I am the editor-in-chief for a Poetry Journal. There is a one and a half year old online site (hosted by GoDaddy) and small printed editions associated with this literary journal.
What I need is someone who can teach me what I need to know to streamline the processes I engage in.
First of all: my budget is relatively small (it is poetry, after all:) and so I do not want to purchase more software than I have to. I purchased Microsoft Publisher and used that to create the first issue. Unfortunately, I had to pay my publisher extra in order to adjust my file into the appropriate format. I want to avoid this problem in the future. A template and some good instructions would help immensely.
Secondly: my website is somewhat amateur-ish. I do want it to appear fairly simple and basic, so that you can view the pages and poetry from phones and iPods and such. But, it can still be improved. Also, I need to update the site with new pages (perhaps a blog) soon.
And Last: help with marketing ideas, such as postcard mailings, well-designed emails to libraries, social media, etc. would be very appreciated.
I am envisioning a combination of emails and skype or telephone conversations. Give me advice and help set me up so I can run this journal efficiently and effectively for the next several years.
Please only bid if you are very good at this kind of thing. Thanks!