KEMPS Consulting

Jersey City, NJ

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

Established in 2006, KEMPS Consulting is a boutique communications business founded on the principal of personalized, one-on-one, client interaction. We resist the mass production movement, instead offering tailored solutions and custom products to meet our clients specific needs. At KEMPS, communication is queen and rules with a powerful message.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

COMMUNICATION is the core of KEMPS Consulting. KEMPS works with businesses, corporate publishers, indie presses, individual authors, students (undergraduate to postgraduate), and job seekers in all stages of their careers. All share the same need to create a consistent, compelling voice that connects with and motivates an audience. KEMPS Consulting is here to help you craft a clear, powerful message. Communication is our specialty.

Location

Jersey City, NJ 07304

Years in business

11

Number of employees

1

Times hired on Thumbtack

25

Reviews

15 Reviews
  • Barbara G. Aug 11, 2017
    Writing Services
    Verified Review
    Kate was an absolute joy to work with. She understood what I needed to have done and produced three different outstanding samples from which to choose. The finished product is sensational. In addition, Kate is the nicest person to deal with. Would definitely use her services again. Thanks, Kate!
  • Laura M. Jul 13, 2017
    Kate is the reason why I was able to move into a better position in nursing. She did an excellent job reworking my resume. My best friend sent my resume to her without me knowing as a Christmas gift. The best gift ever. I referred Kate to another friend. Her son was "stuck". Kate turned my friends son resume and cover letter around. He is gainfully employed and happy. Thank you KATE!!!!!!
  • Erica G. May 22, 2017
    Writing Services
    Verified Review
    Kate is easy and fun to work with. She has an intuitive approach. She is a good listener. I interviewed 6 writers (1 in Canada, 5 in US) before talking with Kate and I decided to go with Kate for 3 reasons: 1- her high-quality is worth more than its cost. 2 - she leaves nothing on the table, she is going to write it out and in a timely manner; without delay. 3 - her interview for my bio write-up was so thoughtful. Meaning, at one point I said to Kate, "I was hoping you were going to ask me about that." I've included a picture of my bio. The best part about working with Kate on my bio is that she aspires to capture your story and her writing technique is so good that whatever your story her writing adapts. Just know, if you work with Kate she is going to nail it! #thumbtack
    Kate S. May 24, 2017

    Thanks, Erica! You made the work so very easy. Excited for the next project we can work on together.

  • Gillian A. May 13, 2017
    I've worked with Kemps Consuting on numerous literary projects and value their professional and vast knowledge of the publishing process. I highly recommend Kemps Consulting.
    Kate S. May 24, 2017

    Thanks, Gillian! It's always a pleasure working with you. We can't wait for the next book! We will bide our time reading all of your updates on www.TuesdayAtThree.com.

  • Lonnie B. Oct 11, 2014
    Editing
    Verified Review
  • J.L. C. Oct 1, 2014
    Editing
    Verified Review
    She is so sweet to work with. She is fast and she did an awesome job. I will use her again. Thank you for everything! You are such a good person to work with. 😊
  • Tim M. Sep 23, 2014
    Editing
    Verified Review
    Kate worked with me on a poem I had wrote. She was very professional, easy to talk to, and was prompt in responding as well as completing the work for me. I will definitely use Kate again in the future.
  • Katherine S. Sep 18, 2014
    Editing
    Verified Review
    Kate did excellent work on a 200+ page technical report for our firm. She completed the project on very short notice to meet our client deadline. Her revisions went beyond just editorial and helped us improve the report's content so that we could achieve our goals in communicating to the public.
  • Wayne D. Dec 19, 2013
    Editing
    Verified Review
  • Paula W. Oct 29, 2012
    Editing
    Verified Review
    I was impressed with Kate from the moment our conversations began. She approached this project with enthusiasm and drive. She completed it timely. She provided content analysis along with proofreading. She even went out of her way to investigate alternate options if something she read required improvement topically. I would definitely recommend her and her work to authors looking to get their book edited.
  • Cathy T. Sep 27, 2012
    Very pleased with Ms. Stephenson's work. She edited my resume and personal statement for a upcoming graduate school application and beautifully crafted each document. Thanks to Kate, I feel very confident in submitting my application!
  • Moe S. Sep 9, 2012
    I have worked with Kate on many projects which includes resume review to academic writings. My experience with Kate has been superb with regards to her attention to detail, professionalism and quality of work. I would highly recommend Kate to anyone who needs any type of writing and editing services.
  • Julius H. Sep 8, 2012
    I was really impress with the time it took miss stephenson,to compose my resume.she is very intelligent and knows her stuff.I would highly reccommend her to anyone needing her services.
  • Cheryl P. Sep 5, 2012
    Kate is a true professional. We have used her several times for resumes and cover letters and she does a fantastic job. They have all been well written and she has a quick turn around time. Her prices are extremely reasonable as well. She is wonderful to work with each and every time. I highly recommmend Kate.
  • Rebecca C. Sep 4, 2012
    We found Ms. Stephenson to be incredibly thorough and professional. She was a pleasure to work with.
    Kate S. Sep 5, 2012

    Thank you, Rebecca! Working with you and the Hudson Valley Magazine team is always a pleasure. I learn something new every time.

Q&A

What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Please see the KEMPS website for current rates. Information about my business is updated periodically, and my website is the most reliable source for all information about current projects, services offered, and rates. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. NOTE: Six-month financing is available through PayPal, our primary invoicing provider, for those who would like the convenience of paying in installments.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
KEMPS is: PERSONALIZED: We developed a personalized process to project management. A decade in business has taught us the key: We take the time to listen to you and understand your objectives. ACCESSIBLE: We operate on a virtual platform, which means we are wherever you are. Whether across the seas, cross country or just cross town, KEMPS is there for you. Take our expertise with you everywhere. KEMPS offers: QUALITY SERVICE: We don't like to brag, so we'll let our customer ratings speak for themselves. Grounded in strong customer service principles, we will always respect your time, your voice and your privacy; AND CUSTOM PRODUCTS: We do not use templates or boiler plates. We do not practice mass consumption methods. We take pride in working one on one to shape your project to surpass your original vision.
What types of customers have you worked with?
KEMPS corporate clients include: * Pearson Education/Prentice Hall * RosettaBooks * Hudson Valley Magazine * WilliamsTown Communications * Cambridge University Press * O'Donnell & Associates * Munich Reinsurance America * Haga Enterprises KEMPS authors include: * Gillian Alex * Paula Lett * James Allen * Lonnie Brown * Wayne Casey * Christopher William Harris * Kenn Kitur * Paula Whidden
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Don't settle for someone who has not listened to your needs and goals. You want a professional who not only knows the technical business of communications but also takes the time to understand you and your objectives. Often the big box, low cost companies provide you with little substance and fewer results. Choose a personalized provider who will always respect your time, your voice and your privacy.