Virtual Author’s Assistant Services:
- Consistent web management
- Authentic social media and marketing
- Effective author branding and graphic design
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 https://www.kayeputnam.com/brandality-quiz/. To learn more visit Branding for Writers.
Screen reviews on platform of your choice: GoodReads, Amazon, etc
$37 per post or page ($45/hr = 1 hr)
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)
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. I recommend Weaver Xtreme for its flexibility.
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/video training/support
30 Days of unlimited email support
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
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 managing one social profile (Twitter or Facebook)
$300 per month for managing two social profiles (Twitter and Facebook)
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
Professional Package (20 hours a month) $560
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
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)
Company Page Administration
Pin 1-2 times per day, 5 days a week. All content must be provided by you.
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
Profile set up, Fan Page set up and design, Group setup
Profile set up
Profile set up
Input data & photos
Profile set up
Input data & photos
YouTube Profile, Channel setup
Instagram Profile Setup
GoodReads Profile Setup
Amazon Author Page Setup
Social Media Campaign Design:
A full social media campaign is a higher hourly rate, please inquire
Design your logo 15 – 20 hr
Email Newsletter – $127 per newsletter. All content must be provided by you. Includes creation of one coordinating graphic per email. ($45/hr = 3 hr/newsletter)
Newsletter Set Up – One time $199 fee ($45/hr = 5 hr)
Set up your email lists, transfer subscribers, build forms
Automations, broadcasts and opt-in delivery
Graphic Design – $42 per graphic ($45/hr = 1 hr)
Blog post featured graphic optimized for Pinterest sharing. All content must be provided by you.
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.
Want to start? Fill out the Client Questionnaire.