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Skills

  • Research
  • Book Writing
  • Editing
  • Content Writing
  • Government
  • Government Proposals
  • Product Catalog
  • Product Descriptions
  • Writing
  • Book Editing
  • Business Books
  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • Construction
  • Copywriting
  • eBook Writing

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Services

  • Govt. Proposals & RFP Writing 10+yrs

    $100/hr Starting at $2,000

    Win your next government contract with a carefully crafted, comprehensive government proposal that follows all necessary guidelines and documentation requirements; draws upon relevant data and research;...

    Business AcquisitionBusiness Plan WritingBusiness PlanningBusiness Planning And Control SystemsConstruction
  • Product Description Copywriting, Brands

    $75/hr Starting at $5,000

    Describe your products accurately, showcasing all features and benefits in an immediately useful and engaging way. Help your customers make informed decisions. We can assist you in growing your digital...

    ApparelContent WritingDescriptive WritingDigitalE Commerce
  • Substantive Book Editing 20+ yrs

    $90/hr Starting at $1,800

    We provide substantive book editing and web editing services. Alpha Consulting typically provides two rounds of edits for any document. The first round focuses on substantive editing to ensure the client's...

    Book EditingBusiness BooksChicago Manual of StyleCopy Editing
  • French Translation 15+ yrs

    $90/hr Starting at $1,800

    Translate any document from English to French or French to English. All content is edited and carefully matches the original meaning of the text at hand in French or English. This includes web content,...

    AdvertisingArticlesBook WritingBuilding MaterialsCollateral
  • Writing - Web Content, Blogs 20+ yrs

    $75/hr Starting at $1,500

    Whether you are looking for content for your new or redesigned website, describing individual products, developing an email drip marketing campaign, or creating an article, government proposal, report...

    AppleArticle WritingAssociated Press (AP) StyleBlog WritingBlogs
  • Writing E-books 15+ years

    $90/hr Starting at $6,000

    Share your ideas, insight and perspective with a well-written, succinct ebook. All content is original, well researched and edited, ready to publish. AC's ebook writing service starts at 25 pages in...

    Book WritingE-bookeBook WritingeBooksEditing

About

Creative, committed, open and flexible.

Alpha Consulting (AC) offers freelance writing and consulting services. I joined Guru in December 2004 - 15 years! It has been a great experience and I have worked with many talented entrepreneurs, small businesses, Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies here.

• 23 years of professional writing and editing experience.

150+ 5-star reviews over 14 years:
https://www.guru.com/freelancers/ac----alpha-consulting/reviews

I have worked on a wide range of projects, but my primary interest is to work on government contracts, assist with government contract consulting and to write product descriptions.

I am happy to work with you to achieve your goals. I only bid on select projects where it is a good fit. All content is original, well researched, edited and ready for publishing.
I focus on delivering high quality, engaging content consistently.

It takes time to write well. I am fast, but it is always advisable to plan for enough time and holidays.

Most clients on Guru are in:
- technology (consumer, enterprise)
- finance
- e-commerce
- real estate
- architecture
- education
- healthcare

Happy to share that 99% of my clients on Guru have come back for a 2nd or 3rd project.

• Financial content has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Finance, the Nasdaq, Morningstar and more financial sites.
• Tech content has appeared on Apple Insider and several tech review sites

Highlights include:
- writing and developing business models, business plans, government proposals and RFPs
- creating extensive product descriptions (health and wellness, tech, apparel & more)
- editing 150+ books
- writing 15 published books (250-300 pages)
- writing 80+ e-books (25-150 pages)
- writing 18 university courses
- translation French to English, English to French

AC focuses on creating excellent quality, building brands of value and empowering clients to move forward in the digital landscape with full confidence. Thank you.

Work Terms

Thank you for your interest in working with AC. All clients for any project need to share their names, location, contact information and any details pertinent to the project.

Agreements: For every project, I submit a proposal. After discussion, the client and I define the project's scope, budget and milestones with a clear project agreement (PA) that outlines the work to be completed, payment terms and is signed.

Billing: AC accepts payment via SafePay Escrow. All funds need to be deposited in Escrow before final work is released. Short term projects are usually initiated with a 50% deposit upon commencement and 50% upon final delivery. First payment is non-refundable.

Projects of a larger scope require 20-25% deposit and regular payment at intervals. AC works with clients at an hourly rate or per page rate. Payments are due ahead of time or on date of service for ongoing work. Add-on work beyond original scope is billed at an hourly rate of $75/hour.

Late Payments: Invoices have 3 business days to be paid, after which a 3% late fee is applied. Future work agreements may be terminated at AC's discretion. If payment is not received within 15 days, work is stopped and outstanding payment due is sent to collections.

Work has to be paid for. Chargebacks are not allowed. A chargeback will result in an additional 25% fee. Any discounts provided will be removed and the client is liable for all costs. Any account with chargebacks will receive an additional 6.15% penalty fee. The client is responsible for all collection and attorney fees.

Cancellation Fee: For content retainer projects, if the client wishes to terminate the contract early, the client must pay a cancellation fee equivalent to a payment of one's month work or 15% of the project value, whichever is the greater amount due. Cancellation requests must be given in writing 60 days prior.

Meetings: Our first consultation is free. Subsequent meetings are billed. AC is available via email.