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Each year, I accept a few freelance projects from non-profit organizations, individuals, and select businesses. My services include writing, editing, content creation, messaging strategy, website creation and updates (WordPress only), project management, and content development. Contact me to request recent samples or peruse my portfolio
ESTIMATES, RATES & TERMS
For new clients, or upon request by existing clients, I provide written estimates based on my hourly rate and number of hours I expect your project will take. The scope of the work is stipulated in the document.
If I start your project and you add more work, your final bill will be higher than the estimated amount. If you want to know how much higher, please ask me when you add the extra work. Otherwise, I will proceed with the understanding that you expect to pay more.
Rates went into effect on January 1, 2022 and are current. I do not offer exceptions or discounts.
I provide the above services for non-profit organizations at a rate of $135 per hour.
I provide the above services for individuals at a rate of $144 per hour.
I provide the above services for businesses whose work promotes environmental justice or environmental stewardship at a rate of $153 per hour.
When you’re on a tight deadline and need writing or editing services quickly, I can help. However, such projects require me to work late nights and/or on the weekend. Should you require project completion on a short timeline, I charge a 10% rush fee on the total bill.
I charge all new non-profit and business clients and individuals (whether new or existing clients) a 50% deposit on the estimate provided. After that, I will invoice monthly, or upon completion of the project if I deliver it within a month.
Invoice terms are net zero. I send all invoices by email, so we both have clarity about when the invoice was sent and received. Net zero means I expect a payment to be generated upon receipt of the invoice.
Payments received within 30 calendar days of the invoice date are considered on time.
In select circumstances, I will offer a payment plan for individuals (not organizations). However, I must receive your request for a payment plan before I begin work. If you have received your invoice, it is too late to request a payment plan.
If I have not received your payment 30 calendar days after the invoice date, I will send a reminder.
If I have not received your payment 60 calendar days after the invoice date, I will send a new invoice with a 10% late fee added to the total bill.
If I have not received your payment 90 calendar days after the invoice date, I will send a new invoice with an additional 10% late fee added to the total bill.
If I have not received payment on the final bill within 10 business days of the invoice, I will send your bill to a collections agency. No exceptions.
Rehiring Me After A Late Payment
If you have paid late in the past and want to hire me again, I will only begin work once I have received full payment on the estimate. If the project requires more work hours than anticipated in my estimate, or if you add new material or request more deliverables mid-stream, I will need to work more hours and will bill you monthly for the additional time. Payments are due upon receipt of the bill via Zelle, PayPal or Venmo (addresses are in each invoice). No checks. In this circumstance, if I do not receive prompt payment on a follow-up bill, I will cease work on your project.