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Times have changed and rates have changed since this "Request Services" information was first compiled in the mid-1990s.  We have left the information intact to give you an idea of what is involved in the process of the various jobs.  However, you may wish to simply call and/or email to discuss your needs.  If you call and we are not available, leave a message and we will return your call.

The original "Request Services" information:

Simply select the category below, click on it, and fill out the form which you will see.  Then submit the completed form.  We will contact you to coordinate the details of the work you are requesting.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us or call us by phone.  Office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM Monday through Friday, Pacific Standard Time.

Publishing: Books Newsletters Brochures Ads and Flyers More
Writing: Writing Editing Proofing Typing / Data Entry
Computer Services: How to Use a Computer Training in Computer Programs  Tech Support Database Scanning
Web Pages Personalized Greeting Cards Music Arranging
 
BOOKS

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Book title (or working title if book is in progress):

Brief description of the book:

Approximate number of pages:

Preferred dimensions (height):    (width):

Is the book (select one):

completely written?
partially written?
in the planning stages?

Select the kinds of help you would like:

help with the writing of the book
entering the handwritten material into the computer
editing
proofing (this is done for all work undertaken by OM)
layout of pages
cover design
scanning of photos, graphics, charts, etc. to be used in the book
printing the book
other:

How many copies would you like printed? 

Is there any information you would like to give to or receive from OM Publishing? Please write below.

If you have any questions, please ask them:

 

FEES AND EXPENSES

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NEWSLETTERS

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Describe the newsletter you have or would like to have:

title or name of newsletter:
how many pages:

how many issues per year:

total number of printed copies desired:

how many years it has been published:

What work would you like OM to do?

create a newsletter for my business/organization
take charge of the publishing of the newsletter, including:

re-designing the layout
improving upon the present layout/design
creating a logo for the business/organization
adding photos and graphics
helping write articles
editing text to improve grammar:

major editing
minimal editing

proofing (OM proofs all its work)
printing the newsletters

list ink colors:
type/color of paper desired:

any folding?

address labels:

preparing/maintaining an address list
printing the labels
affixing the labels to the newsletters

train your company/organization staff in the creation and maintenance of an attractive, readable newsletter:

basic layout and design work
use of color, if desired
how to use various computer programs in the development of the newsletter

If you have any questions, please ask them:

Send us a sample of your existing newsletter.

FEES AND EXPENSES

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BROCHURES

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Describe the brochure you would like to have:

  • subject matter:
  • how many pages:
  • dimensions:
  • total number of printed copies desired:
  • date sensitive?   Yes.       No.

What work would you like OM to do?

create a brochure from scratch
create a brochure based on an earlier brochure or submitted design layout
take charge of the publishing of the brochure, including:

designing or re-designing the layout
placement and organization of text
creating a logo for the business/organization
adding photos and graphics
helping write and/or edit text
proofing (OM proofs all its work)
printing the brochures

printing type:   Photocopy.  Offset.
list ink colors:

type/color/texture of paper desired:

any folding?   Yes.         No.

Send us a previous brochure, if you have one.

FEES AND EXPENSES

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ADS AND FLYERS

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Describe the product or service you wish to advertise:

Type of ad you would like:

1-page folded flyer
ad for newspaper
ad for magazine
ad for a mass-mailing
ad for a web page

What work would you like OM to do?

develop ideas for the ad
work with you in developing ideas for the ad
create a flyer from scratch
create a flyer based on an earlier flyer or an ad of another format
take charge of the publishing of the brochure, including:

designing the layout
placement and organization of text
creating a logo for the business/organization
adding photos and graphics
helping write and/or edit text
proofing (OM proofs all its work)
printing (flyers only)

printing type:    Photocopy.   Offset.

list ink colors:

type/color/texture of paper desired:

any folding?   Yes.    No.

submit completed ad to newspaper or magazine or webpage service provider

Send us a previous flyer or ad, if you have one.

FEES AND EXPENSES

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MORE

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

BUSINESS CARDS:

What work would you like OM to do?

design the card
design a logo for your business / organization
give you a master copy so you can have your card printed
get your cards printed for you

DIAGRAMS / CHARTS:

What work would you like OM to do?

create a chart or diagram based on a written description of what you want
create a chart or diagram based on a drawing you submit
create a camera-ready copy only
create a computer-generated image and place it on a disc

FEES AND EXPENSES

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EDITING

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

What it is you would like edited (make appropriate selections):

publication
legal document
letter or correspondence (business or personal)
ad or flyer or brochure
term paper
research document
other (specify):

FEES AND EXPENSES

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WRITING

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

What would you like us to help you write:

business letters
legal documents
term papers, research papers
personal letters
ads, flyers
reports and articles
books
other (specify):

Would you like training to improve your writing skills?   Yes.   No.

FEES AND EXPENSES

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PROOFREADING

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Hardcopy proofing:

  • send or fax your document.  It will be proofed and returned to you marked up.

Proofing documents in computer files:

  • send your document on a disc (PC). Check with us first to make sure your file is compatible with our programs. We will do a thorough proof and enter the corrections in a duplicate file, so you can compare it to your original.

FEES AND EXPENSES

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TYPING

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Send your document(s) to be typed. We will type and proof them, then return original and typed copy to you.

