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Steve S. | Elance
 
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Steve S.

Writing that gets noticed and gets results
   United States
  |   Alexandria, MN

Overview

Unlike many other marketing communications and advertising writers, I'm not interested in winning awards for my work (though I've received my share) or building a portfolio with impressive samples. I'm only interested in getting results for my clients. Whether it's increasing market share for businesses or acquiring new donors for non-profit organizations, I know how to get the job done. After all, I've got more than 30 years of experience.

I'm a stickler for perfection, creative, results-driven, and I'm one who believes that deadlines are...

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Mar 25, 2009|Other - Sales & Marketing|$150|Completed
Feb 3, 2009|Sales Writing|$62|Working
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4.4
Dec 22, 2008|Email Marketing|$195|Completed
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5.0
Nov 10, 2008|Marketing Collateral|$450|Working
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5.0

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Portfolio

This direct mail package had it all - windows on front and back of envelope, full-color...
I wrote all the copy for this ADDY-winning DMP and was the Associate Creative Director...
As the reader goes through the brochure, the blueprint of the teen gradually turns into...
16-page self-mailer with tabbed pages describes all of the various services offered by...
Outer envelope includes a burst calling attention to the free Mini-CD enclosed.

Skills (7)

Tested
Healthcare Products Marketing
Advertising
Business Writing
eCommerce Consulting
Editing
Online Writing
Creative Writing

Service Description

I began my freelance writing business (SJS Writing & Consulting) in 1993. For the next three years, I served a wide variety of clients, writing direct response, advertising and marketing communications materials for ad agencies and corporate accounts with an emphasis on business-to-business accounts. Clients included: US WEST, Toshiba, Microsoft, H.B. Fuller, NordicTrack and many other brand leaders.

In 2007, I picked up where I left off in 1996, serving a wide variety of business-to-business, non-profit and consumer-products clients, including: Creative Memories, QuarterTon Productions, Focus on the Family, Wittman & Associates, Lenox Hill Hospital (NYC), HeartAware, Byrne Healthcare, The Cardiac Village, Cirrus Design Corp., DCI-Biolafitte, Mile Edge Plus, ProConcepts International, Inc., Front Range Honda, Northern Colorado Auto Auction, and Creation Moments, Inc.

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Employment

Cirrus Design Corporation
Senior Writer
2006 - 2007
As the Senior Writer in the Marketing Department of this aircraft manufacturer, I was responsible for the creation of all ads, direct mail packages, collateral pieces, press releases, website...
Tastefully Simple, Inc.
Senior Writer
2001 - 2006
As the head writer for this Inc. 500 direct marketer of food products, I wrote all types of marketing communications - printed and electronic - including the company's collateral materials to...
Focus on the Family
Associate Creative Director
1998 - 2001
I led a creative team of five involved in promoting products via print ads, direct mail packages, radio spots, sales-promotion materials, collateral pieces and product packaging. As a working...

Education

University of Missouri - Columbia
Bachelor of Journalism
1965 - 1969
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Keywords

Advertising
Direct Mail
Email Marketing
Website Marketing
Collateral Materials
Healthcare Marketing
Lead Generation
Fundraising
Editing & Article Writing
Press Releases
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