Retainer

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[mk_padding_divider size=”80″][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”30″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google” align=”center”]Giving Your Copy The Final SHINE it Needs To Be . . .[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”75″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google” align=”center”]CLEAR & COMPELLING[/mk_fancy_title][mk_padding_divider size=”80″]
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[mk_fancy_title color=”#222222″ size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]Retainer[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]One-off copy editing services? Pfft…no one eats just one potato chip, gets just one tattoo, or gives just one kiss, right?[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]Right. Because you want to live life to its fullest. Shouldn’t your copy do that, too?
[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]Of course, it should.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]Which is why having me in your back pocket gives you…[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]

  • Peace of mind
  • Reassurance
  • Confidence

[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]And gives your copy the FINAL SHINE it needs to be CLEAR & COMPELLING.[/mk_fancy_title]

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[mk_padding_divider size=”50″][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_top=”15″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]Because you reap all the benefits of my undivided attention, I prefer to work with my customers on a retainer.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”10″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google” align=”center”]That’s right, we’d be friends with w-o-r-d benefits.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_top=”15″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]

  • No walk of shame for you because of grammar, clarity, or persuasion mistakes.
  • No awkward business cuddling because you don’t have to emotionally invest in your copy editing.
  • No introduction to your parents because you and I will be the only people who know what we do.

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[mk_fancy_title color=”#222222″ size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]What are the not-so-grumpy benefits of a copy editing retainer?[/mk_fancy_title][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” divider_width=”custom_width” custom_width=”75″ align=”left” thickness=”3″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”30″][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_top=”15″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]In-house copy editor: You’ll have the luxury of an on-call copy editor at your disposal without the headache of vacation time, a regular salary, or awkward water cooler small talk that you’d have with a permanent employee.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_top=”15″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]Smokin’ strategy: You’ll have a blazing bonus to entice your customers to hire you…an in-house copy editor. Revel in the fact that your customers will believe you’re more professional than the average copywriter because you have a copy editor on your team.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_top=”15″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]But you should know up front . . .[/mk_fancy_title]
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[mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”35″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]For new retainer customers, I require an initial commitment of 3 months.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” divider_width=”custom_width” custom_width=”75″ align=”left” thickness=”3″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”30″][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]I know. I know. I know…90 days seems like a looong (insert eye roll here) time. I require this because it allows me to develop a stronger understanding of you and your business. Which means you get the highest possible quality copy editing from me (insert eyebrow raise and smirk here).[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]After the 3 months ends, you can continue with me on a month-to-month basis.
[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#c30017″ size=”25″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]Sound like no-strings-attached fun? Awesome! Here are the delightful details:[/mk_fancy_title]
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[mk_padding_divider size=”120″][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]What’s a copy editing retainer?[/mk_fancy_title][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” divider_width=”custom_width” custom_width=”75″ align=”left” thickness=”3″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”30″][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]It’s a set number of copywriting projects to be edited each month. You contract me to fulfill these projects. By retaining my services you’re guaranteed a spot in my calendar. I can’t say, “Opps…I don’t have time for you.”[/mk_fancy_title][mk_padding_divider size=”20″]
[mk_padding_divider size=”120″][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]How does it work?[/mk_fancy_title][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” divider_width=”custom_width” custom_width=”75″ align=”left” thickness=”3″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”30″][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]Together, we’ll create a copy editing plan for your business (Or you can just tell me what projects you need completed.). This plan of action ensures that every month you have a set list of projects to be copy edited. And I’m aware of those projects.
[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]No surprises, k-thanks.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_padding_divider size=”20″]
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[mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]Do I need to manage the details of your work?[/mk_fancy_title][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” divider_width=”custom_width” custom_width=”75″ align=”left” thickness=”3″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”30″][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]Hell-to-the-No. My role is to copy edit content according to your plan. I’ll keep things running smoothly, so you can do what you do best.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]However, I do require approval for final edits, and in a timely manner. So I’ll remind you of deadlines, and expect a prompt reply.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_padding_divider size=”20″]
[mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]How does it work?[/mk_fancy_title][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” divider_width=”custom_width” custom_width=”75″ align=”left” thickness=”3″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”30″][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]Together, we’ll create a copy editing plan for your business (Or you can just tell me what projects you need completed.). This plan of action ensures that every month you have a set list of projects to be copy edited. And I’m aware of those projects.
[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#404040″ size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]No surprises, k-thanks.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_padding_divider size=”20″]
[/mk_page_section][mk_page_section bg_image=”https://grumpygrammarian.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/75627424.jpg” bg_position=”center center” bg_stretch=”true” enable_3d=”true” video_mask=”true” bg_gradient=”left_top” video_color_mask=”#c30017″ gr_end=”#c30017″ video_opacity=”0.9″ min_height=”470″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”]
[mk_padding_divider size=”50″][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]Ready to get down, but not dirty…Let’s DO it![/mk_fancy_title][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” divider_width=”custom_width” custom_width=”75″ align=”left” thickness=”3″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”30″][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]I charge one flat rate for a copy editing retainer . . . $499 USD per month.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]For $499 USD you get:[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]Up to 7 pages of copy edited per month.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none”]1 page = up to 350 typed words in Times New Roman font.[/mk_fancy_title][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”48″ font_weight=”300″ font_style=”normal” txt_transform=”none” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Abril+Fatface” font_type=”google”]To reserve your spot in my calendar, email me at [email protected][/mk_fancy_title][mk_padding_divider size=”80″]
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