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Mortensen Communications

15 Years of Editing, Writing and Proofreading
   United States
  |   Vienna, VA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

As the owner of Mortensen Communications, I have enjoyed editing, writing and proofreading for more than 15 years. I consistently produce winning products tailored to my clients’ needs. When you hire me, you’ll be in the company of national firms like Expedia.com, T-Mobile and Coinstar.

I specialize in editing and proofreading business documents, marketing collateral and nonfiction materials. I also excel at writing technical, reporting, informational and training documents, as well as longer copywriting pieces, like sales letters, Web...

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Portfolio

I wrote this marketing-oriented report for an established technology company. They're...
This is a promotional executive summary I wrote for an established technology company....
I wrote this online article to promote a well-known speaker, David Wyld, for a client's...
As a regular writer for ExecutiveBiz, I wrote this brief bio for an interview with Tim...
I wrote this marketing letter for a technology client. It speaks directly to customers'...
I developed this sales page to invite my client's Web page visitors into the site. The...
Biographical sketch of Josh Kopelman, founder of www.half.com. Completed as part of an...
I wrote this online article for ExecutiveBiz.com. It's a humorous personal account of...
As a regular writer for ExecutiveBiz, I wrote this online article for business and...
This dental benefit summary is part of a suite of benefit materials I created for one...
I created this streamlined dental claim form to go with the dental benefit summary,...
I rewrote and formatted this marketing piece for a financial planner; see the before...
This is one piece of a 5-piece marketing kit I edited for a regular client. It promotes...
This is a before and after version of a letter from an employer to their employees,...
This is the cover letter from a 5-piece marketing kit I edited for a regular client....
The author of this 54-page book proposal has published more than 25 books and articles...
As a regular contractor for ExecutiveBiz, I did major content editing on this article...
This is the introduction of a 400-page memoir I am currently editing. The author is a...
This document is part of a 5-piece marketing kit I edited for a regular client. The...
This document is part of a 5-piece marketing kit I edited for a regular client. This...
The Bledsoe Health Trust employee newsletter. I have edited their newsletter every...
This sample is from a 17-part direct mail postcard campaign that I formatted and...
I have regularly edited materials for Columbia Forest Products since 2002. This is...
This brochure is an open enrollment guide for health insurance benefits. I regularly...
Since 2002, I have regularly edited materials for this trust fund in WA and ID. This is...

Skills (10)

Tested
English
Editing
SEO
Advertising
Technical Writing
Microsoft Word
Technical Writing and Editing
Health and Health Insurance
Ecommerce
English Spelling

Service Description

I've completed the following editing and writing projects for clients:

TECHNICAL/REPORTING
White papers
Reports
Corporate documents
Articles
Research

MARKETING
Promotional kits
Soft-sell corporate profiles
Sales letters
Direct mail campaigns
Corporate newsletters
Press releases
Welcome letters

WEB
Web sites
Web content
SEO articles
E-books
Blogs

HUMAN RESOURCES/RECRUITING
Training manuals
Handbooks
Employee newsletters
Procedure guides
New hire kits
Resumes

PUBLISHING
Book proposals
Nonfiction books
Creative nonfiction
Memoirs
Magazine articles

SPECIAL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Health
Health insurance
Education
Law (Internal Revenue Code)

While I’ve handled all kinds of projects, I focus primarily on helping businesses look their best, both internally and externally. These materials can take almost all of the forms shown above, but often fall into one of the categories below:

1) Informational or soft-sell materials such as white papers, reports, e-books, and articles
2) Employee communications, including materials about health, health insurance, and benefits
3) Corporate training documents and educational materials
4) Web site content

Depending on the nature of your project, extensive professional research may be needed. In addition to complete Internet and library research, I can access the LexisNexis database as well as the Library of Congress, the National Archives, and all other public research facilities in the...

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