Frequently Asked Questions Working
with All My Best for Copyediting and More
At ALL MY BEST, service rates are affordable, turnaround is timely
and quality exceeds expectations.
It's easy to work together, whatever the distance or circumstance.
Whether you're nearby or remote, Lynette can provide you with virtual assistance on your written drafts, using computer, email, fax and/or shipping service. For
Trying to save time and personal involvement? Lynette can directly edit your Microsoft Word documents and return
only a clean revision.
Prefer to individually accept or reject each proposed suggestion or
correction? Lynette can use MS Word's Track-Changes feature to mark your draft and then return it to you, via email, for your review and consideration. (A
clean copy with all proposed changes accepted, is also provided for your
Want the edits marked on hard copy so
you can revise your own document file later on? Just fax or ship a double-spaced draft or have Lynette print one from your emailed double-spaced MS Word document file; she'll then mark the hard copy manually, using standard proofreader marks, and return it to you by fax, courier or U.S. Postal Service.
(Faxing, printing, or return-shipping charges may apply.)
Does your PDF brochure, flyer, magazine
or book layout need a final proofreading before printing? Lynette can
indicate edits by inserting Adobe's electronic sticky notes and comments
in appropriate locations.
Have you another computer document on which manual proofreader marks would be
hard to discern? Lynette can review your document onscreen, sending you an outline-style email that lists each suggested
Seeking a website critique? Lynette will send you
the outline-style email as a convenient reference; then you can either
make your own website revisions or else forward to your webmaster just
those revisions you want implemented.
If none of the above methods seem appropriate for
copyediting your project, Lynette
can work with you to devise a more suitable plan.
Service rates, billing methods and payment options. Some projects are priced by the hour, whereas
certain large projects may lend themselves to a fixed page rate or fixed project rate. All
project transactions are billed at least the equivalent of half an hour's
Billing methods can vary based on project size and duration. Smaller, short-term projects from new clients require immediate payment in full, whereas larger or long-term projects may involve a deposit and progress payments.
Contact ALL MY BEST for additional information on pricing or billing your specific project.
Companies and individuals may remit in person with cash ($ U.S.); by mail via
U.S. money order, U.S. cashier's check or company check; or online via
Ask Lynette for the correct email address to use for PayPal remittances.) Once an ongoing working relationship with AMB is established, individuals may pay by personal check if they wish.
Liability. ALL MY
BEST promises to make its best effort to locate and correct all grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors. If the copyedited result is grammatically correct but unsatisfactory to you, revisions you request will be billable. It is your sole responsibility—before duplicating, distributing or otherwise publishing the document—to fully review the edited document to make sure that the result will be satisfactory;
ALL MY BEST cannot be responsible for your duplication or distribution