Virtual Author’s Assistant Services:

  • Consistent web management
  • Authentic social media and marketing
  • Effective author branding and graphic design

I am offering introductory rates for services that often run $50/hour. Starting at $25/hour, you can help me build up my portfolio and testimonials, while I help you boost your career.

With any setup package I will ask for your brand archetype and any other branding you have in place. Don’t know your archetype? Take the Brandality Quiz from Kaye Putnam  http://kayeputnam.com/brandality-quiz/. To learn more visit Branding for Writers.


Web Management

Blog Assistance

$37 per post or page ($45/hr = 1 hr) 1×25= $25 1×35= $35

Scheduling, formatting, and publishing blog posts. Written content must be provided by you.

Featured image created, resized and optimized for SEO

Edit previously written post for grammar and readability = 1 hr

WordPress Website Development

$1297 ($45/hr = 29 hr) 30×25=$750 30×35=$1050

WordPress installed and configured on your preferred hosting provider.

Configure domain name to point to website

Addition of your Logo to the Header area of the theme (logo design separate service)

Choice of any free theme from any of the WordPress Theme designers.  If you would like a Premium theme, you must pay for it in advance

Up to 5 Pages with your supplied content and images (About, Services, Contact, etc.)

Installation of Plugins/Widgets Installed

Installation of sidebar widgets

Social Media Sharing Integration (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)

2 changes included as necessary

2 Hours of phone training/support

30 Days of unlimited email support

Social Media

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest profile management

Scheduled posting in your target audience’s most optimal times

Comments/captions to fit your brand + promote your content all in your house style

Social Media Management

Pay-what-you-can single profile setup: Need help setting up that one social media platform you want to try? I absolutely understand when you’re a struggling writer and it isn’t making you any money, there are too many things to learn and too many things that cost money. I will set up one social media profile for you on a pay-what-you-can basis. It should take about 3 hours of my time to set up.

$175 per month for one (twitter or facebook) $35/hr = 5 hr 5×25= $125 5×35= $175

$300 per month for two (twitter and facebook) $35/hr = 9 hr  9×25=$225 9×35= $315

With the basic subscription, for either Facebook or Twitter I will:

create a visual “brand” to use as the basis for your original content, create and post one original branded graphic per week as you like, share, and/or retweet relevant content as you the other six days

Beginner Package (8 hours a month) $287 8×25= $200 8×35= $280

Professional Package (20 hours a month) $560 20×25= $500 20×35= $700

Facebook:

Post 1-2 updates per day, 5 days a week. Updates might include: new blog post, photo, video, promotion, visitor-engaging content (i.e., question of the day, etc), and more. All content must be provided by you.

Monitor wall posts and respond as necessary

Build and increase brand awareness through social activity

Managing Facebook Groups

Twitter:

Up to 3 tweets per day, 5 days a week. Tweets might include: new blog post, photo, promotion, etc. All content must be provided by you.

Retweet similar & engaging tweets from followers

Monitor tweets and respond to ‘@’ mentions (up to 1 hour per day)

Reciprocate follows

LinkedIn:

Company Page Administration

Pinterest:

Pin 1-2 times per day, 5 days a week. All content must be provided by you.

Google+:

Post 1-2 updates per day, 5 days a week. Updates might include: new blog post, photo, video, promotion, visitor-engaging content (i.e., question of the day, etc), and more. All content must be provided by you.

Input data & photos

GoodReads:

GoodReads Management

Social Media Profile Setup

Design your social media profiles to match your company branding: $75 ea

Two Social Networks – Choose two social networks for full account set-up. Cost: $150

Three Social Networks – Choose three social networks for full account set-up. Cost: $200

Four Social Networks – Choose four social networks for full account set-up. Cost: $250

Five Social Networks – Choose five social networks for full account set-up. Cost: $300

Six Social Networks – Choose six social networks for full account set-up. Cost: $350

Facebook:

Profile set up, Fan Page set up and design, Group setup

Twitter:

Profile set up

LinkedIn:

Profile set up

Input data & photos

Pinterest:

Profile set up

Input data & photos

Tumblr:

Tumblr Profile

YouTube:

YouTube Profile, Channel setup

Instagram:

Instagram Profile Setup

GoodReads:

GoodReads Profile Setup

Amazon

Amazon Author Page Setup

Marketing

Design your logo 15 – 20 hr 15×25 = $375 15 x 35 = $525

Email Newsletter – $127 per newsletter ($45/hr = 3 hr/newsletter) 3×25= $75 3×35= $105

Includes creation of one coordinating graphic per email

Newsletter Set Up – One time $199 fee  ($45/hr = 5 hr) 5×25= $125 5×35= $175

Set up your email lists, transfer subscribers, build forms

Automations, broadcasts and opt-in delivery

Design

Graphic Design – $42 per graphic  ($45/hr = 1 hr) 1×25= $25 1×35= $35

Blog post featured graphic optimized for Pinterest sharing

Coordinating promotion images available: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Social Media Graphics

Brand Bible & Visual Style Guide 8 hr $200

Beta-Reader – Feedback on 1st Drafts provide a cross between edits and a critique. 500 words/hr = $25, $35, contact to send 5 pg sample for quote


Don’t see it? Contact me and I can let you know what is in my skillset.

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