Services

Welcome! Here you’ll find a list of all the various services I provide. First, a quick summary of how this is laid out:

Content Creation – what I create for you, i.e. what I create on your behalf according to your requirements and with your guidance.

Workshops & Consulting – how I work with you. That is, how I can help you to become better communicators.

Self-Directed Learning – resources I make available to you so that you can proceed at your own pace.


Content Creation

Single Piece 

I’ll help you plan, draft, and finalize various types of written content for your business, including:

  • Blog Posts, Case Studies, or White Papers
  • Website pages
  • Brochures, Flyers, Press Releases, or Marketing Handouts
  • Autoresponders or e-mail sequences
  • Lead Magnets or Special Reports
  • eMail Newsletters, Direct Mail newsletters
  • Electronic or Direct Mail solicitation campaigns
  • Video Scripts
  • etc.

Single pieces priced uniquely and by the project.

  1. Quotes for a single piece generally fall between $1.00 and $1.25 per word (not by the hour).
  2. Some projects have per-project minimum.

Click Here to contact me for a quote.

Content Creation Retainer (7 or 13 months): $2,500 – $5,000 / month

Month 1: Development of target audience profiles, KPIs, written style guide, and initial 3-month Plan.

Months 2-7 or 2-13: Output of 3,000 – 8,000 words per month as defined in the Plan.

Effectiveness reviews and re-calibration of Plan after 3, 6, 9, and 12 months (if applicable).

Click Here to get started (timing may depend on capacity).

 


Workshops

It’s Not About the Data: The Other Half Of Communication

This is a full-day workshop giving quantitative professionals (data scientists, actuaries, and engineers, to name a few) hands-on practice with 12 different communication strategies based on high-quality literary principles outlined in It’s Not About the Data, a 36-page PDF eBook outlining those 12 strategies.

Designed to increase effectiveness, reduce communication hassles, and give practical application from a left-brain friendly point of view.

Ideal audience: Professionals working with and presenting data, who must speak to non-data professionals regularly. They need to know ways to make their communications more accessible to a non-data audience, and this workshop will give practical strategies for effective communication.

$5,000 / $6,000 outside of the St. Louis metropolitan area

It’s Not About the Data Workshop

The full-day workshop leads participants through 12 practical communication strategies for participants to improve their skills and get better results.

$5,000.00

 

Luke or Obi-Wan? How to Use The Hero’s Journey To Create Compelling Communications

This 1/2 day workshop will explain the Hero’s Journey and lead the audience through a practicum on how to restate communications such that they are not the hero, but the guide.

Ideal audience: Managers and executives who need to convince employees, senior executives, regulators, and business partners of the value of their ideas, without resorting to manipulation, deception, or false promises.

$3,750 / $4,250 outside of the St. Louis metropolitan area

Luke or Obi-Wan? Using the Hero’s Journey For Effective Communications

Participants will see the Hero’s Journey in a new light, and learn how to correctly position themselves as the guide, not the hero, in order to facilitate targeted decision-making.

$3,750.00

Consulting Engagements

Communication Review (Diagnostic)

Comprehensive evaluation of your written and oral communications and publications (internal and external). Evaluating the differences between what you think you’re saying, and what you actually are.

Includes 2 days of on-site interviews and audits of e-mail, instant messages, autoresponders, marketing materials, reports, presentations, and other

Output is a written report highlighting what is going well and what falls short compared to effective communication benchmarks.

Contact for a quote based on size of your organization and location.

 

Communication Re-Orientation (Prescriptive)

Please note, it is recommended to have completed a Communication Review first. The Communication Re-Orientation will be a comprehensive plan for how to recover from communication illnesses plaguing your organization. Each prescription will be unique and dictated by the needs of the organization.

Includes minimum 3 visits on-site to discuss various solutions and implementation of plans.

Contact for a quote based on size of your organization and location.

 

 


Your Self-Directed Learning

The Handbook of Content Marketing 

This guide gives you my perspective on 22 different types of content to create for your business, as well as the 6-step Content Marketing guide, and the SECRET TRUTH about Content Marketing THEY don’t want you to hear!

How to Write A Book: FREE templates to guide you through writing a book (you need to provide your e-mail address in order to get the download). Options include:

  1. Business Book
  2. Memoir
  3. Novel

Communication Coaching: 1-on-1 Video conference calls Nx / month to improve your communication skills, both oral and written. All engagements are a minimum of 3 months.

  1. 2x / Month: $500
  2. 4x / Month: $850
  3. 6x / Month: $1,200

All participants will receive a workbook with copies of It’s Not About the Data, The Hero’s Journey In Business, The Feedback Cycle, and various worksheets to complete.

Send me an e-mail to discuss your needs and get started with scheduling.

Video Series – Better Communications (12 principles) and the Hero’s Journey (it’s not about you). – coming July 2020

Getting It Done – community of regular production (1 hour per day, 4 days / week) – membership. – coming January 2021.