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Laura Stigler-Marier | Elance
 
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Laura Stigler-Marier

Advertising & Marketing Writer / Consultant
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $82

Call it a goal, aim, mission thingy, whatever – but the whole reason I do what I do – other than for the pure creative enjoyment of it – is to help your business thrive. Companies from Fortune 100’s to entrepreneurial start-ups have come to me and benefited from my writing skills, innovative solutions, strategic-oriented mindset, common sense, and ability to focus on the important and ignore the irrelevant. They're also impressed that I hit the ground running. Even in stilettos.

Yeah, award-winning work is gratifying. But great results?...

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Portfolio

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An organization that has given me so much deserves something in return. So I write...

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Advertising
Content Writing
Internet Marketing
Public Relations
Social Media Marketing
Creative Writing

Service Description

Think of me as your Advertising / Marketing / Communications Specialist for Consumer, B2B, Retail, Recruitment and Non-Profit markets.

STRENGTHS: TV, Radio, Print, Web Content, Social Media, SEO, Direct Mail, Brochures, Videos, Branding, Strategy, Promotions, Press Releases, Trade, Newsletters, Concepting, Consultation, Name Generation, Lyrics/Jingles, Catalogs, Children’s Books.


BACKGROUND:
Spent a phenomenally fun 12 years at J. Walter Thompson/Chicago honing my advertising chops (writing, strategizing, concepting, presenting, kibbitzing) all the way up to Creative Director. Worked on over 50 accounts/products, ranging from McDonnell Douglas aircraft to dog food.

In no particular order, here are just some of the brands I've helped build at JWT and in the years since as an indie:

Quaker Oats Co., Kraft, Northwestern Mutual Life, Sunsilk Haircair, Energizer, S.C. Johnson, Buick Dealerships, Xerox, Qualcomm, Radio Flyer, Old Style Beer, Wright College, Empress Casino, Kimberly-Clark, Del Webb Sun City Communities, Florsheim Shoes, ConData Logistic Services, Bank of New York Mellon, Lee Jeans, White Hen Pantry, Benchmark Doors, Hyatt Hotels, Kibbles ‘n Bits, Nordenia Packaging, H&R Block, Anderson Elevators, Maui Jim Sunglasses, ConocoPhillips, Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, Schneider National Carriers, V-Tech Smart Toys, Chicago Sun-Times, Burger King, Illinois State Bar Assn., Apex Self-Defense Training Academy, Saint Anthony’s Health Center…

...but enough already. You...

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Education

Northeastern Illinois University
Bachelor of Arts: English, French
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Writing
Advertising
Branding & Concepting
Traditional & Social Media
Content
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