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Writing That Works

A few skills

A few assignments and accomplishments

Much of what I do appears under other names, is credited to other people or is used by advertising agencies to promote their respective clients. Consequently, I maintain confidentiality in my work. I will do the same for you. You can take the credit you deserve for improved internal and external communications and increased bottom-line profitability.

  • Wrote copy for new product line of major international financial services corporation.

  • Wrote numerous articles in the arts/entertainment field.

  • Scripted series of videos for Fortune 500 corporation.

  • Wrote ad copy for country club.

  • Wrote ad copy for car dealership.

  • Ghost-wrote presentations for CEO of Fortune 100 corporation.

  • Provided public information function to small-sized manufacturer, resulting in $500,000 in additional new sales.

  • Ghost-wrote Publisher Note for national magazine for two years.

  • Assisted in creating card deck advertising medium circulated to schools nationwide.

  • Helped create an array of service options network for social services organization to enhance market position in managed care environment.

  • Assisted in promotion of NASCAR sponsorship for corporation.

  • Wrote and produced video and collateral materials for a private school and assisted in planning of 2,000 person fund raising banquet featuring internationally recognized speaker.

  • Poem, Comes The Stranger, produced for stage at Cleveland State University.

  • Poem, Comes The Stranger, published in book of best writers in Midwest United States.

  • Assisted in doubling business in dollar volume of social service agency.

  • Planned/implemented open house for physicians on behalf of client to solicit new business.

  • Wrote series of application success stories for major machine-tool builder.

  • Published in Cutting Tool Engineering, April and August 1992, series of articles on emerging European tool technology.

  • Published in Cutting Tool Engineering, October 1991, feature profile interview of CEO of Kennametal Corporation, including photos.

  • Wrote, directed and produced video Love Lives Here.

  • Named to Emerging American Leaders.

  • Named an outstanding Malone College Alumnus.

  • Provided research and subsequent data for published book on forced pastoral exits.

  • Created a 16,000 circulation advertising medium for Canadian business market.

  • Named to Who's Who in Midwest (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992).

  • Decreased operational overhead from $350,000 per month to $125,000 per month while maintaining revenue at publishing company.

  • Assisted in purchase/takeover of a bi-monthly magazine with 200,000 circulation.

  • Ghost-wrote article for Hollywood celebrity, subsequently published in national magazine.

  • Directed fundraising efforts for crisis pregnancy center.

  • Named to Who's Who Among Young Americans.

  • Awarded four Addy Awards by advertising industry for achievement in advertising and related communication arts for 1) most outstanding new advertising; 2) full page ad-consumer publication; 3) full page ad - trade publication; and 4) two-color brochure.

    Awarded Addy Award by advertising industry for achievement in advertising and related communication arts for a quarterly donor publication.

  • Directed a division of an annual fund raising campaign and increased giving by fifty percent.

  • Planned/implemented first-ever multi-media fundraising banquet at a college.

  • Assisted in increasing enrollment at a college.

  • Wrote and designed fund appeal letters for non-profit organization.

  • Computerized news bureau/public information for non-profit organization.

  • Assisted with increasing profit in food service operation 10% each year for three years.

  • Awarded special honor for exceptional hospitality in the food service industry.

  • Reduced labor costs by 50% while doubling production over a seven-month time at manufacturing plant.

Links to increased income and improved relationships

On-line trading with Charles Schwab
On-line trading with eTrade
Real-time ticker quotes
Chat with others about trading
Meet with EDGAR
Investigate road construction before you go
Shop for discounted airline tickets
Plan for retirement
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