Archive | December, 2016

AN EDITOR IS YOUR FRIEND

31 Dec

One of the greatest misunderstandings we encounter with self-publishing authors occurs when it comes time to edit their initial manuscript. There seems to be much confusion stemming from the types …

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MY BOOK IS WRITTEN: NOW WHAT?

31 Dec

You’ve finished drafting your great story, it’s been perfected through multiple rounds of editing, and you have an absolutely amazing cover designed for it. Now what? Obviously, you’ve written the …

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5 PROOFREADING TIPS FOR YOUR HEART’S WORK

31 Dec

Proofreading is your manuscript’s final line of defense. While editing focuses specifically on consistency, style, flow, and organization, proofreading is where your work is checked for grammar, pu…

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KEEP CALM… GET HELP!

31 Dec

So, you’ve got a great idea for a book, website, graphic design or other creative project, but you lack expertise on a necessary element and need to enlist the help of an expert and aren’t sure how…

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WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A GHOSTWRITER…

31 Dec

Hiring a ghostwriter can be extremely beneficial and help you in many ways. Outsourcing your writing to a qualified and skilled ghostwriter can add great value to your business credibility,  image,…

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SELECTING YOUR GRAPHIC DESIGNER:

31 Dec

Don’t base your decision on price alone… Be sure to implement proper due diligence and pay attention to the Designer’s portfolio. Does the work included match the style you’…

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KEEP CALM… GET HELP!

22 Dec

DHBonner Virtual Solutions, LLC

GHOSTWRITER

So, you’ve got a great idea for a book, website, graphic design or other creative project, but you lack expertise on a necessary element and need to enlist the help of an expert and aren’t sure how to go about it? Here is a tried and true contracting process you can employ to assist in ensuring the best possible engagement and successful result.

Be detailed in your requirements. A well-defined vision can better assist the contractor in seeing what you see in order to bring it to life. Provide pictures and images that resemble what you like, as well as relevant specifications (desired colors, word/page range, size, etc.).

Request samples in your area or industry. For example, if you’re outsourcing your writing project, require samples that support your genre or specialty:

  • Creative / Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Technical
  • Biographical
  • Academic
  • Industry specific

Consult with the contractor in advance to determine how you…

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