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  • 19 years in business
  • 358 hires on Thumbtack
Amy D.
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Mr. Day is a wealth of knowledge and has helped me tremendously. I would recommend his services to anyone needing career advice and/or direction as well as résumé writing assistance. His expertise has been invaluable to me.

Bespoke Editorial
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Theary E.
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It was great working Sabrina. She was fast and professional when working on my manuscript. I was anxious about my overall paper before Sabrina helped me. she has great writing skills and was able to let my voice shine. Thanks again!

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EpiStat-E Consulting LLC
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Olamide P.
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Victor of EpiStat-E Consulting was a godsend. He fixed grammatical errors in my papers and even edited the content which I was not expecting. His level of comfort and skill with academic writing is amazing! I will definitely come back!

  • 26 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Aliza G.
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I am writing this review as I am extremely happy with the services Coach Lynn provided. After several sessions with her and professionally written resume I got two interviews out of only 3 jobs I have applied for and have already scheduled my final interview at the University of my choice! Coach Lynn didn't only give me a professional advice, but she motivated me to do my best when I felt discouraged! She is truly an amazing life coach! I can always text her for an advice or just an encouragement and she's always there for you! She is super friendly and sweet and has a calm positive aura that brings enormous positivity! What a finding! I knew it right away it would have been a successful companionship! She is outstanding!!!

Eluke Expressions, LLC.
4.5
from 47 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Francis K.
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Okachi did a fantastic job on my résume. He was prompt, attentive, and wrote a professional eye catching resume for me. I would highly recommend his service!

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Jeff Berger Communications
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan R.
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I really enjoyed working with Jeff. He understood what I was trying to accomplish and helped make my writing much more readable and succinct. I highly recommend Jeff.

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JFH careers and tutoring
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashunti O.
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Resume writing - Jennifer applied quickly to my response and worked diligently to provide me a resume within a few short hours. She was understanding and completed it to my liking. Thank you

Write4You
4.4
from 40 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Darius Y.
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Mr. Mullen's attention to detail, and professionalism are unmatched. Tom is very personable, and takes a keen interest in clearly understanding the client's skill sets. My abilities, and accomplishments were clearly highlighted. Tom consistently went above and beyond, ensuring I was aware of job alerts, interview techniques, and upcoming job fairs. He, and his wife are a great resume writing team, and I am confident my cover letter/resume will open many doors.

Picture Perfect Page
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Shankar S.
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Excellent, high quality professional work, dedicated, the editor delivered an excellent quality deliverable under a very tight deadline. An investment I will never regret and will definitely use the services again. The editor is highly knowledgeable with insights that go beyond usual writing tasks. I am highly obliged for her expert suggestions which I have accepted all. I have already recommended her to my other friends and clients, and shared with them very professional experiences I have received while working Lauren on multiple projects. I will be working with her in near and long term future definitely. Highly recommended!

Write Well Coaching
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie M.
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Amenah has been an indispensable component of some of my best work throughout my bachelor and masters degrees. Even if the subject matter is obscure, she is able to quickly understand the point I was trying to get across and help me find the most strategic, well-organized pathway to get my point across to the reader. Importantly, she takes into consideration the audience you are writing for (whether academic, journalistic, grant agencies, etc.), helping you tailor the form and delivery of your writing. Amenah is not only a skilled grammatical editor. She is able to work with my style of writing, not against it, making me a better writer with each project she assists on. Her personable nature and common sense way of talking me through even the most complex subject matter helps me organize my thoughts and arguments, making any writing task seem far less daunting. I would HIGHLY recommend working with Amenah.

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KOHLER Communications
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shaun M.
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Kevin is a dynamic and effective educator. The indepth feedback that he provided to my son on his writing assignments this past school year is what I've been looking for from his private school teachers since grade school. Kevin has exceptional technical knowledge of grammar which is another area he is focusing on with my son as well as helping him to prepare for the PSAT. We started working with Kevin during the last two months of the 9th grade school year. It was awesome to see the pride my son felt in getting a 98% on his last paper of the year and reading his teacher's glowing comments. I am looking forward to seeing my son finally start the new school year ahead of the curve with getting the extra support that he needs. I can't say enough about how pleased I am with Kevin's services. As an educator I know that tutors like Kevin are hard to find.

Clymer Creative
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
John F.
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Amy is extremely intelligent and an excellent writer. She re-worked my resume and turned it into the most polished and professional-looking resume I have ever had. I would recommend her for any professional writing project of any kind.

Jeffrey Townsend
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Darren D.
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When I was looking online for someone to help me with my resume my biggest concerns were the cost and the quality of resume. Jeff not only gave me a great price for writing my resume he was very professional. Within a couple of days I had my new resume in my hand. I don't usually take time to write reviews but when someone takes the time to help me the way Jeff did a quick 5 star review was not enough.

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Verho Communications, LLC
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yongyi X.
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I had a one on one session with Tom and it was fantastic. At first I thought I was pretty ok with my speech outline before I talked to him. It wasn't until we talked about the structure of my speech that I realized my speech lacked focus. Long story short, we completely restructured my speech together and Tom gave me extremely great insights on how to plan out my speech before I even begin writing it. This is knowledge something that I will take it to the heart and will never forget.

GenPro Resumes
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Karin C.
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Maureen helped me revamp my resume. After teaching for 20 years, it was time to enter the real world of jobs. Maureen took my experiences and translated them into appropriate terms for my new job quest. I appreciated the time Maureen took to get to know me, as she was able to tailor the resume to reflect who I am.

  • 11 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tina N.
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Brenda is an accomplished business writer, proposal writer, and marketing copy. She is professional, timely, and have a keen eye in proofreading her work. I recommend hiring Brenda for your writing needs.

Wyzant Tutoring
4.4
from 9 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
JMarc P.
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My experience with Erin was very brief but, very helpful and enjoyable. My 4th grader needed help with his writing. she did a very thorough assessment of his ability and proceeded. It was summer and we had a lot of travel and were not consistent clients. We are currently looking to rehire and work with her this winter/spring.

Belle's Tutoring Services
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea B.
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Mrs Belle is a excellent tutor and my son loves meeting with her each week. His reading, writing along with other skills have improved. The progress showed on his class work and report cards. She is very caring. I highly recommend Mrs Belle.

NBH Editorial and Tutoring
5.0
from 3 reviews
    La Wonda B.
    Verified review

    Nancy Halsey has written grants for our organization for almost 10 years. She has exceptional writing and editing skills. After Nancy wrote a particular grant, the foundation called me to say it was the best well-written grant they had received. I have never received a phone call like that before. Nancy is professional and honest; she uses research and wisdom when writing grants and talking with employees. I highly recommend her for any writing opportunities that you may have. L. Bornstein, President & CEO

    • 4 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Joseph N.
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    At this stage exchanging ideas - on my manuscript.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    I bring in my dynamic work related experiences into play to assist others build their professional resume for various type of profession. In addition, I have been through rigorous process of different job searches, interviews and I know what hiring managers/companies/institutes/organizations are expecting to see in the resumes and cover letters.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How do you hire a good grant writer?

    Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

    • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
    • Strong writing skills.
    • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
    • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
    • Expertise in your target area.
    • Punctuality and good communication skills.

    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.

    Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.

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