» 1. Why are your website price rates better than those of similarly experienced editors and proofreaders?
I know my market well and have clients who gladly pay more than $50/hr. at open-market, third-party rates to retain my services. The best values are created by ‘cost versus efficiency’ factors, while flexible price ranges allow for delivering exceptionally high value in all I love to do for my special clients. I gladly give all my clients exceptional quality and competent, friendly service at the best prices possible. Such a business model allows me to focus on my favorite topic areas while serving my amazing clients with professional, effective results.
» 2. How do I get free consultations?
Consultations are always free, and I love connecting with my clients! My clients are always welcome to easily contact me, Jeanie, at firstname.lastname@example.org for convenient online conversations, brainstorming, and ongoing free consultations.
» 3. Do you provide free samples?
I am able to provide free samples for copyediting and proofreading. Please see my sample description page here: free sample! Other services begin with a free consultation, a draft is delivered, and you may decide to continue my services from there if you wish. Prospective clients are also welcome to view my website, LinkedIn profile, or any other online profiles that have been fully written and edited by me when making their decision to purchase my services.
» 4. How can I easily place an order?
Contact Jeanie at email@example.com for a free consultation to include service options, and then place your order if you wish.
» 5. Why should I hire you?
As an exceptionally well-qualified writing specialist with years of experience in reviewing novels, books, and other content, I have seen many routes to success happen with my clients’ content works. For ongoing professional development, I am an active member of ACES (American Copy Editors Society) and am continually learning more about my special craft. Additionally, you may want to review my website’s Insider’s Guide to Services, my LinkedIn profile, and my other online profile, where clients leave excellent, 100% satisfied, feedback ratings for my professional work. Please contact me directly at at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about how I can help you with your writing needs!
» 6. Should I hire your services through Upwork?
If you were referred without a vendor service, contact me directly to enjoy the best rates, greater service flexibility, and guaranteed exceptional results. (Click on this blog post to see why third-party prices are higher or this blog post if you are already involved in a third party’s matrix-like contract.) My credentials, experiences, and competencies are the same no matter where I am hired. Direct online payment guarantees are stronger than those offered by a third party that must openly guarantee payment to its many working contractors, regardless of delivered service quality. Offers through third parties cost more for covering associated fees and efficiency factors.
» 7. Will you speak with me about my order?
Right from the time of our meeting online, I am very excited to know you! Please understand that all client consultations take place online. I am not available for any phone time due to efficiently providing my services at great rates. If I were to be on the phone for consultations, then my rates would be pushed into upper-level consultant ranges, based on my years of competent, successful, professional experience. Additionally, even just one scheduled consultation per client would add up to many hours of sporadic work breaks per week. I gladly answer any questions with personal and timely responses through email or similar systems to provide ongoing, expert-level consultative service focused on your needs.
» 8. Can you shorten your turnaround time for writing or reviewing my story?
Possibly; quick and flexible timing can be discussed in a free consultation, and your expedited work gets the same careful attention with my high-quality reviews. Please let me know about your requirements, and I will gladly let you know what I can do with turnaround timing for you. Retainer situations for prescheduled work may also be discussed.
» 9. Do you provide guarantees?
Yes, I fully guarantee all of my work! The quality of service you receive will be exceptional based on high-level industry standards as we see published in our editorial services field. Your turnaround time is also guaranteed, and the only limits to what I can do as an editor involve how much editorial work I am hired for with each content review. I personally offer high quality and turnaround timing guarantees, which is why I have so many happy clients, but PayPal also offers buyer protection, whether or not clients have a PayPal account. Please feel free to ask me more about guarantees for your specific order.
» 10. What software program should I use to send you a copy of my work?
My best-priced quotes are possible when requested work deliverables are in Microsoft Word documents. If your work is in another form, we might be able to convert it into .doc or .docx if you wish. You will appreciate being able to see all the additions, changes, and deletions I suggest by using Word’s ‘track changes’ feature. If you need your work completed in another format, I can also work with PDFs, ShareLaTeX or LaTeX PDFs converted into Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint documents, Word conversions, and more.
» 11. Will you accept new versions while you are reviewing my work?
Given a heavy demand with scheduling my professional services, I gently ask that you submit all your written work intended for each order when it is ready for my review. Since I carefully consider each word, I will gladly be able to accept new versions as new orders that also require new turnaround times.
» 12. If I rewrite a couple of sentences while considering your editorial suggestions, will you review them?
Yes! I will gladly proofread a few sentences after you have changed them based on my analyses and editorial comments. I want your written work to be exceptional, and I am always glad to hear from you. Please feel free to contact me any time after your services are completed. If many changes have been made and you would like a fuller review, you will be offered fair price options for carefully reviewing your revisions.
» 13. Is my privacy guaranteed?
Absolutely! I never outsource work unless I have been given specific instructions with a budget to use as an editorial manager. You can also rest assured that your career-focused editor has no ambitions to become a published author yet loves supporting authors. Equally important, since you are hiring the services of a professionally well-known editor, all services rendered are naturally confidential. Your information stays with me and is not shared under any circumstance or for any reason.
» 14. Do you outsource any writing or editing work?
No, never. I personally complete all of the editing, copyediting, and proofreading orders that are entrusted to me, in order to make sure that clients get the best results possible. I am the only person to touch my clients’ precious written works. I care very much about your success! Unlike ‘content mills’ and relatively incompetent freelancers who dabble in editing or any other paid work they can get their hands on, I never outsource my clients’ important work. With me, you can count on knowing your editor and receiving consistent, top-notch quality throughout our time together.