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Karen S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 22, 2013

Karen S.

PR | Marketing Communications | Social Media
   United States
  |   Sterling Heights, MI
  |  5:10 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $100
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Public Relations and Marketing Communications specialists providing services to select small to medium sized businesses, agencies and seasoned solos. More than two decades of expertise in developing strategies and communications that help businesses reach and engage their target audience.

Words For Hire is owned and operated by Karen Swim. Karen's expertise has helped clients gain visibility and increase bottom line profits. Frequently interviewed by leading media outlets including ABC World News with Diane Sawyer and the New York Times,...

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Dec 2, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Jun 30, 2011|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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May 31, 2011|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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May 26, 2011|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Press release written for ISP provider launching new product
Resume created for a mid level manager seeking promotion within industry.
Spec sheet created for clinical laboratory
Short creative writing sample
Resume for graduating student with education, good GPA but little work experience.
Article created for web site, SEO. Keywords provided by buyer.
Resume created for miliatry office, retiring and seeking postsecondary teaching...
Tips for job search
Content for non-profit site
Marketing Plan written for Investors Meeting
Physician transitioning to CEO position
Health Article developed for ezine
Search engine optimized article
Bio created for new entrepreneur
Bio created for my work as a subcontractor
Bio created for client invited to speak at prestigious IT event
Release for new company
Press Release for author
Press Release for PR Agency

Skills (7)

Tested
Social Media Marketing
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Social Media Marketing
Management Skills
English Grammar
Marketing

Service Description

Words For Hire provides a full range of PR, Marketing and Communications Services including branding; marketing; communication strategies (internal and external); media relations coaching; and PR management.

Mission and Values
The mission of Words For Hire is to assist small to medium sized businesses and seasoned solo professionals achieve their strategic business goals.

A strong commitment to quality, service and ethical practices are the driving forces behind Words For Hire.

PR and Marketing
The Words For Hire team includes former award winning print and broadcast journalists. Our team can help with specific needs such as media relations, content development (press releases, contributed articles, award submissions) or short term campaigns or full PR engagement.

Branding
Words For Hire specializes in helping clients to identify and leverage their brand distinction in the market. We use that distinction to create dynamic and compelling copy and breakthrough strategies. We offer brand development, re-branding, and brand visibility services. This includes market research, strategy, and complete corporate identity services.

Strategy
While Karen is an extremely talented writer, it is her strong belief that creativity without a foundation is useless. Whether developing content or designing a social media campaign, you must have a strong strategic plan with all efforts aligned to achieve your goals. We can develop a strategy for your business or for a specific...

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Education

University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts
1982 - 1986

Keywords

public relations
PR
marketing
marketing communications
copywriting
creative writing
B2B Writing
social media
press releases
business articles
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