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  • 5 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Denise T.
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I reached out to thumbtack to find professionals who were really good at writing resumes and I had several writers (including Karen) who responded. I narrowed it down to 2 (which included Karen) and immediately contacted both. I wasn't able to reach both parties so I left a message on both voicemails. Within 10 minutes Karen returned my call and I told her what I wanted done. After listening to her speak for a few minutes I told her she was hired. I was very impressed about how well she listened and her description of how she would create a resume that I would be pleased with. Well, to make a long story short, Karen produced an EXCELLENT resume and cover letter! I was very happy with her work. She is very professional and really meets the deadline that was agreed on. If I could give her overall performance 10 stars I certainly would. I am also looking forward to having her set up my LINKEDIN account. If you're looking for a resume writer look no further because you will not regret going forward with Spring Forward. Career Services & Business Documents. I have absolutely no complaints!! Great Job Karen!

Children's Book Author
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Derrick B.
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Kelly is great she had my wife's resume done the same day. Great writer, very professional and courteous. I'm definitely going to use her again.

David Pepin
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Rocquicha H.
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David has exceeded my expectations. I had two unprofessional experiences and was skeptical searching for a resume writer online. He is so nice, professional, prompt, and very knowledgeable.

Shane
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Juanita H.
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Boundless creativity is at home to this natural born writer. I was struggling with writers block till I partnered with this easy going hard working champ. Give him a shot.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Anne W.
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As a writer, editor, and coach, Lauren is a thorough professional -- objective, knowledgeable, and experienced. She understands what a draft is trying to do and has suggestions that not only clarify but also deepen a work in progress. I trust her insight completely. I would not have published my work without her wise assistance and encouragement.

Wendy A.
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Teresa is an efficient and accurate writer and editor. She has done several projects for me, and they've all been done in a timely fashion. Her writing style is unique but not a distraction. As an editor, she's helped me hone my own voice. I highly recommend her.

Kathy N.
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Shelley at Shellwellness helped me figure out what was fulfilling me in my life. She helped me be brave enough to make tough choices in a difficult time in my life. She has clarity in seeing things that may not be obvious to yourself.

IMANI Publications
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shamima A.
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My experience was excellent! I will be contacting for future projects! Thank you very much with my resume.

Design by m.taurisano
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Soniya V.
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Melissa created Baby shower invitations for me and I absolutely loved them! She listened to what I wanted and was really easy to work with. I would recommend doing business with her and I will be doing future business with her as well.

  • 4 years in business
Nancilee L.
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Denise is a top-notch resume writer. She is thorough, precise, and extremely cognizant of what today's employers are looking for in a candidate! Not to mention, Fast and Pleasant service. You can't go wrong with Denise!

Forward Motion 411
5.0
from 1 review
  • 13 years in business
Randolph S.
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Sherry Thompson helped considerably with my application process to law school. With her expertise in the graduate school application process, she was able to help me craft an individualized timeline, and gave excellent feedback on my application materials. I was lucky to find an outstanding consulting group in Forward Motion 411, and highly recommend it to others who are looking for help with post-secondary educational admissions consulting.

S Griffin
5.0
from 1 review
    Lisa J.
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    Suzanne has done excellent writing for me as the Worship Arts Director at Valley Brook Community Church. She is a writer that brings characters to life in ways that are fresh and relevant without loosing the integrity of the message. She has taken passages of scripture and brought them to life on the stage. She has written original scenes to illustrate Biblical events such as Advent and Easter. Suzanne can write with passion, humor and intelligence to get her points across. I always enjoy her creative approach with storytelling. She is also delightful as a person which makes the writing experience that much better! I highly recommend Suzanne Griffin as a writer.

    About

    I do freelance writing on assignment. I write for newspapers, magazines, and create news pieces appropriate for live reads on television and radio. I produce commercial copy for public relations material, brochures, information packets, etc.

    • 8 years in business
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    Multiple award-winning writer and publisher providing writing and editorial services to individuals and businesses. Both print publications and Web content writing and editing services are available. We can also help you develop and publish your book idea in both printed and eBook formats. Contact us to discuss your project for free to determine if my team of professionals is the right fit for your writing, editing, or publishing needs. No project too small or too large.

    • 28 years in business
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    my natural talent and abilities stand out.

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    I am a Master of Fine Art -- MFA, with experience in fine art painting, computer graphic design, hand-coded HTML, Flash animation and 3D Studio Max.

    • 6 years in business
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    450+ PUBLISHED PIECES ON VARIOUS ONLINE PLATFORMS I am a published and very experienced writer, I have a long portfolio and I will continue to take enjoyment in assignments and manage to finish efficiently for all my clients. I have experience in: Article Editing Blogging Book Review Car Writing Children Lesson Plan Writing Creative Fiction Creative Non-Fiction Content Strategy Content Writing Copywriting Editing Fashion Writing Fact Checking Ghostwriting Inspirational Writing Magazine Writing Manuscript Writing Medical Writing New Media Writing Press Release Proofreading Publishing Review Writing Scripting Screenwriting Short stories Social Media Storytelling Transcription Technical Editing Web Pages White Pages Contact me if you’d like to discuss how I can service you.

    About

    Writer/Editor with experience in online and print media: Articles, blogs, website content, marketing collateral, and social media. Increased social media engagement by 75-125%. Researched and wrote content and meta-descriptions to keyword-density specifications to drive online traffic. Designed and managed email campaigns to C-Suite contacts. Demonstrated skills include: blogging, editing, marketing, creative writing, proofreading, editing, ghostwriting, business writing, academic research and analysis, journalism, web content creation, SEO, legal writing, martial arts instruction and leadership. Technical skills include proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office Suite and Windows 7, Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mavericks, iLife Suite, CMS platforms, Learning Management Systems (LMS), and Social Media platforms.

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    I have a gift with words. Writing poetry, short stories, proofreading, grammatical issues, transcription, all writing ssues

    About

    I write resumes and cover letters that generate responses which lead to interviews. My expertise is knowing how to take a client's unique skills and achievements and provide clear and concise strategies, material, and motivation - which make them stand out against the competition and attract the best organizations and opportunities. My previous positions in the recruiting side and then the Human Resources aspect, has led me to understand every side of the hiring process. I am happy to put my powerful knowledge, passion, and writing skills to great use by helping people in their job search. CORE COMPETENCIES Resume Writing Cover Letter Customization Career Consultation Interview Preparation Keyword Optimization Salary Negotiation Career Transitions Employee Relations Customer Service Human Resources Consulting Editing/Proofreading

    About

    Great editing, writing and copywriting services are provided for businesses and self-publishing writers. Thank you for your interest. We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.

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    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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    • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
    • Strong writing skills.
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    • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
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    How much does a grant writer cost?

    Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

    • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
    • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
    • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
    • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

    Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

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