If you're not sure what topics you want your articles about, no problem--I'll pitch some for you!
If you have any topics in mind, special requests, concerns, opportunities, world secrets I'm all ears!
I Give You a Flat-Rate Quote
Based on the wordcount, I can determine the rate and give you a quote for the project
I'll pitch some ideas based on your needs or send you an audition. Usually I'll start with 3 ideas
Generally I prefer to have a byline but it's not always necessary.
We Iron Out The Details And I Get Started!
Let me know which pitches/voices work best for you
Send me any necessary contracts, tax forms, or paperwork , including any special invoice instructions
Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that your project is in good hands!
Completing the Project
Updates I usually send a first drafta few days before the deadline to make sure the project is on the right track for you. For longer projects I give periodic updates.
Invoicing: Since revisions are included in my rate, I usually send invoices to reflect the final wordcount of the approved project. Invoices are due upon receipt. unless otherwise specified. I'm a US Citizen and work as a sole proprietor, happy to fill out any required tax forms. I accept Paypal, Venmo, Zelle, Direct Deposit and payment by check. For other methods please feel free to contact me!
I stay on top of emails. If there's any updates or questions, don't hesitate to reach out! YOU
How The Process Might Look
Hi Jason, I need a 1,000-1,500 word article for my gluten free food blog. at www.____.com would you be able to send me a few ideas of topics and have the blogs to me by next week?
Hi ____, Thanks for reaching out! After checking out the website it looks like you're looking for content that promotes your product and educates people about gluten free eating. Here are some ideas that might go along with that
5 Foods You Don't Have To Miss After Going Gluten Free
For this piece I'm thinking of featuring your top selling products like your sandwich cookies and pizza crust and touching on the ingredients, and how to best prepare them.
How to Make Gluten Free Taste "Regular"
This piece would go over why other brands tend to have crumbly gluten free breads, and what ingredients like the ones you use in your products can make the dough more elastic and easier to hold while eating.
Nobody Will Realize You Just Made Dinner Gluten Free
This piece could be more recipe-focused and cover occasions like birthdays, dinner parties, etc.
Let me know how those idea(s) are working for you, the rate would be ___ per word and I can absolutely have your order ready for next week.! Looking forward to working with you
Thanks those ideas all look great. Let's start with the second one, but don't mention the competition, let's just focus on my brand. Also, I'd like you to use the following keywords in the article ____, ____, and ____.
Thanks for taking on this project. When you send your invoice please include your paypal address. Looking forward to reading your work!
Larger & Ongoing Projects
One-Time Projects - Blog Series, Feature-length Screenplays, Etc.
10-20% "up front" (billed after completion of first sample or Treatment)
Payment plans available as outlined by contract
Ongoing Projects - Ongoing blogging Social Media Management,
Monthly rates for weekly blog, social media management, podcast production, etc.