Select one:

I would like only the typed hard copy
I would like the typed hardcopy plus a computer file on disc formatted in (name of word-processing program)

FEES AND EXPENSES

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CREATIVE WEB PAGES

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Is the website for:

Business
Personal

Who are you trying to reach with your website?

a particular type of business (such as music, sports, education, etc.)
       list type(s):
a particular age group:
a particular religious or philosophical leaning
gender orientation:   Male.   Female.
other:

PREPARING THE INFORMATION

Do you need help:

gathering information
writing text
editing
proofing

BUILDING THE WEBSITE

Do you need help:

organizing information
laying out basic design
creating graphics, scanning photos, etc.
putting the web page together, complete with links to other pages in your site, links to other web sites if you wish, links to your own email address
launching your completed website:

I would like OM to launch it on the OM Consultants Server
I would like OM to launch it on Compuserve
I would like OM to launch it on (your Internet servive provider)
I would like OM to set up my own domain name and server
I would like OM to give me the completed website, and I will launch it on my own

MAINTENANCE (For on-going service)

If OM launches your website:

I would like OM to update my website upon request and publish the updated version.

If you launch your website:

I would like OM to keep a copy of the website on hand so that I may request updates or changes any time. OM will make the changes and then send me the updated copy of the website for me to launch.

FEES AND EXPENSES

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COMPUTER TRAINING

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

What program would you like training in:

Word Processing: Microsoft Word for Windows
Database: Microsoft Access
Desktop Publishing: Adobe PageMaker
Computer Graphics: CorelDraw

Follow-up Tech Support

Tech support is available for those who choose this option

FEES AND EXPENSES

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TECH SUPPORT

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Select the programs you wish to receive tech support for:

Word Processing: Microsoft Word for Windows
Database: Microsoft Access
Desktop Publishing: Adobe PageMaker
Computer Graphics: CorelDraw

More limited support is available in:

Spreadsheet: Microsoft Excel
Photo Imaging: Adobe Photoshop

FEES AND EXPENSES

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SCANNING

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

What would you like scanned:

text (OCR, to be used in a computer word processing program)
text as an image
photos
images (diagrams, drawings, etc.)

Would you like touch-up work done on any of the photos or images scanned?   Yes.  No.

FEES AND EXPENSES

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DATABASE DEVELOPMENT

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

Do you own the database program Microsoft Access? Yes.     No.

Give a brief description of the database you would like: the content, how you wish to use it, what kinds of information you want to access, etc.

FEES AND EXPENSES

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PERSONALIZED GREETING CARDS

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

For each different card you would like, complete this form and submit it.

What type of card are you interested in:

Anniversary
Birthday
Custom Made:
Easter
Father's Day
Get Well
Graduation
Halloween
Mother's Day
Note Cards
Sympathy
Thank You
Valentine's Day
Wedding

Give the name(s) of the person(s) or organization to be used on the card:



Are you sending a photo:   Yes.    No.

If you wish to change the message, write an alternate below which is no longer than the original (line for line):

MIX and MATCH Option:

If you like the cover of one card, and the message of another, you may "mix and match" any cards of a given type.

Click HERE to see card samples.

Select the card you would like, and give the number below.   If you are mixing and matching, give the card number for each segment of the card. Otherwise, put the same number on all 3 lines.

Cover:           

Inside left:   

Inside right: 

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MUSIC ARRANGING, PREPARING

(Please complete the form below and submit it.)

Your Name:

Company/Organization:

Street Address:

City, State (Province), Zip:

Phone: . Email:

TRANSCRIBING  (If you are submitting a tape with your song on it)
  • is the song your original work? Yes.    No.
  • if No, do you have written permission to submit this music to OM?  Yes.     No.
  • send a cassette tape with your song(s) recorded on it. Most people simply sing their tune into the tape recorder. A copy will be made of your song(s), and your original cassette tape will be returned with your completed order.  Tape will be sent: .
  • give the title you would like for your song(s):
  • give the name as you would like it to appear as composer of lyrics and melody:
ARRANGING  (If you have a melody or song you would like arranged for choir)

We can arrange the music for choirs of varying degrees of competence.   Some choirs consist of members who enjoy singing, but are not very skilled musicians.  We can arrange the music so they will be able to sing it.  Or, if your choir contains trained musicians, we can arrange the music accordingly.

  • are there persons in the choir who can sing solo?  Yes.    No.  If Yes, what part(s) do these soloists sing (i.e., tenor, soprano, etc.)? 
  • what is the size of your choir (number of members?
  • select the one(s) which best describes your choir:

SATB (soprano, alto, tenor, bass)
unison choir
two-part: women/men
all-male choir
all-female choir
soprano, alto, men
a capella (sings without accompaniment)

  • how high and low can your choir sing (select one)?

wide range (quite high and quite low)
moderate range (somewhat high and low)
limited range

  • is the song your original work?  Yes.     No.
  • if No, do you have written permission to submit this music to OM?  Yes.    No.
  • if your song is not written down, send a cassette tape with your song(s) recorded on it. Most people simply sing their tune into the tape recorder. A copy will be made of your song(s), and your original cassette tape will be returned with your completed order.  Tape will be sent: .
  • if your song is written down, submit a copy of the written song.  Written song will be sent: .
  • give the title you would like for your song(s):
  • give the name as you would like it to appear as composer of lyrics and melody:
PROFESSIONALLY-PREPARED MUSIC
(If you have already-prepared music you would like printed in a professional manner)
  • is the song your original work?   Yes.    No.
  • if No, do you have written permission to submit this music to OM?  Yes.    No.
  • send your hand-written version of the music you would like to have prepared professionally.
  • give the title you would like for your song(s):
  • give the name as you would like it to appear as composer of the music:

FEES AND EXPENSES

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