By COREY LEVITAN
Short of ideas for articles, I turned for help, as so many businesses do, to outsourcing. In 2004, the U.S. outsourced $104.6 billion in services. And thanks to the rise of online job marketplaces, hiring cheap labor for one-time projects is now possible even for a sole business proprietor like me.
iWriter is one of several content farms offering original web content on the jarringly cheap. Instead of professional writers, they employ amateurs — the premise being that the distinction is no longer relevant since no one reads discriminately enough anymore to perceive it.Continue reading “I Hired a Content Farm to Write About How Content Farms are Ruining Journalism”