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Last Minute Service
Within 14 days
Need urgent support for your business award entry, yet the deadline is a week away?
Don't panic; skip the queue, and I'll work out of hours to make it happen.
Turnaround within 14 days.
*Dependent on availability
Award Entry Copywriting Package 2023
A holistic service that includes writing and submitting your business award entries for you.
The package includes ongoing support as your point of contact, finalist judging prep, key dates in your calendar, and advice until the awards night.
Refer to the full step-by-step process below for full inclusions.
Standard 3-4 week turnaround.
Rush fees of 25% are applied if booked within 14 days of the deadline.
The Final Edit
If you ever want extra assurance before submitting your award entry, this cost-effective service can give you a second opinion without breaking your budget.
Standard 48hr turnaround.
Rush fees of 25% are applied if needed within 24hrs.
Keen to enter additional categories in the same awards program? I got you!
Heavily reduced rates are applicable for coordination and reframing only.
Mel Wrote It will repurpose your awards entry copy and any relevant supporting material created.
[Returning Clients only]
Special rates apply for return clients entering subsequent awards with Mel Wrote It.
All Biz Awards Copywriting service inclusions and standard timeframes apply.
The standard additional category fee will apply if you wish to enter additional categories in the same award program.
Example: You want to enter 3 x categories in a subsequent awards program.
First entry $395.00 + 2 x extra categories ($275.00 each) $550.00 = $945.00 inc. GST.
Special rate terms:
If the awards entry criteria differ vastly from previous programs we have worked on together, additional costs may apply to account for the workload.
Rush fees of 25% apply if booked within 14 days of the deadline. Additional charges apply if booked within seven days of the award deadline.
If the awards program you are entering requires supporting material to be supplied, Mel Wrote It can arrange the following for added convenience:
A checklist of media files will be sent to you for your return.
Reviewing the returned files and sourcing any relevant publicly available information about your brand to complement your supplied material.
Creating 1 x PDF brochure for your brand (up to 5 pages, max). The supporting document file will meet the award entry specifications (naming, size, and format).
The draft PDF document includes 2 x rounds of revisions (following your feedback).
Uploading your PDF as an attachment with your written awards entry.
DEADLINE-BASED PRICING GUIDE
Note: These examples are based on the first entry/category, up to a 1000-word entry, not including add-ons. Additional costs will apply for entries with higher word counts and substantial criteria.
1-2 Weeks Last minute/Rush service $1,245.00
3-4 Weeks Standard service $995.00
Five + weeks Early bird $895.00 [10% off your total project invoice]
AWARDS COPYWRITING SERVICES
Awards Copywriting (first entry) From $995.00 (based on 1000-word entry only)
Special Return Client rate (first entry) $395.00
Supporting material PDF add-on $475.00
Additional entry (in same awards) add-on $275.00 per category
The Final Edit price guide
Entry of 3000 – 4000 words + supp. doc $350.00 per entry
Entry of 2000 – 3000 words + supp. doc $300.00 per entry
Entry of 1000 – 2000 words + supp. doc $250.00 per entry
Entry of 500 - 1000 words + supp. doc $150.00 per entry
Rush fee [24hr turnaround or less] Add an additional 25%
All prices are currently inclusive of GST.
Prices are correct for August 2023 and are subject to change.
See the approved discounts section for pricing variations.
STANDARD PAYMENT TERMS (50/50)
An invoice for the initial 50% payment is issued upon acceptance of any client agreement. This payment is due to secure your slot in my schedule before client interviews are booked. The remaining 50% is invoiced upon providing the first draft being supplied to you.
PAYMENT PLANS (PP)
Payment plans via (4, 6 or 8) weekly instalments are available for projects over $500.00.
Upon acceptance of any client agreement, an invoice is issued to pay the first instalment immediately.
A 15% admin fee is added for additional processing fees and times.
Awards Copywriting services have a 3–4-week standard turnaround.
A Rush Fee of 25% will be added to your total bill for projects commencing within two weeks of the deadline.
The Final Edit has a standard turnaround of 48 hours; an additional 25% rush fee will apply to prioritise the work if you require a shorter time.
APPROVED DISCOUNTS (-10%)
Early bird discount:
Benefit from booking early for all projects booked at least five (5) weeks before the awards entry deadline and shall receive a 10% discount on the invoice total.
At our discretion, project discounts or pro-bono services may be included or provided for equity of access. The following groups receive a 10% discount on all total project investment costs:
ACNC registered charities
First Nations-owned or run businesses