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Don Bapst | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 9, 2012

Don Bapst

Results-oriented writer, editor and translator
   United States
  |   Phoenix, AZ
  |  8:43 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

Innovative, results-oriented writer, editor and French to English translator.

Specializing in:
Writing captivating content for print, electronic and visual media
Strategizing the presentation, structure and distribution of content for maximum penetration
Finding language that hooks specific niche populations as well as a broader audience
Translating from French into English and adapting content for distinct markets
Creating educational materials for both e-learning and classroom settings
Managing production schedules for print,...

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Portfolio

Wrote destination pages to drive web traffic to booking engines by choosing language...
http://www.united.com
Wrote quarterly, electronic B2B publication for brokers and agents using TIC Travel...
http://www.travelinsurance.ca
Copywriting for websites, print and electronic ads, brochures, newsletters, e-blasts...

Skills (5)

Tested
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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French-English Translation
French To English Translation Skills Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Passed

Service Description

Want to hit your target? Bring my diverse international experience as a copywriter to your team.

When building a communication strategy, content is often the first thing that gets overlooked by business owners. Don't make that mistake! Start with a great writer.

Now you can draw on my more than twenty years experience working on print and electronic communications for companies of all sizes - from United Airlines and Air Canada to small businesses and boutique agencies.

Let's talk about how I can help you:

- reach your target audience
- keep your clients actively engaged
- bring lifeless sites and publications to life
- find low budget communication solutions for all your communication needs

Writing services:

- web content
- newsletters
- email communications
- letters
- brochures
- press releases
- advertising (ads, banner tiles, interstitials, etc.)
- distance learning
- video and radio scripts
- copy editing and proofreading
- French to English translation, adaptation and localization
- custom communication services based upon your business needs

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Employment

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
Writer, Editor, Researcher
2010 - 2011
Researched, wrote and uploaded online case studies Repurposed online content for improved navigability, usability and SEO Wrote, produced and edited video history of the organization
TIC Travel Insurance
Marketing Copywriter
2008 - 2009
Wrote and uploaded content to both B2C and B2B websites and microsites Repurposed online content for improved navigability, usability and SEO Wrote and produced corporate video for B2B clients
Air Canada
Web Writer and Editor
2007 - 2008
Wrote and uploaded content to aircanada.com Repurposed online content for improved navigability, usability and SEO Branded new corporate projects and conducted marketing research
United Airlines
Web Writer and Editor
2005 - 2007
Wrote for united.com, specifically targeting key niche markets Repurposed online content for improved navigability, usability and SEO Branded new corporate projects, conducted market research

Education

Brooklyn College
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
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French Civilization Course of The Sorbonne, Paris
French Language Certification
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Columbia College Chicago
Bachelor of Arts in Communications
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Keywords

copywriter
web writer
French to English translator
business communication
distance learning
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