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Where specific Writer queries are demystified
How to get writing tasks and projects?
Congratulations on getting selected as a writer at WittyPen! 🎉 You must be excited to get your first writing task, right? Know how to get one here! To get writing tasks and projects, you must go through your feed. Your feed is the collection of all the tasks and projects on WittyPen presented to you sorted by the time they were created. It also allows you to show your interest for a particular open task/project. Once you click on "I'm Interested", you'll appear on our end in the lis
On what basis are writers selected for a particular task or project?
We allocate Content Managers to each of our Customers on the platform. So our Content Managers are responsible for selecting writers and they follow a set norm based on the requirements. Writers are selected from a pool of writers who have shown interest for that particular task or project. A writer who excels in that particular genre of writing and matches the experience suitable for that level of content creation is selected for a particular task or project. So no hard feelings there! 😇
How much can I earn from the platform?
For any task you will be informed about the pay at the start of the project and you can take up the task in case you are interested. At WittyPen, the pay ranges from 70p to 3rs(Rs 5 too in some cases) per word. But keeping all the averages and standard projects let's calculate how much can you earn as per your experience: 1. Starters Writer: Earning Per Task of 800-1000 words: INR 630 Earning Per Day, considering atleast 2 articles: INR 1260 Earning Per Month, considering 20 wor
When will I be paid for my work and what is the mode of payment?
The timelines vary for a single task order to bulk projects with multiple content pieces. We give you an approximate date of payment release at the start of the project. You can check the status of the project on the platform. The projects are usually closed on monthly basis and it takes upto 10 days for customer approval if ever
Why is my payment 10% less than the mentioned amount?
The difference of 10% of the amount paid to you in your bank account and the payment mentioned on the platform, is the TDS (Tax Deducted at Source), which you can claim while filing for Income Tax Return. So no worries! 😇
How do I get notified regarding upcoming and ongoing tasks/projects?
Excited to know all that's going on in our platform? Don't worry, we'll notify you about it all! 🤗 The notifications can be received on the website, on your email and through SMS. Notifications from WittyPen can be seen on your home screen of the website. Once you are logged in, you will see a bell icon on the right side of the screen. Click on the bell icon and it will give you a list of all your notifications. You can clear these notifications, if you want, by clicking on the "Clear All"
Why is my payment getting delayed?
Why do payments get delayed? 1. For any project there are more than one writers who work simultaneously and some writers at times do not perform as per the expectations, which causes delays in project closing, which fu
What are the basic things I should keep in mind before writing content?
Here are quick steps to start: Start with checking all the information shared bye the content manager. Also review the length, pay, delivery date and payment release date to align things. Do a research about the platform where content will be published and their readers so you understand the tonality and use case Feel free to use your knowledge and if you any suggestions please share with us and we'll respond with the approvals If you have any queries, questions or feel that the inf
Why don't writers get the byline on the content?
Writers don’t get byline on the content as you are writing it for the customers as per their needs. A Writer here is always a ghostwriter. 👻 What is a ghostwriter? A ghostwriter is a writer who is hired to author literary or journalistic works, speeches or other texts that are officially credited to another person, which in this case will be the customer. Go through our Writer Agreement to learn more.
What to do if I am not available to write for a task?
In case of an emergency, you can always say "No" to a task after it is assigned to you (Don't make it a habit though! 😜). But as the deadline for a task is usually 24 to 48 hours, you must immediately inform the team through call, E-mail or on our Website. Our team will then allocate the task to someone else. This will ensure that the task is delivered on time to the end customer! 😊
How does the rating system work?
This article is to help you understand how the WittyPen Writer Rating System work.
Why do I need to provide my bank details?
To receive the payment for the task or project you completed, you need to provide your bank details. The payment will be transferred to your bank account directly.💰 Note: For Writers outside India, you need to provide your Paypal details and your govt ID for verification. The Paypal account should be on your name only, if you do not have Paypal in your country we won't be able to release payment through any other medium.
What are remarks and what should I use it for?
Remarks are notes which can be seen by our Content Operations Team. You can use remarks to convey messages to the WittyPen team about the content like doubts, changes etc. Remarks are present in a white box on the top left of your page that has the content.
Payments for Writers not based in India
For Writers who are not based in India, you need to share following details instead: Your Paypal email Id which can be used to transfer payment Any Govt approved ID to identify your individuality In place of Bank Details and ID you can enter/upload these details. Note: As a part of Indian laws, 20% of the pay will be deducted at the time of pay as a part of Tax Deducted at Source.