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Ellen Paul | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 21, 2013

Ellen Paul

Writer. Fast. Smart. Funny. Production Savvy.
   United States
  |   Great Falls, VA

Overview

For 40 years I've written copy for top non-profit organizations, Fortune 500 companies, professional magazines, and yes, my own company. I've won awards which is flattering, but better yet I've brought my clients new business (and donors) and made them money. I deliver results. The Editor of Advents, a magazine on marketing that I've written for since 1990, says that my article is the first one that people read every month. A blog I write gets 14%+ open and read rate--in an industry that has an average open rate of 3-4%. A direct mail...

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Portfolio

I've written articles about the US Post Office for Advents Magazine since 1990. Here...
I researched and wrote this direct mail appeal for Jane Goodall. The average gift was...
The American Council of the Blind asked me to write this package which was mailed to...
I wrote a series of humorous "Dear Upset Customer" blogs for a marketing...

Skills (15)

Tested
Public Relations
Sales
Marketing
Online Writing
Content Writing
Business Writing
English
Creative Writing
Advertising
direct mail writing
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
English Punctuation
English Spelling

Service Description

Wrote and developed highly successful direct marketing campaigns for:

Jane Goodall Institute
Reserve Officers Association
American Council of the Blind
Men Can Stop Rape
American Association of the Deaf-Blind
Friends of the Orphans
Kristin Brooks Suicide Prevention Center
National Presbyterian Church
The Salvation Army
USO
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
American Association of Blood Banks
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
The National Cathedral
Gainesville Dentistry
The Washington Hilton
Antonio’s New York Pizzeria
Angelo’s Make & Bake Pizza
Washington Wealth Counselors
Marketing Support Services, Inc.
Paul&Partners, Inc.
Network Your Business


Wrote SEO-optimized web pages for

MediaExx, Inc.
Sponsor Funded, Inc.
Marketing Support Services, Inc.
Paul&Partners, Inc.


Wrote articles and blogs for

American Institute of Cancer Research
Maryland Magazine
Maryland Farmer
Paul&Partners, Inc.
Advents Magazine (monthly since 1990)
MediaExx, Inc
Marketing Support Services, Inc.
Direct Marketing Association of Washington
Print Mail Communications, Inc.
Direct Marketing Association of Atlanta
The Salvation Army
American Association of Blood Banks
USO World Headquarters


Wrote corporate literature, brochures and Annual Reports for

Radio Marti
Lerner Enterprises
National Science Foundation
YWCA



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Employment

Ellen Paul
President/Creative Director
2001 - 2012
40+ years in marketing, public relations, promotions and direct marketing, with duties including business development for marketing communications firms and nonprofits; public relations and...

Education

University of Maryland
MA Master of Arts
- 1975
University of Maryland
MA Master of Arts
- 1975

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Copywriter
Direct mail
Articles
Blogs
Collateral
postal rules and regulations (it's not nearly as boring as you think!)
marketing (paper-based
virtual
old school and new world
cross platform)
animal protection causes
environment and global warming issues
children's causes
medical concerns (simplifying complicated issues for the layman)
patriotic causes
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