As an aspiring author, it can be tricky to navigate the world of professional ghostwriting services. With an ever-increasing number of providers available, how do you know who'll deliver quality work and help you make the most out of your time and your investment? Understanding what type of service is right for you dramatically increases your chances of finding high value results at a reasonable price.
It's important to take time to weigh the pros and cons before engaging any type of professional service so here are some tips to help you make the best decision.
Do Your Research.
When it comes to professional ghostwriting services, there are three main types, and each of these have their own benefits and drawbacks and can serve different audiences depending on the situation.
An agency works as a middleman between authors and ghostwriters (for a fee) and may be right for authors who are looking to outsource their writing and don’t need a lot of control over the creative process.
The cons: It can get pricey. If you don’t understand the market, you may end up overpaying. Also, agencies get paid to connect you with a ghostwriter, but they will not necessarily ensure the person is the right fit for you (based on your style, tone, goals, etc.).
Working with a freelance ghostwriting service provider may be best suited to those who want comprehensive ghostwriting services, including research and editorial support.
The cons: It can take you a while to navigate through your LinkedIn or freelance-finder sites to find and vet the right ghostwriter for you. You must know exactly what you’re looking for to make this process easier.
Ghostwriting Services Through a Publishing Company
Ghostwriters working directly with a publishing company can be the ideal option when an author wants to write their own book but needs a skilled ghostwriter’s help to get it done faster and more efficiently. Publishing companies usually also offer ghostwriting services as part of a package that includes proofreading, editing, design and other services geared towards helping authors get their work published.
The cons: Traditional publishing companies keep the book rights and sometimes hefty royalties. But read on, because we have a better alternative for you!
With all this in mind, it’s important to do your research before you select a ghostwriting or publishing service.
Tip: Look at their website and read reviews about the company online. This will give you an idea of what kind of experience other people have had with them and whether they are reliable and trustworthy.
Understand Your Needs
It’s also essential to understand exactly what kind of services you need from a ghostwriting or publishing service. Do you need someone to help write your book? Or are you looking for someone who can help with editing, formatting, and designing your book? Do you also need support with related aspects such as marketing? Different companies specialize in different services, so it’s important to know exactly what you need before selecting one.
Once you’ve done your research and identified which services are best suited to your needs, it’s time to ask questions. Ask about their process, timeline, costs, policies—anything that will help you understand how they work and whether they will be able to meet your expectations. Most reputable companies will be happy to answer any questions that you may have so don't be afraid to ask.
When selecting a ghostwriting or publishing service, it's easy to focus only on price tag but it's important not to forget about quality as well. You want a service that will provide excellent results so you can make the most out of your investment. Make sure that the company is using experienced professionals who are dedicated to helping authors get their work published. They should also provide solid customer support throughout the entire process.
The Nobleer Media Difference: Tailored Professional Ghostwriting and Publishing Services
At Nobleer Media, we believe stories should be told by the source - you. That's why when you work with us, you have the unique opportunity to remain in full control of your story from start to finish. You won't have to worry about someone else taking credit for your hard work or changing it around on a whim either; we help create a platform that fosters authorship and empowers you as the main voice in your book.
With dedicated resources at your fingertips and our team of experienced professionals guiding every step, and regardless of your experience level with publishing, you can confidently publish a manuscript that carries your message exactly how you've envisioned it.
Here are some of the perks of working with a professional ghostwriting and publishing company such as Nobleer Media:
We support you in every step of the process. Our team will not only help you conceptualize, write, edit, and design the book, but we will also be a guide through other services such as audiobook production, and book marketing.
Our unique in-house publishing services allow you to self-publish and get to keep all the rights to your book.
We provide you with the freedom to be as involved or hands-off as possible throughout the writing and production process. Our expert team will be available at every stage of your journey to give advice and share knowledge while always respecting your decisions.
We are not a middleman hiring cheap subcontractors behind your back. Nobleer Media is an in-house team of writers, designers, editors, and publishing experts.
We offer five book writing, production, and publishing services packages. From “fully done FOR you” to “done WITH you” options and customizable perks based on your needs. Our goal is to give you complete confidence and security on the process and ensure your book is crafted just the way you want it to be.
All our top packages include perks such as:
Book cover, infographics, and illustrations
Formatting in eBook, paperback, and hardcover
Marketing assets such as blogs and social media posts
Press Release about the book launch