Rates

Service rates may be contracted by the hour, by the word, or by the project, depending on the type of work.  Each project will be evaluated and negotiated individually, but the chart below can give you some idea of what to expect.

  • Note: Industry standard for a manuscript page = 250 words

Rush jobs:  expect a 20% rate increase.

Cancellations:  you pay only for the work already done.

Service

Hourly

Estimated Pace(manuscript pages per hour)

Per word

By the project

Copywriting and Technical Writing

Web content

$50

$0.15

Blogs

Up to 250 words = $35

250-500 words = $45

500-1000 words = $55

Brochures (tri-fold size)

$300

Flyers

$35

Product sheets

$50

$0.50

$50 – $75

Business proposals

Up to 5 pages = $174

6-10 pages = $300

11-15 pages = $425

Articles – newspaper

$50

$0.25

Articles – magazine

$50

$0.25

Articles – newsletter

$50

$0.15

Announcements

Up to 250 words = $40

250-500 words = $60

Course descriptions

$50

$0.30

Resumes – from scratch

Resumes – revise and rewrite existing resume

$150

$75

Linked In profiles

$50

User guides

$50

Instructions

$50

Procedures

$50

Policies

$50

Meeting agendas

$20

Meeting summaries

$40

Copyediting

Copyediting, basic

$8 per ms page

Copyediting, heavy

$10 per ms page

Developmental editing

$12 per ms page

Other

Compilations

$50

Proofreading

$7 per ms page

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