Speak with us to learn more.
Let us make content marketing easier for you. Fill out the form below, and a content specialist will get in touch with you in 1 business day.
The following descriptions are intentionally broad, and no category will describe a given project perfectly.
A project doesn’t need to exhibit all the issues associated with poor content to be considered poor, just as a project doesn’t need to be perfect in every regard to be considered exceptional.
|Organization and Flow||Completely illogical flow, formatting, and structure||Clunky flow, formatting, and structure||Passable flow, formatting, and structure||Relatively good flow, formatting, and structure||Excellent flow, formatting, and structure|
|Creativity and Knowledgeability||Grossly under-researched, fluffy content lacking any effort to engage the reader||Under-researched content that’s mostly unengaging||Mostly well-researched content with a few bright spots of creativity||Carefully researched and mostly engaging content||Painstakingly researched, informative, and riveting content|
|Client Preferences||Blatant disregard for client preferences||Notable disregard for or misunderstanding of client preferences and intent||Attempted adherence to client preferences and intent||Adherence to nearly all client preferences and intent||Complete adherence to client preferences and intent|
|Clarity and Language||Nearly unreadable language and word choice||Hard-to-parse language and word choice||Decent language and word choice with some||Mostly clear language and word choice||Nearly flawless language and word choice|
|Grammar and Mechanics||Unfixable number of spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors||Numerous spelling, grammar and punctuation errors||Many spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors||Several spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors||Almost no spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors|
|SEO||Complete misunderstanding of SEO best practices||Notable inattention to SEO best practices||Attempted adherence to SEO best practices||Consistent adherence to SEO best practices||Carefully attention to SEO best practices|
|Summary||The content reflects a fundamental misunderstanding of guidelines or is full of distracting and unfixable mechanical problems. A 1-star project contains little to no usable content and you should always get it revised by the writer. See an example here.||The content is mostly usable but will require substantial revisions to adhere to guidelines and/or professional writing standards. In most cases, we suggest sending content like this back to the writer for revision. See an example here.||The base content is generally strong, but may lack some attention to detail or high-level cohesion. Most often, this content will not require revisions from the writer. See an example here.||The content is an example of high-quality work with minimal errors and complete adherence to guidelines. This content will not need to be revised by the writer and requires little effort to edit. See an example here.||The content represent the best that Compose.ly writers have to offer: excellent prose with careful attention to guidelines and thoughtful construction throughout the piece. See an example here.|
ATTENTION, EDITORS! If you encounter anything resembling plagiarism, DO NOT submit or rate the project. Instead, please contact [email protected].