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Colleen Cormier | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 26, 2014

Colleen Cormier

Professional Writer with 20 years experience
   United States
  |   Rowlett, TX
  |  10:00 am Local Time

Overview

Writing is my passion. I can write almost anything for anyone, and I make it my goal to exceed expectations. My one exception is technical writing for technology-related companies, products or services. I will edit writings of that type, but writing them from scratch is not my strength. I love conducting online research and will research pretty much any topic to produce the best writing pieces possible. I also do some design work and am well versed in several web content management systems, as well as e-mail publications/systems. Please give...

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Portfolio

Produce monthly newsletter geared to professionals working in financial institutions....
http://www.markarnold.com/newsletters.html
Wrote weekly blog geared to the 30-something year old woman with children about...
http://blog.myncu.com/neighborhood-credit-union/2011/08/celebrate-your-birthday-with-free-stuff.html
Wrote weekly blog targeted to the 30-something year old woman with kids about saving...
http://blog.myncu.com/neighborhood-credit-union/2012/01/dont-take-their-word-for-it-read-the-fine-print.html
Wrote weekly blog targeted to the 30-something year old woman with kids about saving...
http://blog.myncu.com/neighborhood-credit-union/2012/02/free-entertainment-in-the-most-overlooked-spot.html
Wrote weekly blog targeted to the 30-something year old woman with kids about saving...
http://blog.myncu.com/neighborhood-credit-union/2012/07/feeding-your-family-when-the-money-just-isnt-there.html
Conducted extensive research on marketing trends for the financial services industry...
Wrote periodic blogs to demonstrate the six elements of thinking huge from Mark...
http://blog.thinkhuge.info/2010/07/toy-story-3-a-great-reminder-to-think-time.html
Ghost wrote periodic blog posts for a client who works with the credit union industry...
http://blog.markarnold.org/2010/01/its-a-wonderful-life-the-credit-union-story.html
Ghost wrote periodic blog for client who provides marketing, branding, strategic...
http://blog.markarnold.org/2010/11/subway-customers-have-a-reason-to-believedo-your-members.html
Wrote and produced periodic e-newsletter for a local elementary school PTA.
http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1fbccf606a21bd16356c95086&id=75a8f5ba3e
Wrote and produced periodic e-newsletter for elementary school PTA. Created masthead...
http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1fbccf606a21bd16356c95086&id=3be5cc40ab
Wrote and produced e-newsletter for local elementary school. Designed masthead and PTA...
http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=1fbccf606a21bd16356c95086&id=0681b89117
Wrote and produced monthly e-newsletter for client who works with financial...
http://markarnold.com/PDFs/May2013%20newsletter.pdf
Wrote and produced monthly e-newsletter for client who works with financial...
http://markarnold.com/PDFs/On%20the%20Mark%20Jan%202013.pdf
Conducted extensive research and used it to write the marketing section of a national...

Skills (10)

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e-mail newsletter writing and design
Ghost Writing

Employment

Richardson Chamber of Commerce
Contract Copywriter
2010 - Present
Produce monthly e-newsletter sent to 8,000 local business contacts. Write most content, which generally includes articles on the state of the local business community, city government, Chamber...
Neighborhood Credit Union
Contract Blogger
2009 - Present
Create original, weekly blog posts about being frugal, saving money, budgeting, finding the best deals, community events, etc. Blogs are 300-500 words each and geared to the 30-something mom with...
On the Mark Strategies
Contract Copywriter, Ghos Writer, Researcher
2005 - Present
Produce monthly newsletter geared to professionals working in financial institutions. Includes extensive research and writing original content on branding, strategic planning, marketing, leadership...
Texans Credit Union
Marketing Communications Manager
2000 - 2003
Managed and executed corporate communication efforts for Texans Credit Union, including: writing and editing newsletters, annual reports, press releases and speeches; maintaining media relations;...
Texans Credit Union
Marketing Manager
1996 - 2000
Oversaw the promotion, protection and enhancement of Texans Credit Unionís brand through the use of marketing campaigns, marketing collateral and corporate communication efforts. Managed a $750,000...
Irving News
Staff Writer/Reporter
1994 - 1996
Responsible for story ideas and production of eight news and features articles each week. Wrote and produced stories directly related to education, community activities and public affairs.

Education

University of Dallas
Bachelor or Arts, English/Journalism
1989 - 1993
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