Sometimes you can do it yourself; sometimes you get better results by calling in a professional.
The carpenter who built my shelving said he didn’t install wood flooring. “I did the first wood floor in my house myself,” he said, “because I wanted to understand the process. But I’d have to install a lot of floors before I could do it as quickly as those who lay floors every day. In the time it takes me to install a floor, I could earn enough to pay someone to install three floors.”
When might you benefit from hiring a pro to do your writing and editing work? When you need
- more capacity
- fast turnaround
- specialized skills
Here are some examples of how clients have benefited from special project support.
|Rising executive proposed a training course but fell behind schedule creating content||A writing consultant helped meet the deadline by brainstorming, formatting, and editing content|
|R&D manager wanted researchers to write faster||A writing coach provided custom training on how to write lab reports efficiently|
|Consultant wanted to deliver an accurate survey report||A professional editor proofed the high-stakes report|
Costs for editorial services and custom training vary, depending on the scope of the project. Fees are negotiable.