Rates and Terms
All services are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. To request a free consultation use the button below or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Service agreements fall into either an hourly rate, per-project fee or retainer rates. My base rate is $25 per hour, however clients who choose the retainer option receive a significant discounted rate per hour depending on the nature of work. All Clients are required to sign a Work for Hire Agreement or Statement of Work outlining the scope of the work to be performed prior to the commencement of any project. Invoices are due upon receipt. Invoice not paid within 10 days of receipt are subject to a late fee of 3% of the total amount due.
Under a retainer arrangement, a monthly retainer amount is set based on hourly rate and number of hours agreed upon. Time worked is tracked and billed up to minute of the agreed upon hourly rate. Time not used in a given month are “banked” for use in future months. The retainer can be paid weekly or biweekly and there is a three- month minimum.
Per-project tasks require a 50% deposit upon client acceptance of the estimate. The project will begin upon receipt of the initial payment with the balance due upon completion and final client-approval of the project. The project will be turned over to the client upon receipt of the balance due.
Sorry I do not accept checks. Payments must be made online via PayPal. PayPal accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card credit and debit cards.
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For copy editing and proofreading services, we prefer to work with an MS Word document of your manuscript so that we may use Track Changes. For interior book design and eBook file creation, we also prefer to work with an MS Word document.
Upon request, we can perform a sample edit of one page of your manuscript for your inspection, up to 300 words.
If you were satisfied with our services, please refer your friends, relatives, and colleagues to us. If your referral results in a contract for our services, you will receive a discount on your next project with us.