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Josh Charles Manheimer | Elance
 
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Josh Charles Manheimer

Legendary Direct Response Copywriter
   United States
  |   Norwich, VT
  |  6:54 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $325

For over 25 years, I’ve created the most successful direct mail sales letters in the history of direct response marketing.

It’s not unusual for me to get love letters like these from my clients.

"Your direct mail package for More Magazine indexed at 200 doubling response. 
That doesn't happen too often in magazine history and is the first time it's happened at Meredith." 
--Ellen de Lathouder, V.P. Creative Services, Meredith Corporation

If you want to do some background checking, you’ll find me in The World’s Greatest Direct Mail Sales...

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Jul 30, 2011|Marketing Strategy|Private|Working
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Dec 8, 2010|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

YOUR YELLOW POLY BAG HAS BEEN THE CONTROL AT PLAYBOY FOR 12 SEASONS! -- Phyllis...
YOUR PACKAGE NOW TOPS OUR WINNERS LIST AS THE BEST EVER PACKAGE FOR RODALE BOOKS WITH...
Your direct mail package for More Magazine indexed at 200, doubling response. That...
WOW! GROSS IS FOUR TIMES AND NET IS DOUBLE! --Cynthia Zhao, Circulation Director, The...
JOSH: 10.55%! CONGRATULATIONS! --Ellen de Lathouder, Circulation Director, Cooking Light
YES, YOU ARE STILL WINNING BIG. STILL BY A FACTOR OF 2 TO 1. IN FACT, BOTH OF YOUR...
You'll find my legendary direct mail sales letters featured here -- four times!

Skills (10)

Tested
Copywriting
Letter Writing
Press Release Writing
Sales Letters
Screenwriting
Script Writing
Short Story Writing
Speech Writing
Writing
Web Content Management

Service Description

Dear Reader,

"Oy, gevalt!" my mother said to me years ago. "You'll starve for sure."

She was talking about my decision to reject medicine and become a copywriter --

-- a copywriter who just learned that 4 of his direct mail packages were featured in a book titled, "The World’s Greatest Direct Mail Sales Letters."

“Why couldn’t you become a doctor like your father!”

“Ma,” I replied. “ My direct mail package for U.S. News walloped their voucher control, won a Gold Circulation Management Award, and caused the entire promotion department to leap from desk to desk like grasshoppers in a May meadow.”

“My launch for MaryJanesFarm magazine pulled over 10% and caused the Publisher and list brokers to be caught on security cameras dancing arm-in-arm to the Virginia Reel.”

“My new control for the Handyman Club was such a big winner, the Marketing Directors replicated it for all ten of their clubs, and then were heard singing Swedish Christmas carols door-to-door in downtown Minnetonka.”

“Minnetonka?” she said. “Is that somewhere in New Jersey?”

“Ma, listen to me. Over the years, I’ve created the most successful direct mail package in the history of the Meredith Corporation, and the most successful package in the history of Rodale’s Book Division.”

“My winner for More magazine indexed 200. My control for Ten Minute Tech indexed 340. My package for The Asian Wall Street Journal quadrupled response, and it was written -- in Chinese!

I’ve had a five-year control for...

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Employment

J.C. Manheimer & Company, Ltd.
Founder and President
1985 - 2014

Education

Wesleyan University
B.A.
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Antioch New England Graduate School
Marriage and Family Therapy
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Keywords

Direct Mail Copywriter
Freelance Copywriter
Copywriter
Direct Mail
Sales Letters
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