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1to1researchrescue
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jed C.
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Dr. Wood brought me "over the finish line" in support of my successful completion/defense of my dissertation. Deb's insight and perspective helped bridge the "writing gap" that challenged me in terms of scholarly writing versus business writing.

DigitalHipster
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin T.
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Just getting started but DigitalHipster is right on target for what I am looking for. Matt is very professional and all requirements are listed in writing to ease the trouble of mis/undercommunicating. -KT

Agape' Tutoring Services
4.4
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Gaganpreet S.
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My tutor has been nothing but helpful. She is very smart and nice. She knows her information, and has helped me improve my writing and grammar.

Matthew J. Horwich, LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Guy R.
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Matt has been awesome for my student. His math skills have improved greatly and his writing has come from illegible to what can now be described as neat and readable. Matt has been very patient and deliberate with our son, and has taken the time to really explain things to Jake in a way he can understand. We would recommend this tutor to any parent looking for a tutor for their grammar school student! Matt is also reliable and prompt, and showed up when expected which was helpful with our very busy schedules.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Humberto S.
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I worked with Kim in a prior position for approximately 12 years in my roles of Sr. Project Manager and Director of IT, during which she was of great assistance in many of our IT projects. Our implementations and projects always required a communications plan for change management. Kim executed those plans flawlessly, but her value added was: 1) understanding the end-users audience and how to best communicate technology to them, 2) writing communications pieces that were concise and easy-to-understand, and 3) often bringing insights to our discussions that would uncover new aspects of the implementation (how to use new features, how to address the removal of old features, etc.). In short, her contributions enhanced the quality of each system implementation or upgrade project. In addition, Kim was my go-to expert whenever I needed to write specific communications, from memos to PowerPoint presentations, as she always provided the audience perspective that I needed.

Kate B.
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Excellent advice for professional resume writing!

JPWrites
2.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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I feel what I do stands out from the crowd because I have been in a position similar to many of my clients, especially the ones I write resumes for, which better allows me to create copy that gets results. I offer my services at high quality at more affordable prices compared to the competition.

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I write product descriptions, blog posts,service descriptions, product comparisons, etc. Essentially, I can write anything to help with your website.

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I'm a freelance writer/independent contractor with experience in newspapers, alt weeklies, and web publications. Contact me for help in content creation, editing, and proofreading.

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I have been writing professionally for over 5 years and am skilled in a variety of digital marketing tasks from SEO to complete web content creation.

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I provide services in writing, technical writing, resume generation, editing [technical, creative writing, cover letters, resumes, college application essays, doctoral theses]. I have an MA in English & have taught college writing at: Miami Univ., Lorain County Community College, Cuyahoga Community College for many years. I have also been a consultant for Oxford Assoc. and served as a technical writing editor for Proctor & Gamble.

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Curious, persistent researcher able to leverage communications/knowledge-management skills to evaluate data, provide business insight. Effective communicator/writer, team player with experience in marketing, public relations and fundraising. Energized by new challenges, focused on delivering on-time, accurate results.

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Freelance writing, editing and design services specializing in book production, from mind to market, for self-publishing authors.

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Do you need documents (business or creative writing) revised for smooth reading? Do you need concise & precisely written documents? Do you need proofreading? Translation needs: Italian, German & French into English. Want to get your poems ready for publication?

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I started writing and editing on a whim over ten years ago. That led to contributing articles on websites and creating my own fan fiction blog for The West Wing. Now I am a full time college student and part time editor and writer. It just comes naturally to me and I am in love with every facet of the industry. I welcome any type of research, writing, editing or anything of the sort. I am addicted!

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Full service provider of press releases, feature articles, marketing materials and turnkey newsletter production. Since 1984 I have worked in the media as a newspaper reporter, publisher and editor in the trade press and provider or public relations and business communications services.

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Proofreading, editing and writing services are offered by a published writer. Graphic design services are also available.

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Professional writing service for business, speech writing, technical training/curriculum development.

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I am a highly creative writer/editor/journalist with experience in hotel/lodging, automotive, and engineering fields. I previously wrote for two Penton Media publications: "Machine Design" and "Lodging and Hospitality" magazines.

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Rock's Resume Service is supported by a workforce development professional who is also a former hiring manager. With 10 years experience developing resumes, 5 years teaching resume writing classes, anchored by 15 years in management, Rock's Resume Service can help you create a resume that will help you to stand out from the competition.

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I write and/or edit patient education articles, manuscripts, bios, websites, blogs, and social media primarily for patient and physician audiences. I have extensive experience working with scientific and medical journals, including publishers, editors, and authors.

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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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