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Hire the Right Online Publisher

A publisher is someone who is responsible for overseeing the entire publishing process. Typically, online publishers are the ones who select the manuscripts, implementing polices, approving project acquisitions and assigning job titles. E-publishing services oversee both editorial and production processes to help you achieve your desired goals.

Uses and Applications of Online Publishing Services

There are different online publishers used as per the client’s needs. Guru helps you find freelancers specific to your requirements. You can hire:

  • Trade Publishers: They publish books for the masses.
  • Scholarly Publishers: They publish material that is mostly created for professionals such as those in the legal and medical field.
  • Educational Publishers: They publish books and material used in the academic realm.

E-publishing services may also create or contribute to newspapers and magazines, and publish books online. Such publishers focus on material that will be distributed on the internet in the form of online magazines or eBooks.

What Freelance Online Publishers Can Do

When hiring online publishers, make sure your freelancer can:

  • Support a larger team in curating and publishing content on the homepage.
  • Provide support to the producer in creating and publishing content.
  • Use CMS tools to build and publish content on a fixed schedule.
  • Ensure that the project follows policies.
  • Update producer on the status of on-going projects and periodic tasks.
  • Coordinate graphic content requirements.

How to Find a Quality Online Publishing Freelancer

When looking to publish books online, you should choose a freelancer based on the following qualities and skills:

  • Clear understanding of regional priorities and sensitivities
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient use of content management tools and knowledge of relevant processes
  • Experience in managing and resolving technical issues
  • Quick reaction to content updates and changes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work on tight schedules in a weekly or daily content publishing environment
  • Proven working knowledge in the creation of content for different audience types in the online environment
  • Some experience in the use of Adobe Photoshop and other similar software programs
  • Basic knowledge of CSS, HTML5, Flash Action Scripting and LUA
  • Understanding of data and analytics trends for content
  • Excellent editorial skills
  • Ability to create effective headlines and descriptions

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Pay by Milestones

Milestones are like checkpoints you create to ensure you're happy with the work every step of the way. Build as many milestones into your job as you want — set a due date for each milestone and the amount to be paid.

Pay by Task

Pay for a single completed task, however big or small. Create and assign tasks for work as needed, and generate invoices from each task once they are completed.

Pay by the Hour

Track progress with ease and confidently pay freelancers by the hour. Use our TimeTracker software to see in the moment updates of work being done. Hiring multiple freelancers for your job? Stay organized with a breakdown of each freelancer's hourly rate and time tracked.

Pay Using Recurring Payments

Easily pay your go-to freelancers on an ongoing basis. Set up to four recurring payment rules for any given job — pay every week, every other week, every month, or every quarter. Stop or Resume payments at any point with just a click of a button.

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