Welcome! My name is Frank Herr, and “Run It By Frank” is my online copy editing service. My hope is that this website will provide a quick and convenient way for you to have your marketing material (“copy”) reviewed before it goes out the door.
Wording not perfect yet? Run it by me. I’ll make sure your copy is error-free, clear, and eloquent.
For the last 35 years, colleagues and clients have often asked me to review their business writing, because they've valued my ability to help them polish their messages. Having had a long career in writing, marketing, and communication, it's second nature for me to find and fix typos, to eliminate any awkward phrasings, and most importantly, to find the right words to express exactly what the writer is trying to say.
This site offers my copy editing services in a way that makes it easy for you to get your documents reviewed quickly and professionally.
Please use the form below to see how much I'll charge you for your editing job. Once you've selected the price and turnaround time that's best for you, please contact me to place your order. I look forward to hearing from you!
Cost Calculator and Order Form
What happens next?
WHEN YOU CLICK THE ORDER BUTTON ABOVE, I'll receive an email with your details, and I'll respond as soon as possible a) to confirm that I received your order, and b) to confirm if I can deliver the edits within your requested turnaround time. If I can, the turnaround clock starts, and I start editing your doc.
IF I CAN'T MEET YOUR REQUESTED TURNAROUND TIME, I'll propose a new one in my email reply, with an adjusted price. You can accept or reject the new turnaround time and price in your email reply. If you accept, the turnaround clock starts and I start editing your doc.
WHEN THE JOB IS DONE, I will send you:
- a Microsoft Word version of your doc with my edits shown as revision markings, so you can see what changes I made. This will allow you to accept or reject any specific edits, and easily use the new text in any web page or marketing piece;
- a PDF version of your edited doc, showing how it reads with all my edits accepted; and
- a PayPal invoice that you can pay with either your PayPal account, or with a credit card.