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Fred-Eric D. | Elance
 
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Fred-Eric D.

Writing and Editing for Advertising Messages
   Canada
  |   Ottawa, Ontario
  |  9:19 am Local Time

Overview

My tagline is Say It So It Sells! Since 1982, I have been writing and editing advertising messages, mostly for the broadcast and Internet media. My commitment to you is to write strong copy that's structured to solid advertising principles and editing principles. The result is copy that works hard to achieve the results and impact you want.

As an editor, I am skilled at organizing text and writing copy that's smooth and easy to read. My grammar and punctuation skills are very strong. Proper placement of those tricky adverbs and...

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Oct 16, 2012|Web Content|$75|Completed
Sep 17, 2012|Sales Writing|$330|Completed
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Skills (5)

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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Advertising
Advertising Skills Certification
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Editing
UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I specialize in copywriting and copyediting advertising messages. I can handle a writing assignment from research to completion.

I write for the following applications:

Radio commercials
Print ads
In-store announcements
Telephone on-hold messages
Brochures
Sales letters
Press releases
Marketing messages of any form


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Employment

Wordtech Communications
self-employed freelance writer
1996 - Present
website texts, brochures, press releases, and writing and editing all forms of advertising messages
Dynamic Productions
copywriter
2002 - 2010
radio commercials, in-store announcements, telephone on-hold messages, website texts
Rogers Communications
copywriter
1998 - 2001
copywriter
Monarch Communications
creative director
1991 - 1993

Education

Simon Fraser University
Certificate in Editing
2007 - 2010
Langara College
Courses in Public Relations
2002 - 2004
Access College International
Certificate in Tutoring English
2001 - 2001
Saint Lawrence College
Business Diploma
1977 - 1979
Carleton University
Bachelor of Arts
1966 - 1970

Keywords

writing
editing
copywriting
copyediting
style
punctuation
grammar
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