just search “article directory” on Google and you’ll find hundreds of them), search for a good article in that article directory, put that article into WordAi, and WordAi will do 99% of the rewriting for me.

Can I just use any spinner to do this?

You could, but you will end up regretting it later on. The issue with most other spinners, is they make mistakes so often that you end up having to rewrite the entire article anyways, correcting all of the mistakes that the spinner makes. Or you end up with so few synonyms that you’ll have to rewrite 50% of the article yourself before it can pass Copyscape. WordAi’s Turing Spinner (aptly named after the Turing Test it strives to beat) produces spintax that is so readable, you do not need to spend much time editing it up. In fact, since the Turing Spinner spins to a uniqueness that can usually pass Copyscape, I often make zero changes to the spintax before it is ready to be passed on as unique content. Don’t believe me? Check out this video of me in action:

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In that video I rewrote a 400 word article in about 5 minutes (the video ended at 4:30, but I did end up spending another 20 seconds after that doing a couple spot edits), and in the entire hour I spent working I rewrote 10 articles. I didn’t sell the article in the video (I would never publicly out work done for a client), but for the entire hour I rewrote 4,500 words, which could easily be sold for $25-30. I am able to leverage the fact that the Turing Spinner generates human quality content and I sell this “free” content to legions of happy buyers. There is no other spinner in the world that can generate spintax that is this readable AND is unique enough that it can pass Copyscape right off the bat, so you will be wasting time and money if you use anything else.

Wait, where are these “legions of happy buyers” you talk about?

Free content is very valuable, but it is more valuable when you have people wanting to buy it. There are tons of places to sell content, and because you are writing content faster than all of your competitors, you can offer your content cheaper than anyone else. That makes it really easy to get people lining up to buy content. But enough talking, I’ll just give you a couple sources where you can sell content with very little hassle, time investment, or overhead:

All four of these are great places to sell content; I’ve tried all four of them and have great success with each of them. And of course, if you are looking to scale, there are sources even better than that. I left out the best sources for readers to figure out for themselves… although if this article gets enough traction and enough people ask for it, I’ll consider outting a couple of my gems 🙂

But the absolute best way to sell content, no matter which site you use, is to turn those initial customers into repeat buyers. I recently did a deal with an Indian content writing firm that writes 2,000,000 words/mo and they moved all of their writers to using WordAi. Now their content is sold for less, they have higher margins, and ironically, the quality of their content has gone up! So, once you get a longterm customer like that (even if they don’t write that much), you can then spend all of your time writing content, and not have to waste any of your time searching for new customers.

So How Much Money Can the Average Person Really Make With This?

If you are willing to work and completely dedicate 35-40 hours per week for this, the average person should have no problem making over $45,000/year doing this. If you only want to work part time, you can probably earn half of that. And once you have a couple of dedicated content clients (all of the above “content sources” I listed above are great places to find long term content buyers) you can probably end up making even more. And at that point, you can just pay somebody else to use WordAi for you while you spend your day on the beach (or wherever you want to be) collecting your check while doing absolutely nothing!