We are sure that you already finished a post wanting to scream “Per ché non parli?” just like Michelangelo after finishing the perfect sculpture that only needed to speak.
Let’s agree that he was very lucky not to live in our times, because surely he would have become a very crazy meme after making a mess and breaking everything, right? But let’s talk about your text.
You, a freelancer, would not erase a single comma from that masterpiece. With an incredible guideline, fancy references and divine inspiration to write for the person, it was normal to win top marks from the client and tremendous success in publication,
But, in the middle of the approval process, there was an evil freelance proofreader who hijacked your text and got into everything from the textual structures to its guts. Your talent, pride and motivation were brutally annihilated.
This day, you wanted to call another Michelangelo, the one from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to defend yourself against this terrible villain.
No, stop the movie! so is that it? Could it be that in your work there are heroes and villains? No, definitely not. The reviser is more to be a squire, a friend brother of faith, a comrade in the search for the perfect text.
And if you still have doubts about what you need to get out of that concept, we are going to give you 5 reasons to love the freelance reviewer who works on the project with you. Let’s get started!
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1. They are faithful squires of your reputation
If you’re highly talented and think highly of the clients you write to, it’s only natural that you want to maintain the quality bar. As we are not machines, our typing performance can be affected for different reasons.
In this case, both those who work from home and those who divide being a freelancer with another job, know that issues of personal relationships, the job market and even health can interfere with their performance. The concentration level of someone who is overloaded is totally different from someone who has control over their demands, for example.
At that point, the web reviewer steps in to ensure that the final content delivered to the client will maintain a good level of quality. This is because, beyond the traditional linguistic verification, it also reviews the adaptation to the project strategy, the relevance of the text and, of course, the use of techniques to optimize the writing.
2. They teach a lot of writing tricks
We are also going to confess something: we do not walk with grammar under our arms, and as human beings we sometimes slip up in Spanish, right?
We don’t know if the reviewers who act on our texts also have it under their arms, or if they declared on Facebook to be in a serious relationship with spelling, but it is true that their frequent exercise is to guarantee the correct use of the language for their writing and Therefore, they can teach you a lot.
A perfect review needs to work on two fronts, punctual and preventive. In this way, in addition to correcting the points of the current text so that the client receives a well-treated content, the reviewer must also indicate to the editor which are the points that must be worked on for the next productions.
Thus, beyond satisfying the current customer, the reviewer also ensures that future deliveries will be better and better.
On the Rock Content platform, the reviewer chooses a note for the content produced by the editor and in the comments field inserts advice and guidance on the corrections that were made.
And what does an attentive writer do? Well, he writes down all these observations in a notebook, uses the comparison tool between the two versions to see in practice what the modifications were and absorbs all these indications for his texts.
3. Motivate encourage and challenge
You can choose the best word that defines that emotion, but the fact is that the feeling you have when you receive a review can be used to move you in the direction of continuous improvement of your texts.
It’s funny what we’re going to say, but one of the things that the labor market provides is competitiveness. When we are part of it, we always want to do our best, be recognized and everything else. It’s easy to tell if we’re doing it right because other professionals close to the environment are trying the same thing, either individually (and healthy) or against each other (which we also don’t like very much).
For some people, that incentive mechanism may be missing from freelance work. Ok, you know that you need to improve yourself with each work, but what will be the parameter to know that you are progressing? Reviewer ratings are great motivational mechanisms, believe it!
Did you get a bad review? with several points of improvement? Place warrior drops of blood on the eyes and aim for a commendation from that freelance reviewer. You did? Good, now double the goal and stipulate how many texts you will keep with the maximum mark and continue like this.
4. Freelance reviewers add value to your network
That’s not a nightmare! Yes, we are saying that you should network as a freelancer, but do not despair because that is not as cannibalistic and superficial as in the conventional job market.
You have your circle of clients and he has his. When you cross paths on a project and everything goes well, you’re going to think: “Wow, it was great working with him”, right? And who says that can’t happen again? It is enough for one to recommend the other. Also, your reputation or authority as a writer is also strengthened by it, did you know that?
Receiving feedback in a respectful manner, asking polite questions to better understand what is being guided and even delicately pointing out their mistakes are, at a minimum, expected attitudes between two professionals who act constructively in the same team.
Than? Did you think we weren’t going to say they’re wrong? Not at all, everyone is wrong! But if the networking is being explored well, he will greatly appreciate your feedback and won’t make the mistake again. But he remembers: the way you say it, in any sense, must be respectful and constructive.
5. They open a new possibility of action
With the passing of time, we are sure that you will be looking forward to each review, seeing that each one of them is an incredible learning experience and when you least expect it, you will notice that you have undergone great training or that a professional coach gave you a new possibility of acting in the market.
Why not be a freelance reviewer too? One of the things that they teach us is precisely that we have an incredible weapon in our hands. Our language allied to web writing techniques can, in fact, make our texts speak and feed people with relevant information for their decision-making in the future.
And so do you have a freelance reviewer you love in your life? Here we have several! Do you want to be one of them? Then he puts his teachings into practice and apply. Learn here how to register!